Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Boris Johnson aims to strike US trade deal as first act after becoming PM...

BORIS Johnson will jet to the US as soon as he becomes PM to cut a trade deal with Donald Trump, it was...

Tory leadership race: what’s behind latest ballot paper ‘cock-up’?

The Conservative Party has set up an emergency hotline for its members amid reports that a significant number have not received their...

The Conservatives look like the party of privilege. We must invest in social mobility...

The Conservative party can only succeed if it’s in the centre ground of British politics and offers an antidote to Jeremy Corbyn’s hard-left...

Brexit LIVE: UK has more influence in world since vote, negotiator says 'changing rapidly'

Boris Johnson, who favours a hard Brexit and wants to take the UK out of the EU with or without a deal, remains...

Reporter who Boris Johnson plotted to have beaten up demands apology

A journalist who Boris Johnson discussed helping a friend to have beaten up is demanding an apology from the Tory leadership candidate.In...

Twitter tirade ‘proves Donald Trump is a raging racist’

US President Donald Trump has been accused of being a “raging racist” after he posted a series of tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen.Trump...

Hong Kong protests: can there be a resolution?

The Hong Kong protests, sparked initially by a proposed bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, have morphed into a...

Details emerge in Kim Darroch memo leak crisis

The fallout from the leak of former British ambassador to Washington Sir Kim Darroch’s confidential memos continued over the weekend, with reports claiming...

EU migrants' £4.3bn contribution to UK 'should be spent on poor'

The £4.3bn contributed by EU migrants to the UK economy should be earmarked in a special fund for disadvantaged communities, an influential thinktank...

Sick pay could extend to 2million poorest workers for the first time in DWP...

The UK's 2million low-paid workers could qualify for sick pay for the first time, the government claims today as it launches plans to...

Not cricket: Jacob Rees-Mogg criticised for World Cup comments

Jacob Rees-Mogg has been criticised for politicising England’s victory in the Cricket World Cup after writing on social media that “we clearly don’t...

Donald Trump tells congresswomen to go back to 'broken places' they came from

Donald Trump has been accused of racism after telling a group of congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and...

Schools to teach students how to spot fake news under new government plans

SCHOOLS will teach pupils how to spot fake news under plans being unveiled by two senior Cabinet ministers today. Appearing at a social media...

Jeremy Hunt launches diplomatic bid to calm Iran nuclear deal fury

JEREMY Hunt will tomorrow launch a fresh diplomatic bid to prevent the Iran nuclear deal unravelling and to ease tensions in the Gulf. The...

Kevin Maguire: Labour must remain united to beat incompetent liar Boris Johnson

Refreshed and speaking with rediscovered passion, Jeremy Corbyn’s energised message to north east England’s working class masses at the weekend was simple: “Keep...

Senior MPs tell police to drop their threats to journalists over leaking memos after...

THE powerful boss of Parliament’s media committee has demanded the Met formally withdraws the chilling threat to prosecute journalists for reporting the contest...

Tory MP to stand down over grave concerns about Johnson as PM

Conservative MP Guto Bebb has said he will stand down at the next election, saying he has grave concerns about Boris Johnson’s suitability...

Emily Thornberry wades into 'soap opera' over Labour anti-Semitism and BBC Panorama

The bitter fallout from an explosive documentary about Labour ’s handling of anti-Semitism and the treatment of staff continued to rage today....

Brexit Party blasts Jeremy Corbyn’s referendum plan ‘the final betrayal’

The Labour Party leader has officially pledged to campaign for any Brexit deal, or a no deal Brexit, to be put to a...

Benefits freeze must end under the new PM, Amber Rudd insists

WORK and Pensions boss Amber Rudd today said it is “essential” that the next Prime Minister ends the benefits freeze. The current four-year cap...

EU faces chaos as Brexit Party rallies MEPs for first upset against Europhiles

Usually a key vote like this is agreed in advance but MEPs across Europe feel betrayed that the candidate was just dumped on...

End the antisemitism soap opera, Emily Thornberry tells Labour

The Labour frontbencher Emily Thornberry has said her Jewish member of staff feels she cannot discuss where she works when she attends family...

Thornberry: Labour must "sort out" anti-Semitism

Labour MP Emily Thornberry says "nobody can pretend" her party doesn't have a problem with anti-Semitism .The shadow foreign secretary told The Andrew...