Ministers have announced that UK Border Force would be hiring 500 more people to cope with the possible fall-out of leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement.
About 35 per cent of Welsh lamb is exported overseas, and 92.5 per cent of those exports go to the EU.
We can’t find an interview where Mr Raab warned explicitly about the possibility of a no-deal Brexit during the referendum campaign.
Boris Johnson used his first Commons statement as Prime Minister to “repeat unequivocally our guarantee to the 3.2 million EU nationals now living and working among us”.
There is already an expert review underway into the effectiveness of the sugar tax now.
The NHS is always an emotionally charged subject, and FactCheck’s inbox is full of warnings from campaigners about a supposed threat to Britain’s public health system from across the Atlantic. Is there real cause for concern, or have the warnings been overcooked?
Who “won” the European Parliament elections? With almost every result in, we can confirm that these elections have been a big success for the Brexit Party. Nigel Farage’s new party won 32 per cent of the popular vote, or more than 5.2 million votes. Under the proportional representation system used to allocate seats, that means…
A lot of people are claiming that Nigel Farage was involved in the notorious far-right National Front party as a teenager.
Leading Brexiters have been accused of exaggerating the popularity of a no-deal Brexit among voters. In recent TV interviews, John Redwood and Andrew Bridgen both said “most of the public” now want to leave the EU with no withdrawal agreement in place. Jacob Rees-Mogg has also tweeted this graphic, which draws on two recent opinion…
This video is shockingly violent – but it doesn’t show what many people say it does.
People can sign from all over the world, and there doesn’t appear to be a way of definitively checking their nationality or residency.
Martina Navratilova has been accused of being “transphobic” after saying that some transgender women should not be allowed to compete against other women in sport. The tennis star has criticised International Olympic Committee (IOC) guidelines, which say transgender athletes can compete as women if they reduce their testosterone levels. Trans activists have accused her of…
MPs have been awarded another pay rise today, causing outrage among some commentators. It’s been widely reported that the politicians will get an increase of 2.7 per cent from April, while the staff who work for them will get a rise of only 1.5 per cent. This sounds unfair and ungenerous – but it’s not…
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.