By Holly Pyne

Monday 19 November 2018

Monday 19 November 2018

Labour’s Keir Starmer sets out plans to block no deal Brexit

Labour’s Keir Starmer sets out plans to block no deal Brexit

Labour’s Keir Starmer sets out plans to block no deal Brexit

Labour could try to bring down the Government in an effort to block a no-deal Brexit, Sir Keir Starmer has said.

Hackers jailed for stealing TalkTalk customers details in £77m attack

Hackers jailed for stealing TalkTalk customer details in £77m attack

Hackers jailed for stealing TalkTalk customer details in £77m attack

Two hackers have been jailed for their roles in a £77 million hack on the TalkTalk website.

Chlorinated chicken: What will happen to your pet’s food after Brexit?

'Chlorinated' chicken: What will happen to your pet’s food after Brexit?

'Chlorinated' chicken: What will happen to your pet’s food after Brexit?

In recent months, pet owners have been warned of the impact of leaving the European Union on their animals, particularly in the case of travel.

Pupils from Northern Ireland schools walkout over in call for second EU vote

Pupils from Northern Ireland schools walkout calling for second EU vote

Pupils from Northern Ireland schools walkout calling for second EU vote

Hundreds of children from four schools in Northern Ireland have walked out of their classes to call for a referendum on the final Brexit deal.

NHS could ‘quite possibly’ face litigation over fake psychiatrist, says doctor

NHS could ‘quite possibly’ face litigation over fake psychiatrist, says doctor

NHS could ‘quite possibly’ face litigation over fake psychiatrist, says doctor

Dr Mike Smith has said that it was “quite possible” that the NHS could face litigation after a woman faked qualifications and was allowed to practice as a psychiatrist for 22 years.

MPs react to water cannons sold at £300k loss

MPs react to water cannons sold at £300k loss

MPs react to water cannons sold at £300k loss

Members of Parliament have taken to social media over the news that Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has sold water cannons bought when Boris Johnson was in the position for a £300k loss.

The feminist agenda is ‘toxic’, says writer Andy West

The feminist agenda is ‘toxic’, says writer Andy West

The feminist agenda is ‘toxic’, says writer

Writer Andy West has said that the feminist agenda is “toxic” and going to end up “holding men back”, which he thinks will not help women either.

Friday 16 November 2018

Friday 16 November 2018

Which MPs have called for a no confidence vote against Theresa May?

Which MPs have called for a no confidence vote against Theresa May?

Which MPs have called for a no confidence vote against Theresa May?

The threat of a no-confidence vote has been hanging over the Prime Minister since she revealed her proposed EU Withdrawal Agreement. 

 Gerard Batten: The EU ‘are laughing at us’ after seven resign over Theresa May's deal

Gerard Batten: The EU ‘are laughing at us’ after seven resign over Theresa May's deal

Gerard Batten: The EU ‘are laughing at us’

UKIP leader Gerard Batten has said that the European Union is “laughing at us” after Theresa May published her proposed EU Withdrawal Agreement.

Stephen Barclay promoted to Brexit Secretary after Dominic Raab resigns over May's EU agreement

Stephen Barclay promoted to Brexit Secretary after Dominic Raab resigns over May's EU agreement

Stephen Barclay promoted to Brexit Secretary

Leave-supporting Stephen Barclay has been promoted to Brexit Secretary from a ministerial role in the Department for Health.

Amber Rudd returns to Cabinet as Work and Pensions Secretary

Amber Rudd returns to Cabinet as Work and Pensions Secretary

Amber Rudd returns to Cabinet as Work and Pensions Secretary

Former Home Secretary Amber Rudd is set to return to the Cabinet as Work and Pensions Secretary, following the resignation of Esther McVey from the role.

Thirty people to go on trial over alleged child sex abuse in Huddersfield

Thirty people to go on trial over alleged child sex abuse in Huddersfield

Thirty people to go on trial over alleged child sex abuse in Huddersfield

Thirty people will go on trial charged with offences relating to the alleged sexual exploitation of vulnerable children in Huddersfield, a judge has ruled.

