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Brexit news: Tom Watson to demand second referendum before election in clash with Jeremy Corbyn

Tom Watson is today on course to trigger a fresh with Jeremy Corbyn as he demands the party backs another Brexit referendum before any general election....

Brexit news: Tom Watson to demand second referendum before election in clash with Jeremy Corbyn

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Brexit news latest: Labour MPs warn Jeremy Corbyn must not stay neutral in new referendum Jeremy Corbyn sparked a fresh row with his party today by promising a new Brexit referendum after the next general election while refusing to say if he would back Leave or Remain....
15:52 2019-09-18

Watson sets up Corbyn row with call for referendum before election Two of Labour's most senior figures are poised to trigger a furious new Brexit row with the Tories by claiming a second EU referendum is the only way to break the deadlock....
07:13 2019-09-11

Brexit news latest: Diane Abbott says Labour wants second referendum 'for any deal' as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn Fresh Labour splits emerged today over the party's pivot towards a second Brexit referendum in the wake of its disastrous European election performance....
13:00 2019-05-28

Jeremy Corbyn should press for a referendum, not an election | Hugo Dixon If Labour can win enough support to change the law, Boris Johnson would be forced to ask the EU for more timeJeremy Corbyn shouldn’t fall into the trap of giving Boris Johnson an election. Unless, that is, he is pretty confident of winning it and, on the basis of the latest polls, Labour needs an el...
01:52 2019-08-11

| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the country's departure from the European Union, or Brexit....
05:01 2019-06-20

UK's Jeremy Corbyn says Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc....
18:26 2019-07-09

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Jeremy Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delayed....
10:52 2019-09-06

Watson: Hold Brexit referendum before an election Tom Watson has said a second Brexit referendum should happen before any election, describing it as "the only way" to break the deadlock "once and for all"....
16:00 2019-09-11

Deputy leader of UK's Labour to demand Brexit referendum before election: report Tom Watson, UK Labour's deputy leader, will call for the opposition party to demand a second Brexit referendum that should be held before a general election, the Independent newspaper reported http://bit.ly/2HZNlKu on Tuesday, citing content from a speech to be given by Watson on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-09-11

Tony Blair: Jeremy Corbyn must not risk mixing Brexit with general election EXCLUSIVE: Former PM warns of big 'gamble' on Brexit election Says Boris Johnson advised 'by gang of adventurers' Follow our live politics updates HERE...
04:39 2019-09-20

Brexit news: Angry MPs urge Jeremy Corbyn to throw weight behind Remain campaign Angry Labour MPs were urging Jeremy Corbyn to throw his support behind remaining in the EU as the party's conference got off to a rocky start on Saturday....
02:00 2019-09-22

Brexit news: Angry MPs urge Jeremy Corbyn to thrown weight behind Remain campaign Angry Labour MPs were urging Jeremy Corbyn to throw his support behind remaining in the EU as the party's conference got off to a rocky start on Saturday....
19:39 2019-09-21

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn warns Boris Johnson he is not above law after PM refuses to seek no-deal delay Jeremy Corbyn has warned Boris Johnson that he is not above the law after the Prime Minister suggested he could ignore the opposition's bid to block a no-deal Brexit....
21:26 2019-09-07

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn has Boris Johnson's most sensitive parts in his hands, says Tony Blair Jeremy Corbyn has Boris Johnson's "most sensitive parts of his political anatomy in his hands" and should try to force him into calling another Brexit referendum, Tony Blair said today....
19:26 2019-09-06

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Jeremy Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delayed....
19:26 2019-09-06

Jeremy Corbyn shrugs off referendum calls after byelection win Labour leader says ‘not yet’ to calls for people’s vote, urging Tories to call general electionJeremy Corbyn has indicated he will not bow to party pressure and move immediately towards demanding a second referendum, after Labour narrowly beat the fledgling Brexit party in the Peterborough byelectio...
03:52 2019-06-08

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn's plan to be caretaker prime minister receives further blow as senior Tory backs out Jeremy Corbyn's proposal to be installed as caretaker prime minister to prevent a no-deal Brexit has received a further blow after another senior Tory ruled out backing the plan....
01:13 2019-08-18

SNP hints party would back Jeremy Corbyn if he allowed an independence referendum Scottish nationalists today stepped up their campaign to break up the United Kingdom by pushing for another referendum within two years amid the Brexit turmoil....
15:00 2019-08-08

Brexit news latest: Shadow chancellor John McDonnell backs second referendum after disastrous European election for Labour Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell has backed a second Brexit referendum after a disastrous night for the Labour Party in the European elections....
16:26 2019-05-27

Tom Watson: Bid to oust Labour deputy leader fails as Jeremy Corbyn intervenes after huge backlash A bid to oust Labour deputy leader Tom Watson by abolishing his role has failed following an intervention by Jeremy Corbyn after huge backlash from MPs....
19:39 2019-09-21

Tom Watson row: Bid to oust Labour deputy leader fails as Jeremy Corbyn intervenes after huge backlash A bid to oust Labour deputy leader Tom Watson by abolishing his role has failed following an intervention by Jeremy Corbyn after huge backlash from MPs....
16:26 2019-09-21

Tom Watson latest: Bid to oust Labour deputy leader fails as Jeremy Corbyn intervenes after huge backlash A bid to oust Labour deputy leader Tom Watson by abolishing his role has failed following an intervention by Jeremy Corbyn after huge backlash from MPs....
14:52 2019-09-21

Tom Watson: Labour must find some backbone and back second Brexit referendum... fast Labour's deputy leader has said the party must "find some backbone" and fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
10:26 2019-05-26

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delayed....
06:52 2019-09-06

Brexit news latest LIVE: Tory leadership contenders Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt and others brace for first ballot of election The race to become the next prime minister is set to narrow as Conservative MPs hold the first ballot of the contest following an intense week of leadership pitches....
09:52 2019-06-13

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum....
04:13 2019-05-27

UK's Corbyn to back second Brexit referendum: The Times British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn will back a move on Wednesday for the Labour Party to change its Brexit policy and support a second referendum in all circumstances, The Times reported, citing a senior Labour source....
01:26 2019-06-19

Corbyn calls on next PM to put Brexit deal to second referendum Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the next PM to put their Brexit deal or a no deal exit to a second referendum, saying Labour would campaign for Remain in those scenarios....
13:13 2019-07-09

UK Labour's Corbyn backs second referendum on any Brexit deal British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn backed a second referendum on any Brexit deal on Wednesday, his strongest support yet for a vote he said must offer "real choices" for those who want to leave or stay in the EU....
20:13 2019-06-19

Corbyn prepares for struggle over Brexit referendum position Jeremy Corbyn is pushing for Labour to delay its decision on whether to campaign for Remain or a renegotiated Brexit deal in another referendum until after the next election....
22:13 2019-09-22

Corbyn pledges Labour will back referendum on any Brexit deal Leader says his party would ‘do whatever is necessary to stop a disastrous no-deal outcome’Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour will back a second referendum on any Brexit deal put to parliament, but warned of a “deliberately inflamed divide” as he sought to calm tempers among senior party figures....
01:39 2019-05-30

Corbyn backs referendum on Brexit deal after voter exodus To break parliamentary deadlock, deal has to be put to public vote, Labour leader saysJeremy Corbyn has pledged to support a second referendum on any Brexit deal after the Labour leadership came under overwhelming pressure to halt the exodus of its remain voters who backed pro-EU parties at the Euro...
00:13 2019-05-28

British Labour leader Corbyn set to back second Brexit referendum: report Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to back a second referendum on Brexit and it could be within days, the Mirror newspaper reported late on Tuesday, citing senior figures of the party....
01:00 2019-05-29

MPs tell Jeremy Corbyn: get a grip or lose a general election Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner says frontbenchers are ‘totally exasperated’ by the party’s handling of antisemitismSenior MPs from both wings of the Labour party expressed fears last night that they could lose a snap general election to a reinvigorated Tory party led by Boris Johnson becau...
23:26 2019-06-29

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
23:39 2019-08-22

Jeremy Corbyn: I will do everything necessary to stop a no-deal Brexit Jeremy Corbyn has said he will do "everything necessary" to prevent a no-deal Brexit - and insisted he should be leader of any caretaker government formed to stop this....
14:52 2019-08-19

Jeremy Corbyn calls for general election following May resignation – video Jeremy Corbyn has welcomed Theresa May’s resignation and called for an immediate general election. The Labour leader said the vision of the country outlined in her speech was not one he recognised, and that a new Conservative leader would not solve the issues facing the UK Continue reading......
20:52 2019-05-24

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote."...
20:26 2019-05-27

In full: Theresa May's Brexit letter to Jeremy Corbyn Prime Minister Theresa May has written a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urging him to back her new Brexit deal, saying she has met the party's Brexit demands. Here is her letter in full:...
13:00 2019-05-22

Only Labour will give the people a final say on Brexit | Jeremy Corbyn Boris Johnson will crash Britain out of the EU. The Lib Dems will overturn the 2016 referendum. But I’ll deliver a public voteBoris Johnson and the Conservatives are threatening to drive our country over a no-deal cliff edge in six weeks’ time. He has no mandate for that and is opposed by a majority...
10:52 2019-09-18

Final sovereignty on Brexit must rest with the people | Jeremy Corbyn In these critical weeks for democracy, we must resist the actions of a phoney populist cabal in Downing StreetWe will do everything possible to stop a disastrous no deal for which this Conservative government has no mandate. This is a smash-and-grab raid on our democracy, to force through no deal, w...
22:52 2019-08-31

Jeremy Corbyn: I’ll stay neutral and let the people decide on Brexit Labour leader’s call for ‘sensible’ deal is signal to party that he will resist call to pick sides Jeremy Corbyn: only Labour will give the people a final say on BrexitJeremy Corbyn has set out the four pillars of a “sensible” Brexit deal he would negotiate with the EU, as he pledged to carry out wh...
10:52 2019-09-18

Forget Brexit. The new battle is over Jeremy Corbyn’s successor | Zoe Williams The bid to remove Tom Watson was about more than the deputy leader’s support for the remain causeLabour is a remain party,” Sadiq Khan, London’s mayor, said on Saturday night to a room in Brighton that exploded. Emily Thornberry arrived at the People’s Vote rally wearing a blue top with a necklace o...
06:39 2019-09-23

Labour won't win, says Tony Blair as he urges Jeremy Corbyn to avoid an election Tony Blair warned today that Jeremy Corbyn and his "small group of acolytes from the far-Left" would fail to win a general election and it is in the Labour Party's interest to wait until Brexit is sorted....
20:39 2019-09-02

Opposition MPs agree to meet Jeremy Corbyn in bid to block no-deal Brexit Senior opposition leaders have agreed to meet Jeremy Corbyn next week in Westminster to discuss plans to prevent the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal....
06:52 2019-08-23

Boris Johnson spars with Jeremy Corbyn as Commons considers Brexit ban British leader Boris Johnson swore Wednesday he will support holding a new election in October if lawmakers pass a bill that prevents Britain from leaving the European Union without a bloc-approved deal....
19:13 2019-09-04

Jeremy Corbyn agrees to prioritise legislation to stop no-deal Brexit Labour leader tells opposition parties he will not seek early confidence vote in governmentPolitics live – latest updatesJeremy Corbyn has backed cross-party plans to delay a vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson and prioritise rebel MPs’ attempts to use legislation to stop a no-deal Brexit, with p...
22:52 2019-08-27

Jeremy Corbyn calls for anti-Brexit coalition to oust government, install him as temporary PM U.K.’s top left-winger is calling for anti-Brexit members of the governing Conservative Party to back him in ousting new Prime Minister Boris Johnson – and install him as a temporary replacement to thwart Johnson’s plans to get Britain out of the E.U. in October....
15:26 2019-08-16

Lib Dems agree to cancel Brexit without 2nd referendum if they win next election The Liberal Democrats will campaign at the next election on a "cancel Brexit" platform, after party members approved a policy switch at their annual conference in Bournemouth....
15:00 2019-09-16

Brexit Party candidate eyeing up Jeremy Corbyn's seat embroiled in offensive tweet row A Brexit Party candidate who wants to take Jeremy Corbyn's seat was today accused of discriminating against people with learning disabilities after he used a series of offensive terms targeting disabled people....
14:26 2019-09-09

UK Labour's Corbyn says right to demand second vote on any Brexit deal British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Wednesday it was "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal to leave the European Union, saying any such vote should offer "real choices for both leave and remain voters"....
18:00 2019-06-19

Brexit latest: Jeremy Corbyn calls on 116 Tory MPs including Theresa May and Philip Hammond to help stop no-deal Jeremy Corbyn has written to 116 Conservative MPs, including Theresa May and Philip Hammond, to join forces with Labour to stop a "disastrous" no-deal Brexit....
21:39 2019-08-27

