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House of Lords considers European Withdrawal Agreement Bill

A fourth defeat on Brexit legislation in House of Lords

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government suffers a fourth defeat on its Brexit legislation when members of parliament's upper chamber vote to ensure protections for child refugees after Britain leaves the European Union.

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FTSE has worst day in two weeks on China virus, weak oil

London's FTSE 100 suffered its worst day in two weeks on Tuesday as the spread of a new coronavirus in China curbed risk appetite and oil prices fell sharply, while jobs data eased some bets of an imminent interest rate cut by the Bank of England.

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