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UK Labour backs early election

Good morning, early birds. The UK will head to a general election before Christmas, and Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt is set to reframe the push for an Indigenous voice to parliament. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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UK parliament secures three month Brexit extension

Good morning, early birds. UK parliament has secured a Brexit extension amid a push for an early election, and a beleaguered Julian Assange appeals to the government for assistance. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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‘Farcical’ Queen’s speech pushes October Brexit

Good morning, early birds. Critics have denounced the Queen's speech to parliament as a 'farce', and Penny Wong fires back at Scott Morrison's new nationalistic rhetoric. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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Boris Johnson damages more than just the conservative movement

By invoking murdered MP Jo Cox for his Brexit war, Boris Johnson has attacked the most basic principles of respect and regard on which society runs.

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Sorry, Boris, the UK isn’t having a constitutional crisis

Boris Johnson's Conservative government is calling foul after his attempts to prorogue parliament were shot down. Unfortunately for him, it has actually showed the system is in good working order.

Trump pushed Ukraine to investigate Biden

Good morning, early birds. The White House has released a memo showing Donald Trump asked the Ukrainian president to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden, and Boris Johnson hurls new challenges at Labour as UK parliament heads back into session. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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The big, bumbling boys of Western democracy have gone and done it this time

Boris Johnson and Donald Trump are facing rogue parliaments and impeachment threats. Have they wrought enough damage to finally unseat themselves?

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Boris Johnson’s prorogation ruled illegal

Good morning, early birds. There are calls for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to resign after his suspension of parliament was ruled unlawful, and China hits back at Scott Morrison. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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Boris perfects his run of lost votes

The UK PM has failed to secure a snap general election, again. But it didn't go down without a song and a dance.

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Boris Johnson proceeds with parliament suspension

Good morning, early birds. Boris Johnson is set to suspend UK parliament until October amid more Brexit chaos, and Scott Morrison defends plans to drug-test welfare recipients. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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