European Union

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Home Office: EU citizens risk deportation if they fail to register

Home Office: EU citizens risk deportation if they fail to register

A Home Office minister warned European Union citizens could be deported if they do not apply for settled status by the end of next year.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Who are the new European Union leaders?

Who are the new European Union leaders?

The European Union has announced its new slate of presidents, who will assume office later this year. But who are they?

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Incoming Brexit Party MEP Martin Daubney said the European Parliament believes it is “next to impossible” the Brexit deadline can be met.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Theresa May to join talks allocating top EU jobs on final trip as PM

Theresa May to join talks assigning top EU jobs on final trip as PM

Theresa May to join talks assigning top EU jobs on final trip as PM

Theresa May will join talks aimed at naming the next leaders for the top positions in the European Union on Thursday.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

Brexit consultants cost government £97 million

Brexit consultants cost government £97 million

Brexit consultants cost government £97 million

The government has spent £97 million on consultants whilst preparing for Brexit, a watchdog has said.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

John Cleese sparks debate after claim London not an ‘English city’

John Cleese sparks debate after claim London not an ‘English city’

John Cleese sparks debate after claim London not an ‘English city’

John Cleese has caused a stir online after claiming London is no longer an “English city".

Friday, May 17, 2019

Friday, May 17, 2019

Andrew Bridgen brands Theresa May ‘isolated beleaguered PM’

Andrew Bridgen brands Theresa May ‘isolated beleaguered PM’

Andrew Bridgen brands Theresa May ‘isolated beleaguered PM’

Theresa May has been described as an “isolated beleaguered Prime Minister” by Brexiteer MP Andrew Bridgen.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

PMQs: Theresa May told to ‘step aside’ after ‘failed’ Brexit talks

PMQs: Theresa May told to ‘step aside’ by Tory MP

PMQs: Theresa May told to ‘step aside’ by Tory MP

The Prime Minister has been told to “step aside” by Andrea Jenkyns during a heated Commons debate.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

EU elections to go ahead on May 23

EU elections to go ahead on May 23

EU elections to go ahead on May 23

The government has accepted it cannot get its Brexit deal through Parliament in time to avoid European elections on May 23.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

No-deal Brexit ferry contracts to be cancelled

No-deal Brexit ferry contracts to be cancelled

No-deal Brexit ferry contracts to be cancelled

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is cancelling a set of contracts to provide ferry services after a no-deal Brexit, at a cost estimated at around £50 million.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Kate Hoey: Labour to end up with ‘carefully crafted Brexit fudge’

Kate Hoey: Labour to end up with ‘carefully crafted Brexit fudge’

Kate Hoey: Labour to end up with ‘carefully crafted Brexit fudge’

Brexiteer Kate Hoey has said that the Labour Party will end up with a “carefully crafted fudge” on the issue of Brexit if they try to keep all sides of the party happy.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tommy Robinson to stand in EU elections

Tommy Robinson to stand in EU elections

Tommy Robinson to stand in EU elections

Tommy Robinson has announced he will stand in the European elections in May.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

EU elections: Full list of MEP candidates revealed

EU elections: The full list of MEP candidates

EU elections: The full list of MEP candidates

The full list of candidates standing in the European elections has been revealed ahead of voting on May 23. 

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Daniel Hannan: EU elections could be ‘cancelled last minute’

Daniel Hannan: EU elections could be ‘cancelled last minute’

Daniel Hannan: EU elections could be ‘cancelled last minute’

Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan has said the European elections could still be “cancelled at the last minute” if the UK manages to agree a Brexit deal.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Change UK launches 70 candidates for EU elections

The Independent Group launches 70 candidates for EU elections

The Independent Group launches 70 candidates for EU elections

The Independent Group formed by breakaway ex-Labour and Tory MPs has become a fully-fledged political party and will fight the European elections.

Donald Tusk ‘dreams’ of Brexit being reversed

Donald Tusk: 'I will not stop dreaming about a united Europe'

Donald Tusk: 'I will not stop dreaming about a united Europe'

European Council president Donald Tusk said he still believed that Brexit could be reversed after the UK's departure from the EU was delayed until October 31.

