• Published on 25 Apr 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    Conservative MP Kwasi Kwarteng.

  • Published on 25 Apr 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer.

  • Published on 25 Apr 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    Brexit has taken centre stage in the election campaign, with the Shadow Brexit Secretary spelling out Labour’s strategy for handling Britain’s withdrawal from the EU. Sir Keir Starmer said he’d seek to retain the benefits of the single market and would guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in Britain.

  • Published on 25 Apr 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    Gary Gibbon on Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron.

  • Published on 24 Apr 2017 Sections France, Politics, World

    Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen say the elections are about the future of France and both candidates look to young people to change French politics.

  • Published on 24 Apr 2017 Sections France, Politics, World

    Natalie Nougayrede, former managing editor of Le Monde and now a columnist for the Guardian, and Simon Kuper, a columnist with the Financial Times.

  • Published on 10 Apr 2017 Sections France, France, Politics, World

    With a quarter of French young people unemployed, support for the National Front has doubled among youngsters in five years. Many are attracted by Marine Le Pen’s anti-immigrant and strong nationalist message.

  • Published on 25 Mar 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    While Ukip insists it will carry on regardless despite Mr Carswell’s departure – thousands of people have taken to the streets across Europe to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the European Union. Including a march through London protesting against Brexit.

  • Published on 13 Mar 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    Article 50: what will the letter say?

    One veteran of the No campaign in 2014 said he thought this time round there should be more made of the “please don’t leave us” emotional stuff that is believed to have helped to tip the balance in the second Quebec referendum.

  • Published on 13 Mar 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    What about the other side of the debate? Not so much Britain in Europe, but Europeans in Britain. Some no longer feel welcome. Others feel insecure, uncertain whether there will still be a place for them after Brexit. Worried that  everything they’ve already invested here could suddenly be at risk.  

  • Published on 13 Mar 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    Two former cabinet ministers in the last coalition government who take different sides of the Brexit argument: former deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, and former Northern Ireland secretary, Theresa Villiers.

  • Published on 13 Mar 2017 Sections UK

    In the last half hour, MPs have voted to overturn an amendment which was designed to guarantee the rights of EU nationals living here. Peers had backed it, but the Commons defeated the move by a majority of 48. And then MPs also threw out a second amendment which would have given Parliament a “meaningful…

  • Published on 13 Mar 2017 Sections Politics, Scotland, UK, World

    This moment could mark not just the beginning of the Brexit process, but the beginning of the end of the United Kingdom. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she’s preparing to hold another independence vote, declaring it is the only way to protect Scottish interests after Brexit.

  • Published on 13 Mar 2017 Sections Politics, UK

    Nicola Sturgeon calls the Prime Minister’s bluff. As the UK gambles on leaving one union, Scotland’s first minister stakes all on quitting the other.

  • Published on 16 Feb 2017 Sections Canada, World

    Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has hailed a controversial trade deal with the EU, saying the world would benefit from a stronger Europe. We speak to Canadian High Commissioner to the UK Janice Charette and Green MP Caroline Lucas.