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Grenfell Tower area residents told: return home or lose council tenancies

Traumatised residents who lived in the vicinity of Grenfell Tower have been given an ultimatum by Kensington and Chelsea council about returning to their homes, the Guardian has learned.<p>Residents who were evacuated on the night of the fire last year who lived in the Walkways or in nearby Treadgold …

Grenfell Tower

Prime Minister Theresa May: There will be no second Brexit referendum

Theresa May says the Conservative government will not permit a second referendum on Brexit.<p>Speaking outside the informal summit in Salzburg, Mrs May …

European Union

Full Universal Credit launches in Liverpool this month and 'evictions are inevitable'

The government's hugely controversial Universal Credit system will be fully launched in Liverpool this month with claims that evictions in the city …

Universal Credit

Brexit: Do claims for a 'clean break' add up?

<b>A group of Tory MPs have endorsed a plan for a "clean break" from the European Union (EU), with the UK defaulting to World Trade Organization (WTO) rules when it leaves the EU. The proposals are contained in a report by the pressure group Economists for Free Trade (EFT).</b><p>Here's an initial look at a …

Great Britain

China To Request Permission To Impose Sanctions Against U.S.

China will cite U.S. failure to comply with a key WTO ruling.<p>The People’s Republic of China will ask the World Trade Organization (WTO) for …

China

Bemoaning UK handling of Brexit, a pro-Leave planemaker looks to EU, U.S.

LONDON (Reuters) - One of Brexit’s most fervent supporters, the planemaker Britten-Norman, is now complaining about Britain’s handling of its planned exit from the European Union and is considering moving some functions into the EU or to the United States.<p>William Hynett, CEO of Britten-Norman, …

Brexit

Pay attention to Gibraltar and you'll see all your stereotypes about Brexiteers and Remainers destroyed

Many of us take for granted the polarised identities of Remainer and Leaver that have been splashed across front pages over the last few years. …

The E.U. Is Planning a 10,000-Strong Armed Force to Protect Its Borders. Here’s What to Know

The European Union will deploy 10,000 armed border guards to tackle unlawful migration by 2020, the European Commission President Claude Juncker is …

Border Force

TV Licensing urges thousands to check bank statements after security error

Thousands of people who bought TV licences have been urged to check their bank statements for suspicious activity.<p>From August 29 to 5 September 2018, …

Licensing

People Think This Picture Captures The Mood Of Brexit Britain Perfectly

Why the long faces?<p>It was meant to be the day when Brexiteers mapped out their vision for a brave, buccaneering future outside the European …

Boris Johnson

Russia Is No. 1 Suspect in Mystery Brain Attacks in Cuba and China: Report

Intelligence agencies suspect Russia is behind the mysterious “sonic attacks” against U.S. diplomatic personnel in Cuba and China, sources tell NBC …

Electromagnetism

Barnier confronts Raab over discovery of Brexit no-deal letters to EU27

Dominic Raab has been reprimanded by Michel Barnier after the EU’s chief negotiator discovered the British government had written to the 27 other member states asking for side negotiations on transport in the event of a no-deal Brexit.<p>The Brexit secretary was confronted by Barnier during their most …

Downing Street

'Tens of thousands' of jobs at risk, Jaguar Land Rover boss tells PM

Britain’s biggest car manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover, has launched a blistering attack on Theresa May’s handling of Brexit as leading Eurosceptics claim there is “nothing to fear” about crashing out of the EU without a deal.<p>Ralf Speth, the chief executive, told the prime minister that the …

Business

Saudi Arabia Has Arrested a Man After an 'Offensive Video' Showed Him Sharing Breakfast With a Woman

In a 30-second video that went viral in Saudi Arabia, a hotel worker invites his viewers to “join us” in breakfast as he shares a meal with a veiled …

Mohammed bin Salman

Migration Clash Stalks Merkel's Coalition After Far-Right Unrest

German Chancellor Angela Merkel can’t seem to escape the political fallout from her open-borders refugee policy.<p>Unresolved tension over migration in …

