Michel Barnier questions Theresa May’s Brexit White Paper

Michel Barnier questions Theresa May’s Brexit White Paper

Image copyright AFP Michel Barnier has said Theresa May’s plan for a future trade relationship with the EU could weaken the single market and create burdens for business. The EU Brexit negotiator said the White Paper opened “the way to a constructive discussion” but must be “workable”. He questioned whether UK plans for a common […]

Theresa May says EU must ‘evolve’ its Brexit position

Theresa May says EU must ‘evolve’ its Brexit position

Media captionTheresa May was speaking during a visit to Northern Ireland on Friday The European Union must “evolve” its position on Brexit and not fall back on unworkable proposals regarding the Irish border, Theresa May has said. The prime minister made the remarks in Belfast on Friday, during a two-day visit to Northern Ireland. The […]

Government admits rabies poster gaffe

Government admits rabies poster gaffe

Image copyright Craig Heap/Twitter Image caption The spoof poster appeared in a feature about public information campaigns The government has admitted “mistakenly” using a spoof poster that suggested parents should shoot children if they had rabies. The image appeared in a magazine for civil servants in a feature on the history of government communications. The […]

Labour accuses PM of ‘blatantly untrue excuses’ in chief whip pairing row

Labour accuses PM of ‘blatantly untrue excuses’ in chief whip pairing row

Media captionJulian Smith would not be drawn on the pairing row, telling a BBC reporter “welcome to Skipton and Ripon” Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has accused Theresa May of making “blatantly untrue excuses” for the behaviour of her chief whip. Mr Watson said the PM’s defence of Julian Smith was “unbelievable” and public trust […]

Traffic wardens ‘driven at deliberately’ in council attacks

Traffic wardens ‘driven at deliberately’ in council attacks

Council workers in Wales have been attacked almost 6,500 times in the last four years – with one stabbed and another hit by a car. Staff including refuse collectors, librarians, teachers and social workers were abused, with some getting death threats. The figures, released under the Freedom of Information Act, were given to BBC Wales […]

Michel Barnier questions Theresa May’s Brexit White Paper

Michel Barnier questions Theresa May’s Brexit White Paper

Image copyright AFP Michel Barnier has said Theresa May’s plan for a future trade relationship with the EU could weaken the single market and create burdens for business. The EU Brexit negotiator said the White Paper opened “the way to a constructive discussion” but must be “workable”. He questioned whether UK plans for a common […]

Theresa May says EU must ‘evolve’ its Brexit position

Theresa May says EU must ‘evolve’ its Brexit position

Media captionTheresa May was speaking during a visit to Northern Ireland on Friday The European Union must “evolve” its position on Brexit and not fall back on unworkable proposals regarding the Irish border, Theresa May has said. The prime minister made the remarks in Belfast on Friday, during a two-day visit to Northern Ireland. The […]

Labour accuses PM of ‘blatantly untrue excuses’ in chief whip pairing row

Labour accuses PM of ‘blatantly untrue excuses’ in chief whip pairing row

Media captionJulian Smith would not be drawn on the pairing row, telling a BBC reporter “welcome to Skipton and Ripon” Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has accused Theresa May of making “blatantly untrue excuses” for the behaviour of her chief whip. Mr Watson said the PM’s defence of Julian Smith was “unbelievable” and public trust […]

Michel Barnier questions Theresa May’s Brexit White Paper

Michel Barnier questions Theresa May’s Brexit White Paper

Image copyright AFP Michel Barnier has said Theresa May’s plan for a future trade relationship with the EU could weaken the single market and create burdens for business. The EU Brexit negotiator said the White Paper opened “the way to a constructive discussion” but must be “workable”. He questioned whether UK plans for a common […]

Theresa May says EU must ‘evolve’ its Brexit position

Theresa May says EU must ‘evolve’ its Brexit position

Media captionTheresa May was speaking during a visit to Northern Ireland on Friday The European Union must “evolve” its position on Brexit and not fall back on unworkable proposals regarding the Irish border, Theresa May has said. The prime minister made the remarks in Belfast on Friday, during a two-day visit to Northern Ireland. The […]

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