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Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister

Several women, wearing red evening dresses and sashes with the words ‘climate emergency’, prevented Hammond from speaking for a few minutes by using loudspeakers to shout slogans during a banquet in London’s landmark Mansion House building. Environmental campaign group Greenpeace said it organized the protest in the heart of the …

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European elections 2019: What we know so far

Latest results indicate a decline in support for centre-right and centre-left parties in the European elections, with some of the votes going to green, liberal and far-right parties instead. Turnout was higher than expected, with some observers suggesting this was due to more young people voting. In 2014 the centre-right …

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Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister. Hancock follows former foreign minister Boris Johnson, who is seen as the favourite, current …

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