Angela Merkel

Theresa May letter to Conservative members seeks support for Brexit plan: read in full

Theresa May has insisted in a letter sent to Conservative members that her Brexit plan announced at Chequers will honour the result of the EU …

The Outsider Who Will Decide If Brexit Is Good for Britain

Google “Clare Lombardelli” and one of the first items to come up is a description of a fight at the top of government, in which a furious Cabinet …

Cornish Pasties

Gina Miller issues stark Brexit warning to Conservative Party and calls for general election or second referendum

Gina Miller said that the Conservative Party is facing a ‘devil’s choice’ between calling a general election and a second referendum.<p>The anti-Brexit …

Great Britain

Populist fascism is coming to the UK – who is fighting against it?

Far-right extremism is finding a home in mainstream British politics.<p>Remember when Stephen Yaxley-Lennon was simply a thug running a tiny white …

The Brexit factions reshaping UK politics

<b>Party politics has always been about factions - gangs of like-minded individuals getting together to promote a particular cause or point of view.</b><p>But Brexit has taken the natural tendency of MPs to plot and conspire with each other to a whole new level.<p>Like the rest of the country, the 2016 EU …

'I'm already stockpiling': readers preparing for a messy Brexit

Britain could run out of food by this time next year if it cannot maintain the flow of goods after Brexit, the National Farmers’ Union has said. After it emerged that the government was drawing up plans to stockpile food in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the British Retail Consortium and drug …

Tomatoes

Why is it that so many leading Brexiteers studied history?

What do Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees-Mogg and Dominic Cummings all have in common? They are Brexiteers, of course. Yet little is it known that they all studied history or classics at university. Add to this list John Redwood, Bill Cash, Daniel Hannan, Owen Paterson and Douglas Carswell — some of the …

The tectonic shifts in British politics, explained

By Anand Menon<p>Roughly a month ago, two British Cabinet ministers involved with Brexit negotiations resigned, objecting to Prime Minister Theresa May’s approach to dealing with the European Union. That moment exposed startling changes within the British party system — and indeed the nation at large …

Elections

EU countries are preparing to offer a major Brexit concession to Theresa May

LONDON — European leaders are ready to make a major concession to Theresa May by allowing Britain to remain in the single market for goods while opting out of the free movement of people.<p>Some member states have said they could abandon one of the European Commission's negotiating red lines in return …

Exclusive: Tory members plot Brexit rebellion at party conference

Theresa May is facing outright rebellion at this year’s Conservative party conference, as aggrieved party members plot tactics to force her hand on …

The UK could use a new centrist party, but not another anti-immigrant one | Ian Dunt

Anti-immigrant hysteria is now so deeply embedded in British politics that new parties adopt it before they’re even formed. On Wednesday, we got a few more details about United for Change, the dreadfully named centrist initiative funded by a group of philanthropists and entrepreneurs. Straight out …

UK Politics

Putin gives Russian army a political wing | Reuters.com

Vladimir Putin has created a new directorate inside the Russian army to promote patriotism, evoking memories of a Soviet practice that once saw soldiers taught the precepts of Marxism and Leninism by political commissars.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>Vladimir Putin has created a new directorate …

George Gilder On The Coming Collapse Of Google Marxism

Posted: Aug 03, 2018 11:30 AM<p>George Gilder's new book <i>Life After Google</i> points to the fundamental problem with tech companies built on the Google …

U.K. Lawmaker Calls for Inquiry Into Hedge Funds’ Use of Private Brexit Polling

U.K. lawmaker Bob Seely called for a parliamentary inquiry into the use of private polling data by some of the world’s biggest hedge funds betting on …

Germany Presses U.K.'s May to Offer Detailed Brexit Strategy

Germany pressed the U.K. to come up with more specifics in talks on quitting the European Union, saying it’s up to Prime Minister Theresa May’s …

Northern Ireland