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Brexit: Will champagne have to be called something else?

[ad_1] In a post-Brexit Britain, champagne may have another name but would it matter to you?Well, it's one of the latest sticking points in exit negotiations. The European Union wants the UK to guarantee it will keep a system which protects what certain well-known brands are called.Its current system means products such as champagne can only be called champagne if it has been produced in the champagne region in France.The
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People’s Vote says ‘multiple opportunities’ for Brexit referendum

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters MPs will have "multiple" opportunities to give the public the final say over whether the UK leaves the EU, the People's Vote campaign group has said.Theresa May has ruled out a referendum on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations under any circumstances.But People's Vote said there were six plausible scenarios in which Parliament could legislate for another vote.It said there should be a choice for voters
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Senior politician’s son is convicted of rape

[ad_1] Image caption Jonathon James Drakeford was convicted at Cardiff Crown Court A 31-year-old Cardiff man has been convicted of rape.Jonathon James Drakeford is the son of Welsh Government Minister Mark Drakeford, the front runner in the Welsh Labour leadership contest.Mark Drakeford said his family had been through a "distressing period" and its thoughts "are with all those caught up in it, especially the victim". Jonathon James Drakeford is expected
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UK-US trade deal should include free movement, groups urge

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Free market enthusiasts have set out their "ideal" UK-US trade deal, including the unhindered movement of workers between the two countries.Their report also says the NHS would benefit from being exposed to competition from the US although this would be "extremely controversial".It also backs zero tariffs on goods and no regulatory barriers to trade.It has been compiled by the UK-based Initiative for Free Trade (IFT)