By Angus Randall

Thursday 5 September 2019

Thursday 5 September 2019

Train drives for 23 minutes with door open

Train drives for 23 minutes with door open

A Greater Anglia train travelled for 23 minutes with one of its doors open, according to accident investigators.

Luciana Berger joins Liberal Democrats

Luciana Berger joins Liberal Democrats

She said the Lib Dems were the “strongest party to stop Brexit, fight for equality and a fairer country”.

Violence and sexual offences rise on railways

Violence and sexual offences rise on railways

Crime on Britain’s railways has spiked by 12 per cent, with a surge in violent and sexual offences.

Annunziata Rees-Mogg hints at Conservative leave alliance

Annunziata Rees-Mogg hints at Conservative leave alliance

However, she refused to confirm whether her party would run candidates against Conservative MPs should an early election be called.

Mark Harper: 'No chance of EU deal without general election'

Mark Harper: 'No chance of EU deal without general election'

He is certain the current Parliament is unable to resolve the issue of Brexit and an election would offer a “clear choice” to voters.

Lords pledge to pass Bill opposing no-deal Brexit by Friday

Lords pledge to pass Bill opposing no-deal Brexit by Friday

It promised to complete all stages of an opposition proposal to block a no-deal Brexit by Friday despite fears of a lengthy filibuster.

Wednesday 4 September 2019

Wednesday 4 September 2019

PMQs: Time to 'get rid' of Sadiq Khan, says Boris Johnson

PMQs: Time to 'get rid' of Sadiq Khan, says Boris Johnson

The Prime Minister attacked the Mayor of London, accusing him of "squandering" money.

Rory Stewart: Boris Johnson causing ‘the end of Parliament’

Rory Stewart: Boris Johnson causing ‘the end of Parliament’

He accused Boris Johnson of treating his MPs like “robots” who must “to do what the Prime Minister says or be fired”.

Phillip Lee rules out by-election after joining Lib Dems

Phillip Lee rules out by-election after joining Lib Dems

The newly-minted Liberal Democrat ruled out a by-election a day after he dramatically crossed the floor.

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.

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