Labour deputy leader pressures Jeremy Corbyn to work with Liberal Democrats to stop no-deal Brexit Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is putting pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to work with the Liberal Democrats to stop a no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson....
04:13 2019-08-14

Labour slips to fourth place in opinion poll as pressure builds on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit stance Jeremy Corbyn has come under increasing pressure to secure a clear Brexit position for Labour as a new opinion poll showed the party has slipped into fourth place....
03:52 2019-07-04

Brexit: new bill to include MPs' vote on second referendum, May says – live news Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ How May summed up her “New Brexit Deal’ in 10 pointsEU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron BanksDowning Street lobby briefing - Summary 5.04pm BST And this is what...
18:13 2019-05-21

Labour must back second Brexit vote or lose next election, Tom Watson warns Deputy leader says far more Remain supporters than Leavers have abandoned the partyLabour’s deputy leader Tom Watson today warns that his party will lose the next general election and any chance to form a radical, reforming government unless it quickly rewrites its Brexit policy and commits wholehea...
06:01 2019-05-26

Tony Blair: Boris Johnson should hold referendum on no-deal Brexit instead of general election Former Prime Minister Tony Blair today said Boris Johnson would be "smart" to hold a referendum on a no-deal Brexit instead of a general election that he could lose....
20:13 2019-09-10

The Observer view on Jeremy Corbyn and stopping a no-deal Brexit | Observer editorial Dislike of the Labour leader should not be allowed to get in the way of Britain’s need for a national governmentNobody in life gets everything they want all of the time. We have to live with the cards we have been dealt and the decisions we have made, good or bad. So it is in politics. The majority ...
11:52 2019-08-18

| WATCH | Jeremy Corbyn: Hunt and Johnson are perusing post no-Deal Brexit trade deal with Trump UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Conservative leadership candidates Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson of using the possibility of a no-deal Brexit as a way to form a new trade agreement with Donald Trump's US administration. WATCH NOW....
08:39 2019-07-15

Baroness Hayter sacked as shadow Brexit minister over 'offensive' remarks about Jeremy Corbyn Labour's deputy leader in the Lords Baroness Hayter has been sacked from her post as a shadow Brexit minister as the party's row over anti-Semitism continued....
23:39 2019-07-17

UK's Jeremy Hunt: Would rather delay Brexit than risk general election: ITV British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, told ITV that he would rather delay Brexit past the Oct. 31 deadline than pursue a no-deal exit from the European Union and risk a general election....
02:39 2019-05-30

Jeremy Corbyn assembles opposition MPs in bid to block no-deal Brexit as he warns UK is heading for 'political storm' Jeremy Corbyn has invited senior politicians to a meeting to discuss blocking a no-deal Brexit as he warned the country is "heading into a constitutional and political storm"....
23:52 2019-08-21

Brexit: Cometh the hour, cometh Jeremy Corbyn? For the longest time, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of sitting on the fence on Brexit. Now, he says he has a plan. But can he lead the UK out of its crisis? Rob Mudge looks at his credentials....
16:13 2019-08-16

Brexit news latest: Cabinet member Nicky Morgan slammed for admitting she would vote Remain in second referendum Cabinet member Nicky Morgan has been slammed for admitting she would vote Remain in a second referendum, despite serving under Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson....
09:39 2019-09-15

We are working to stop UK PM Johnson using election for no-deal Brexit: Labour's Corbyn British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Tuesday opposition parties were working on ways to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from using an early election to force through a no-deal Brexit....
16:26 2019-09-03

Corbyn accuses PM of plotting abuse of power to force no-deal Brexit during election Jeremy Corbyn is demanding a block on Brexit during an autumn general election campaign, accusing Boris Johnson of plotting an abuse of power to force no deal....
09:39 2019-08-09

Boris Johnson's plan means no-deal Brexit or election, says Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary says it is wrong to commit rigidly to leaving the EU by 31 OctoberJeremy Hunt has said the Brexit deadline of 31 October should not be a “hard stop” and that Boris Johnson is posing a “stark choice”, between leaving the EU without a deal and a general election.As the five remaining...
20:39 2019-06-16

Labour's Corbyn backs taking Brexit back to the people, in election or public vote Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday Brexit could only be resolved by taking the issue back to the people, either at a new national election or a public vote....
13:52 2019-05-27

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
01:52 2019-08-25

Brexit news: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
04:39 2019-09-03

Brexit news latest: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
20:39 2019-09-02

Brexit news as it happened: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
01:52 2019-09-03

Corbyn signals shift on second EU referendum Jeremy Corbyn has sought to address growing divisions within Labour by pledging his support for a second EU referendum on "any" Brexit deal - if he cannot secure a general election....
00:13 2019-05-30

Corbyn defies call to start referendum campaign 'now' Jeremy Corbyn has defied calls from Labour MPs to start campaigning for a Brexit referendum but agreed any deal passed by parliament should be put to one....
21:39 2019-05-30

Corbyn allies in bid to scrap Tom Watson's deputy leader post Momentum’s Jon Lansman has tabled a motion at Labour’s NEC for job to be abolishedLabour has been plunged into a fresh civil war on the eve of its annual conference, as allies of Jeremy Corbyn launched a bid to abolish Tom Watson’s post of deputy leader.Jon Lansman, founder of the pro-Corbyn campaig...
02:26 2019-09-21

Brexit: Boris Johnson to table motion for general election – live news Crucial vote expected after 9pm as rebel MPs seek to thwart no-deal BrexitFull report: Johnson suffers Commons defeatPhillip Lee quits Tories, leaving PM without majority 10.39pm BST Here is the list of MPs who voted against the motion. There were 286 Tories voting this way, and all 10 DUP MPs voted...
23:52 2019-09-03

Brexit: Government fails in bid to call a general election for 15 October – live news Government fails to make two-thirds threshold required under Fixed-term Parliaments ActCommons chaos: is no-deal blocked? Is an election happening?Did your MP vote for the bill to stop a no-deal Brexit?Johnson urged to apologise for ‘racist’ letterboxes article 9.59pm BST I’ll be rounding up a few r...
23:13 2019-09-04

Dominic Grieve: I don’t want to put Jeremy Corbyn into No 10 Tory will meet Labour leader to stop no-deal Brexit but will not help him become PMDominic Grieve has said he would not facilitate putting Jeremy Corbyn into Downing Street, saying his intention is to meet the Labour leader to talk only about possible mechanisms to stop no deal.Corbyn wrote to Griev...
15:26 2019-08-16

Labour deputy Tom Watson steps up call for second referendum saying 'our hearts are Remain' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has reiterated his call for the party to fully commit to a second EU referendum, insisting "our future doesn't need to be Brexit"....
20:13 2019-06-17

Brexit news latest: Keir Starmer says Labour will not vote for general election today Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said Labour is "not going to dance to Boris Johnson's tune" as the party vowed against voting for a general election today....
13:26 2019-09-04

Jeremy Corbyn's message to Donald Trump Jeremy Corbyn tells crowds at an anti-Trump protest in Whitehall that the president should "think on, please, about a world that is one of peace and disarmament"....
17:26 2019-06-04

Jeremy Corbyn pleads with MPs: back me now before it’s too late Britain stands on precipice, warns Labour leader, as 100 MPs tell Boris Johnson to recall parliamentJeremy Corbyn has issued an urgent plea to MPs to unite to stop no-deal Brexit “before it’s too late”, amid cross-party demands for an immediate recall of parliament to deal with the crisis.In a show ...
11:52 2019-08-18

Brexit: Johnson loses sixth vote in six days as new bid for snap election fails – live news Last day of parliament also sees prime minister forced to publish no-deal plans MPs order Johnson to hand over aides’ messages about prorogationJohn Bercow to step down as Speaker by 31 OctoberSix ways Boris Johnson could evade block on no-deal Brexit 1.11am BST We are about two minutes away from pa...
02:26 2019-09-10

Labour of love? Jeremy Corbyn under pressure to deliver UK's Labour goes into its party conference this weekend with a leader who wants to remain "neutral" in any second Brexit referendum. Could that be a recipe for disaster for the party and the country?...
17:39 2019-09-20

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn praises and criticises Theresa May The Labour leader opens his final PMQs exchanges with Theresa May by offering some praise, but also asks whether she has any "regrets" over her record....
14:39 2019-07-24

Jeremy Corbyn to PM: 'A lot of people have a great deal to fear' Jeremy Corbyn has told the MPs that if the prime minister "does to the country what he has done to his party" then "a lot of people have a great deal to fear"....
16:52 2019-09-04

Jeremy Corbyn on Joyce's Ulysses: ‘Don’t beat yourself up if you don’t understand it' Politicians including Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and the Labour leader have lined up to praise the impenetrable novel. Ahead of Bloomsday, Corbyn discusses the power of Joyce’s political visionIn defiance of its reputation for being hard to finish – Philip Roth and Jorge Luis Borges did not manage it...
15:00 2019-06-14

Ban fracking in UK, Jeremy Corbyn urges Boris Johnson Labour says fracking for gas will prevent Britain meeting carbon emissions targetJeremy Corbyn has urged Boris Johnson to ban fracking for gas as research by Labour shows it will stop the UK meeting a net zero target for carbon emissions this century.The analysis was published ahead of a visit by th...
18:39 2019-07-31

Jeremy Corbyn open to meeting with Trump, despite rejection Jeremy Corbyn fired up a crowd of anti-President Trump protesters in London on Tuesday, as he implored the American commander-in-chief to “chase down” racism. The Labour Party leader — who is seeking to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May — also said he was open to having...
18:00 2019-06-04

Brexit: Boris Johnson to chair cabinet this afternoon - as general election speculation intensifies – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against him on BrexitTony Blair’s Brexit speech - SummaryCorbyn backs early election, but wants bill blocking no deal passed firstBoris Johnson to chair cabine...
15:52 2019-09-02

Brexit: MPs voting on whether to hold a general election after bill intended to prevent no deal passes – live news PM says bill essentially ends negotiations with EU and ‘hands control to our partners’Commons chaos: is no-deal blocked? Is an election happening?Did your MP vote for the bill to stop a no-deal Brexit?Johnson urged to apologise for ‘racist’ letterboxes article 9.20pm BST The Tory MP John Baron is sp...
22:26 2019-09-04

Jeremy Corbyn lambasted by Labour MPs in ‘worst meeting as leader’ MPs criticise Labour’s handling of Brexit and complaints of harassment and antisemitism Labour MPs tore into Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit strategy at a party meeting on Monday night, with several MPs loyal to the leadership saying they felt ashamed to vote for the party at the European elections and urgin...
00:00 2019-06-11

U.K. Lawmaker Rejects Jeremy Corbyn’s Call to Lead Caretaker Government Mr. Corbyn made the proposal with the aim of stopping a no-deal Brexit, but the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party said he could not be Britain’s leader because he would not command a majority in the House of Commons....
21:00 2019-08-16

Theresa May says she'll back Boris and calls for Jeremy Corbyn to quit in last PMQs THERESA May said she is “pleased” Boris Johnson will the next PM and dealt Jeremy Corbyn a brutal parting shot in her final Prime Minister’s Questions....
15:13 2019-07-24

Donald Trump: I turned down Jeremy Corbyn's request to meet – video Donald Trump has revealed he turned down a request from Jeremy Corbyn to meet, as the Labour leader joined a protest against his state visit and declined to attend a dinner hosted by the QueenTrump says he turned down Corbyn's request to meetLatest on Trump's state visit – live news Continue reading...
02:26 2019-06-05

The Londoner: Tony Blair blasts Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism Former PM says Labour leader is anti-Semitic but "doesn't think he is"/ James Cleverly and Matt Hancock show pulling power/ Grayson Perry on Glastonbury...
13:52 2019-06-05

Boris Johnson: Vote for Nigel Farage and you'll get Jeremy Corbyn Brexit Party hits Tory vote Labour wins Peterborough by-election More MPs show support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership contest Peterborough by-election winner hit by backlash over 'anti-Semitic' likes online...
14:13 2019-06-07

Brexit latest news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces sustained backlash as opposition parties 'demand' Parliament is not suspended A backlash against the PM's plan to prorogue Parliament further intensified this evening as opposition parties issued a joint statement against the action....
03:00 2019-08-30

Pompeo says White House will 'push back' against Jeremy Corbyn's anti-Semitism Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised Jewish leaders that the White House won’t wait for UK’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to become prime minister to “push back” against him and his actions that would make the life of Jews in Britain more difficult....
21:39 2019-06-11

Support for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour plummets to lowest level in polling history Support for the Labour Party has dropped to just 18%, pushing the party into fourth in an opinion poll for the first time. The result matches lowest score for the party since polling began in the 1940s. Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit strategy and his leadership more broadly remains under intense scrutiny. L...
04:39 2019-07-05

Boris Johnson appears to insult Jeremy Corbyn, calling him ‘big girl’s blouse’ Controversy erupted during the British Prime Minister's first PM Questions session, amid the losses he suffered before and after in trying to leave the European Union by Oct. 31, with or without a deal....
15:39 2019-09-05

