By Angus Randall

Wednesday 4 September 2019

Wednesday 4 September 2019

Rebel MP Alistair Burt: I am not defying democracy

Rebel MP Alistair Burt: I am not defying democracy

He defended his decision to vote against the government on an opposition Bill that would prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Rebel MPs barred from Conservative Party

Rebel MPs barred from Conservative Party

Two former Chancellors were among the 21 Conservative MPs who have been barred from standing for the party at the next election.

Tuesday 3 September 2019

Tuesday 3 September 2019

White supremacist who sent fake anthrax to the Queen jailed

White supremacist who sent fake anthrax to the Queen jailed

A man who sent the Queen fake anthrax with a note that read “the Clowns R coming for you” has been jailed for 12-and-a-half years.

‘Yellow vest’ protester James Goddard freed after arrest

‘Yellow vest’ protester James Goddard freed after arrest

The pro-Brexit activist has been released without charge after he was arrested outside a Jeremy Corbyn rally.

Dominic Grieve pledges to fight ‘ruthless ideologue’ Boris Johnson

Dominic Grieve pledges to fight ‘ruthless ideologue’ Boris Johnson

He promised to battle Boris Johnson should he attempt to remove him from the Conservative Party for voting against the government.

Dominic Raab to rebel MPs: Do not undermine Brexit deal

Dominic Raab to rebel MPs: Do not undermine Brexit deal

He urged rebel Conservative MPs to vote against legislation set to be put forward by Labour MP Hilary Benn to block a no-deal Brexit.

Brexit: Boris Johnson loses working majority

Brexit: Boris Johnson loses working majority

Parliament resumes today, with heightened speculation of a vote of no-confidence or even a call for a general election.

Tom Brake: Lib Dems will not support election vote

Tom Brake: Lib Dems will not support election vote

The Liberal Democrats will not support any vote for a general election, should Boris Johnson request a snap poll when Parliament resumes.

Monday 2 September 2019

Monday 2 September 2019

Sadiq Khan: Do ‘whatever it takes’ to stop no-deal Brexit

Sadiq Khan: Do ‘whatever it takes’ to stop no-deal Brexit

The Mayor of London called on all 73 London MPs to ‘think carefully about how they will be remembered’.

Stabbing death at south London Tube station

Stabbing death at south London Tube station

Police have launched a murder investigation after a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death at an Underground station.

Black cab rapist John Worboys disputes date of attack

Black cab rapist John Worboys disputes date of attack

A victim of the serial rapist has been forced to give evidence in court due to a dispute over the date of the assault.

Alastair Campbell: Boris Johnson goading people into rebellion

Alastair Campbell: Boris Johnson goading people into rebellion

He accused Boris Johnson of failing to unify the country and “making no effort” to spell out the consequences of a no-deal Brexit.

Gavin Williamson to Tory MPs: Stop ‘parliamentary shenanigans’

Gavin Williamson to Tory MPs: Stop ‘parliamentary shenanigans’

He urged Conservative MPs to rally behind the Prime Minister ahead of an expected parliamentary battle over Brexit.

Chuka Umunna: Focus on Brexit extension ‘grave mistake’

Chuka Umunna: Focus on Brexit extension ‘grave mistake’

He warned MPs against throwing 'all their eggs' into an attempt to extend Article 50, ahead of the return of Parliament on Tuesday.

Anti-Muslim incidents drop by 11 per cent

Anti-Muslim incidents drop by 11 per cent

A British anti-hate organisation said there was an 11 per cent reduction in anti-Muslim incidents last year, compared to figures from 2017.

Tory rebels risk being kicked out for defying Boris Johnson

Tory rebels risk being kicked out for defying Boris Johnson

He warned rebellious MPs they risk losing the whip and being barred from standing for the party if they vote against the government when Parliament returns.

Friday 30 August 2019

Friday 30 August 2019

Boris Johnson tells students: ‘I wanted to be a rock star’

Boris Johnson tells students: ‘I wanted to be a rock star’

He revealed he wanted to be a rock star or a supermarket tycoon during a Q&A with young journalists.

Jeremy Kyle guests and Love Island stars to face MPs

Jeremy Kyle guests and Love Island stars to face MPs

Former reality TV stars will appear before MPs as part of an investigation into the format.

Driver of double-decker car handed three penalty points

Driver of double-decker car handed three penalty points

A driver who balanced a second car on top of his vehicle has been fined £195 and given three points on his licence.

David Davies accuses The 1975 of hypocrisy over air travel

David Davies accuses The 1975 of hypocrisy over air travel

He questioned the UK band's commitment to the environment and asked whether it plans to travel by air on an upcoming world tour.

Thursday 29 August 2019

Thursday 29 August 2019

Three arrested over ‘hate crime’ on columnist Owen Jones

Three arrested over ‘hate crime’ on columnist Owen Jones

The men have been detained over the attack outside a pub on columnist Owen Jones.

Jeremy Corbyn: MPs can stop ‘smash and grab raid’ against democracy

Jeremy Corbyn: MPs can stop ‘smash and grab raid’ against democracy

He pledged to work across party lines to prevent Boris Johnson from suspending Parliament when it returns on Tuesday.

Teenager Thomas Griffiths admits murdering Ellie Gould

Teenager Thomas Griffiths admits murdering Ellie Gould

The identity of 17-year-old Ellie Gould’s killer can now be made public after Thomas Griffiths admitted stabbing the schoolgirl in her own home.

Backlash over planned protest outside Jacob Rees-Mogg’s home

Backlash over planned protest outside Jacob Rees-Mogg’s home

A Twitter post calling for a protest outside Jacob-Rees Mogg’s country home has been slammed as an invasion of privacy.

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