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This is how Putin kneecapped the UN Security Council

Critics of military intervention in Syria – including Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn – demanded Britain to find a political solution at the UN, but the organisation has been kneecapped on the issue by Vladimir Putin. Russia is a party to the Syrian conflict and the strong supporter of the Assad regime but it is also a permanent member of the UN Security Council with veto power.

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New poll shows even Leavers reject all Brexit options

The release of the government’s own assessment of the impact of Brexit allowed us to see the cost to the British economy of different types of deal and it gave us enough information to work out the cost of Theresa May’s preferred deal, too.

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