Doreen Lawrence says Grenfell tragedy was linked to racism
“Had that been a block full of white people in there, they would have done everything to get them out as fast as possible.”
Boris Johnson secures Brexit deal with Brussels
The Prime Minister came to Brussels today hailing his Brexit deal as “excellent”.
Protesting Extinction Rebellion activists dragged from roof of train
Some might call it rough justice. When Extinction Rebellion protesters disrupted a London Underground train during this morning’s rush hour – they were dragged into a crowd of angry commuters and punched and kicked. Extinction Rebellion say they will ‘take stock’ over whether to continue further disruption of the transport network.
Belgian MEP: ‘We are in this together’
We’re joined by Belgian MEP Philippe Lamberts, he’s also a member of the Brexit Steering Group which handles all things Brexit in Brussels.
What does Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal mean for Northern Ireland?
Three months after coming to power Boris Johnson has agreed a Brexit deal with the EU. He says it’s good for both parties and it means the whole of the UK leaves on October 31st. But the DUP has accused Mr Johnson of losing his nerve and striking a bad deal. So what will it…
Vice President Pence arrives in Turkey in an attempt to halt Syria offensive
Tonight, as well as Brexit, members of the European Council are discussing Turkey’s agreement to ‘pause’ its military assault in Syria. The American Vice President Mike Pence, who is in Ankara to persuade President Erdogan to stop the offensive, says a ‘pause’ for 120 hours has been agreed.
Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal: What has changed?
We’re joined by Georgina Wright from the Institute for Government. She writes about how the UK will work with the EU after Brexit, and how the UK is seen by the other member states.
‘This is a worse deal than before’ says Labour’s Keir Starmer
We’re joined by the Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer.
ERG’s Andrew Bridgen says: ‘It looks like Brexit, it smells like Brexit’
We’re joined by the Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen who is a leading member of the Brexit supporting European Research Group.
Brexit’s next battleground: Can Boris Johnson get his deal through parliament?
On Saturday Mr Johnson’s new deal will be debated here in parliament.
FactCheck: the new Brexit deal explained
How does Boris Johnson’s deal differ from the one that Theresa May failed to get past the House of Commons?
FactCheck: Corbyn did call for NATO to disband – but it’s Labour policy to stay in
The claim Jeremy Corbyn “has never spoken about withdrawing from NATO”. The background There was a spat in parliament this week about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s stance on NATO. The foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, was answering a question on Britain’s response to the incursion into northern Syria by Turkey – a fellow member of the…
London fire chief calls for research on tower blocks ‘stay put’ policy
London’s fire chief has called for urgent government research on the ‘stay put policy’ in tower blocks fires, a fortnight before the Grenfell public inquiry is to publish its findings.
Tory Brexiteer Andrew Bridgen on Brexit deal: ‘If DUP can’t support it, it makes that much harder for me to support’
Andrew Bridgen is a leading member of the Brexit-supporting European Research Group, and Alison McGovern is a Labour MP who supports a second referendum.
Harry Dunn’s family reject Trump’s offer to meet woman involved in his death
The parents of Harry Dunn, who was killed in a motorbike accident involving the wife of a US diplomat, have met President Trump in person to ask for her to return to the UK.
Brexit deal hangs in balance ahead of key EU summit
The attempt to reach a Brexit deal before tomorrow’s European summit is going down to the wire.
Turkey’s Erdogan defiant in face of international condemnation
Donald Trump has described his decision to withdraw American troops from Syria as “strategically brilliant”, declaring that the Kurds he had abandoned were “much safer now” and were “not angels” anyway.