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    Former Conservative leader Michael Howard says Theresa May is in a good position.

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    The prime minister announces she has dropped plans to hold a vote on the fox hunting ban during this parliament.

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    The health secretary says he would like the NHS to have a "longer time horizon".

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    The decision, however, will remain on hold pending any review from the Supreme Court.

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    Boris Johnson is the first UK foreign secretary to visit Russia in five years.

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    Why British passports are changing colours after Brexit – and do Brits welcome the switch?

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