Voters in Peterborough will choose a new MP next week – in a by-election which has been dominated by Brexit – and the meteoric rise of the Brexit Party. The campaign was triggered when voters effectively sacked MP Fiona Onasanya after she was jailed for lying about a speeding fine.
Labour has promised to “fully co-operate” with an investigation by the Equality and Human Rights Commission into allegations of anti-Semitism, saying it would help the party “build trust with the Jewish community”.
Votes for the south east of England are being counted in Southampton where 10 seats are up for election.
Speculation about Theresa May’s future has reached fever pitch as she has been forced to delay the publication of her Withdrawal Agreement Bill.
The European Parliament has announced that it will investigate donations made by the millionaire pro-Brexit businessman Arron Banks to Nigel Farage.
The Prime Minister has promised a “bold offer” to MPs in a final bid to get her Brexit deal through parliament, but we’re yet to hear the detail of what that could possibly entail. Lib Dem leader Vince Cable says if it means she’s now going to offer the country a confirmatory referendum on her…
Talks between the government and Labour aimed at reaching a compromise Brexit deal have collapsed, with no agreement, but plenty of mutual recriminations.
British troops facing investigation over alleged offences in the past will be given stronger legal protections, the new Defence Secretary announced today.
Theresa May is meeting Jeremy Corbyn to discuss the cross-party Brexit talks, which are still going on despite stiff Conservative opposition towards a customs union, Labour’s key demand.
The main lesson of Brexit? Never repeat it again, says the European Parliament’s Brexit co-ordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, as he joined the Liberal Democrats on their European election campaign trail today. Denying his presence amounted to foreign interference, Mr Verhofstadt said he didn’t know if Britain would ever leave the EU, while the European Council President Donald Tusk said there was…
Just over two weeks before the European elections, the UK’s data watchdog has warned political parties they’re being closely watched about how they target voters online.
Relatives of the eight people killed in the London Bridge terrorist attack in 2017 have been paying tribute to them on the first day of the inquest into their deaths. Three terrorists ploughed into crowds in a van before attacking people with knives. They were shot dead by the police after 10 minutes of frenzied violence.
Theresa May has appealed to the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to ‘put their differences aside’ and agree a Brexit deal – saying losses by both parties in the local elections meant finding a way to overcome the impasse had become more urgent.
After a terrible night for the Conservatives in English local elections, Theresa May hasn’t exactly been feeling the love in other parts of the Union today either.
The Liberal Democrats have launched their campaign for the European elections.