Boris Johnson, who was a key figurehead in the Vote Leave campaign, said: “I didn’t say anything about Turkey in the referendum… I didn’t say a thing about Turkey.” We’ve checked the record and we don’t think that’s true.
A fourth victim has died following Tuesday’s gun attack on the Christmas market in Strasbourg. Under heavy security, the market re-opened today, with President Macron visiting in the evening. The alleged attacker, Cherif Chekatt, was killed in an exchange of gunfire with police last night.
Geoffrey Cox didn’t really tell us any new facts, but he has set out some of the unpalatable elements of Theresa May’s divorce plan in phrases that have been seized on by the government’s opponents.
“The analysis does not show that we will be poorer than the status quo today.” Theresa May, Prime Minister’s Questions, 28 November 2018 There was a ding-dong in parliament today after the government published a new Treasury analysis of the possible economic effects of Brexit. Theresa May insisted the forecast did not show that Britain…
Most UK voters would vote Remain if the EU referendum were held again, according to a major new poll from Channel 4 and Survation. Some 54 per cent of people said they would stay in the EU if the 2016 referendum were held tomorrow – when those who refused to vote or answered “don’t know”…
Labour governments have tended to spend more on the health service than the Conservatives since 1979.
Schools rated “outstanding” are not routinely re-inspected, which means that some schools have gone for many years without having their status challenged.
The main public spending watchdogs say the government is still cutting the money it gives to councils. And figures from the Treasury suggest real-terms reductions in councils’ overall spending power will continue until 2020.
Some of the points being raised by official Russian spokesmen are theories that have already been debunked.
Mr Trump’s former personal lawyer has pleaded guilty to eight charges in total – including causing an unlawful campaign contribution.
Amazon is on course to become one of the first companies to reach $1 trillion market capitalisation, and CEO Jeff Bezos was declared the richest man in modern history by Forbes last month. So why does it pay so little tax?
For the first time, we can see what kind of messages Vote Leave and others were targeting at key voters in a referendum campaign dominated by false statements and half-truths.
It is theoretically possible for a woman in Northern Ireland to get a longer sentence for procuring an abortion than her rapist, although this may not be a very realistic scenario.
The President’s made a rare admission of error, after appearing to accept Vladimir Putin’s word over his own intelligence agencies.
Conservative backbencher Michael Fabricant is in the headlines today after being accused of sending an Islamophobic tweet about the Mayor of London. The MP – famous for his distinctive blond hair and reality TV appearances – posted a cartoon showing a balloon with Sadiq Khan’s face on it having sex with a pig. (He deleted…