European Union

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Theresa May has promised consultations on all manner of issue

Theresa May and her many consultations

Theresa May and her many consultations

The Prime Minister has said she will consult the public on social care - but critics might suggest this is her answer for everything

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

European Parliament calls on Moscow to investigate torture of LGBT people in Chechnya

US denied visas to 40 gay Chechen refugees - report

US denied visas to 40 gay Chechen refugees - report

New report suggests LGBT individuals wishing to flee Russia rejected by US authorities

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Brexit is starting to resemble a coup d'etat', claims leading academic

'Brexit is starting to resemble a coup d'etat', claims leading British academic

'Brexit is starting to resemble a coup d'etat', claims leading British academic

Professor Anthony Clifford Grayling gave an interview which was published in 'La Tribune' in France

Albanian journalist arrested for 'calling EU diplomat a terrorist'

Journalist arrested for 'calling EU diplomat a terrorist'

Journalist arrested for 'calling EU diplomat a terrorist'

A journalist has been arrested in Albania for allegedly calling for violence to be used against EU ambassador to Tirana Romana Vlahutin

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

'Calling a general election now is a smart move, as it will allow for calm, sensible Brexit negotiations'

Brexiteer James Cleverly struggles when grilled on EU migrants by James Whale

Brexiteer struggles when grilled on EU migrants by James Whale

Our presenter gets frustrated as Cleverly tries to explain his position

Far-right in France - What happens now, after Emmanuel Macron's election win?

Marine Le Pen may be beaten - but her far-right movement is still growing

Marine Le Pen may be beaten - but her far-right movement is still growing

France voted to reject far-right values and policies with the defeat of Marine Le Pen on Monday

'Proudly European' - Twitter users show their support for #EuropeDay

British Remainers show defiance against Brexit on #EuropeDay

British Remainers show defiance against Brexit on #EuropeDay

Today marks the day designated to celebrate peace and prosperity in Europe by the European Union

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Emmanuel Macron - what does the En Marche leader's election mean for Brexit?

Why are Nigel Farage and the Brexit gang so scared of Emmanuel Macron?

Why are Nigel Farage and the Brexit gang so scared of Emmanuel Macron?

Macron could prove to be a sizeable roadblock for Theresa May's Brexit vision

'Labour's tax policy is shambolic and it won't work', says Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith warns Emmanuel Macron: 'French people will suffer if you take a hardline on Brexit'

Iain Duncan Smith says Emmanuel Macron is an 'absolute threat' to France

Iain Duncan Smith believes if Labour implemented its tax plans, it wouldn't have enough money to fund its policies

Brexit group insults Emmanuel Macron after he wins the French presidency

Nigel Farage-backed Brexit group insults Emmanuel Macron after victory over Marine Le Pen

Nigel Farage-backed Brexit group insults Emmanuel Macron

Leave.EU blasted France's president-elect on Twitter, saying the French had 'rolled over like they did in 1940'

Banksy EU mural in Dover provokes online debate

Banksy Brexit mural in Dover provokes heated online debate

Banksy EU mural in Dover provokes online debate

The illustration which appeared near the A20 showed a man cracking a star off an EU flag

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

After Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister, which other political leaders match up to Game of Thrones characters?

Which UK political leaders compare to Game of Thrones characters?

Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister. We thought we'd compare the others

'Labour have written their suicide note with Jeremy Corbyn', says David Mellor

'Labour have written their suicide note with Jeremy Corbyn', says David Mellor

'Labour have written their suicide note with Jeremy Corbyn', says David Mellor

The former Tory MP and broadcaster spoke to Paul Ross about the local election tallies as the results come through

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Theresa May speech: 'Senior figures say Britain doesn't understand reality as EU defines it,' says John Redwood

Brexit 'dinner party from hell' article wrong on all counts, says John Redwood

Brexit 'dinner party from hell' article wrong on all counts, says John Redwood

The Tory grandee defended Theresa May's speech in an interview with James Whale

Theresa May launches extraordinary attack on top EU officials

Theresa May accuses top EU officials of trying to frustrate Brexit

Theresa May accuses top EU officials of trying to frustrate Brexit

The Prime Minister accused them of trying to torpedo Brexit and meddle in the UK general election

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Twitter reacts to Malcolm Baker after he accosts Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron

'I love Malcolm Baker and his fantastic company': The best reactions to Tim Farron's Brexit grilling

