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Good Morning Britain viewers notice something different about Nigel Farage

Did EU spot it?<p>Nigel Farage appeared on <i>Good Morning Britain</i> this morning and ITV viewers couldn't help but notice something different about his …

Nigel Farage

Tony Blair calls for second Brexit referendum

Tony Blair has said there must be a second referendum on the terms of the UK’s future relationship with the European Union, once those terms are …

Brexit

Boris Johnson's 11 most florid phrases, as the Foreign Secretary pokes fun at his love of long words

Boris Johnson is known for frequently indulging in sesquipedalian turns of phrase that tend to be as flowery as his jogging shorts.<p>The Foreign Secretary’s latest fitness attire seems to confirm he also wears his reputation for creative circumlocutions as a badge of honour. This morning the …

Boris Johnson

Eddie Izzard to stand again for Labour executive

<b>Comedian and actor Eddie Izzard has said he will try for a second time to become a member of the Labour Party's national executive committee.</b><p>The LGBT rights campaigner, who failed to get an NEC seat in 2016, announced his candidacy in the Guardian.<p>He said he wanted to stand for the executive to …

Eddie Izzard

Could This Woman Be The Next Prime Minister?

Ruth Davidson is the leader of the Scottish Conservatives. Since last year’s EU referendum debates, where she appeared on behalf of, there has been a …

Ruth Davidson

Corbyn’s meetings with EU leaders shows Labour as the Brexit grownup

With the Tories riven by infighting, the Labour leader has been forging links with other parties in Europe to make sure the UK gets the best Brexit deal possible<p>Finally, we have something Brexit-related to agree on: most of us, regardless of how we voted in the referendum, think negotiations with …

Brexit

Ruth Davidson's band of Westminster MPs are offside as thousands are pushed into poverty by Tories' discredited plan

Mhairi Black hits out at low Tory attempts to deflect from Douglas Ross missing a crucial Universal Credit vote to go to his other job at the …

Ruth Davidson

Boris Johnson admits Britain has been defeated in its bid to bring Russia in from the cold

Britain has been defeated in its bid to bring Russia in from the cold, Boris Johnson admitted.<p>The Foreign Secretary revealed he previously believed …

Boris Johnson

Winston Peters to become Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister

Winston Peters is set to become Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister in the new Labour-New Zealand First coalition government.<p>He is set to be …

Winston Peters

Corbyn accuses May of being stuck in Brexit 'groundhog day'

LONDON — Jeremy Corbyn today accused the government of being in stuck in "groundhog day" over Brexit, claiming Theresa May had made no progress in negotiations since her Florence speech.<p>Responding to Prime Minister's May update to the House of Commons on Brexit talks, the Labour leader said he had …

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Watch: John Bercow’s strange Scottish turn

Oh dear. Although John Bercow has a penchant for winding up Conservative MPs in the Chamber, he also has a habit of taking the SNP to task for failing to grasp Westminster etiquette. However, today he adopted a rather different approach.<p>During questions after Theresa May’s statement on the EU …

John Bercow

Nicola Sturgeon forced to move out of her official residence into a hotel

Nicola Sturgeon has been forced to move out of her official residence and into a hotel while emergency repairs are carried out.<p>Bute House in Edinburgh has been temporarily closed after it was discovered during recent routine monitoring that urgent ceiling and further inspection works are needed.<p>The …

Nicola Sturgeon

Military option must remain on the table with North Korea: Johnson

LONDON (Reuters) - A military option must remain on the table in dealing with North Korea's nuclear program, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Monday, adding that nobody wants tensions in the Korean peninsula to be resolved in such a way.<p>"I don't think anybody could conceivably want a …

North Korea

Jeremy Hunt and the transgender schoolchildren shows why he's the Tories' most lethal idiot

Imagine for a moment that 84% of MPs said in a survey that they self-harmed because they feel unloved.<p>The Prime Minister would immediately make a …

Mental Health

I will sell my family home to finance UKIP, says new leader Henry Bolton

UKIP’s new leader, Henry Bolton, has revealed that he will sell his home in order to finance his leadership.<p>UKIP’s leadership position is unpaid and unlike his predecessor, Paul Nuttall, Mr Bolton is not a salaried MEP.<p>The UKIP leader explained that he had meetings lined up with donors and insisted …