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

The deputy chairman of the European Research Group has said that “naughty names” will not stop the ERG after Labour MP David Lammy defended comparing the group to the Nazi party.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Dangerous toys could ‘flood into UK’ after Brexit

Dangerous toys could ‘flood into UK’ after Brexit

Dangerous toys could ‘flood into UK’ after Brexit

Dangerous toys, cars and household goods could flood into the UK after Brexit, a consumer group has warned.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister announced as Brexit party candidate

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister announced as Brexit party candidate

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister announced as Brexit party candidate

The sister of Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg is to stand as a candidate for Nigel Farage's new Brexit party in the forthcoming European elections.

Kate Hoey accuses PM of ‘mini-dictatorship’

Kate Hoey: Theresa May running a ‘mini-dictatorship’

Kate Hoey: Theresa May running a ‘mini-dictatorship’

Labour MP Kate Hoey has accused Theresa May of running a “mini-dictatorship” and called for her to resign.

Nigel Farage: EU elections ‘first step in political revolution'

Nigel Farage: EU elections first step in political revolution

Nigel Farage: EU elections first step in political revolution

Nigel Farage has said that the European elections beginning on May 23 will be the “first step to attempting a political revolution”.

John Redwood is 'desperate to get our hands' on £39bn sent to EU

John Redwood 'desperate' to get EU money

John Redwood 'desperate' to get EU money

Conservative MP John Redwood has said he is “desperate” to get the money the UK sends to Brussels as part of its EU membership.

Government stands down no-deal Brexit plans

Brexit briefing: Government stands down no-deal Brexit plans

Brexit briefing: Government stands down no-deal Brexit plans

The government is standing down emergency preparations for a no-deal Brexit following the latest delay to Britain's withdrawal from the EU, it has been reported.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Home Office apologises after email error

Home Office apologises after email error

Home Office apologises after email error

The Home Office has issued its second apology over a data protection blunder in less than a week.

Sammy Wilson: Changing leader could give different Brexit outcome

Sammy Wilson: New PM could provide different Brexit outcome

Sammy Wilson: New PM could provide different Brexit outcome

The DUP's Brexit spokesman has said that a change in prime minister could provide a “different outcome” in the EU negotiations.

Dominic Grieve: ‘People in a democracy can change their minds’

Dominic Grieve: ‘People in a democracy can change their minds’

Dominic Grieve: ‘People in a democracy can change their minds’

Conservative MP Dominic Grieve has said that Remain would have to be an option in a second referendum because “people in a democracy are allowed to change their minds”.

Brexit briefing: EU leaders grant Brexit delay until October 31

Brexit briefing: EU leaders grant Brexit delay until October 31

Brexit briefing: EU leaders grant Brexit delay until October 31

The UK is heading for a Halloween Brexit after the remaining 27 EU nations offered Theresa May a further six months to get her withdrawal deal approved.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Bill Cash MP brands Brexit delay ‘total travesty’

Tory MP Bill Cash: Brexit delay ‘total travesty’

Tory MP Bill Cash: Brexit delay ‘total travesty’

The member of the European Scrutiny Committee has said that the further extension of Article 50 is a “complete and total travesty of constitutional arrangements”.

Brexit briefing: EU leaders poised to grant longer Brexit delay

Brexit briefing: EU leaders poised to grant longer Brexit delay

Brexit briefing: EU leaders poised to grant longer Brexit delay

European leaders are poised to grant Theresa May a longer extension to Britain's membership of the EU than she will request at a crunch summit in Brussels on Wednesday evening.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

 Donald Trump to put tariffs on £8.4bn worth of EU goods

Donald Trump to put tariffs on £8.4bn worth of EU goods

Donald Trump to put tariffs on £8.4bn worth of EU goods

US president Donald Trump has said he will put tariffs on 11 billion dollars (£8.4 billion) worth of European Union cheese, wine and other goods.