White House ordered to return CNN reporter’s pass

White House ordered to return CNN reporter’s pass

White House ordered to return CNN reporter’s pass

A federal judge in Washington has ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.

We are ‘the 99%’ not ‘middle-class lefties’, says environmental activist

We are ‘the 99%’ not ‘middle-class lefties’, says environmental activist

We are ‘the 99%’ not ‘middle-class lefties’, says environmental activist

Jamie Kelsey Fry from Extinction Rebellion, a climate change group, has said that his organisation is made up of “the 99%” not “middle-class lefties” and that they have people from “all backgrounds”.

Andrew Bridgen MP: Theresa May is 'hanging onto her deal like a political lifebelt'

Andrew Bridgen MP: Theresa May is hanging onto her deal like a 'political lifebelt'

Andrew Bridgen MP: May is hanging to her deal like a 'political lifebelt'

The Brexiteer MP Andrew Bridgen has said that the Prime Minister is clinging to her deal “like a political lifebelt” but that it will “drag her down”.

What is in Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement?

What is in Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement?

What is in Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement?

Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed EU Withdrawal Agreement was published on Wednesday night following the announcement that the Cabinet had approved the draft.

Thursday 15 November 2018

Thursday 15 November 2018

Sir Elton John stars in new John Lewis Christmas advert

Sir Elton John stars in new John Lewis Christmas advert

Sir Elton John stars in new John Lewis Christmas advert

Sir Elton John is the star of this year's John Lewis Christmas advert with his performance of Your Song the soundtrack to a festive-tinged retrospective of his life and career.

Nigel Farage’s comments branded as ‘pub chat’ by former SNP MP

Nigel Farage’s comments branded as ‘pub chat’ by former SNP MP

Nigel Farage’s comments branded as ‘pub chat’ by former SNP MP

Nigel Farage described the Prime Minister’s proposed EU Withdrawal Agreement as trying to “opt back into” the European Union, adding that it was a “betrayal” - but Mr Farage's comments where called "pub chat" by former SNP MP John Nicolson. 

Everything you need to know from Theresa May’s conference: From a second EU vote to her cricket hero

Everything you need to know from Theresa May’s conference: From a second EU vote to her cricket hero

Everything you need to know from Theresa May’s conference

Here are the main points from her speech, from whether she will fight a no confidence vote to who was her cricket hero. A round up of the highs and lows of Mrs May’s conference following a turbulent day at Parliament.

Brexit mug with holes in brings witty fame to local Yorkshire village

Brexit mug with holes in brings witty fame to local Yorkshire village

Brexit mug with holes in brings witty fame to local Yorkshire village

A pottery firm from Yorkshire has gone viral after one of its potters made a Brexit-themed mug - complete with holes in its sides.

Katie Perrior: There was always going to be ‘bloodshed’ over the final Brexit deal

Katie Perrior: There was always going to be ‘bloodshed’ over the final Brexit deal

Katie Perrior: There was always going to be ‘bloodshed’ over the final EU deal

Former Communications Director for Downing Street, Katie Perrior has said that Parliament knew that when it came to the final deal “there would be some bloodshed”.

Pound Sterling falls after key Brexit ministerial resignations

Pound Sterling falls after key Brexit ministerial resignations

Pound Sterling falls after key Brexit ministerial resignations

The pound sterling has fallen after shock ministerial resignations from Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey over the Prime Minister’s Brexit agreement.

Jacob Rees-Mogg threatens to put in a no confidence letter against Theresa May

Jacob Rees-Mogg hands in letter of no confidence against Theresa May

Jacob Rees-Mogg hands in letter of no confidence against Theresa May

The Brexiteer MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has handed in a letter of no confidence against Theresa May following the publication of her EU Withdrawal agreement on Wednesday night.

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Cabinet backs Theresa May's Brexit agreement

Cabinet backs Theresa May's Brexit agreement

Cabinet backs Theresa May's Brexit agreement

In a statement outside 10 Downing Street after a five-hour Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Theresa May said that Cabinet has agreed the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement.

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