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson fuels general election speculation as he prepares for Downing Street statement after cabinet meeting Boris Johnson's inner circle has gathered for a crunch cabinet meeting this evening to consider their response to MPs attempting to wrangle control of the Commons....
20:39 2019-09-02

If Boris Johnson quits, MPs should back Jeremy Corbyn to avoid no deal | Polly Toynbee It’s no use wishing for another leader of the opposition: we need a united alliance, and in this crisis he is stepping upWho’s afraid of Jeremy Corbyn? Unthinking, knee-jerk Corbynphobia is a danger in the precarious weeks ahead, as the country’s fate hangs by that red thread. As parliament is bruti...
20:26 2019-09-09

#expelmetoo: Jeremy Corbyn and deputy at war over European elections purge of Labour party members Jeremy Corbyn was hit by a revolt led by his deputy today over the expulsion of Labour members who voted for rival parties in the European elections....
16:52 2019-05-29

John McDonnell says he cried with joy when Jeremy Corbyn reached Labour leadership shortlist in 2015 Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has admitted that he cries "all the time" and burst into tears when Jeremy Corbyn reached the Labour leadership shortlist in 2015....
15:52 2019-06-01

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson heads to Scotland to continue campaign for early election as opposition leaders hold talks on preventing no-deal Boris Johnson will today continue campaigning for an election he is yet to successfully call, after a torrid day in which his brother resigned from Government over "torn loyalties"....
10:52 2019-09-06

European elections 2019: Nigel Farage, Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders have their say as results roll in Political leaders have reacted to the European election results after it emerged the Brexit Party and the Liberal Democrats were the biggest winners in the UK, punishing the Tories and Labour....
08:26 2019-05-27

Labour's proposal to make Jeremy Corbyn PM in emergency government is non-negotiable, says John McDonnell Labour's proposal that Jeremy Corbyn would serve as Prime Minister in a caretaker government is non-negotiable, shadow chancellor John McDonnell insisted today....
12:13 2019-08-19

Theresa May names Labour critic of Jeremy Corbyn, John Mann, as government adviser on anti-Semitism A Labour MP who is a fierce critic of party leader Jeremy Corbyn was today appointed government adviser on anti-Semitism by Theresa May in one of her final acts as Prime Minister....
18:52 2019-07-23

British Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn aims to usurp Boris Johnson to prevent no-deal EU exit British Labor Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn plans to hold a vote of no confidence for Prime Minister Boris Johnson and then install himself as interim leader to stop Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal....
15:39 2019-08-27

Labour pivots to support second EU referendum after election slump Labour has performed a dramatic pivot to support an EU referendum "now" because it is "highly unlikely" the party can force another general election....
01:00 2019-05-28

Sajid Javid says 'no, no, no' to second Brexit referendum Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has ruled out a second referendum, a general election and revoking Article 50 should he win the keys to Number 10....
13:00 2019-06-01

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
19:39 2019-05-21

Britain may need a second Brexit referendum, says former PM Cameron Former British prime minister David Cameron, who took the decision in 2016 to hold a referendum on the country's membership of the European Union, said another vote may be needed to resolve the Brexit impasse....
02:52 2019-09-14

India's Modi made the election a referendum on his leadership -- and it paid off In purely electoral terms, it is an extraordinary achievement. Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a clear victory in India's national elections....
10:39 2019-05-24

Tom Watson on Brexit: ‘Me leave Labour? It’s leaving me’ Deputy leader calls for party to back a second referendum and remaining in the EU Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has said he believes his party would be “leaving me” if it cannot fully endorse a second referendum, hours after giving a speech in which he said it should be the party of remain.Wat...
05:26 2019-06-18

Brexit too complicated for referendum, says Jared Diamond Why did Britain not look to other countries for examples of best practice, asks expertBrexit was too complex to be decided by referendum and should have been left in the hands of elected representatives, not voters, Jared Diamond has said.Speaking at the Hay festival on Saturday about his latest boo...
22:13 2019-06-01

The Latest: Lawmakers to get vote on new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s political debate as it attempts to leave the European Union (all times local): 4:30 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will get the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on Britain’s EU membership, as she tries to ge...
17:52 2019-05-21

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
19:13 2019-05-21

May's Brexit plan offers UK Parliament a vote on second referendum UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final attempt to get the troubled agreement across the line....
19:26 2019-05-21

MPs look to bring back May's Brexit deal with vote on referendum Cross-party majority moving closer as more current and ex-Tories open to idea, source saysMPs looking to stop no deal are exploring ways to bring back a version of Theresa May’s Brexit deal plus a vote on a second referendum in the last two weeks of October, amid concerns Boris Johnson will still tr...
23:00 2019-09-10

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says Britain’s next prime minister should hold a referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc...
14:39 2019-07-09

Jeremy Corbyn facing pressure to abandon plan to be 'caretaker' PM Jeremy Corbyn came under pressure from across the Commons today to abandon his bid to become Prime Minister of a caretaker government to prevent no-deal Brexit and instead step aside for a "unity" figurehead....
20:39 2019-09-02

Dominic Cummings 'stank of booze in Jeremy Corbyn stand-off' The controversial No 10 strategist behind Boris Johnson's hardball whipping tactics was said to have "stunk of booze" during a confrontation with Jeremy Corbyn at Westminster last night....
13:26 2019-09-04

Dominic Cummings 'stank of booze in Jeremy Corbyn confrontation' The controversial No 10 strategist behind Boris Johnson's hardball whipping tactics was said to have "stunk of booze" during a confrontation with Jeremy Corbyn at Westminster last night....
23:39 2019-09-04

Jeremy Corbyn 'must show his shame on anti-Semitism' Jeremy Corbyn was urged to show "anger and shame" for the anti-Semitism scandal engulfing Labour by one of the party's most respected grandees today....
14:26 2019-07-17

Jeremy Corbyn calls for crackdown on political donors 'corrupting democracy' Jeremy Corbyn has proposed a crackdown on the "influx of big money into politics" as he accused the Conservatives of being captured by donors who are "corrupting democracy"....
01:13 2019-08-18

Jeremy Corbyn says new Labour MP Lisa Forbes 'is not racist in any way' following calls for her to be suspended Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted that the party's newest MP Lisa Forbes is "not a racist in any way" following calls for her to be suspended....
18:00 2019-06-08

Theresa May offers MPs new referendum vote — but only if they approve her Brexit deal Theresa May on Tuesday offered U.K. lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on the country's membership in the European Union....
22:13 2019-05-21

U.K. Prime Minister’s Latest Brexit Compromise: A Chance for a Second Referendum (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will get the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on Britain’s EU membership, as she tries to get lawmakers to back her divorce deal with the European Union. May says Tuesday that an EU withdrawal agreement bill ...
18:52 2019-05-21

Laura Ingraham Schooled By Benjamin Watson In Deeply Satisfying Fox News Segment I swear that headline up there is not the result of late night Mad Libs. Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson was on Fox News with conservative shithead Laura Ingraham Monday to discuss a recent article by Jemele Hill. It became clear almost immediately that Watson was expected to share Ingraham’s sne...
11:52 2019-09-10

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in Labour's next election manifesto....
17:26 2019-07-15

UK Labour's trade union backers support second referendum on Brexit deal British trade union leaders linked to the opposition Labour Party have agreed to back a second referendum on any Brexit deal reached by the next Conservative prime minister or a no-deal exit, according to a copy of the agreement seen by Reuters....
21:52 2019-07-08

Northern Irish party surges in EU poll, seeks Brexit referendum Northern Ireland's cross-community Alliance Party won its first seat in the European Parliament in a surge it said furthered the case for a re-run of Britain's Brexit referendum....
22:39 2019-05-27

Britain's Labour Party Leader Warms to Referendum on Brexit Deal Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said Wednesday that any Brexit deal should be put to a referendum, the strongest signal yet that a major British political party is willing to officially back a vote that could cancel the U.K.’s exit from the European Union....
01:52 2019-05-30

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Donald Trump of spreading 'hate' as he makes speech at London demonstration Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Donald Trump of spreading "hatred" and "racism" while speaking at a major demonstration against the US President's state visit....
01:26 2019-06-05

Civil service to probe claims staff said Jeremy Corbyn would not be 'physically or mentally' up to being prime minister The civil service is set to launch a probe into claims senior officials said Jeremy Corbyn would not be "physically or mentally" up to the job of prime minister, Labour has said....
03:52 2019-07-04

UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum. The post UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:52 2019-05-21

Labour frontbencher Barry Gardiner denies second referendum is official Brexit policy A senior Labour frontbencher has denied the party's official stance on Brexit is to push for a second referendum despite a host of senior colleagues backing a new public vote....
17:39 2019-06-09

Theresa May could yet give us the ultimate parting gift: a Brexit referendum | Polly Toynbee The outgoing prime minister could blow away her detractors and say that too much is being decided by a tiny Tory electorateThe obscene sight of Tory leadership candidates splashing out cash by the bucketload is just one of the head-clutching, this-can’t-be-happening unbelievables of this extraordina...
21:39 2019-06-17

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' One of Jeremy Corbyn's allies was suspended from the Labour Party today for allegedly claiming that Israeli "agents" were whipping up allegations about anti-Semitism in the party....
13:13 2019-05-31

Get rid of PM's 'populist cabal', Labour's Corbyn backs new UK election Britain's Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday his opposition Labour Party wants a new election above all else to oust Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "phony, populist cabal", renewing his support for moves to stop a no-deal Brexit....
15:52 2019-09-02

UK PM is offering the 'poison of no deal' with election bid: Labour's Corbyn British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday of offering the "poison of a no deal" by calling on lawmakers to back holding an early election....
22:00 2019-09-04

UK Labour leader Corbyn: I am ready to fight an election British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Tuesday he was ready to fight an election and his priority was to prevent a no-deal Brexit, suggesting Labour could back any move by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to call an early poll....
16:26 2019-09-03

UK's Labour won't back an election until no-deal is off the table: Corbyn Britain's opposition Labour Party will not vote for an election until the possibility of a no-deal Brexit at the end of October has been taken off the table, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Monday....
01:13 2019-09-10

'Britain's Trump': Corbyn attacks Johnson in election pitch Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson of being "Britain's Trump, the fake populist and phoney outsider" as he urged voters to back Labour if a snap general election is called in the autumn....
16:13 2019-08-19

Corbyn asks for Johnson to be blocked from forcing no-deal during an election Jeremy Corbyn is demanding a block on Brexit during an autumn general election campaign, accusing Boris Johnson of plotting an abuse of power to force no deal....
07:13 2019-08-09

'Britain's Trump': Corbyn to attack Johnson in election pitch Jeremy Corbyn will today accuse Boris Johnson of being "Britain's Trump, the fake populist and phoney outsider" as he urges voters to back Labour if a snap general election is called in the autumn....
08:52 2019-08-19

Jeremy Corbyn to tell Queen 'we're taking over' if Boris Johnson loses no confidence vote, John McDonnell claims Jeremy Corbyn will go to Buckingham Palace in a cab to tell the Queen "we're taking over" if Boris Johnson loses a vote of no confidence, John McDonnell has claimed....
15:00 2019-08-08

Boris Johnson risks betraying EU referendum result by forcing through no-deal Brexit, Philip Hammond warns Boris Johnson risks betraying the EU referendum result if he forces through a no-deal Brexit by listening to "unelected" saboteurs, Philip Hammond has warned....
04:13 2019-08-14

Boris Johnson face questions in court over allegedly making misleading claims during 2016 Brexit referendum Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, was told to appear to court to face questions concerning alleged misconduct during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign....
19:52 2019-05-29

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have 10 MEPs, with vote share falling by 11 per cent - Green Party wins 7 MEPs - UKIP fails to take any ...
10:13 2019-05-27

Corbyn insists a no-deal Brexit can still be stopped Jeremy Corbyn has insisted a no-deal Brexit can be stopped - and MPs will act quickly to try and prevent it when they return from their summer break next week....
19:13 2019-08-29

Corbyn on collision course with Labour members over Brexit Leader in bid to stop pro-remain stance at election, but members force vote on issueJeremy Corbyn is on a collision course with Labour’s membership after he attempted to stop the party campaigning to remain in the EU at a general election.Before a crucial vote on Monday on whether the party should e...
06:39 2019-09-23

'Chlorinated chicken' and a 'big girl's blouse': UK PM Johnson taunts Corbyn on election A "chlorinated chicken" and a "big girl's blouse" - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson kicked off his first questions in parliament by goading opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for not backing a new general election....
22:00 2019-09-04

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong and that local leaders are more responsive to the Beijing government than to the territory's people....
19:52 2019-07-14

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'thorough' probe into civil servants claiming he is 'too frail' to be prime minister Jeremy Corbyn has called for a "speedy and thorough" independent probe after senior civil servants allegedly claimed that he is "too frail" to be prime minister....
11:26 2019-07-02