Cooper bill receives royal assent becoming law

Cooper bill to extend Article 50 becomes law

Cooper bill to extend Article 50 becomes law

The bill put forward by Labour MP Yvette Cooper to extend Article 50 in a bid to avoid a no-deal Brexit has received royal assent and become law.

Anti-Brexit campaigners target Boris Johnson with fake leadership website

Anti-Brexit campaigners target Boris Johnson with fake leadership website

Anti-Brexit campaigners target Boris Johnson with fake leadership website

A youth group campaigning for a second referendum on Brexit has targeted the former foreign secretary by creating him a fake website for his bid to be the next leader of the Conservative party.

Owen Paterson urges Theresa May to 'move aside’

Owen Paterson urges Theresa May to 'move aside’

Owen Paterson urges Theresa May to 'move aside’

The former environment secretary has said that the prime minister should “move aside” ahead of Friday, so that the UK can leave the EU without a deal.

Brexit briefing: Theresa May to meet Merkel and Macron in push for A50 extension

Brexit briefing: PM to meet Merkel and Macron in push for A50 extension

Brexit briefing: PM to meet Merkel and Macron in push for A50 extension

The prime minister is to visit Berlin and Paris for Brexit talks as she seeks support for a further Article 50 extension.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

 Lord Adonis: Any deal May offers Corbyn ‘is not worth the paper it is written on’

Lord Adonis: Any deal May offers Corbyn ‘is not worth the paper it is written on’

Lord Adonis: Any deal May offers ‘is not worth the paper it is written on'

Lord Andrew Adonis, who supports a second referendum, has said that any deal Theresa May offers the Labour leader “is not worth the paper it is written on”.

Brexit briefing: Tories warn PM over Labour Brexit compromise

Brexit briefing: Tories warn PM over Labour Brexit compromise

Brexit briefing: Tories warn PM over Labour Brexit compromise

Theresa May has angered Tories by holding talks with Labour, with Brexiteers including Boris Johnson concerned she will accept a customs union as the price for a deal with Jeremy Corbyn.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Labour MP on Brexit talks: Corbyn ‘probably longing to be at his allotment’

Labour MP on Brexit talks: Corbyn ‘probably longing to be at his allotment’

Labour MP on Brexit talks: Corbyn ‘probably longing to be at his allotment’

Labour MP Rosie Duffield has said that Jeremy Corbyn is “probably longing to be at the allotment this weekend” as Labour continue to meet with the government to negotiate a Brexit compromise.

British passports without ‘European Union’ issued despite Brexit delay

British passports without ‘European Union’ issued despite Brexit delay

British passports without ‘European Union’ issued despite Brexit delay

British passports without the words European Union on the front cover have been issued despite the Brexit delay.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

MPs will ‘do just about anything’ to stop Brexit

MPs will ‘do just about anything’ to stop Brexit

MPs will ‘do just about anything’ to stop Brexit

The campaign manager of the Taxpayers’ Alliance has said that MPs will “do just about anything” to stop leaving the European Union, as the House of Lords continue to debate a bill proposing to rule out no-deal Brexit.

Telegraph columnist accuses BBC Question Time of pro-Remain bias

Telegraph columnist accuses BBC Question Time of pro-Remain bias

Telegraph columnist accuses BBC Question Time of pro-Remain bias

Telegraph columnist Charles Moore has accused BBC Question Time of having a pro-Remain bias after he pointed out during Thursday night’s panel that he was the only Leave-supporting guest.

Theresa May requests Brexit extension until June 30

Theresa May requests Brexit extension until June 30

Theresa May requests Brexit extension until June 30

Theresa May has written to European Council president Donald Tusk requesting an extension to Article 50 until June 30.

Sir Bernard Jenkin: Tory MPs will not vote for a ‘Corbyn-Brexit’

Sir Bernard Jenkin: Tory MPs will not vote for a ‘Corbyn-Brexit’

Sir Bernard Jenkin: Tory MPs will not vote for a ‘Corbyn-Brexit’

Conservative MP Sir Bernard Jenkin has said that MPs in his party will not vote for a “Corbyn-Brexit” because they had already voted for Theresa May’s deal “through gritted teeth”.

