Government to ‘push ahead’ with Brexit

Media captionTheresa May addresses cabinet at the start of their Brexit brainstorm meeting The government will “push ahead” to triggering Brexit without Parliamentary approval, Downing Street says. In a statement after Theresa May’s cabinet gathered at Chequers, Number 10 said ministers agreed on the need for a “unique” deal for the UK. This included controls […]

Junior doctors plan week of all-out strikes

Media captionHealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt has condemned the latest planned strike by junior doctors Junior doctors in England will take part in five consecutive days of strikes next month as they ramp up their opposition to a new contract. The all-out strikes will take place from 08:00 BST to 17:00 BST from 12 to 16 […]

Lib Dem leader warns of post-EU vote ‘forces of racism’

Lib Dem leader warns of post-EU vote ‘forces of racism’

The EU referendum result could be hijacked by “forces of racism, intolerance and hate”, the Liberal Democrat leader has warned. Tim Farron said outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage and French far-right leader Marine Le Pen should not be allowed to “dictate our policy”. He also called for protection for EU workers in the UK. Ms […]

Owen Smith ‘would not oppose’ Scottish independence vote

Media captionLabour leadership candidate Owen Smith: Views on Brexit, independence and renewing Trident Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith has said he would not oppose a second Scottish independence referendum. Mr Smith is challenging Jeremy Corbyn for the leadership and has the support of Scottish party leader Kezia Dugdale. He told the BBC that “of course” […]

Government to ‘push ahead’ with Brexit

Media captionTheresa May addresses cabinet at the start of their Brexit brainstorm meeting The government will “push ahead” to triggering Brexit without Parliamentary approval, Downing Street says. In a statement after Theresa May’s cabinet gathered at Chequers, Number 10 said ministers agreed on the need for a “unique” deal for the UK. Mrs May told […]

Lib Dem leader warns of post-EU vote ‘forces of racism’

Lib Dem leader warns of post-EU vote ‘forces of racism’

The EU referendum result could be hijacked by “forces of racism, intolerance and hate”, the Liberal Democrat leader has warned. Tim Farron said outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage and French far-right leader Marine Le Pen should not be allowed to “dictate our policy”. He also called for protection for EU workers in the UK. Ms […]

Owen Smith ‘would not oppose’ Scottish independence vote

Media captionLabour leadership candidate Owen Smith: Views on Brexit, independence and renewing Trident Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith has said he would not oppose a second Scottish independence referendum. Mr Smith is challenging Jeremy Corbyn for the leadership and has the support of Scottish party leader Kezia Dugdale. He told the BBC that “of course” […]

Theresa May tells ministers UK must make success of Brexit

Media captionTheresa May addresses cabinet at the start of their Brexit brainstorm meeting Theresa May has said the UK must focus on the “opportunities” on offer outside the EU as she reiterated there would be no second referendum on Brexit. The prime minister is meeting cabinet colleagues at Chequers to discuss developments since June’s Leave […]

Lib Dem leader warns of post-EU vote ‘forces of racism’

Lib Dem leader warns of post-EU vote ‘forces of racism’

The EU referendum result could be hijacked by “forces of racism, intolerance and hate”, the Liberal Democrat leader has warned. Tim Farron said outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage and French far-right leader Marine Le Pen should not be allowed to “dictate our policy”. He also called for protection for EU workers in the UK. Ms […]

Owen Smith ‘would not oppose’ Scottish independence vote

Media captionLabour leadership candidate Owen Smith: Views on Brexit, independence and renewing Trident Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith has said he would not oppose a second Scottish independence referendum. Mr Smith is challenging Jeremy Corbyn for the leadership and has the support of Scottish party leader Kezia Dugdale. He told the BBC that “of course” […]