Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge this week to give parliament another chance to voice their opinions on Brexit by February 27 as she tries to buy more time to negotiate a new deal with the European Union.

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Britain and Switzerland will sign an agreement today to continue trading on preferential terms after Brexit, protecting a trade relationship worth £32bn, says international trade minister Liam Fox.

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Sports Direct has pulled its offer to buy troubled cake shop chain Patisserie Holdings after just two days.