Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Tory backbenchers ‘to tell May to leave by end of June’

Disgruntled Conservative MPs will intensify their efforts to oust Theresa May from Downing Street, according to reports this morning.The Daily Telegraph reports that...

Health Secretary Matt Hancock vows to end use of gagging orders that stop NHS...

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has vowed to end the use of non-disclosure agreements which prevent would-be NHS whistleblowers speaking out. Mr Hancock said he...

Tories slam veteran Eurosceptic MP Sir Bill Cash for fuelling death threats against Theresa...

FURIOUS TORIES accused veteran Eurosceptic of fuelling death threats yesterday over a blistering attack against Theresa May. Former minister Nicky Morgan led the attack...

Lyra McKee: New IRA says its activists killed journalist

The dissident republican group, the New IRA, has admitted responsibility for the killing of Lyra McKee offering “full and sincere apologies” to her...

Local elections: What are they all about?

The local elections are taking place on 2 May.We'll get to choose who decides on things like where houses get built, who runs...

First past the post abets extreme politics, says thinktank

The UK’s first-past-the-post (FPTP) parliamentary election system is broken and outdated and can no longer be relied upon to keep out extreme elements...

UK should copy European levels of spending to end austerity experts say

The UK should move towards European levels of taxation to end austerity. The centre-left Institute for Public Policy Research found that public spending...

Donald Trump set for first official state visit to UK this summer

Donald Trump could return to the UK in June for his first full state visit after he was prevented from the honour on...

Tory MP blasts Theresa May for letting far right ‘hijack’ war against persecution of...

By Johnny Mercer, Tory MP for Plymouth Moor ViewOVER the Easter recess there was a Veteran’s March in London. It was fantastic to...

Brexit crisis gasps back to life as Theresa May kickstarts new talks with Labour

The Brexit crisis will gasp back into life on Tuesday as the Tories plunge head-first back into talks with Labour to find a...

Darren Lewis: 'Diane Abbott's canned mojito drama is the least of our problems'

Right now the UK is knee deep in knife crime, austerity and an NHS crisis. Mirror readers are concerned about schools, the homeless,...

Nicola Jennings on Nigel Farage and the EU elections – cartoon

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Facebook ads by Lynton Crosby's firm 'part of push for hard Brexit'

A network of secretive pro-Brexit Facebook campaigns overseen by Sir Lynton Crosby’s company CTF Partners was part of a wider campaign to undermine...

Does Tony Blair have no self-awareness? He needs to stop talking now | Suzanne...

How does it feel to have been the leader of the country, to have made your party electable and then to saunter into...

Brexit vote: Will Labour back public vote amid EU elections fears?

Theresa May’s leadership hangs by a thread as MPs get ready to return from Easter recess this week. Following reports Mrs May could...

EU election candidates: Full list for your area and the biggest names to watch

They're the elections that were never meant to happen. On Thursday 23 May, millions of Brits will go to the polls in the...

Only Labour can stop Nigel Farage and his Thatcherite revival | Andrew Adonis

In the European elections, in just 31 days’ time, Britain faces a stark choice. Will we back Nigel Farage or stop him? To...

Boris Johnson PRAISES Extinction Rebellion protests – despite calling them 'smug'

Boris Johnson has praised the Extinction Rebellion climate protest in an unexpected move - despite calling the activists "smug". It came as the...

Brexit: Tories force emergency meeting in plot to oust Theresa May within weeks

A Tory plot to oust Theresa May over Brexit ramped up dramatically today after activists won a bid to trigger an emergency...

Brexiters' language worsens threats against MPs – Nicky Morgan

Nicky Morgan has blamed the language used by some vehement Conservative Brexiters of helping to inspire threats against MPs, as Theresa May prepares...

Boris Johnson soars ahead of Tory rivals in race to take over as PM

BORIS Johnson has soared ahead in the battle to replace Theresa May in No10, a new poll revealed today. The Brexiteer big beast has...

Tory Brexiteer accused of fuelling death threats by his own furious colleague

The Tories' blue-on-blue war escalated today as a Brexiteer was accused of fuelling abuse and death threats towards MPs - by his own...

Bungling Labour party in embarrassing Twitter gaffe after posting Happy St George’s Day message...

THE Labour party have been berated for an embarrassing Twitter gaffe today after posting a St George's Day message 24 hours early. It's official...

First Stephen Lawrence Day 'is a reminder that more needs to be done'

Prime Minister Theresa May said she wanted the first Stephen Lawrence Day to inspire youngsters and help ensure his legacy is a 'brighter,...

On the first Stephen Lawrence Day, let’s admit our communities are still unequal |...

The 22nd of April is the first National Stephen Lawrence Day – a day commemorating the life of my son, Stephen Lawrence, who...

Extinction Rebellion is leading a new, youthful politics that will change Britain | Matthew...

I am a fan of generation gaps. Though academics and the media love to identify new demographic cohorts – Generation X, Generation Z,...