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Time to take veggie burgers and sausages off the menu?

Criticism of EU plans to change veggie food labelling
Could vegetarian sausages and veggie burgers be taken off the menu? 

The EU's Agriculture Committee is weighing up proposals to prevent the manufacturers of vegetarian food from using words like sausage, burger and mince to describe their products. A Lords committee is investigating what the impact could be.
 
Kristiina Cooper reports.

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Tory leadership: MPs 'not ready' for no-deal warnings, says Stewart
Rory Stewart says some Conservative MPs “don’t seem to be ready" for warnings he has made about the effect of a no-deal Brexit.

Tories 'not ready' for no-deal warnings

Tory leadership: MPs 'not ready' for no-deal warnings, says Stewart
Rory Stewart says some Conservative MPs “don’t seem to be ready" for warnings he has made about the effect of a no-deal Brexit. 

The freshly eliminated leadership contender said some of his warnings “probably proved to be truths that people weren't quite ready to hear”.

Mr Stewart, who was knocked out of the race after the third ballot of MPs, added: “We don’t have to try to appease the Nigel Farage, Brexit Party side of our party - or Jeremy Corbyn.

“The long-term future of our party and our country must be in the centre ground of politics."
Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart knocked out
Co-chair of the 1922 Committee Charles Walker unveils the results for the latest round of voting for Tory leader.