• 18 Jul 2018

    Under attack from both sides: Theresa May’s shifting Brexit policy has faced days of criticism from Eurosceptics and Remainers on the Tory benches. Today it was the turn of newly-minted backbencher Boris Johnson. In his resignation statement, the former foreign secretary accused the Prime Minister of self-doubt; dither, and a stealthy retreat from her original…

  • 18 Jul 2018

    They relived the “miracle” moment when they were found deep inside the flooded cave – the Thai schoolboys and their coach have been speaking for the first time about their ordeal. One 14-year-old said it had taught him “not to live life carelessly”, while another just said he’d be in big trouble with his mum.…

  • 18 Jul 2018

    Donald Trump has furiously defended his Helsinki meeting with Vladimir Putin, denouncing “haters” who he accused of “Trump Derangement Syndrome”. It’s just a day after he claimed he had “misspoken” when he appeared to back Mr Putin’s denial of any Russian interference in US elections – comments which provoked outrage from all sides, including leading…

  • 18 Jul 2018

    Boris Johnson resignation statement

    The government was careful, as Boris Johnson knew it would be, to create a buffer zone of statements between the Prime Minister sitting down at the end of PMQs and Boris Johnson getting to his feet to rubbish her Brexit strategy in his resignation speech. He accused Theresa May of leading a “stealthy retreat” to…

  • 18 Jul 2018

    When I present Channel 4 News, in-depth analysis and great journalism come together to explain the events of the day. But this new podcast wants to help you go much deeper and discuss answers, not just problems. Each week, I’ll speak to one guest, at length, who will hopefully have some answers – without having to…

  • 17 Jul 2018

    As the government narrowly avoids defeat on a key Brexit vote – what does business make of the proposed Brexit deal, the Brexiteers’ amendments and the turbulence in Westminster.

  • 17 Jul 2018

    Vote Leave, which was the official Brexit campaign backed by Michael Gove and Boris Johnson, has been fined and referred to the police for breaking the law.

  • 17 Jul 2018

    Donald Trump has rowed back on his failure to back his own intelligence agencies’ evaluations of Russia meddling in his election in 2016. Yesterday he said he believed President Putin’s denials of involvment at their Helsinki summit. Tonight he said “I accept” US intelligence agencies’ conclusions on Russian meddling. What do Trump voters make of his…

  • 17 Jul 2018

    The government has just won a narrow victory in the House of Commons, defeating an attempt by pro-Remain Conservative MPs to force it to stick closely to the EU for trade in goods after Brexit.

  • 17 Jul 2018

    Report by the Electoral Commission says the official Brexit campaign exceeded its legal spending limit by almost £500,000.

  • 16 Jul 2018

    The world’s two disrupters-in-chief started the day trying to out-disrupt each other – President Putin’s opening gambit, arriving an hour late, leaving President Trump twiddling his famously small thumbs. But at their joint press conference it was all talk of co-operation and understanding, President Trump criticising not Russian interference in the US elections, but the…

  • 16 Jul 2018

    Brexit-supporting Conservative backbenchers have forced the government to accept a series of amendments to its cross-border trade bill that appear to significantly alter the Brexit deal struck by the cabinet at Chequers. Theresa May claimed the Chequers agreement had not been changed, but the climbdown has prompted a furious row across Conservative benches. Tory Remainers…

  • 16 Jul 2018

    May’s whips negotiate humiliating climb-down to head off pro-Brexit rebellion

    She is a Prime Minister on the ropes, humiliated by departing Cabinet Ministers and by the US President, struggling to get her EU strategy passed by her party. But Theresa May stood up to give a statement to the Commons this afternoon to near silence from her own back-benches. Later on in the afternoon, by…

  • 15 Jul 2018

    Donald Trump has left Scotland after four eventful days in the UK. This morning he described the EU as the foe of the United States. And there was also just time this morning – as the President was on the golf course, for Theresa May to get in in a dig of her own on…

  • 14 Jul 2018

    After three days of anti-Trump demonstrations, the US President has finally seen some protesters in the UK. They were shouting from the perimeter of his Ayrshire golf complex as he played a round of golf. Thousands more demonstrated against him on Edinburgh’s streets. Meanwhile, the police are investigating how a paragliding protester got so close…