I will be guided by my Labour Party on Brexit, says UK leader Corbyn British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday he would be guided by his opposition party on how to campaign in a second Brexit referendum, pledging to offer voters a choice between staying in the European Union and a "credible" deal....
11:39 2019-09-22

Labour's Corbyn: Any new Brexit vote will not be 'Leave' or 'Remain' re-run Any new Brexit referendum should be about the terms of a deal struck with the European Union and not a repeat of the 2016 choice for Leave or Remain, opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Wednesday....
00:13 2019-05-30

Brexit: Corbyn under pressure to clarify backing for second vote Facing a Boris Johnson premiership, Labour shadow cabinet to debate its stanceJeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is set to debate Brexit on Monday, as the prospect of a Boris Johnson premiership accelerates Labour’s drift towards supporting a second referendum.Corbyn is coming under renewed pressure to ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Corbyn to outline Brexit strategy – but unlikely to back remain Labour leader under pressure from shadow cabinet over position on fresh referendumJeremy Corbyn plans to use a speech in the coming days to outline the latest evolution in Labour’s Brexit policy – but is expected to stop well short of the clarion call for remain demanded by his deputy, Tom Watson.Th...
01:13 2019-06-19

PMQs: Does May believe Hammond or Johnson on Brexit, Corbyn asks Jeremy Corbyn asks Theresa May who she believes - Philip Hammond, who is totally against a no-deal Brexit, or Boris Johnson, who is happy to accept one?...
16:00 2019-07-03

| Corbyn rallies opposition in bid to block no-deal Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will attempt to bridge deep divisions with other opposition parties on how to avoid Britain crashing out of the European Union on October 31....
17:39 2019-08-27

Britain's Corbyn to accuse Johnson of hijacking Brexit Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will accuse Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday of hijacking Brexit to lead Britain out of the European Union without a deal and shift power and wealth "to those at the top"....
01:13 2019-09-10

May and Corbyn may move to Brexit extremes to stop the bleeding It is customary on nights like last night, where both Labour and the Tories have performed badly, for political journalists to trot out the trusty, if glib cliche, that voters were saying "a plague on both your houses"....
07:26 2019-05-27

Senior Labour figures play down 'civil war' claims as Jeremy Corbyn 'held captive' by top aides Senior Labour figures have played down claims the party is in the grip of a "civil war" amid reports Jeremy Corbyn's top aides were accused of keeping the party leader "captive"....
13:13 2019-07-07

UK needs a new Brexit deal and new negotiating team, Jeremy Hunt says The United Kingdom needs a new EU divorce deal and a new negotiating team including prominent Conservative Brexit supporters and the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party, Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday....
09:52 2019-05-28

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next election, according to an ally of Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's ruling body....
16:13 2019-07-07

Offering UK a Brexit choice, Labour's Corbyn stays shy on his view Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn promised on Wednesday to offer Britain the choice of leaving the European Union with a "credible" deal or staying in the bloc if he wins power, but declined to say which side he favored....
16:13 2019-09-18

Corbyn faces showdown with Labour members over Brexit policy Labour members will get the chance to vote on the party adopting an outright pro-Remain position, despite Jeremy Corbyn pushing for Labour to delay a decision on its Brexit stance....
05:00 2019-09-23

Forcing a no-deal Brexit would be 'abuse of power', says Labour's Corbyn Forcing through a no-deal Brexit during an election campaign would be "an unprecedented, unconstitutional and anti-democratic abuse of power" by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday...
03:13 2019-08-09

Jeremy Hunt: I would tell bust businesses no-deal Brexit was worth it Tory hopeful ramps up rhetoric on EU exit and says he is most likely to make it happenJeremy Hunt has said he would willingly tell businesses that go bust because of a no-deal Brexit that their sacrifice was a necessary one, and that he will actively pursue such a course if a new departure plan look...
19:13 2019-06-30

Jeremy Hunt claims Merkel is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal Foreign secretary says chancellor told him Brussels would listen if new PM had ‘right approach’The Conservative leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has claimed Angela Merkel would be willing to renegotiate the UK’s Brexit deal and possibly the Irish border arrangements opposed by Eurosceptics.The foreign...
15:13 2019-06-09

Corbyn calls urgent meeting on tactics to halt no-deal Brexit Jeremy Corbyn has invited the leaders of other political parties from across parliament to an urgent meeting to discuss "all tactics available" to prevent a no-deal Brexit....
23:52 2019-08-21

Corbyn: Johnson plotting abuse of power to force no-deal Brexit Labour leader calls on top civil servant to spell out election rulesJeremy Corbyn has called on the UK’s most senior civil servant to intervene to stop Boris Johnson forcing a no-deal Brexit in the middle of an election campaign, amid rising signs the country is heading for the polls again this autu...
04:00 2019-08-09

UK PM candidate Gove: rushed no-deal Brexit would give Labour's Corbyn power Michael Gove, one of the leading contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said rushing into a no-deal Brexit could trigger a national election that would surely propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to power....
08:39 2019-06-06

Protesters clash with Indonesian police after election loss JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory in the Indonesian capital after the release of official election results. National Police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said protests turned violent late Tuesday a...
02:39 2019-05-22

Istanbul candidates clash on TV before election test for Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish democracy and the reach of President Tayyip Erdogan's AK party....
22:00 2019-06-16

Protesters, police clash in Indonesian capital after election The protesters tried to force their way into the downtown offices of the election supervisory agency late Tuesday and clashes have continued since then....
08:52 2019-05-22

Tory leadership vote news as it happened: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face off in digital hustings Leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been grilled as part of a digital hustings hosted on the Conservative Party's social media channels....
19:00 2019-06-27

6 dead after riots clash with police over Indonesia election results The clashes began Tuesday night when supporters of former Gen. Prabowo Subianto tried to force their way into the downtown offices of the election supervisory agency...
17:39 2019-05-22

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The city's governor reported six people killed and many more injured....
11:00 2019-05-22

EU election: AfD surge in eastern Germany sets up clash of cultures The far-right AfD has emerged as the strongest political party in Germany's formerly communist East. With the Greens winning big among young, urban voters though, the East-West divide looks set to deepen further....
00:01 2019-05-28

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime minister to "solve this problem."...
03:00 2019-07-02

In Looming Brexit Clash, U.K. Constitution Could Be the Loser Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
15:00 2019-08-14

UK PM hopefuls clash over how to win Brexit deal in TV debate Conservative candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May clashed on Sunday over how to win a deal to leave the European Union, with several saying they could win changes to an agreement the bloc says will not be reopened....
22:00 2019-06-16

Indonesia riots: protesters clash with security forces over election result Supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who lost the vote, set fire to vehicles in JakartaSupporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate have clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesian capital after the release of official election results.National P...
04:26 2019-05-22

Protesters, police clash in second night of post-election protests in Indonesia Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential election hit the capital for a second night....
17:52 2019-05-22

Indonesia riots: Six dead as protesters clash with troops over election results At least six people have been killed and 200 injured in riots in Jakarta as protests over Indonesia's newly announced election result spilled into violence....
12:52 2019-05-22

UK PM Johnson cancels meeting with Gauke due to diary clash: Sky News British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has canceled a meeting with former justice secretary David Gauke due to a diary clash, Sky News http://bit.ly/2HDj2c1 reported on Sunday....
04:52 2019-09-02

Brexit news latest: No-deal 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
09:52 2019-07-08

Tory candidates clash on whether Brexit can happen on 31 October Conservative leadership candidates have clashed over whether the UK can leave the EU on 31 October, on day two of the official race to be the next prime minister....
15:39 2019-06-11

Brexit clash over share trading would hit markets - UK watchdog Overlapping British and European Union share trading rules would damaged markets "to no good end" and can be avoided, Britain's top markets watchdog said on Monday....
11:00 2019-09-16

Opposition Demand On VVPATs Rejected By Election Body Day Before Counting The Opposition demand to tally the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail) slips with the Electronic Voting Machines before votes are counted tomorrow has been turned down by the Election Commission....
15:00 2019-05-22

General election will provide a 'once-in-a-generation chance' for political change, Corbyn says A general election triggered by Brexit will provide a "once-in-a-generation chance" for a change of direction in politics, Jeremy Corbyn is set to say on Monday....
02:00 2019-08-19

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face Brexit questions in Northern Ireland hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face further questions about their Brexit plans at a hustings in Northern Ireland as the race to Number 10 continues....
03:00 2019-07-02

British Leadership Rivals Take Brexit Position That Sets Up Clash With EU The two contenders to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister said during a debate that they want to ditch controversial proposals for managing the Irish border after Brexit, raising the risk of and abrupt and messy split with the bloc....
03:13 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Brexit clash over share trading would hit markets -UK watchdog Overlapping British and European Union share trading rules would damage markets "to no good end" and can be avoided, Britain's top markets watchdog said on Monday....
11:52 2019-09-16

Who Is 'Mr No Deal'?: Boris Johnson, Donald Tusk Clash Over Brexit At G7 Accusing one another of being "Mr No Deal", British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU Council President Donald Tusk exchanged accusations at the G7 summit Saturday over who will be to blame if......
02:13 2019-08-25

US briefing: Brexit clash, opioid settlements and Gillibrand drops out Thursday’s top story: Fury as Boris Johnson says he will suspend parliament with no-deal Brexit looming. Plus, why 500 million bees just died in BrazilSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:39 2019-08-29

Democratic debates: Biden and Harris set for rematch after spiky first clash – live news Frontrunner Biden to be challenged by Harris and Cory BookerSanders and Warren edged out moderates in first Detroit debateDebate preview: Biden, Harris and others prepare for rematch 12.33am BST Much ado has been made about Joe Biden’s role in crafting a “tough on crime” bill in 1994.The former vice...
01:39 2019-08-01

Protesters in Moscow Demand Inclusion of Opposition Candidates on Election Ballot (MOSCOW) — Around 1,000 people have gathered in central Moscow to demand that opposition candidates be included on ballots for an upcoming city parliament election in September. The rally was billed as a meeting between opposition leaders and their voters after signatures sponsoring several ca...
17:13 2019-07-14

Cross-party rebel alliance gears up for Brexit clash with Johnson Hastily convened group plans to force PM to seek article 50 extension if no deal is reachedRebel MPs from across the political spectrum are gearing up for a historic parliamentary clash next week, after Boris Johnson announced plans to suspend parliament for a critical five-week period in the run-up...
05:39 2019-08-29

Pound falls to lowest level in three years as Brexit clash looms Sterling has not been weaker since 1985, barring ‘flash crash’ in 2016, with no deal major riskPound plunges below $1.20 as snap election speculation swirls – business liveThe pound fell below $1.20 to its weakest level in three years at one point on Tuesday before recovering losses after Boris John...
02:52 2019-09-04

| Military build-up in the Gulf | Hunt, Johnson clash: WATCH the top world news videos US eyes military coalition in the Gulf | Hunt and Johnson clash over handling of UK ambassador's leaked emails; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
06:52 2019-07-10

David Miliband describes Brexit 'mess' a 'wrecking ball' as he calls for second referendum Former Labour foreign secretary David Miliband described Brexit as a "wrecking ball at the constitution of the country" before arguing for a second referendum....
15:52 2019-06-23

No-deal Brexit: cross-party rebel alliance gears up for clash with Johnson Hastily convened group plans to force PM to seek article 50 extension if no deal is reachedFollow all the day’s political developments liveRebel MPs from across the political spectrum are gearing up for a historic parliamentary clash next week, after Boris Johnson announced plans to suspend parliame...
09:13 2019-08-29

Farage delivers Brexit demand letter to Downing Street Nigel Farage marked Theresa May's last day as Conservative leader by visiting Downing Street to hand-deliver a fresh demand for his Brexit Party to be involved in EU negotiations....
18:00 2019-06-07

PS4 good news, Sony's special DualShock controllers are back by popular demand Sony are once again selling two of their fan favourite controllers, including the Special Edition Crystal and Special Edition Steel Black Dualshock 4....
22:26 2019-08-09

You're hired! Lord Sugar backs Johnson despite Brexit jail demand Lord Sugar has backed Boris Johnson as the next prime minister - despite having previously suggested he should be jailed for misleading the public over Brexit....
20:26 2019-06-14

Debt and dollar in demand, sterling and stocks stricken on trade war and Brexit Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom dampened appetite for equities on Wednesday while keeping alive interest in the dollar and government bonds....
11:39 2019-07-17

British lawmakers vote to demand government hand over Brexit documents British lawmakers voted on Monday to demand the government publish documents relating to its planning for a no-deal Brexit and private communications from government officials involved in a decision to suspend parliament....
22:00 2019-09-09

Jeremy Hunt risks 'slip-sliding' from Brexit into second vote, warn Team Boris Boris Johnson's campaign team launched a ferocious attack on Jeremy Hunt today, saying he presented a risk of "slip-sliding" from Brexit and into a second referendum....
12:39 2019-07-01

