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"I remain a champion of liberty but I am also the embodiment of the risks of obesity" Asked about changes to food advertising, Boris Johnson says "it is all our individual responsibility to get healthy and help protect our NHS" #PMQs 

"How many convicted criminals have had their records deleted?" Labour leader Keir Starmer asks about the impact after records were mistakenly deleted The PM says the Home Office "hope very much they will be able to restore the data in question" #PMQs 

"Turning the page on the dark chapter of Trump's presidency... is also the responsibility of those in the Tory Party who cosied up to Donald Trump," says SNP's Ian Blackford PM says it's his job to have "best possible relationship" with US president #PMQs 

Teachers to decide students' end-of-year grades in Wales

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#Marr asks Chinese ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming to explain footage from China of handcuffed and blindfolded detained people

#PeoplesVoteMarch organisers say more than a million people joined protests in central London [tap to expand] #Brexit 

"I'm no longer the Speaker. I don't have to remain impartial now... Brexit is the biggest foreign policy mistake in the post-war period" Former Commons Speaker John Bercow speaks his mind on Brexit

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#COVID19 : "Testing is central because that leads to early detection" South Korean Foreign MinisterKang Kyung-wha explains how they’ve been tackling th #CoronavirusPandemic  #Marr 

The most British thing you'll see today happened in Downing Street this morning, and it involved and a thoughtful police officer [tap video to expand]

"I was denounced as somebody that wanted to spend more money than we could possibly afford" Outgoing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says the government's coronavirus response proves he was "right" about public spending at the 2019 election @bbclaurak 

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