Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn to meet party leaders to discuss averting no-deal Brexit – live updates

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s return home after G7 9.48am BST Opposition leaders are flexing...

Theresa May’s future in JEOPARDY as memo reveals successor could be in place within...

The dossier, which is being widely circulated by Tory MPs, suggests the backbench 1922 Committee may invite Mrs May to stand down “soon...

Corbyn commits Labour to multi-billion 'green revolution'

In his keynote Labour conference speech, the Labour leader will say he wants to overhaul planning laws to ensure wind turbines and solar...

Theresa May told to CONDEMN hardline Brexiteers to stop defections

Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston announced they were teaming up with eight Labour MPs who left Jeremy Corbyn’s party earlier this...

Labour crisis: The rule which saw Alastair Campbell kicked out – will others be...

Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair’s former aide, was expelled from the Labour Party on Tuesday after admitting he voted Lib Dems in last week’s...

Brexit LIVE: Gove tells MPs they must give Boris Johnson ‘time’ for better Brexit...

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster has urged his parliamentary colleagues to “back the Prime Minister in his approach” after the EU...

Jacob Rees-Mogg leads his flock crashing out of Europe – cartoon

The high priest of Project No Fear ignores warnings over falling house prices in a no-deal Brexit Continue reading... READ SOURCE

French PM removes police chief and vows to shut down rioters

The French government has removed the Paris police chief and announced it will shut down all anti-government street protests by the gilets jaunes...

Spanish police plucked from ocean by drugs smugglers they were chasing

Three Spanish police officers who were thrown into the sea when their boat crashed early during a high-speed chase were pulled to safety...

Hammond tells Tories to back May's deal or risk softer Brexit – Politics live

“Vote for Theresa May’s deal, or you will end up with a soft Brexit.” Those weren’t quite the words that Philip Hammond, the...

No say on trade deals for UK in EU customs union, says ex-WTO chief

The British government would have no say over new trade deals if it was in a customs union with the European Union, a...

'I almost died': arms dealer whose poisoning may be linked to Skripals'

The first sign that something was wrong with Emilian Gebrev was an itchy, bloodshot eye after a dinner in April 2015. The next...

No Brexit is better than this – cartoon

The agreement to leave the EU runs out of puff Continue reading... READ SOURCE

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships

Barcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the...

A shambles on which the sun never sets: how the world sees Brexit

A New York Times columnist believes the UK “has gone mad”. How, asks a Russian TV host, can Britain fail so spectacularly “to...

Newly-discovered photographs reveal family life of the Romanovs

Photographs of Tsar Nicholas II and family go on show at Science Museum in London. The images were captured by Herbert Galloway Stuart,...

Jeremy Corbyn critics purge: Labour leaders accused of bullying plot to silence opposition

Lawyers for another Labour MP who is facing investigation for clashing with a Cobyn ally over anti-Semitism meanwhile branded the probe into him...

‘No one voted to be worse off’ – Wakefield locals brace for Brexit

As Jeremy Corbyn was giving his Brexit speech, Peter Clarke had popped into Duchniak’s, a Polish restaurant on the outskirts of Wakefield city...

Italy's Democratic party leader warms to idea of M5S alliance

The leader of Italy’s centre-left Democratic party (PD) has warmed to a potential alliance with its long-time rival, the anti-establishment Five Star Movement...

Boris Johnson sparks Twitterstorm as he makes staunch vow that UK will leave on...

The Prime Minister made the remarks after Government lawyers told a Scottish court they would obey the law and request an extension if...

Tommy Robinson doused in milkshake for second time in two days

Rightwing activist Tommy Robinson had a milkshake thrown over him for the second time in two days as he continued on his campaign...

Alex Salmond RESIGNS: Former SNP leader quits after allegations of sexual harassment

Mr Salmond posted a statement on his account.It read: “I have been a member of the Scottish National Party for 45 years, 20...

'I don’t want to lie to myself any more' – French environment minister quits...

Emmanuel Macron's climate commitment to 'make this planet great again' is on shaky ground after his environment minister dramatically quit during a live...

Jacques Loussier obituary

These days music-lovers are inclined to disregard the rusty sectarianisms that used to keep genres apart, with elite art supposedly towering over scruffy...

Brother of Mafia supergrass shot dead on Christmas Day

The brother of a former Mafia member who turned supergrass was fatally shot on Christmas Day by two hooded men in what police...

Brexit CIVIL WAR: Theresa May’s husband in FEUD with Downing Street staff

Theresa May has previously been influenced by her husband, when he twice persuaded her not to resign - after the 2017 general election...

PMQS LIVE: May SNUBS PMQs for Brexit mission – Lidington and Thornberry poised for...

Mrs May is away in Belfast in a bid to save her Brexit deal before the March 29 deadline day. She is on...

Nigel Farage threatens: I'll launch a new party to fight delay to exit

The former Ukip leader expects the Article 50 withdrawal notice to be extended following the rejection of Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement by MPs...