Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 17 Feb 2019

1. May tells Tories 'history will judge' them on Brexit

The Prime Minister has told Conservative MPs to put aside “personal preferences” and support a Brexit deal in the Commons. Theresa May said “history will judge us all” over the handling of Brexit. However, The Sunday Times has published leaked WhatsApp messages revealing that Steve Baker, of the European Research Group, has said Downing Street and Brussels were pretending to negotiate while “working together to run down the clock to force [May’s] deal through”.

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