BBC News - UK Politics 26 February 2018

Jeremy Corbyn backs permanent customs union after Brexit

The Labour leader announces a major shift in his party's policy on trade with the EU after Brexit.

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Scotland to set 50p minimum unit price for alcohol

A minimum price per unit of alcohol will come into force in Scotland in May, with ministers recommending 50p.

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Move to cap 'rip-off' energy bills

A law to limit the cost of standard variable rate tariffs should be in place next winter.

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Brexit law 'will strengthen devolution', claims UK minister

David Lidington says "vast majority" of returning EU powers will start off in devolved nations.

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UK think tanks hacked by groups in China, cyber-security firm says

A cyber-security firm says think tanks were "very aggressively" targeted by China-based groups last year.

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Landlords who say 'no DSS' breaking equality laws

"No DSS" landlords who turn down housing benefit claimants risk breaching equality laws.

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Jeremy Corbyn seeks trade deals 'agreement' with EU

Jeremy Corbyn says he would seek "a say and an agreement" for the UK in future trade deals after Brexit.

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Vote for 12 year-olds: Harwood and Preston on child suffrage

A campaigner makes a cheeky bid to decrease the UK-wide voting age, by suggesting it should be lowered even further.

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Selina Scott calls for a ban of live exports of animals from UK

MPs respond to a petition calling for an end to the export of live animals for slaughter after the UK leaves the EU.

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