The best reactions to Tim Farron's Brexit grilling

The pensioner had a heated argument with the leader of the Liberal Democrats, and the video posted to Twitter has gone viral

Brexit: 'Juncker regards a prosperous UK with friendly EU relationship as a threat to the Union', says MEP Daniel Hannan

'Jean-Claude Juncker regards a good Brexit as a threat to the entire EU', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Juncker regards a good Brexit as a threat to the entire EU, says Daniel Hannan

The politician spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the so-called Brexit bill, claiming the European Commission president is terrified that the EU's core doctrine of 'ever closer union' will be threatened

Brexit: David Davis insists UK won't pay €100bn divorce bill

Brexit: David Davis insists UK won't pay €100bn EU divorce bill

Brexit: David Davis insists UK won't pay €100bn EU divorce bill

The Brexit Secretary made this clear to Good Morning Britain amid claims by the Financial Times that the bill has increased

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Article 50: Should no deal for the UK be acquired, could it be reversed?

Brexit: Could Article 50 actually be reversed?

Brexit: Could Article 50 actually be reversed?

The formal process for the United Kingdom to leave the EU was triggered in March, and the two-year negotiation period has begun

'Brexit negotiations will be dirty, confrontational and not conducted secretly', says journalist

'Brexit dinner leak is Juncker's dirty attempt to divide and rule', says Telegraph journalist

'Brexit dinner leak is Juncker's dirty attempt to divide and rule'

The Telegraph's Europe Editor Peter Foster tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Theresa May is naive if she thinks Brexit negotiations will be completed in secret

'Reports of Brexit talks will show the Commission in a bad light around Europe', says trade negotiator

Jean-Claude Juncker has damaged himself by leaking Brexit dinner details to the press, says trade negotiator

'Juncker has damaged himself by leaking Brexit dinner details to the press'

Shanker Singham believes negotiation powers in Europe will be shifted from the Commission to council ministers quickly

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

'Angela Merkel's Brexit comments on UK politicians are actually beneficial for Theresa May', says political editor

Merkel's latest Brexit comments actually help Theresa May, says political editor

Merkel's latest Brexit comments actually help Theresa May, says political editor

Angela Merkel claims British politicians are living under and illusion that the UK will keep its rights after leaving the EU

Donald Tusk warns Britain it must honour EU financial commitments before trade talks begin

Donald Tusk warns Britain it must pay 'divorce bill' before Brexit trade talks can begin

Donald Tusk warns UK must pay 'divorce bill' before Brexit trade talks can begin

The president of the European Council has said that the UK must sort out its history with the EU, before it sorts out its future

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

European Parliament claims Marine Le Pen's 'fake jobs' scandal cost '€5 million'

European Parliament claims Marine Le Pen's 'fake jobs' scandal cost €5 million

Marine Le Pen's 'fake jobs' scandal cost €5 million, claims European Parliament

An ongoing probe in whether the former leader of the Front National paid her assistants with parliamentary funds for work completed in France

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

The former MP resigned from the party after Heathrow Airport was selected for expansion last year

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

MP Barry Gardiner on UK Brexit deal: 'If you're on a cliff edge with a tiger behind you, you'd go back round the tiger'

Labour MP Barry Gardiner on Brexit deal: 'If you're on a cliff edge with a tiger behind you, you'd turn round and face the tiger'

MP Barry Gardiner refuses to say whether Labour would accept a bad Brexit deal

Labour MP Barry Gardiner explains Labour's Brexit strategy to Julia Hartley-Brewer

General Election: Labour vows to guarantee EU national rights if they win

Labour hints at delaying Brexit if Parliament rejects deal

Labour hints at delaying Brexit if Parliament rejects deal

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer insisted Labour would go for a different deal in Brexit negotiations than what Theresa May had planned

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

General election: Gina Miller planning 'massive tactical voting effort' for anti-hard Brexit candidates

General election: Gina Miller planning 'massive tactical voting effort' to stop hard Brexit

Gina Miller planning 'massive tactical voting effort' to stop hard Brexit

The activist has set up a crowdfunding page for a group called Best for Britain, which aims to support candidates opposed to a hard Brexit

Gisela Stuart says Jeremy Corbyn has nothing to do with her decision to step down

