Anna Soubry

Members of the European Parliament kicked out of the Conservative Party by Theresa May told us why they're fighting her 'horrendous' Brexit plan

Richard Ashworth<p><b>MEPs Richard Ashworth and Julie Girling were kicked out the Conservative Party for refusing to back Theresa May's handling of</b> …

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Pro-Brexit Group Leave.EU’s ‘Disgraceful’ Tweet Linking Labour Anti-Semitism To Muslim Voters Provokes Outrage

'There's some sick twisted and bigoted people on this platform'.<p>PA Archive/PA Images<p>Arron Banks, the millionaire Ukip donor behind the Leave.EU …

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One Year Until Brexit, Will Theresa May Get Her ‘Divorce With Benefits’? HuffPost Verdict

In-depth analysis as the exit clock ticks down to the big break-up.<p>With divorce rates on the rise for older couples, Brexit certainly captures the …

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A Brexit Bridge Too Far

Boris Johnson’s recent proposal to build a span between the U.K. and France recalls a long history of ambitious construction fantasies with uninspiring origins.<p>Faced with pressing social and economic concerns, proponents of the United Kingdom’s separation from the European Union have taken solace …

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Inside the Secret Plot to Reverse Brexit

Early every Wednesday morning, 15 people leave their homes and travel separately to a secret location in central London, where, over cups of filter …

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It is the Europhiles who are the head-bangers now

For almost as long as I can remember, Eurosceptic Tory MPs have been defined by the media as ‘head-bangers’. As a result, few notice that they scarcely bang their heads at all these days. The European Research Group (ERG), now led by Jacob Rees-Mogg, is surprisingly united, and makes most of its …

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Conservative Voters Back Tory Brexit Rebels, New Poll Reveals

They also want a referendum on the final deal.<p>Carl Court via Getty Images<p>Anna Soubry<p>Nearly half of Tory voters would support a second referendum on …

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Anna Soubry Warns Tories Risk Losing 'A Generation' Of Young Voters To Labour

Tory MP also says the party has 'lost the Muslim vote' and claims 'not enough young women' are involved in the Conservatives.<p>Barcroft Media via Getty …

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MPs Just Backed a Bill to Allow Child Refugees to Unite with Family in the UK

A bill that would allow refugee children to reunite with close relatives in the UK is one step closer to becoming law, after it was backed by …

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The Irish border continues to block progress in the Brexit negotiations

So the can has been kicked up the road again. Fudged in the political agreement last December and covered in a further layer of saccharine words in …

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The Waugh Zone Monday March 19, 2018

The five things you need to know about politics today.<p><b>1 NO NOVI SHOCK</b><p>‘Novichok’ means ‘newcomer’ in Russian. But there is no shock newcomer in the …

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Britain braced for mass Russian cyber-attack on power plants as Theresa May gears up for Salisbury poisoning retaliation

Boris Johnson admitted British power plants could be targeted in a Russian attack as Moscow mulls retaliation over the poisoning of former spy Sergei …

Russia

Sunday Shows Round Up: Boris Johnson, John McDonnell and Tories' Russian Donors

All you need to know from the Sunday politics shows<p>There was only one story in town today as the Sunday politics shows took to the airwaves: the …

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Sport<p>Dan Carter will start on the bench when Racing 92 take on Munster on Sunday for a place in the Champions Cup final, but the All Blacks …

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Tory MP claims Britain could face mass sexual assault and terror as he tries to stop bid to reunite refugee families

A Tory MP has claimed Britain could face mass sexual assault and terror attacks during a bid to stop a law which would reunite refugees with their …

North Africa

Aisha Iqbal: We’ve gone from ‘Paki bashing day’ to ‘punish a Muslim day’ - but there’s only one, correct, thoroughly British response to hate

The first time I heard the phrase ‘Paki bashing day’ I was about 10 years old.<p>It was at a time when the walls of my dad’s corner shop would also …

