By Angus Randall

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Water providers under scrutiny after rise in customer complaints

Water providers under scrutiny after rise in customer complaints

Four water companies have come under scrutiny from the industry watchdog after a sharp increase in the number of customers complaining.

Damian Green: Political debate in Supreme Court ‘feels wrong’

Damian Green: Political debate in Supreme Court ‘feels wrong’

He feels “uncomfortable” about the Supreme Court having the final say on whether Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament was lawful.

Corbyn refuses to say whether he would back leave or remain

Corbyn refuses to say whether he would back leave or remain

He said Labour would offer a “sensible” leave option in a Brexit referendum, but he would personally remain neutral during the campaign.

Tuesday 17 September 2019

Tuesday 17 September 2019

MP in Speaker race pledges to be an ‘umpire not a player’

MP in Speaker race pledges to be an ‘umpire not a player’

Former ministers Sir Edward Leigh and Chris Bryant have promised to be "deaf to any partisan influence" and "beholden to no one".

Police evict families from French migrant camp

Police evict families from French migrant camp

French police have moved nearly 1,000 migrants from a tent camp near the English Channel over security and hygiene concerns.

Sooty puppet to fetch more than £1,000 at auction

Sooty puppet to fetch more than £1,000 at auction

An original Sooty puppet is set to be sold after “sitting in a box for 40 years”.

Justice Secretary will ‘respect independence’ of Supreme Court

Justice Secretary will ‘respect independence’ of Supreme Court

Robert Buckland promised to abide by a Supreme Court ruling over whether Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament was lawful.

Tory MPs slam Luxembourg PM for ‘grandstanding’ press conference

Tory MPs slam Luxembourg PM for ‘grandstanding’ press conference

Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel held the press conference alongside an empty podium to represent Boris Johnson.

Chuka Umunna: Revoking Article 50 is democratic

Chuka Umunna: Revoking Article 50 is democratic

He defended the Liberal Democrats’ pledge to revoke Article 50 if elected with a majority.

Supreme Court prepares to make final call on Parliament suspension

Supreme Court prepares to make final call on Parliament suspension

The UK’s highest court will today hear appeals from two separate challenges to Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament.

Monday 16 September 2019

Monday 16 September 2019

Chuka Umunna attacks 'Russian apologist' Jeremy Corbyn in speech

Chuka Umunna attacks 'Russian apologist' Jeremy Corbyn in speech

He branded the Labour leader an “apologist for a hard-right Russian government” in a damning speech at the Liberal Democrat conference.

Government halts plans to clear ancient woodland for HS2

Government halts plans to clear ancient woodland for HS2

Clearances of old woodland for HS2 are to be stopped while the project is reviewed, the Transport Secretary has announced.

Dominic Raab: Remainers will face 'reckoning' at election

Dominic Raab: Remainers will face 'reckoning' at election

The cabinet minister said MPs who have tried to “derail” Brexit will ultimately be judged by their constituents at an election.

Vince Cable: Cameron made a ‘terrible mistake’ with Brexit

Vince Cable: Cameron made a ‘terrible mistake’ with Brexit

The former Lib Dem leader said there was never a "great public demand” for a Brexit referendum.

Boris Johnson holds first face-to-face Brexit talks with EU

Boris Johnson holds first face-to-face Brexit talks with EU

He said he believed “passionately” he can strike a new Brexit deal with the European Union ahead of talks with Jean-Claude Juncker.

Friday 13 September 2019

Friday 13 September 2019

Teenager jailed for 16 years after buying gun on dark web

Teenager jailed for 16 years after buying gun on dark web

A Gloucester teenager who was obsessed with mass murderers has been jailed for 16 years after he bought a gun and ammunition online.

Nigel Farage blasts BBC for treating him ‘like a war criminal’

Nigel Farage blasts BBC for treating him ‘like a war criminal’

He slammed the BBC and other “mainstream media” for their “biased” coverage of the Brexit impasse.

Leave.EU campaign broke electoral law but avoids court

Leave.EU campaign broke electoral law but avoids court

The pro-Brexit campaign breached electoral law over its referendum spending return, but will face no further police action.

Police investigate third fatal attack in Camden in one week

Police investigate third fatal attack in Camden in one week

Police have appealed for witnesses after a fatal stabbing in Camden, the third incident in the London borough in the space of a week.

Boris Johnson heckled during 'Northern Powerhouse' speech

Boris Johnson heckled during 'Northern Powerhouse' speech

The heckler demanded the Prime Minister “get back to Parliament”.

Vote to replace Speaker John Bercow set for November 4

Vote to replace Speaker John Bercow set for November 4

Current Speaker John Bercow, who has held the office since June 2009, will take the chair for a final time on October 31.

Julian Assange to stay in prison due to ‘history of absconding’

Julian Assange to stay in prison due to ‘history of absconding’

The Wikileaks founder has been told he will stay in prison at the end of his current sentence because of fears he will abscond.

Thursday 12 September 2019

Thursday 12 September 2019

Animal rights activist convicted over fake blood protest

Animal rights activist convicted over fake blood protest

An animal rights activist who smeared fake blood over a McDonald’s restaurant in Brighton has been convicted of criminal damage.

Green entrepreneur launches legal action against Boris Johnson

Green entrepreneur launches legal action against Boris Johnson

Dale Vince has threatened to take Boris Johnson to court to force him to confirm he will not allow a no-deal Brexit.

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