Brexit

Boris Johnson says North Korea is holding a 'nuclear sword of Damocles' over a 'trembling human race'

• <b>The UK Foreign Secretary has suggested that North Korea was holding "the nuclear sword of Damocles" over "a trembling human race."</b>• <b><br>Boris Johnson also said US President</b> <b>Donald Trump had an "absolute duty" to respond to North Korea's nuclear threats in any way necessary.</b>• <b><br>Boris Johnson also encouraged</b> …

North Korea

Henry Bolton 'may have to sell family home to remain Ukip leader'

The new leader of Ukip has said he may need to sell his house in order to remain in the unpaid post.<p>Henry Bolton, who emerged as the surprise choice …

News (Ireland)

Female MPs reveal harrowing accounts of sexual assault

<b>Female MPs from both major parties have opened up about their experiences of sexual assault and harassment to encourage other victims to speak out.</b><p>As …

Feminism

Has Juncker’s cabinet head inadvertently boosted Johnson’s leadership prospects?

The most revealing statement made today was a tweet by Jean-Claude Juncker's chief of staff, the German lawyer Martin Selmayr, that he and Juncker …

Jean-Claude Juncker

The Tory party is becoming ‘Labour light’

On the Andrew Marr show yesterday, the Communities Secretary Sajid Javid suggested that the government should ‘sensibly borrow more money’ and take advantage of the ‘record low-levels’ of interest rates in order to tackle the UK’s housing crisis. He added that the lack of affordable housing was the …

Sajid Javid

Myeshia Johnson Reveals Trump Couldn’t Remember Sgt. La David Johnson’s Name, Made Her Even More Upset

Myeshia Johnson minced no words when she revealed that President Donald Trump struggled to remember the name of her slain husband, Sgt. La David …

Donald Trump

If Hammond won’t borrow to build the future, May needs a chancellor who will

Theresa May promised the people real reform and then appointed a chancellor who has delivered inertia. He is running out of time – and so are the Tories<p>There are lots of candidates for Theresa May’s worst decision since becoming prime minister, but one of her biggest mistakes was also the most …

Opinion

Labour MP who sits on Women and Equalities Committee apologises after sexist and homophobic comments emerge

A Labour MP who sits on the Women and Equalities committee has been forced to apologise after a string of sexist and homophobic online comments …

Feminism

Elizabeth May calls out Tory MPs for 'schoolyard bullying'

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May accused Conservative MPs of “schoolyard bullying” after they laughed at an exchange between herself and Transport …

Canadian Space Agency

More red faces for Scottish Labour as Green councillor gets vote in shambolic leadership race

Susan Rae is listed as an affiliated Labour supporter through trade union and follows SNP councillor Marie McNair who has also been registered to …

Tories rebuked over call centre's actions in general election

South Neath call centre was subject of investigation into compliance with data protection and electronic marketing law<p>The Conservative party has been rebuked by the Information Commissioner over its use of a call centre to influence voters during the June’s general election.<p>Steve Eckersley, the …

Direct Marketing

Altrincham votes ‘yes’ in referendum on ambitious plans for the town centre

RESIDENTS and business have voted in favour of a blueprint that will help shape the future of Altrincham.<p>They gave the green light to the …

Manchester

Tory ministers will be forced to defend bungled Universal Credit after Labour granted emergency debate

Tory ministers will be forced to explain tomorrow why they are refusing to pause Universal Credit - despite losing a landslide Commons vote.<p>MPs voted …

Universal Credit

A smart cabinet reshuffle would make Ruth Davidson Tory chairman

Theresa May could hold a Cabinet reshuffle this week. Or she may not. As the leader of a minority government, the UK prime minister is walking a …

Ruth Davidson

Sadiq Khan suggests second Brexit referendum if Parliament rejects deal

Sadiq Khan has suggested a second referendum should be called on the UK's withdrawal from the EU if Parliament rejects a Brexit deal.<p>More …

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