Brexit

Britain’s Next Conservative Leader May Be the Least Tory Ever

A year ago, British Prime Minister Theresa May gambled her Conservative majority in a snap election that she expected to yield a strong mandate to …

Business (UK)

Boris Johnson resignation speech: Ex-foreign secretary unleashes scathing attack on Theresa May's Brexit plan

Boris Johnson launched a scathing attack on Theresa May’s Brexit plan in his Commons resignation speech, describing it as “miserable, permanent …

Great Britain

Brexit latest: EU braces for 'chaotic' no-deal outcome after Theresa May's concessions to hardliners

European leaders today scrambled to prepare for a “chaotic” no-deal Brexit after Theresa May gave concessions to the Tory Right to survive a week of …

Great Britain

Penny Mordaunt threatens to block all British aid money to EU projects in row with Brussels

AID chief Penny Mordaunt last night threatened to stop all British aid money going to EU humanitarian projects in an explosive new row with …

Business (UK)

Boris Johnson Said to Plan Speech in Parliament: Brexit Update

Theresa May narrowly avoided a catastrophic defeat on her Brexit legislation, but the drama is far from over. She faces an intense day in Parliament, …

Great Britain

Now we know the extent of Vote Leave’s lies, we must hold a second referendum

The Electoral Commission report leaves no room for doubt: the Brexit result was tainted.<p>In March, Shahmir Sanni and another whistleblower who had …

Great Britain

London house price decline expected to continue for several years

London house prices fell for the fourth month running in May wiping just over £2,000 off the value of the average home in the capital.<p>Prices in the …

Property (UK)

U.K.'s May Pays Price of Trust to Survive in Tory Brexit War

As they paced the dark, wood-paneled corridors deep in the heart of the British Parliament, Theresa May’s government enforcers were getting desperate.<p>…

Business (UK)

UK Electoral group: Brexit campaign broke law

The body that oversees voting in Britian has cast doubt on the legitimacy of Brexit, ruling the official campaign for leaving the EU, Vote Leave, broke the law by overspending and teaming up with another campaign group. CNN's Nina dos Santos reports.

World News

The right way out of this Brexit mess is an election, not another referendum

If this is an impasse, what would a full-blown crisis look like? In the 12 days since the Chequers summit, the pace of the action has been …

Great Britain

EU inks its largest trade deal ever with Japan, in a direct challenge to US protectionism

The European Union and Japan today signed a free trade deal that creates the world's largest open economic area, covering nearly one third of global …

Business (UK)

UK bank Lloyds joins move towards several European hubs after Brexit

One of the UK's oldest banks is following the trend to relocate operations across several European locations after Brexit. It is no longer a choice …

EU Referendum

A second Brexit referendum is back in play

SINCE the vote to leave the European Union in June 2016, the more optimistic among those on the losing side have been lobbying for a rematch. Some …

Great Britain

Prime Minister's Questions: The key bits and the verdict

<b>Theresa May went head-to-head with Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons. Here's what happened.</b><p>A testy encounter in the final PMQs before summer recess, with Jeremy Corbyn attacking the PM's Brexit troubles and Mrs May accusing him of reading from a script he had written on Tuesday and not …

Great Britain

Why the BBC ties itself in knots over 'balance' – clue: it's the licence fee

Many people tuning into BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme on July 17 were shocked to hear, in a round-up of the news, presenter John Humphrys read out …

Culture (UK)

Brandon Lewis ‘forgetting’ to pair his vote with new mum Jo Swinson is an utter disgrace

I've just listened with incredulity to David Lidington repeating the apology by Brandon Lewis and Julian Smith for their "honest mistake” in reneging …

Opinion (UK)

Michael Gove said this about Vote Leave and these are the only 11 replies you need

Here’s chief Brexit cheerleader Michael Gove admitting that the Leave campaign should not have stoked fears about Turkish immigration during the 2016 …

Michael Gove

Government's 'Inept' Handling Of Benefits Left 70,000 People Out Of Pocket, MPs Say

Some vulnerable claimants lost out by £20,000.<p>PA Wire/PA Images<p>The government’s “wholly inept” handling of benefits led to 70,000 vulnerable people …

Great Britain

Brexit - where we are now and what went wrong

The intense debate coming out of the Chequers agreement in the past 10 days has focussed heavily on whether the Prime Minister is staying true to the …

Great Britain

Theresa May to visit Northern Ireland to offer Brexit reassurances

British Prime Minister Theresa May will make a two-day visit to Northern Ireland on Thursday, seeking to reassure businesses that her government will …

Northern Ireland

A Referendum Won With Cheating and Fraud, A Void Result

It has perhaps - until now - been one of the advantages of living in an advanced, functioning liberal democracy that the British have very rarely had …

Great Britain

EasyJet Lifts Profit by Making It Easier for Fliers to Upgrade

EasyJet Plc is making it easier for customers to hand over their money.<p>The U.K. budget carrier raised its 2018 profit guidance on Wednesday, in part …

Business (UK)

May and Corbyn clash over Brexit plan at PMQs

Prime Minister Theresa May said the government was already talking to the EU over her Brexit plan in a clash with opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn at …

Great Britain

Meet Steve Baker, the Brexiteers’ shop steward

Forget the Tory big beasts, David Davis’s former deputy at DexEU is the man May really fears.<p>In the 24 hours in which Theresa May lost David Davis, …

Great Britain

The contradictory desires of 17.4m Brexit voters can’t be satisfied by one deal

Worse, the flavour of Brexit that is most popular with Conservative MPs has no significant following in the country.<p>The secret to Vote Leave’s …

Great Britain

Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers: Fiirst ever black woman to be crowned Miss Universe Great Britain says it 'means even more after Brexit'

The first ever black woman to be crowned Miss Universe Great Britain has said the accolade means even more after Brexit and the Windrush …

UK News

Thousands of disgruntled Tory Brexit voters have joined the UKIP party since Theresa May's crunch Chequers summit, party insiders claim

THOUSANDS of disgruntled Brexit voters have joined UKIP since Theresa May’s Chequers summit, party insiders have claimed.<p>Officials last night …

Great Britain

Ad spending bounces back from two year low thanks to increased internet marketing budgets, according to new survey

Almost a quarter of UK advertisers increased their spending on internet marketing in the second quarter of 2018, according to a new survey. This rise …

Business (UK)

Podcast: The Brexit Curse

The New Statesman podcast with Helen Lewis and Stephen Bush.<p>Helen and Stephen discuss the news that the Vote Leave campaign has been found to have …

Great Britain

Brexiteer MPs — please tell us your secret. I can’t organise a holiday on WhatsApp, let alone a revolution

The modern agitator doesn’t need gunpowder, treason and plot — just working wi-fi and a smartphone. As Westminster implodes, it has been revealed …

Opinion (UK)