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Domestic abuse bill to be reintroduced following prorogation of parliament

A bill introduced by Theresa May’s government in July will be reintroduced by prime minister Boris Johnson in the Queen’s speech on October 14.

Sainsbury’s vows to cut plastic use in half by 2025

The supermarket Sainsbury’s has joined efforts to reduce their packaging waste, with the chain pledging to halve the amount of plastic it uses by 2025.

Prorogation: which bills have been lost?

When parliament is prorogued, as Boris Johnson did on September 9, all existing bills are dropped unless the government expressly chooses to carry them forward to the next session of parliament.

Operation Yellowhammer: The key points

Following the success of a "humble address" motion, the government has been forced to release documentation about Operation Yellowhammer, the government’s efforts to prepare for a no-deal Brexit scenario.

Offer of Brexit Party-Conservative alliance declined by No 10

Nigel Farage, former leader of UKIP, and current leader of the Brexit Party, has offered the prime minister the opportunity to make an election pact, an offer with has been rejected by No 10.

Net high-street closures rise to 1,234

A net number of 1,234 stores were closed on Britain’s leading 500 high streets in the first half of 2019 according to new figures published by PwC and the Local Data Company.

Home Office proposes new extended stay rules for student visas

The Home Office has proposed that international students will have the right to remain in the UK for two years after completing their degree in order to find work.

Liz Truss appointed as equalities minister

Following the resignation of Amber Rudd from government and the Conservative party this Saturday, Liz Truss has been appointed as Minister for Women and Equalities.

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