Tory leadership battle: Five candidates clash over Brexit as Dominic Raab insists next PM could suspend Parliament Five Tory leadership candidates clashed over Brexit in a fiery televised debate after Dominic Raab insisted the option of suspending Parliament should stay on the table....
00:00 2019-06-17

Tech news roundup: FedEx sues DOC, skilled workers are in demand, and how companies stay relevant This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a Verizon error leads to massive outages, Apple's plan to hire 2,000 employees, and five ways robots impact our lives....
20:13 2019-06-27

Tech news roundup: FedEx sues the DOC, skilled workers are in demand, and how companies stay relevant This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a Verizon error leads to massive outages, Apple's plan to hire 2,000 employees, and five ways robots impact our lives....
20:13 2019-06-27

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he'd rather be 'dead in a ditch' than request Brexit delay... as he pays tribute to 'fantastic' brother Jo Boris Johnson said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for an extension to Brexit as he paid tribute to his "fantastic" brother Jo following his shock resignation today....
06:52 2019-09-06

Trump blasts Fox News election coverage President Donald Trump, at a rally in Pennsylvania, criticized Fox News' for hosting town hall meetings with Democratic presidential candidates. (May 21)        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

The Londoner: Fake news fears for snap election In today's diary: Fake news fears for snap election | Out of the EU referendum campaign comes a happy union | Pierce Brosnan has had enough of the boys | Phoebe Waller-Bridge toasts Sir Ian McKellan...
14:26 2019-09-09

UK's Johnson wants any Brexit transition to end before next election Boris Johnson wants Britain to have completed any Brexit transition period and fully left the European Union "well before" the next scheduled election in 2022, the favourite to be the next prime minister said on Wednesday....
06:13 2019-07-18

British PM May in peril over Brexit on EU election day Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still riven by divisions over its EU divorce....
10:26 2019-05-23

Fake news: US braced for new wave of misinformation in 2020 election Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly affected their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake news as a bigger threat to the country than terrorism, illegal immigration, violent crime or racism, ...
16:00 2019-06-07

Remain v hard Brexit: what the UK's EU election results tell us Both sides of Brexit divide have claimed victory, but the truth is far from conclusiveNews and analysis - live updatesThe European election results have left those on all sides of the Brexit divide claiming victory. Here we analyse the results and what they mean for leave and remain. Continue readin...
14:26 2019-05-27

Sort Brexit and win election: Five things on the next PM's to-do list Only three candidates - Boris Johnson, Esther McVey and Rory Stewart -  have so far formally declared their intention to stand for the Tory leadership. ...
09:52 2019-05-24

Johnson Vows Oct. 31 Brexit as Second Election Bid Fails British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the EU on Oct. 31—even as a law came into force preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement and Parliament again rejected his bid to call an election before then....
13:26 2019-09-10

Election is the only way to break Brexit deadlock, says UK's Johnson An election is the only way to break the deadlock over Brexit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told parliament on Monday, ahead of a vote on whether a snap election should be held....
01:13 2019-09-10

Brexit Party Fails To Win First Seat In UK By-Election Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party failed to win its first seat in Britain's parliament as it lost out to the main opposition Labour Party in a crunch by-election, results on Friday......
13:52 2019-06-07

Why Boris Johnson Lost His Bid for a New Election Before Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt two harsh rebukes in a showdown with Parliament this week over his plans to take a hard line in Brexit negotiations with the E.U. First, a “rebel alliance” of opposition lawmakers and members of Johnson’s own Conservative Party voted Tues...
08:26 2019-09-05

Factbox: It's all about Brexit: The United Kingdom's EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is on course to win Thursday's European parliamentary election in the United Kingdom while pro-European Union parties remain divided....
13:13 2019-05-22

A Boris Brexit, election or all-out rebellion - what will happen next? When the pilot of a plane announces suddenly over the intercom that "this is a completely normal procedure", you know it's time to check the safety card and hope the bloke in the row in front doesn't block your way to the emergency exit slide when the lights go out and the smoke starts to roll down ...
03:00 2019-08-30

Fox News Poll: High interest in election, Democrats top Trump in matchups Fifty-nine percent of voters are extremely interested in the 2020 presidential election. That’s a number typically only seen right before an election....
00:26 2019-09-19

News Analysis: It Was Supposed to Be Australia’s Climate Change Election. What Happened? On Saturday, in a result that stunned most analysts, voters re-elected the conservative coalition that has long resisted plans to sharply cut down on carbon emissions and coal....
17:52 2019-05-21

Britain's Hammond says election may not solve the Brexit deadlock A national election may not resolve Britain's Brexit impasse, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday, adding that he wanted parliament to be able to resolve the issue itself under a successor to Prime Minister Theresa May....
10:26 2019-05-30

Could there still be an early UK general election and have MPs blocked no-deal Brexit? Boris Johnson's Brexit plans have suffered a series of blows in the Commons as MPs backed no-deal prevention legislation before refusing to grant him his desired general election....
11:13 2019-09-05

UK's Labour wants election but only if no-deal Brexit stopped: Chakrabarti Britain's opposition Labour Party wants an election as soon as possible but the "sequencing" has to be right to ensure a no-deal Brexit was blocked first, the party's top legal policy chief Shami Chakrabarti said on Tuesday....
09:52 2019-09-03

No 10 refuses to rule out election shortly after 31 October Brexit Downing St indicates that snap election is possibility if Boris Johnson loses confidence voteNo 10 has not ruled out scheduling an election in the immediate days after leaving the EU on 31 October if Boris Johnson is forced into one by the loss of a confidence motion, according to party sources.Spec...
17:26 2019-08-08

| British PM to call election for Oct 14 if MPs defeat him on Brexit: official British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for a general election to be held on October 14 if he is defeated in a parliamentary vote on his Brexit strategy to be held on Tuesday, a senior government official said on Monday....
08:39 2019-09-03

UK's 'Mr. Brexit' Nigel Farage eyes EU election success With Brexit postponed, the UK is holding European Parliament elections. Supporters of Nigel Farage's new party are hoping for a strong showing. DW's Birgit Maass reports from Wales on an unusual campaign season....
14:39 2019-05-21

Brexit Chaos Points to a General Election. Here’s How It Would Work The U.K. is poised to hold its third general election in four years, as new Prime Minister Boris Johnson gambles that reshuffling the deck will help him carry out his vision of Brexit. He’s locked in a face-off with lawmakers convinced that crashing out of the European Union without any formal agree...
17:52 2019-09-10

Election results reveal UK's deepening polarisation over Brexit Nearly three years after the UK voted by a narrow majority to leave the EU, the Brexit Party - formed just six weeks ago - topped the polls in the UK's elections to the European Parliament, providing a further signal of Britain's deepening polarisation over the issue of Brexit....
07:26 2019-05-27

Brexit latest: What happens next? What was the MPs' vote about? Will there be a general election? The longest parliamentary session in UK history will come to an end on Monday night as the country lurches ever closer to the October Brexit deadline....
12:13 2019-09-10

Brexit Highlights From a Momentous Day: Parliament Rejects New Election Prime Minister Boris Johnson was rebuffed in his second try for a general election on the same day legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit gained formal approval....
03:39 2019-09-10

Brexit weekly briefing: snap election looks increasingly likely MPs plot to thwart a no-deal exit as the do-or-die rhetoric from Boris Johnson hardensWelcome to the Guardian’s weekly Brexit briefing. If you would like to receive this as a weekly email, sign up here. You can also catch our monthly Brexit Means … podcast here. And for daily updates, head to Andrew...
11:39 2019-08-13

UK PM candidate Hunt says Brexit deal is only way to avoid an election The only way Britain can avoid a national election is to leave the European Union with a deal, Jeremy Hunt, a candidate to be the country's next prime minister, said on Sunday....
13:39 2019-06-09

Brexit: UK rejects early election, Parliament to be suspended A dramatic day in Westminster has come to a close, with UK lawmakers rejecting a call from PM Johnson for an early election and passing a law delaying Brexit. Johnson is expected to suspend Parliament....
02:52 2019-09-10

PM 'planning snap election' if MPs block no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson has said there are "no circumstances" in which he will ask for another Brexit delay, as he prepares for a parliamentary showdown with MPs....
21:26 2019-09-02

U.K.'s Johnson Hints at Snap Election in Brexit Ultimatum The chances of an early British general election to resolve a three-year impasse over Brexit appeared to rise as Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched a broadside at lawmakers seeking to thwart his Brexit plans....
13:26 2019-09-03

U.K. Lawmakers Batter Johnson Again, Defying Him on Brexit and Election After lawmakers seized control of Brexit from the prime minister, they doubled down by rejecting his request for an October election. Though a setback for Mr. Johnson, it may be only temporary....
05:13 2019-09-05

Brexit: U.K. Parliament to Be Suspended After Vote on General Election Legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit is expected to gain formal approval today, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to be rebuffed in his second try for a general election....
16:00 2019-09-09

Brexit: UK rejects early election, suspends Parliament UK lawmakers have rejected a call from PM Johnson for an early election and passed a law delaying Brexit. The UK government suspended Parliament until mid-October, nearly two weeks before a October 31 Brexit deadline....
03:13 2019-09-10

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspberry-picking robotNigel Farage’s Brexit party will be sending 29 MEPs to Brussels as, having come out ...
04:39 2019-05-28

Britons think Johnson best PM to secure Brexit and win election - poll The public prefer Boris Johnson to Jeremy Hunt as next prime minister - and see Mr Johnson as the Conservatives' best hope of winning a general election, according to a Sky Data poll....
09:00 2019-06-21

Labour MP says party will not agree to an election before the Brexit deadline British Shadow Justice Minister Yasmin Qureshi claimed Prime Minister Boris Johnson was counting down the time so that he could take the U.K. out of the EU without a deal....
09:26 2019-09-04

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk....
01:52 2019-05-29

President Trump's Re-Election Rally Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup Last week President Trump announced his bid for re-election. The internet also got into a heated discussion about the definition of concentration camps....
15:26 2019-06-23

Tory leadership candidates: Matt Hancock calls delivering Brexit 'critical' - but Jeremy Hunt says no-deal would be 'political suicide' Tory leadership hopeful Matt Hancock says it is "mission critical" to deliver Brexit before a general election takes place after the party's humiliating performance at the European elections....
13:00 2019-05-28

Nigel Farage wants a role in Brexit negotiations, prepares for UK election Nigel Farage, elected as a member of the European Parliament for the Brexit Party, said he wanted his team involved in Brexit negotiations and that he was preparing for a general election....
04:13 2019-05-27

UK lawmakers should face up to election after voting for Brexit delay: PM's spokeswoman British lawmakers should consider whether they will face up to a national election after they passed legislation to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek a delay to Brexit and frustrate his plans for an Oct. 31 departure, his spokeswoman said....
13:39 2019-09-06

U.K. Lawmakers Defy Johnson on Election, Delivering Another Brexit Blow After lawmakers seized control of Brexit from the prime minister, they doubled down by rejecting his request for an October election. Though a setback for Mr. Johnson, it may be only temporary....
23:39 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson loses bid for new election amid Brexit defeats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday was denied a snap general election — one he called after losing two votes that blocked him from taking Britain out of the EU without a deal. The leader was humiliated as rebels from his own party turned against him and voted to take the no-deal...
07:26 2019-09-05

UK PM Johnson vows to get Brexit deal after losing election vote again British Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to secure a divorce deal with the European Union at a crucial summit in October, after lawmakers voted for a second time to reject his bid to hold a snap election....
02:26 2019-09-10

Johnson Vows Oct. 31 Brexit as Law Rules Out No Deal, Election Bid Fails British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the EU on Oct. 31—even as a law came into force preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement and Parliament again rejected his bid to call an election before then....
06:52 2019-09-10

Brexit Live Updates: Battles Over Deadlines and a General Election Legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit is expected to gain formal approval today, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to be rebuffed in his second try for a general election....
11:13 2019-09-09

Brexit party tops Westminster election poll for first time Survey by Opinium suggests Nigel Farage would be 20 seats short of a majority, with Conservatives reduced to 26 MPsNigel Farage’s Brexit party has surged into first place as voters’ favourites, according to a new poll. It is the first time the party has achieved top position in a national poll. The ...
22:39 2019-06-01

| Johnson faces UK election test as Brexit battle looms Britain's Boris Johnson faces his first test at the ballot box in a by-election that could reduce his parliamentary majority to one, making it harder to enact his Brexit plan....
12:26 2019-08-01

Brexit: Deutsche would ditch bearish sterling bet if election called for Oct. 14 Deutsche Bank said on Tuesday it would drop its bearish bet on sterling should Prime Minister Boris Johnson call a general election for Oct. 14, as UK lawmakers braced for a showdown over the nation's exit from the European Union....
16:26 2019-09-03

