Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 3 Feb 2019

1. Queen 'to be evacuated' if there are no-deal riots

The Queen will be evacuated from London if a no-deal Brexit triggers riots, under emergency proposals being drawn up by Whitehall. Along with the Duke of Edinburgh, she would be moved out of London to a secret location. A Cabinet Office source said the “evacuation plans have been in existence since the Cold War”, and have now been “repurposed in the event of civil disorder following a no-deal Brexit”.

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