5. Dec, 2017

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Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, was lampooned on social media on Monday after he called for the capital to be given special treatment after Brexit by being allowed to remain in the single market and customs union.

Mr Khan had seized on the implications of a leaked document which suggested the UK had agreed to grant Northern Ireland special status within the UK to avoid a hard border with the Republic of Ireland.

According to that document, the British government was prepared “in the absence of agreed solutions" to ensure "continued regulatory alignment” in Northern Ireland.

In response, Mr Khan said in a tweet that this presented "huge ramifications" for London's relationship with the EU.

Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, was lampooned on social media on Monday after he called for the capital to be given special treatment after Brexit by being…
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