Brexit briefing: Talks between Corbyn and May continue

Brexit briefing: Talks between Labour and government continue

Brexit briefing: Talks between Labour and government continue

Top-level talks aimed at finding a way out of the Brexit deadlock will continue between the government and Labour on Friday.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Uri Geller claims responsibility for Commons leak

Uri Geller claims responsibility for Commons leak

The TV psychic Uri Geller has claimed responsibility for the leak that brought proceedings in the Commons to a halt earlier today.

Alastair Campbell: Jeremy Corbyn is aware talks with May are ‘an obvious trap’

Alastair Campbell: Jeremy Corbyn is aware talks with May are ‘an obvious trap’

Alastair Campbell: Jeremy Corbyn is aware talks with May are ‘an obvious trap’

Alastair Campbell, who has campaigned for a second referendum on any Brexit deal, has said that the Labour leader is aware that talks with Theresa May are “an obvious trap”.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Investigation launched after ‘pro-Brexit sabotage attempts’ on railway tracks

Investigation launched after ‘pro-Brexit sabotage attempts’ on railway tracks

Investigation launched after ‘pro-Brexit sabotage attempts’ on railway tracks

An investigation has been launched after two "malicious" devices were placed on railway tracks in a pro-Brexit sabotage attempt.

Daffodil farmer says eastern European workers saved his business

Daffodil farmer says European workers 'saved' his business

Daffodil farmer says European workers 'saved' his business

A British daffodil farmer has said that being able to recruit workers from eastern Europe “saved” his business.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

Alastair Campbell: MPs are ‘undermining democracy’ by voting for Theresa May’s deal

Alastair Campbell: MPs are ‘undermining democracy’ by voting for Theresa May’s deal

Alastair Campbell: MPs are ‘undermining democracy’ by voting for May's deal

Alastair Campbell, who has been campaigning for a second referendum on Brexit, has said that MPs are “undermining democracy” by voting for a deal despite saying they think is “terrible”.

Thousands of pro-Brexit marchers protest outside parliament

Thousands of Brexit supporters protest outside parliament

Thousands of Brexit supporters protest outside parliament

Thousands of Brexit supporters have gathered outside parliament to protest against the delay to Brexit, on the day that the UK was set to leave the European Union.

Met Police rejects Ukip leader’s water cannon claims ahead of Brexit protests

Met Police rejects UKIP leader’s water cannon claims ahead of Brexit protests

Met Police rejects UKIP leader’s water cannon claims ahead of Brexit protests

Scotland Yard has dismissed suggestions from UKIP leader Gerard Batten that water cannons could be deployed at protests.

Conservative MPs split over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Conservative MPs split over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Conservative MPs split over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

The prime minister’s withdrawal agreement is set to return to the House of Commons today.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Irish eurosceptic group launches campaign demanding Republic leave EU

Irish eurosceptic group launches campaign demanding republic leave EU

Irish eurosceptic group launches campaign demanding republic leave EU

An Irish eurosceptic group has launched a nationwide billboard campaign calling for the country to leave the EU.

Here is your guide to the Brexit jargon

WTO, MV3: Brexit jargon explained

WTO, MV3: Brexit jargon explained

Sarah Wollaston MP: ‘I left the Conservatives because I was disgusted’

Sarah Wollaston MP: ‘I left the Conservatives because I was disgusted’

Sarah Wollaston MP: ‘I left the Conservatives because I was disgusted’

The Independent Group MP Sarah Wollaston has said that she left the Conservative party because she was “disgusted” that MPs were putting the party ahead of the national interest.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May is ‘doomed’

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May is ‘doomed’

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May is ‘doomed’

The shadow foreign secretary has said that Theresa May is “doomed” because she is not capable of “a good old-fashioned compromise”.

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