post 30 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Michael Gove has done a double Brutus

With a perfunctory call very close to the press statement announcing his candidacy, Michael Gove has abruptly arrested and probably completely destroyed Boris Johnson's chances of becoming PM.

post 29 June 2016
Read more on Liam's blog June: how much of a washout has it been?

Heavy downpours have persisted throughout June, but just how wet has it been?

post 28 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Nigel Farage booed and heckled by MEPs

Nigel Farage insulted MEPs as strangers to the real world, ideologues in denial and people who'd never held down a proper job.

article 26 June 2016 UK
Warsi condemns 'divisive and xenophobic' Brexit campaign

The Conservative peer Baroness Warsi is warning that immigrants and their descendants are being targeted on the streets following the vote to withdraw from the EU.

article 26 June 2016 UK
Corbyn hit by Labour resignations after Brexit vote

Jeremy Corbyn is hit by mass resignations from his top team as his position as Labour leader is challenged by some of his MPs, with Hilary Benn calling on him to resign.

post 25 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Where is the power right now?

While Brussels and Berlin teemed with reaction, Edinburgh too... London seemed strangely silent.

post 24 June 2016
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy Brexit: memories of the great financial crash

It felt like a Lehman moment. A referendum result spiralling out of control.

article 24 June 2016 UK, Ireland
UK Government rejects Sinn Fein referendum call

The Government rejects a demand from Sinn Fein for a referendum to be held on Irish unity in the wake of the UK vote to pull out of the EU.

post 24 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Who voted for Remain and Leave?

In England, Leave voters (39 per cent) were more than twice as likely as Remain voters (18 per cent) to describe themselves either as "English not British" or "more English than British".