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Day: April 3, 2019

PMQs reaction as May invites Corbyn to Brexit talks
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PMQs reaction as May invites Corbyn to Brexit talks

    Theresa May has insisted working with the Labour is the only way to deliver a smooth and orderly Brexit as she wrote to Tory MPs appealing for unity ahead of PMQs. The Prime Minister addressed MPs’ concerns about the Government discussing the way forward with the Labour, before admitting that her deal is “unlikely” to pass on Tory and DUP votes. She wrote: With some colleagues unwilling to support the Government in the division lobbies, this is the only way to deliver the smooth, orderly Brexit that we promised. Her letter came as Welsh Minister and government whip Nigel Adams quit in disgust over Mrs May’s deal with Jeremy Corbyn, saying that the Prime Minister has made a grave error.
Man having sex with wife is fundamental human right
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Man having sex with wife is fundamental human right

    A row has erupted after a judge spoke in court about the “fundamental human right” of a man to have sex with his wife. The remark was made by Mr Justice Hayden, who had been asked to consider imposing a court order preventing a man from having sex with his wife of 20 years because she may no longer be able to give her consent. The case had been brought to the court of protection, which considers cases where people lack the mental capacity to make their own decisions, by lawyers for a council’s social services after the condition of the woman, who has learning difficulties, began to deteriorate. Social service officials believe there is evidence that she no longer has the capacity to make decisions about whether she wants to have sex and therefore cannot freely give...