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Labour Party sees surge in membership amid leadership race

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Emily Thornberry, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy and Sir Keir Starmer are all hoping for the nomination Labour has experienced a surge in membership since the general election, BBC Two’s Newsnight has learned. Constituency Labour parties (CLPs) have reported rises in local membership amid the ongoing leadership race, in which members […]

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Article 13: UK will not implement EU copyright law

Image copyright Getty Images Universities and Science Minister Chris Skidmore has said that the UK will not implement the EU Copyright Directive after the country leaves the EU. Several companies have criticised the law, which would hold them accountable for not removing copyrighted content uploaded by users, if it is passed. EU member states have […]

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Government extends consultation on hunting trophy ban

Image copyright AFP/ Getty ImagesImage caption Trophy hunters pay large sums to shoot big game animals – including endangered species A government consultation on banning the importing and exporting of hunting trophies has been extended by one month in order to get more responses. The consultation, launched in November, was due to close on Saturday […]