It’s an idea Labour calculates will have broad appeal. But after dangling the promise of free high speed internet, Labour now has to convince people it’s deliverable and affordable. The Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says it’s “visionary”, the Lib Dems say it’s “crazy” and Tories say it’s “communist”.
After leaving South Yorkshire, Boris Johnson went on to make a speech at an electric taxi factory near Coventry.
Brexit Party chairman, Richard Tice, has announced that he will stand in Hartlepool for the upcoming general election.
Jeremy Corbyn has set out Labour’s plans on Brexit – claiming the party would ‘get it sorted’ within six months of winning power.
Mr Bercow’s interventions into the Brexit process proved controversial for many.
A Brexit Party whose leader won’t be running for Parliament and who says Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is ‘virtually’ worse than staying inside the EU, a Conservative party promising a welfare spending spree, and Labour going all-out for older voters… the 2019 election campaign is already full of surprises. But with both main parties vying…
The Government has called a temporary halt to fracking in England – after a report cast doubt on the ability to predict earthquakes linked to the process. Environmental campaigners welcomed the U-turn – but joined opposition parties in calling for a permanent ban – while Labour dismissed the Government’s move as an ‘election stunt’.
It’s a big ‘no’ to a non-aggression pact with the Brexit party from Boris Johnson, who has dismissed any idea of an election alliance with the Brexit Party. That’s after Nigel Farage offered him an ultimatum: scrap your EU withdrawal deal and team up with us – or the Brexit party will fight the Conservatives…
The election ground war has begun, but will the rules of engagement be fair?
Brussels says it will give Britain a Brexit extension, but they won’t say how long it will be. Boris Johnson says he’s waiting for the EU to decide their next move, while Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn says he’s waiting for no deal to be off the table before he decides whether to support Mr Johnson’s call…
What is actually in Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal? And what will it mean for the country? We have been looking closely at the detail.
Conservative Brexiteers are overwhelmingly backing the deal as it allows Britain, but not Northern Ireland, a more distant Canada-style relationship with the EU.
Getting stuck in a tunnel is usually something to avoid, but not in the strange world of EU and Brexit diplomacy.
There is still no basis for a Brexit agreement with Britain, says the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier – telling the European parliament that Boris Johnson’s proposals on an alternative to the Irish backstop were based on ideas that had not been properly developed or tested.
The US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri has broken her silence over the storm of allegations about her relationship with Boris Johnson when he was London Mayor – refusing to deny the pair had an affair – but insisting the Prime Minister had never done her any favours.