Labour MP Gisela Stuart denies she's quitting because of Jeremy Corbyn

Labour MP Gisela Stuart denies she's quitting because of Jeremy Corbyn

Outgoing MP for Birmingham Edgbaston also says Labour must map out to voters their vision for a successful Brexit

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

'Theresa May doesn't want to take unnecessary risks about Brexit', says commentator John Rentoul

Even Jeremy Corbyn's hardcore support are fed up with him, says commentator John Rentoul

Even Jeremy Corbyn's hardcore support are fed up with him, says commentator

John Rentoul told James Whale that Jeremy Corbyn has absolutely no chance of winning general election and Labour MPs are just waiting for him to go

'Absolute brilliance' - Yvette Cooper steals the show at PMQs

'Absolute brilliance' - Yvette Cooper steals the show at PMQs

Yvette Cooper hailed as 'absolutely brilliant' for hammering Theresa May at PMQs

The MP for Pontefract and Castleford asked Theresa May: 'Isn't the truth we can't believe a word she says?'

'It's the right decision' - Michael Gove MP backs Theresa May over election call, lambasts Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove says Britain and Labour deserve better than Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove says Britain and Labour deserve better than Jeremy Corbyn

The MP for Surrey Heath and former Justice Secretary spoke to Paul Ross about the motion to call a vote in June

Early general election: 'We will win', says Labour's John McDonnell

Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

The shadow chancellor and MP for Hayes and Harlington spoke confidently to Paul Ross about Labour's chances of becoming elected in June

'There's a fear of political messages being skewed by TV debates', says Dominic Raab MP

'Theresa May debates Jeremy Corbyn every week on PMQs': Dominic Raab defends Tory leader

'Theresa May debates Jeremy Corbyn every week on PMQs'

Dominic Raab, Tory MP for Esher and Walton spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the upcoming election

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen'

Steve McCabe, MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned early election called by the Prime Minister

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing a hard Brexit', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal over Brexit' says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing hard Brexit'

Lib Dem leader rubbishes idea of 'Progressive Alliance' with anti-Corbyn Labour MPs: it's a non-starter

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Early election: Donald Tusk likens Brexit to horror movie after Theresa May u-turn

Donald Tusk likens Brexit to horror movie after Theresa May u-turn

The President of the European Council took to Twitter in the wake of the Prime Minister's announcement with a strange comparison.

Theresa May general election 'is chance to change UK direction', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

Early election: Lib Dem leader Tim Farron pitches himself as man to stop hard Brexit

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron pitches himself as man to stop hard Brexit

The Liberal Democrat Leader posted a statement on the Liberal Democrat website after the Prime Minister announced her motion to lobby for a June vote

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Brexit: German politician tells UK to hold second EU referendum once leaving terms are clear

German politician tells UK to hold second Brexit referendum because we didn't know what we were doing first time

Brexit: German politician tells UK to hold second EU referendum

The general secretary of the Social Democrat Party (SPD), Katarina Barley, urged the country to hold a second vote because of a supposed lack of awareness of what they were voting for

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

'London won't fall if Gerard Butler can help it' - Londoners react to New York Times feature

'London won't fall if Gerard Butler can help it' - Londoners react to New York Times feature

Londoners react to New York Times 'Will London Fall?' feature

Sarah Lyall wrote a piece for the New York Times which has gained traction online

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Former cabinet minister calls for Britain to share Gibraltar's sovereignty with Spain

Britain should share Gibraltar with Spain, says former minister

Britain should share Gibraltar with Spain, says former minister

Lord Peter Hain said it would solve the problem of Gibraltar being taken out of the EU against how it voted

Leaked Cabinet document leads to accusations Theresa May 'sabotaged' Government plan to explain immigration benefits for Britain

Brexit: Theresa May 'sabotaged' pro-immigration campaign, cabinet document suggests

Theresa May 'sabotaged' pro-immigration campaign, cabinet document suggests

The Prime Minister has been accused of blocking a bid to explain the positive benefits during the EU referendum after a Cabinet document leaked to The Independent

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Theresa May suggests freedom of movement could be temporarily extended for post-Brexit 'implementation period'

Theresa May suggests freedom of movement could be temporarily extended after Brexit

May suggests freedom of movement could continue after Brexit

The Prime Minister said the extension could be made as the UK implements its negotiated deals

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

James Whale roasts UKIP’s Jonathan Arnott over Gibraltar and Lib Dem charity boxing match