UK PM Johnson to hold election soon after Brexit if lawmakers sink government: FT British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold an election in the days following Brexit if lawmakers sink his government with a vote of no-confidence, the FT reported on Thursday, citing unidentified senior aides to the prime minister....
15:00 2019-08-08

British PM Johnson's own brother quits on eve of Brexit election campaign British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to kick off what is in effect an election campaign casting parliament as the enemy of Brexit was overshadowed on Thursday when his younger brother quit the government, citing the national interest....
23:00 2019-09-05

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - Results of EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party romped to victory in the European Parliament election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party losing support across the country....
16:13 2019-05-27

UK PM Johnson threatens election ahead of Brexit battle in parliament Prime Minister Boris Johnson implicitly warned lawmakers on Monday that he would seek an election if they tied his hands on Brexit, ruling out ever countenancing a further delay to Britain's departure from the European Union....
08:39 2019-09-03

UK's Boris Johnson To Call Election If MPs Vote Against Brexit Strategy British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call an election for October 14 if MPs vote against his Brexit strategy, a top official said Monday on the eve of a parliamentary showdown....
02:39 2019-09-03

Brexit Party Falls Short in Its First Parliamentary Election Challenge The U.K.’s opposition Labour Party fended off the upstart euroskeptic Brexit Party during a by-election touted as a litmus test for a protest movement that threatens to reshape British politics....
12:13 2019-06-07

Farage warns Tories Brexit party could win general election Failure to leave EU is ‘very obvious’ reason for party’s European election successLatest results across the UKFull results across EuropeNews and analysis - live updatesNigel Farage has warned the Conservative leadership candidates he could win the next general election if they fail to deliver Brexit...
10:52 2019-05-27

Election speculation mounts in Britain on eve of 'last chance' Brexit battle Prime Minister Boris Johnson summoned ministers to a meeting on Monday, stoking speculation he could call an election if parliament defeats the government over a Brexit plan opponents fear could push the United Kingdom into a ruinous no-deal exit....
15:52 2019-09-02

Farage offers Johnson no-deal Brexit election pact Nigel Farage has told Sky News his Brexit Party will stand down candidates against the Conservatives if Boris Johnson calls an election and backs a no-deal divorce with the EU....
15:13 2019-08-27

PM Johnson to tell EU's Tusk UK won't pay £39 billion under no-deal Brexit: Sky News British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to tell European Council head Donald Tusk that the UK will only pay 9 billion pounds ($11.05 billion) instead of the 39 billion pounds ($47.88 billion) liability agreed by former Prime Minister Theresa May under a no-deal Brexit, Sky News early on Sun...
08:13 2019-08-25

Bercow allows emergency Brexit debate – live news Crucial vote expected after 9pm as rebel MPs seek to thwart no-deal BrexitPhillip Lee quits, leaving PM without a majorityJohnson: back me or face election Hammond preparing for political ‘fight of a lifetimeGreening to quit as Tory MP at next election 6.47pm BST Chris Philp is now proposing his 10-...
19:52 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson claims: 'We have a way to get Brexit done' – live news Follow the latest fallout from decision to suspend parliament amid mounting fears about a no-deal Brexit Scottish judge refuses to make emergency order stopping prorogationThen and now: what senior Tories say about proroguing parliamentTime to step up tempo of Brexit talks, says bullish Boris Johnso...
15:26 2019-08-30

Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit plan ‘will trigger early election’ Top Tories say attempt to appease hardliners means coalition of support for his leadership bid will not survive the autumnBoris Johnson’s attempts to appease hardline Tory Brexiters will tilt the party into a “disastrous general election” that could be just months away, senior Conservatives are warn...
00:52 2019-06-16

Snap election on horizon after UK lawmakers vote to block 'no-deal' Brexit The British parliament voted on Wednesday to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31, but rejected his first bid to call a snap election two weeks before the scheduled exit....
01:13 2019-09-05

U.K. Lawmakers Vote to Delay Brexit and Bar Snap Election, Foiling Johnson British lawmakers imposed twin defeats on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, frustrating his signature effort to take Britain out of the European Union at the end of October and thwarting his push for a quick election....
04:39 2019-09-05

Latest Brexit updates explained: Could there still be a general election and have MPs blocked no-deal? Boris Johnson's Brexit plans have suffered a series of blows in the Commons as MPs backed no-deal prevention legislation before refusing to grant him his desired general election....
01:13 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson Loses First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union joined forces and won. The loss for the British leader will cut his parliamentary majority to one....
00:00 2019-08-04

U.K. Opposition Unites to Deny Boris Johnson Snap Brexit Election (LONDON) — Britain’s bedeviling Brexit dilemma intensified Friday, as opposition parties refused to support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for an election until he secures a delay to Britain’s exit from the European Union — something he vows he’ll never do. J...
21:52 2019-09-06

Brexit crisis grows as opposition rejects snap election call Britain’s opposition parties say they won’t support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for an election when it comes to a vote next week, piling more pressure on Britain’s embattled leader...
17:26 2019-09-06

Opposition parties agree to block election until Brexit delay secured Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders commit to voting down snap election plan on MondayLatest Brexit developments – live updatesOpposition parties have agreed to reject Boris Johnson’s attempt to trigger a snap election for a second time on Monday, making it increasingly unlikely a poll will be hel...
16:39 2019-09-06

British PM Begins Election Campaign As Parliament Blocks No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties trying to block a 'no-deal' Brexit as defeatists......
16:39 2019-09-05

British opposition parties discuss PM Johnson's Brexit election gamble British opposition parties will discuss on Friday how to respond to Boris Johnson's bid to call a snap election, after the prime minister said he would rather die in a ditch than delay the planned Oct. 31 departure from the European Union....
13:39 2019-09-06

Nigel Farage says Brexit Party ‘doing well’ as European election results pour in NIGEL Farage’s Brexit Party is on course for a solid victory in the European Elections as both Labour and the Conservatives appear to have suffered a massive public backlash....
02:26 2019-05-27

After election disaster, Britain's main parties to offer Brexit clarity Britain's two main parties promised on Monday to work to resolve the deadlock over Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage at European elections....
13:52 2019-05-27

Boris Johnson Faces First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union have joined forces. A loss for the British leader would cut his parliamentary majority to one....
16:26 2019-08-01

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - early results of the EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to sweep to victory in the European election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party losing support across the country, early results showed....
04:13 2019-05-27

British Conservative MPs warned against blocking no-deal Brexit: Sky News Britain's Conservative lawmakers have been warned by party officials that their party whip would be withdrawn if they attempt to block a no-deal Brexit, Sky News http://bit.ly/2HDgmeO reported on Sunday, citing a source....
04:52 2019-09-02

| US border | Brexit: WATCH the top world news videos for today Senate approves its own border aid bill amid photo outrage | Johnson refuses to rule out suspending Parliament to force through Brexit; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
20:00 2019-06-27

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October election if rebels succeed, says government source – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against him on BrexitBoris Johnson says he will never ask EU for further Brexit delayFull text of Johnson statement outside No 10Tony Blair’s Brexit speech - S...
21:52 2019-09-02

UK PM May's party faces worst ever election result amid Brexit crisis: poll British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is facing its worst ever general election result if a vote were held now, according to a new opinion poll, as voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit will punish the main political parties....
03:26 2019-05-31

As prospect of election looms, British lawmakers begin no-deal Brexit battle Lawmakers will decide on Tuesday whether to move Britain one step closer to a snap election when they vote on the first stage of their plan to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from pursuing a no-deal Brexit....
08:39 2019-09-03

After EU election disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage and other smaller parties in European elections....
16:13 2019-05-27

British PM Johnson kicks off election campaign as parliament blocks no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties trying to block a 'no-deal' Brexit as defeatists surrendering to the European Union....
12:52 2019-09-05

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, rejects call for early election British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition abstained from the vote. The PM called for an early election, saying he has lost a governing majority....
07:00 2019-09-05

Brexit: Queen consents to suspension of parliament for five weeks – live news Government will prorogue parliament in September, with Queen’s speech on 14 OctoberFull report: Suspension could prevent attempts to block no-deal BrexitQ&A: What is prorogation and why is Boris Johnson using it?Tom Kibasi: Boris Johnson wants a ‘people v parliament’ election 5.11pm BST We’d like to...
18:26 2019-08-28

Brexit: John Bercow to step down as Speaker by 31 October – live news PM meets Irish counterpart to discuss backstop before returning to London for another attempt to force October electionBoris Johnson ‘sabotage’ letter to EU ‘would break law’EU is losing patience with Britain, warns Dutch ministerBoris Johnson/Leo Varadkar press conference - snap verdict 3.42pm BST ...
16:52 2019-09-09

Brexit: chaos as ceremony to suspend parliament begins – live news Last day of parliament also sees prime minister forced to publish no-deal plans MPs order Johnson to hand over aides’ messages about prorogationJohn Bercow to step down as Speaker by 31 OctoberSix ways Boris Johnson could evade block on no-deal Brexit 1.42am BST The group – including Bercow and Blac...
02:52 2019-09-10

Brexit news latest: MPs set to resume what has become longest parliamentary session in UK history MPs are returning to the Commons to resume what is now the longest session of Parliament ever held in the UK as the country remains in deadlock over Brexit....
01:26 2019-06-05

| Hong Kong protest fallout | Trump re-election kickoff: WATCH the top world news videos for today Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers call on Carrie Lam to step down | In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, Aids cures; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
07:39 2019-06-19

David Gauke warns Boris Johnson will lose election if he panders to Brexit hardliners Departing Justice Secretary David Gauke warned Boris Johnson today that he will lose the next general election if he allows Brexiteers to purge the party of Centrists....
12:13 2019-07-24

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Call a New General Election After Brexit Defeat (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will call for new general election. Johnson spoke Tuesday night after suffering a major defeat in Parliament when rebels seized control of the Brexit agenda. He says he will call for a new general election shortly. The measure will need a...
03:52 2019-09-04

Britain’s Johnson signals he could call a snap election if opponents block his Brexit plan A general election would be a serious gamble for the new prime minister and his opponents in the bitter fight that has raged in Britain since 2016, when a slim majority voted to leave the European Union....
10:39 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson will seek a general election if Parliament votes to block a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson will call a general election on October 14 rather than delay Brexit a senior government source has confirmed. Speaking outside Downing Street, Johnson said he did not want an election, but would not request another Brexit extension under any circumstances. A senior government source co...
23:13 2019-09-02

Boris Johnson Booed By Anti-Brexit Protesters Skips News Conference British Prime Minister Boris Johnson skipped a joint media conference with his Luxembourg counterpart Monday after holding Brexit talks with the European Commission chief that offered no breakthrough....
19:26 2019-09-16

Brexit news: Geoffrey Cox under pressure to say whether ministers will comply with law aimed at blocking no deal Attorney General Geoffrey Cox was today being urged to say whether the Government believed in following the rule of law after ministers cast confusion over whether they would abide by a bill aimed at blocking no deal....
20:39 2019-09-02

Brexit news latest: Theresa May clings onto power after 1922 Committee meeting Theresa May is still clinging onto power after the executive of the 1922 Committee failed to agree a rule change which would allow a fresh bid to oust her....
20:39 2019-05-22

Brexit: MPs debate move to force publication of no-deal papers – live news Debate comes before second attempt by Boris Johnson to force October general electionJohn Bercow to step down as Speaker by 31 OctoberSix ways Boris Johnson could evade block on no-deal BrexitBrexit extension: would the EU grant one if the UK requests it?UK parliament’s prorogation: all your questio...
20:26 2019-09-09

Brexit: Amber Rudd says no evidence Boris Johnson trying to get deal with EU – live news Rudd replaced by Thérèse Coffey as work and pensions secretary while Johnson vows to plough on with Brexit by 31 October 1.03pm BST In his Marr interview, the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell confirmed that Labour is considering giving private tenants the right to buy their homes.He said:We are exp...
14:26 2019-09-08

Wall Street buoyed by China data, Hong Kong and Brexit news Wall Street's main indexes rebounded on Wednesday, after robust economic data from China, easing tensions in Hong Kong and British lawmakers' approval of a law to delay Brexit provided some optimism to investors worried about global growth....
22:26 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson risks landmark Brexit defeat as MPs prepare for key vote amid election threat Key vote tonight after PM's election threat Rebel Hammond vows: We have numbers to win Savage blast by Justine Greening as she stands down Read our live updates HERE...
22:13 2019-09-03

Liberal Democrats top election poll as support for Tories and Labour plunges amid Brexit backlash The Liberal Democrats have surged into first place ahead of the Tories and Labour in a poll on how Britons would vote if a general election was to be held now....
05:26 2019-05-31

Brexit news: Tories round on Luxembourg PM for attack on conference no-show Boris Johnson Tory MPs have rounded on Luxembourg's leader Xavier Bettel after he took aim at Boris Johnson, who failed to appear at their scheduled joint press conference....
06:26 2019-09-17

