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Brexit: Freedom of movement 'will end' says the government

bbc.co.uk

Image copyright Getty Images The UK government has said EU free movement rules will end immediately if there is a no-deal Brexit on 31 October. Theresa May had considered phasing out the rules if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement, but those plans have now been dropped. The change would affect the rights of EU citizens who arrive in the UK from November onwards. A Lib Dem MP has criticised the move as "irresponsible and reckless". Under Mrs May, two options had been considered to prolong the rules, which allow EU nationals to live and work freely in other countries in the bloc, under no deal. One option was for the rules to be extended until January 2021, and another was to allow EU c...

Using sunbeds left us with craters in our faces, holes in our noses and bloody gashes all over our bodies

thesun.co.uk

DARK bloody scabs covering faces, gaping holes in cheeks and noses and deep gashes across bodies sound like something from a horror movie. But the shocking wounds are actually caused by skin cancer, which the women affected developed after using sunbeds. 8 Tawny Willoughby shared this shocking image of herself online to show the devastation of skin cancer Credit: Facebook Around 16,000 new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the UK every year, and six Brits die from it every day - and this number has quadrupled since the late 1970s, when cheap foreign travel took off and sunbed salons began popping up all over Britain. This week Fabulous has launched its Dying For A Tan campaign, to raise ...

Jeremy Corbyn: General election will stop Brexit 'crisis'

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No-deal Brexit: What is the UK doing to get ready? To stop that automatic election taking place, the existing government, or an alternative one formed during that period, must persuade MPs to pass a vote of confidence. Within the two weeks, Mr Corbyn wants to become a temporary PM, then delay Brexit and call a snap election. There are no firm rules about who, if anyone, should get the chance to form an alternative government during the 14-day period. Speaking after his speech, Mr Corbyn said the "constitutional precedent" was for the leader of the opposition to "take over" if a government collapses. However Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has suggested Mr Corbyn would fail to get MPs' sup...