Religion

MPs back bill to reunite child refugees with relatives

<b>Changes to asylum rules that would reunite hundreds of child refugees with their families are a step closer after MPs gave their backing to the plans.</b><p>Proposed legislation which would enable people who arrived in Britain as a child to sponsor applications for close relatives to settle with them …

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Russian spy poisoning: Furious MPs condemn Jeremy Corbyn's response to statement on Sailsbury attack

Jeremy Corbyn has faced widespread criticism from MPs over his response to Theresa May’s statement on the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei …

David Miliband

Bitter Labour row erupts after Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say Russia definitely committed nerve agent attack

A bitter Labour row erupted today after Jeremy Corbyn refused to say the Russian state attacked ex-spy Sergei Skripal - and his spokesman said …

UK Politics

Don’t just blame Brexit for the Conservatives’ paralysis

After PMQs today, Theresa May will give a statement on Russia – and the government’s proposed response to the attempted murder of a former Russian double agent on British soil. Then there will be a ten minute rule motion on ‘supervised drug consumption facilities’ and after that a ‘general debate’ …

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Russian spy statement: Theresa May setting out UK action - BBC News

Live Reporting<p>Russia is behind the attempted murder of an ex-spy and his daughter in Salisbury, the PM believes.<p>Britain gives them a week to leave and tells the UN Russia was to blame for a nerve agent attack on UK soil.<p>Scotland's first minister says Russia's actions cannot be tolerated as she …

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Latest updates: East Midlands Live Wednesday 14 March - BBC News

Live Reporting<p>Laurence Cawley<p>BBC News<p>Some parents say they budget for the cost of term-time fines when planning their family holidays.<p>Former world number one Lee Westwood backs every winner on day one of the Cheltenham Festival.<p>The 18-year-old woman was assaulted outside a shopping centre in …

Jamie Carragher

Russian spy: Row over Jeremy Corbyn's response to May statement

<b>A row has erupted over Jeremy Corbyn's response to Theresa May's latest statement on the poisoning of a former Russian spy.</b><p>He said the attack had "appalled the country" and urged decisive action after the PM told the Commons it was "highly likely " Russia was to blame.<p>But the Labour leader also …

UK Politics

Sadiq Khan reveals anti-Muslim death threats he has received as London Mayor

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has revealed how strangers have labelled him a “gay Muslim terrorist” and wished he was killed.<p>Some people have said he …

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Brexit was the elephant in the room during Hammond's Spring Statement

“Tigger”, the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, calls himself, in the latest attempt to rebrand his “Eeyore-ish” image. During the course of the Spring …

Philip Hammond

Vince Cable: Tory and Labour MPs are considering defecting to the Lib Dems over Brexit

“It is important people do believe Brexit can be stopped.”<p>There was no luxurious suite for Vince Cable when he checked into the Ramada Plaza in …

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Labour: 'Paralysis' in Parliament - BBC News

Live Reporting<p>HoC<p>Commons mace is removed from the table, which means the proceedings have finished..<p>The Commons has finished for the day so that's where we'll leave our live coverage of Parliament.<p>Summary: Thursday in Parliament<p>MPs spent the afternoon debating Brexit with some impassioned speeches …

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Leaked Tory WhatsApp messages reveal major party rift on Brexit

<b>Hundreds of leaked WhatsApp messages reportedly sent between Conservative MPs have revealed just how split the party is over Brexit.</b><p>The messages, …

Jacob Rees-Mogg

This Huge Leak of WhatsApp Chats Reveals The Full Fury Of The Tories’ Brexit Split

Theresa May's approach to the EU was likened to Neville Chamberlain's appeasement of Hitler, and Remainer Tories were called "condescending arseholes", according to a cache of Brexiteer messages obtained by BuzzFeed News.

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The EU shouldn’t punish Brexit. They’d soon regret it

Last Monday, Theresa May’s chief of staff talked junior ministers through her Mansion House speech. Gavin Barwell was frank with them. The decision to stay in various EU agencies — and the commitment that UK regulatory standards for goods would remain ‘substantially similar’ to Europe’s — would …

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