James Whale calls UKIP's Jonathan Arnott a 'pillock' in row over Gibraltar

James Whale calls UKIP's Jonathan Arnott a 'pillock' in row over Gibraltar

Our host and the MEP for North East England had a fiery dispute over Gibraltar, as well as his performance in a charity boxing match

Peter Lilley says Hillary Benn has done a good job up to this point - but his latest report was far too one-sided

Brexit committee member Peter Lilley blasts Hillary Benn for 'only questioning remainers'

Brexit committee member blasts Hillary Benn for 'only questioning remainers'

A number of MPs reportedly walked out of a Commons Brexit Select Committee meeting, where chairman Hilary Benn was said to have tried to make members agree on a report

Tory Brexiteers disown their own committee for 'negative' warnings about no-deal Brexit

Tory Brexiteers disown their own committee for 'negative' warnings about no-deal Brexit

Tory Brexiteers disown own committee for 'negative' warning about no-deal Brexit

Pro-Brexit MPs refused to back the report by the Committee for Exiting the European Union, days after they walked out of the chamber as it was being presented

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Gibraltar: 'It's sad Spain has raised the ante' on the issue, says Baroness Elizabeth Butler-Sloss

Gibraltar: 'It's sad Spain has raised the ante' on the issue, says Baroness Elizabeth Butler-Sloss

'It's sad Spain has raised the ante' on Gibraltar, says Baroness Butler-Sloss

Butler-Sloss, vice-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group of Gibraltar, told Julia Hartley-Brewer the UK would defend its overseas territory 'appropriately'

Gibraltar: 'Spain are acting like we're in colonial times, they're being totally unreasonable', says Andrew Rosindell MP

Gibraltar: 'Spain are acting like a colonial power, they're being totally unreasonable', says Andrew Rosindell MP

'Spain are acting like a colonial power over Gibraltar', says Tory MP

Tory MP blasts Spain and the EU for requiring Spain's consent in any Brexit agreements regarding Gibraltar

Donald Trump praises European Union for 'getting their act together' in Brexit response

Donald Trump praises European Union for 'getting their act together' in Brexit response

Donald Trump praises European Union for 'getting their act together' for Brexit

The US president said it was now less likely for other member-states to follow in the footsteps of the UK

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Brexit: 'The European Union is blackmailing the UK by saying we owe them money', says MP Gerald Howarth

EU's Brexit divorce claim is simply blackmail, says MP Gerald Howarth

EU's Brexit divorce claim is simply blackmail, says MP Gerald Howarth

Sir Gerald Howarth says the European Union is trying to drag the process of Brexit out, and hoping that the UK either gets a new government or has a second referendum

Brexit: 'EU Referendum was held to solve Tory party problems,' claims Barry Gardiner MP

'Forget David Cameron's claims about Brexit referendum - he only did it to heal Tory wounds'

'Forget Cameron's claims about EU referendum - he was playing party politics'

The Labour MP for Brent North spoke to Carole Malone about David Cameron's speech in Ukraine

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Ryanair launch 'Article 50 special' with ridiculously cheap flights

Ryanair launch 'Article 50 special' with flights from £3

Ryanair launch 'Article 50 special' with flights from £3

The budget airline appears to be taking Brexit in style

'The intelligence threat in the Article 50 letter has started talks off on unfortunate footing', says political editor

Theresa May has made bad start to Brexit with Article 50 letter, says political editor

'Theresa May has made bad start to Brexit with Article 50 letter'

Political editor Ian Dunt tells James Max that the UK should have asked for a longer negotiation period to leave the EU

Brexit Bill: 'You’d expect the EU to make lots of noise, they’re a bit like Donald Trump' says Leave Means Leave Co-Chair Richard Tice

Brexit: Top Leave campaigner says 'EU is a bit like Donald Trump'

Top Leave campaigner says 'EU is a bit like Donald Trump'

The co-chair of the Leave Means Leave campaign likened the EU to the American President over the so-called 'divorce bill'

Brexit: 'We'll get a back of a cigarette packet type deal', says political editor

Brexit: 'We'll get a back-of-a-fag-packet-type deal', says political editor

Brexit: 'We'll get a back-of-a-fag-packet-type deal', says political editor

Adam Bienkov tells Sam Delaney that the Brexit negotiations will start with the exit deal, pushing back the amount of time available to discuss a trade deal

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