Brexit: Angela Merkel gives Boris Johnson 30 days to come up with solution to backstop - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 6.54pm BST Here are the main points from the press conference.If one is able to solve this conundrum, if one finds this solution, we said we would probably find it in the next two years to come but we can also maybe find it in the n...
22:13 2019-08-21

Brexit news: Tory MPs could end your premiership over no-deal, Dominic Grieve warns Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has been warned by Tory former attorney general Dominic Grieve that Conservative MPs could push him out of office in October if he becomes prime minister and tries to leave the EU without a deal....
16:26 2019-06-22

Brexit news latest: Labour-affiliated unions agree party should back second vote Labour-affiliated union chiefs have agreed the party should support a second referendum on any Brexit deal as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn to change tack....
04:00 2019-07-09

Brexit news latest: David Cameron says Boris Johnson only backed Leave to further career David Cameron has launched another stinging attack on Boris Johnson, claiming the Prime Minister "didn't believe" in Brexit and only backed the Leave campaign to further his career....
20:00 2019-09-15

British PM Johnson cancels Luxembourg news conference amid anti-Brexit protests British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg on Monday, after both sides disputed how much progress has been made for a deal to leave the EU....
02:13 2019-09-17

Brexit: Bercow grants emergency debate on publication of no-deal documents – live news Motion put forward by Dominic Grieve comes ahead of another attempt by Boris Johnson to force October electionJohn Bercow to step down as Speaker by 31 OctoberSix ways Boris Johnson could evade block on no-deal BrexitBrexit extension: would the EU grant one if the UK requests it?UK parliament’s pror...
18:26 2019-09-09

British lawmakers advance bill to block 'no-deal' Brexit, oppose Boris Johnson's call for new election British lawmakers in the House of Commons passed a bill Wednesday to block the United Kingdom from leaving the European Union without an agreement in place, and later opposed a push from Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a new election in October....
11:13 2019-09-05

Brexit news latest: UK will refuse any delay offer, Boris Johnson to tell Jean-Claude Juncker The UK will refuse any offer of a Brexit delay beyond the current October 31 deadline, Boris Johnson is to tell European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker today....
06:26 2019-09-17

Japanese shares jump to 1-month high on Hong Kong, Brexit, US-China trade news Japanese shares advanced to a one month-high on Thursday as investors cheered some easing tension in Hong Kong, British lawmakers' vote against a "no-deal" Brexit and signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks....
08:52 2019-09-05

| Japan mass stabbing | Brexit party success: WATCH the top World news videos for today Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan | EU Elections final result: Brexit Party win 29 seats in record haul; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:26 2019-05-28

Brexit: Boris Johnson rejects claim he is making Conservative party extreme – live news The prime minister has told his cabinet he is a liberal Tory running a one nation governmentAnalysis: Johnson still ahead in the polls - but by how much?Harman vows to be ‘scrupulously neutral’ if elected as Speaker‘Six votes, six defeats’: how the press covered Monday in parliament 3.20pm BST As Jo...
16:39 2019-09-10

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson risks row by holding back key details of plan on backstop Boris Johnson risked a row at his first meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker today by refusing to hand over "concrete" details demanded by the European Union of British alternatives to the backstop....
06:26 2019-09-17

| NYPD fires chokehold officer | Brexit pledge: WATCH the top world news videos for today NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner | Johnson to EU: Let's replace Irish backstop with alternative Brexit pledge; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
12:13 2019-08-20

Brexit: Boris Johnson gives speech after brother Jo quits citing 'national interest'– live news PM’s brother cites ‘unresolvable tension’ between ‘family loyalty and the national interest’ as he announces he will resign as MP and ministerLords agree to rule out filibusterHow the papers covered Johnson’s horror day in CommonsExplainer: is no deal blocked? Is an election happening? 4.54pm BST Bo...
18:13 2019-09-05

Parliament suspension: Ruth Davidson resigns, acknowledging 'conflict I have felt over Brexit' – live news Petition calling for parliament not to be suspended reaches more than 1.3m signatures as Davidson quits as Scottish Tory leaderFull story: Davidson quits as Scottish Conservative leader‘Mad suggestion’: how Tory ministers once viewed call to prorogueThe Guardian view on proroguing parliament: an aff...
13:39 2019-08-29

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson braces for showdown as rebel MPs launch bid to block no-deal Boris Johnson today faces a showdown in the Commons which could lead to a snap general election if rebel MPs seize control of parliamentary proceedings....
07:52 2019-09-03

| Brexit breakthrough | Separated migrant children suffer trauma: WATCH the top world news videos for today Breakthrough announced in House of Lords over Bill to block no-deal Brexit | Report: Separated migrant children suffered trauma; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
15:13 2019-09-05

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson will challenge law blocking no-deal in court, reveals Dominic Raab Boris Johnson will go to court to challenge the law passed to block a no-deal Brexit and force the Prime Minister to seek a delay from the EU, the foreign secretary has said....
11:39 2019-09-08

| Dorian hits Carolina | US aims for post-Brexit UK deal: WATCH the top world news videos for today Dorian grazes Carolina coast, aims for Outer Banks | Mike Pence: As soon as Brexit is done, America is in; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
10:00 2019-09-06

Brexit: Labour to force vote on motion allowing MPs to pass bill ruling out no-deal – live news All the day’s politics news as three more Tory leadership candidates – Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Rory Stewart – launch their campaignsAndrea Leadsom’s campaign launch - SummaryMark Harper’s camnpaign launch - SummaryLabour to force vote on motion to allow MPs to pass no-deal billHow the Labour...
19:00 2019-06-11

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urged by more than 100 cross-party MPs to recall parliament over no-deal threat Boris Johnson has been urged by more than 100 MPs from across the Commons to immediately recall parliament from the summer recess, amid claims of a "national crisis"....
22:00 2019-08-18

Brexit news latest: Nigel Farage floats Tory pact but threatens fight if deal returns Nigel Farage today signalled that his Brexit Party would be prepared to make a General Election pact with the Tories if they back a no-deal exit from the EU....
21:39 2019-08-27

| Brexit transition cash | Hurricane Dorian nears Florida: WATCH the top world news videos for today UK promises £3m to ensure smooth Brexit transition to UK nationals living abroad | Trump skips Poland trip as Dorian nears Florida; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
13:00 2019-08-30

| Colombia plane crash | UK Lib Dems blame Cameron for Brexit: WATCH the top world news videos for today Colombia plane crash kills seven | Jo Swinson: David Cameron cannot be forgiven for calling Brexit referendum; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:39 2019-09-16

| Brexit supporters feel angry | Pelosi slams Facebook: WATCH the top World news videos for today In the UK, Brexit supporters feel their will is being thwarted | Speaker Pelosi slams Facebook over altered video; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
15:39 2019-05-30

Brexit: Supreme court hears claim Boris Johnson abused prorogation more than any PM for 50 years – live news Day one of supreme court hearing to decide on claims the suspension of parliament was unlawful; plus Lib Dem conference concludesJo Swinson’s speech to Lib Dem conferenceJohnson’s suspension of parliament ‘unlawful abuse of power’Supreme court hearing: what you need to knowLiz Truss should resign ov...
17:13 2019-09-17

Brexit news: Tories round on Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel for attack on conference no-show Boris Johnson Tory MPs have rounded on Luxembourg's leader Xavier Bettel after he took aim at Boris Johnson, who failed to appear at their scheduled joint press conference....
15:00 2019-09-17

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faces backlash for ignoring order to release prorogation documents Boris Johnson is facing a furious backlash after refusing to publish private messages on proroguing parliament just hours after a court ruled the shutdown was illegal....
07:39 2019-09-12

Tory leadership: Johnson and Hunt talk Brexit, Iran and cabinet positions in latest hustings - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the G20 summit and Tory leadership contestMay and Putin exchange cool handshake at G20 meetingJohnson refuses to rule out forcing through no-deal Brexit 1.09pm BST Hunt believes “it is wrong for parliament to take no deal...
15:26 2019-06-28

Brexit latest news LIVE: Boris Johnson vows to intensify talks with EU leaders ahead of Parliament shutdown The Prime Minister has vowed to "step up the tempo" of Brexit negotiations with Brussels amid growing outrage over his decision to suspend Parliament....
10:39 2019-08-30

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal Brexit....
16:00 2019-05-21

Boris Johnson says no-deal Brexit claims 'wildly overdone' as Hammond says it would cost Treasury £90bn - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenMark Field calls homelessness charity ‘a magnet for undesirables’Brexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliamentNo 10 confirms inquiry into leak claims about Jeremy Corbyn’s health 2.19pm BST Boris Johnson has been ...
15:52 2019-07-02

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson faces showdown as rebels' bid to block no-deal... with October 14 snap general election expected if they win Boris Johnson faces a showdown in the Commons which could lead to a snap general election on October 14 if rebel MPs seize control of parliamentary proceedings....
07:52 2019-09-03

| Hurricane Dorian kills 7 | Rebel MPs beat Boris Johnson Brexit plan: WATCH the top world news videos for today At least 7 killed in Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian says PM | Opponents of 'no-deal' Brexit vote to defeat Johnson; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:00 2019-09-04

Brexit news latest: Stephen Barclay heads to Brussels for talks as Jean-Claude Juncker raises hopes of deal Stephen Barclay is to meet the EU's chief negotiator in Brussels after Jean-Claude Juncker said a new Brexit deal could still be reached before the Halloween deadline....
10:39 2019-09-20

Parliament suspended Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces backlash as petition to stop prorogation hits one million signatures More than one million people have signed a petition urging Boris Johnson not to suspend Parliament as the Prime Minister faces continued anger over the decision....
08:52 2019-08-29

Brexit news LIVE: Row over rebels' bid to block no-deal as Michael Gove refuses to say if government would accept laws passed by Parliament The row over rebel MPs' bid to block a no-deal Brexit has escalated after Michael Gove refused to say whether the government would accept laws passed by Parliament....
19:26 2019-09-01

Farage: Tories and Brexit Party would be 'unstoppable' working together at general election Nigel Farage has said that the Tories and the Brexit Party would be "unstoppable" if they formed a pact to work together at the next general election and he was "disappointed" Boris Johnson rejected his offer....
01:13 2019-09-12

Brexit news latest: France says no-deal is most likely outcome... but UK 'will still have to pay divorce bill' France believes Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal is the most likely outcome after Boris Johnson demanded the Irish backstop be dropped, officials have said....
19:13 2019-08-21

Brexit news latest: Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney insists 'we are not close to a deal right now' Ireland today doused down the prospects of an imminent Brexit deal breakthrough, accusing the Government of not offering a "fair deal" to resolve the border backstop row....
17:39 2019-09-20

Boris Johnson warns Conservatives to deliver Brexit or face 'permanent haemorrhage' after horrific European election result Would-be Conservative leader Boris Johnson has warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a 'permanent haemorrhage' of voters after a disastrous night of European election results....
08:26 2019-05-27

Brexit news latest: Britain can 'easily cope' with leaving EU without a deal, Boris Johnson claims Boris Johnson has claimed the UK could "easily cope" with a no-deal Brexit as he resisted mounting pressure for him to outline plans for breaking the deadlock over the backstop....
03:00 2019-08-26

Brexit news latest: Mark Carney says food and petrol prices will rise 'instantly' if no-deal The Governor of the Bank of England today issued a bleak warning about the impact of a no-deal Brexit saying that food and petrol prices will rise "instantly" and "very big" industries struggle to remain profitable....
17:00 2019-08-02

Brexit news: Andrea Leadsom says no-deal Operation Yellowhammer documents should be kept secret 'to avoid concerning people' Documents warning of food, fuel and medicine shortages after no-deal Brexit should be kept secret because they will scare people, Andrea Leadsom has said....
22:00 2019-09-11

Brexit news latest: Tory leadership hopeful Sajid Javid reveals he is 'not afraid' to take UK out of EU without a deal Sajid Javid has said he is "not afraid" of taking Britain out of the EU without a deal despite warnings that it would be disastrous for British business....
10:52 2019-06-01

Brexit news latest: David Davis says government may have 'legal strategy' to avoid EU extension beyond October 31 Former Brexit secretary and Boris Johnson backer David Davis has said the government may have a "legal strategy" to avoid extending Britain's EU membership beyond October 31 – before saying he has "no idea what it is"....
09:39 2019-09-15

Brexit news latest: Jean-Claude Juncker tells MEPs risk of no-deal is 'palpable' Jean-Claude Juncker has said there is a "palpable" risk of a no-deal Brexit and progress on replacing the backstop could not be made to reach a deal until the UK submitted written proposals....
15:52 2019-09-18

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he will enter talks with EU leaders 'with a lot of oomph' despite backstop differences Boris Johnson has said he will enter talks with EU leaders "with a lot of oomph" as differences between the UK and EU's position over the Withdrawal Agreement remain....
21:26 2019-08-20

