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UK government suffers fourth defeat on Brexit legislation in House of Lords

Reuters Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government suffered a fourth defeat on its Brexit legislation when members of parliament's upper chamber voted on Tuesday to ensure protections for child refugees after Britain leaves the European Union.
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The Government has suffered a fourth defeat in the Lords over Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal as peers backed a move to ensure the rights of child refugees to be reunited with their families in the UK. Voting was 300 to 220, majority 80.

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Brexit Brexit The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union

Brexit briefing: 146 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

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The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 147 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 147 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 148 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

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The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Government tells firms to stockpile medicines for end of Brexit transition [Video]

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Brexit briefing: 149 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

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House of Lords House of Lords Upper house in the Parliament of the United Kingdom

Lords peer struggles with mask while on train [Video]

Lords peer struggles with mask while on train

Conservative former minister Lord Duncan of Springbank held his mask in frontof his face as he asked a minister a question, which is likely to raisequestions over whether this was in line with the rules regarding facecoverings. Lord Duncan appeared aboard a speeding train on screens in theHouse of Lords chamber as he asked a question about engagement with thedevolved administrations in a scheme to allow eligible Hongkongers to move tothe UK.

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European Union European Union Economic and political union of European states

Brexit uncertainty: Study shows rise in UK citizens moving to EU countries since 2016 [Video]

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Brexit has led to a sharp increase in the number of people moving from the United Kingdom to European Union countries, a new study suggests.

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