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson to set out 'vital choices' UK faces after suffering triple defeat in Commons Prime Minister Boris Johnson will today address the public to "set out the vital choices that face our country" after suffering a triple defeat in the Commons last night....
11:13 2019-09-05

Tory leadership vote news LIVE: Boris Johnson promises not to 'bottle it' on Halloween Brexit date Tory leadership front-runner Boris Johnson has repeated his determination to deliver Brexit by the Halloween deadline as the race for Number 10 continues....
09:52 2019-06-24

Brexit news: UK 'will face consequences' for leaving with no-deal, declares Michel Barnier ahead of crunch Commons vote MPs set for a showdown today over moves to prevent a no-deal Brexit Office for Budget Responsibility also expected to announce that a no-deal would force Britain into a recession...
09:26 2019-07-18

Brexit news latest: Jean-Claude Juncker hails Theresa May as a 'woman of courage' as Europe reacts to her resignation European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has hailed Theresa May as a "woman of courage" after she announced she will stand down as Prime Minister....
15:26 2019-05-24

Brexit vote: Boris Johnson moves to trigger snap general election after losing crunch Commons vote to rebels aiming to block no-deal Boris Johnson has said he will move to trigger a snap general election after suffering a crushing Commons defeat as 21 senior Tory MPs rebelled to stop him from crashing Britain out of the EU....
00:52 2019-09-04

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party 'want free run at 90 seats in proposed General Election pact with Tories' Nigel Farage has reportedly said he would strike an election pact with the Tories if his Brexit Party was given a free run in up to 90 parliamentary seats....
06:52 2019-09-11

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faces new pressure to recall Parliament after no-deal assessment reveals 'severe risks' Labour had warned it is "more important than ever" that Parliament be recalled after its no-deal Brexit assessment confirmed there are "severe risks" for crashing out of the European Union....
12:00 2019-09-12

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond demands Boris Johnson apologises over 'Operation Yellowhammer' dossier leak allegations Former Chancellor Philip Hammond has called for Boris Johnson to apologise following claims that ministers from Theresa May's government leaked the "Operation Yellowhammer" papers....
13:26 2019-08-25

Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election campaign by slamming 'fake news media' and 'illegal witch hunt' Donald Trump has officially kicked off his re-election campaign with a grievance-filled rally in Florida as he jabbed and the press and the political establishment he ran against in 2016....
08:52 2019-06-19

Brexit news latest: The Queen 'could reject a new PM's demands to suspend Parliament over no-deal' The Queen may reject a Brexiteer Prime Minister's demand to suspend Parliament to ram through a crash-out from the EU, a Whitehall grandee said today....
14:13 2019-06-07

Brexit news latest: Theresa May's new plan blasted as 'dead on arrival' ahead of vote next month MPs will vote on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) next month 10-point plan opens the door to a second Brexit referendum Follow the latest developments LIVE here...
12:52 2019-05-22

Brexit news LIVE: Stephen Barclay points to UK and EU's 'common purpose' following talks with Michel Barnier Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay has emerged from "serious detailed discussions" with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier emphasising their "shared desire" to secure a deal....
17:39 2019-09-20

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Brexit news latest Government argues prorogation 'a political judgement' at hearing's second day Boris Johnson's lawyer has argued the suspension of Parliament is "the territory of political judgements not legal standards," during the second day of hearing's at the Supreme Court....
15:52 2019-09-18

Boris Johnson's 'no-deal' Brexit appears defeated. Now he's pushing for new election Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a new fight to call a general election after rebel lawmakers took a decisive step toward taking control of Brexit.        ...
12:39 2019-09-04

Cameron: Second referendum can't be ruled out David Cameron says a second Brexit referendum can't be ruled out "because we're stuck" - but admits some people will "never forgive him" for calling the vote that took place in 2016....
19:13 2019-09-13

Boris Johnson news LIVE: PM tells EU to scrap 'anti-democratic' backstop and 'move quickly' on new Brexit plans Boris Johnson told EU leaders the so-called Irish backstop cannot form part of a Brexit withdrawal agreement, in a fresh appeal to Donald Tusk to scrap it....
10:13 2019-08-20

Tom Watson: My job is to hold the Labour Party together Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson tells Sophy and Matt about his 'craziest moment' at Glastonbury and how he's learned to love the Labour supporters who dislike him....
14:39 2019-06-12

Why Deshaun Watson will be fantasy's No. 1 QB in 2019 Patrick Mahomes is sure to be the first QB taken in fantasy leagues this year, but there is evidence to explain why the Texans QB is the better choice....
22:00 2019-06-20

Tom Watson: Labour members are Remain Tom Watson has said that Labour Party's values are bound up with remaining within the European Union, not leaving it. "We need our Labour Party to be true to who we are," he said....
15:26 2019-06-17

Lefties Mickelson, Watson look to add to wins at Travelers Lefties Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson have combined for 5 wins in Connecticut, but will be in the same Travelers field for the 1st time this week.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

'Shameful' motion to oust Tom Watson withdrawn A motion which would have ousted Tom Watson from his role as deputy leader of the Labour Party has been withdrawn after criticism from Tony Blair and unions....
12:13 2019-09-21

Swan through to third qualifying round, Watson crashes out "Katie Swan hopes of reaching the main draw of the French Open are still alive, but Heather Watson crashed out at the second round of qualifying on Thursday."...
17:26 2019-05-23

Michael Watson rewatches the fight that nearly killed him Ian Probert sits down with Michael Watson to watch the fateful rematch with Chris Eubank The post Michael Watson rewatches the fight that nearly killed him appeared first on Boxing News....
19:52 2019-09-22

IBM's Watson Marketing breaks off into separate company On its first day as a standalone business, the new company says it's mature yet agile enough to take on major competitors like Adobe, Oracle and Salesforce....
08:13 2019-07-02

This Is Us Star Susan Kelechi Watson Is Engaged Forever and a lifetime. This Is Us actress Susan Kelechi Watson is engaged! The 37-year-old star shared the exciting and special news about her engagement to beau Jaime Lincoln Smith with......
04:26 2019-09-08

If aliens call, do not hold a referendum on what to do next, say Britons Vote-weary public decide against planetary poll should ETs contact EarthIn the event that aliens ever contact Earth, the British public is clear on one thing: do not hold a referendum to decide what to do next.The option to hold a planetary vote on how to respond to inquiring extraterrestrials ranke...
21:00 2019-09-10

French far-right leader says EU vote a referendum on Macron PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that the nation’s European Parliament elections amount to the referendum the “French asked for but didn’t get.” Le Pen said before a final rally Friday that President Emmanuel Macron’s party “must not be firs...
19:26 2019-05-24

Ethiopia delays referendum on new independent region Members of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum that could lead to the setting up of a new independent region. Many, especially young Sidama, are unhappy with the delay....
22:00 2019-07-18

'Labour must find backbone and back second referendum' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has said the party must fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
07:39 2019-05-26

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
15:39 2019-07-10

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s government has been released from jail. Khaled Ali says his client, Masoum Marzouk, was released earlier this week along with four activists. Marzouk was arre...
17:39 2019-05-25

Brexit news latest: MPs to launch fresh bid to block no-deal… as Boris Johnson insists he's 'not bluffing' about quitting without a deal MPs are set to launch a fresh bid to block a no-deal Brexit as Boris Johnson insisted that he is not bluffing over his commitment to take the UK out of the EU without a deal....
17:39 2019-07-07

Watson: Labour's response to antisemitism documentary 'deplorable' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has hit out at the party's dismissal of claims of interference in cases of antisemitism, saying the response to the allegations was "deplorable"....
13:00 2019-07-11

Piss Off, Mate! Libby Watson Is Brexiting From Splinter Libby Watson has decided to be a real tosser and leave us for some rag we won’t even mention, to which we say: What the bloody hell guv!!!! It’s a real shame innit, but here’s some thoughts from some people about Libby....
23:52 2019-08-02

Labour antisemitism row: Formby hits back at Watson The general secretary of the Labour Party has accused the party's deputy leader Tom Watson, of "traducing her" while she is undergoing cancer treatment in a bitter row over antisemitism. ...
08:39 2019-07-12

Bubba Watson on Tiger Woods' 2019 Masters win Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson chats with CNN's Don Riddell about Tiger Woods' incredible Masters win in 2019 and his comeback to top-level golf....
16:52 2019-05-21

New England Patriots' Ben Watson on whether he will give his No. 84 to Antonio Brown The New England Patriots signed wide receiver Antonio Brown after he was cut by the Oakland Raiders on Saturday prior to the official start of the 2019 regular season....
01:39 2019-09-10

| Woodland follows Nicklaus, Watson with Pebble Beach heroics Gary Woodland stared down the top player in the world to win the 119th US Open as a kinder, gentler Pebble Beach produced yet another classic major championship....
00:52 2019-06-18

Watson issues call for unity after 'ridiculous' bid to oust him Divisions at the top of Labour are undermining the party's efforts to present itself as a government-in-waiting, Tom Watson has said, as he hit out at a "ridiculous" attempt to oust him from his role as deputy leader....
23:13 2019-09-21

Texans have plenty of reason to worry about Deshaun Watson For what must have felt like minutes — not seconds — to anxious Texans fans on Monday night, Deshaun Watson was suspended in mid-air after taking a punishing hit as he tried to dive over the end zone pylon at the Superdome. As he hurtled through the air, horrible visions of 2017 must have flashed......
07:13 2019-09-15

Watson targeted two teams; Gronk wasn't factor When tight end Ben Watson realized that he really wasn't ready for retirement, he narrowed his focus to two teams based on his history -- New England and New Orleans....
01:01 2019-05-24

Watson 'undermining' Labour on antisemitism to 'attack leadership' Labour's deputy leader has "undermined" efforts to handle antisemitism complaints in order to "attack the leadership", according to a member of the party's governing body....
21:26 2019-07-08

Labour would not block new Scottish independence referendum - McDonnell Jeremy Corbyn's closest ally has raised the possibility of a Labour-SNP pact at Westminster by saying a future Labour government would not block a second Scottish independence referendum....
05:13 2019-08-07

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constitutional restriction on divorce, results showed, the latest in a series of reforms to modernise the charter of the once devoutly Catholic nation.Eighty-...
11:26 2019-05-26

Exiled West Papuan leader: 'A referendum is the only solution' DW spoke to Benny Wenda about escalating conflict in Indonesia after authorities called Papuan students monkeys. Wenda said the region has been colonized twice over with epidemic police brutality and military violence....
22:39 2019-09-01

Never again can Labour find itself on the wrong side of a historic choice | Tom Watson Appealing to Leavers and Remainers has failed : we must prevent a hard BrexitVoting in the European elections is over, with the results about to come in. The Tory leadership race, which will be won by a hardline Brexiter, has just begun. Everyone who cares about the Labour party and the country is b...
06:01 2019-05-26

Labour must back Remain to survive, warns Tom Watson memo Deputy leader fears ‘catastrophic’ vote loss to Lib Dems and GreensLabour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has warned MPs and peers that an analysis of the party’s losses in recent local and European elections that was presented to the shadow cabinet last week dangerously underestimated the crisis it wi...
10:52 2019-06-23

Brit Watch: Watson eases to opening win after early scare "Heather Watson made a winning start to her Wimbledon campaign with a 7-6 (3) 6-2 win over American world number 165 Caty McNally in the first round on Court 12."...
19:26 2019-07-01

New England Patriots' Benjamin Watson addresses four-game suspension New England Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson revealed over the weekend he was receiving a four-game suspension for taking a banned substance under the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy....
18:00 2019-05-28

Tennessee inmate Curtis Watson captured after 5 days on run, officials say Curtis Watson, the "extremely dangerous" inmate who escaped prison last week after allegedly killing a correctional officer and leading investigators on a five-day manhunt in Tennessee, was captured on Sunday, officials said....
22:26 2019-08-11

Susan Kelechi Watson Calls This Is Us PCAs Noms "So Kind" Susan Kelechi Watson is grateful that her show, This Is Us, is a nominee at this year's People's Choice Awards. "You guys have been so kind to us. Yes, so thank you, people.......
22:00 2019-09-09

Wimbledon 2019: Djokovic v Kohlschreiber, Watson wins on day one – live! Follow all the latest news from the opening day at SW19Prodigy Cori Gauff, 15, ready to make her Wimbledon markAnd feel free to email Jacob or tweet him @JacobSteinberg 1.05pm BST At the moment it looks likely Annett Konetatveit will be Heather Watson’s second-round opponent. The 28th seed won the f...
14:13 2019-07-01

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, stemming from a league-banned substance he took while temporarily hanging up the cleats. “After my contract expired last March I told my doctors...
02:52 2019-05-27

Manhunt over: Escaped Tennessee inmate Curtis Ray Watson captured Curtis Ray Watson, 44, was charged with the murder of a correctional administrator after he escaped in the midst of a 15-year kidnapping sentence.        ...
23:52 2019-08-11