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Brexit: Marchers demand final Brexit deal vote

Brexit: Marchers demand final Brexit deal vote

Image caption The marchers set off at 13:00 BST on the two-year anniversary of the vote to leave Campaigners are marching in central London to demand a final vote on any UK exit deal. Thousands of people have joined the march to Parliament, on the second anniversary of the UK voting to leave the EU. […]

Momentum chief Jon Lansman’s ‘run on pound’ fear

Momentum chief Jon Lansman’s ‘run on pound’ fear

A future Labour government should prepare for resistance from global corporations and could face a run on the pound, Momentum’s founder says. Jon Lansman, who heads the Jeremy Corbyn support movement, said global elites would resist the “significant transformation” planned by Labour. And he said he hoped that it would not lead to the devaluation […]

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Image caption Nicola Sturgeon and David Lidington (right) held talks in Guernsey on Friday Holyrood will not give consent to any further Brexit legislation until the “broken” devolution system is fixed, Scotland’s Brexit Minister has said. Michael Russell said the Scottish government no longer trusted UK ministers after they pushed through the Brexit bill last […]

Brexit: March planned as Fox says PM not bluffing on no deal

Brexit: March planned as Fox says PM not bluffing on no deal

Image copyright EPA Image caption Anti-Brexit campaigners are preparing to march to Parliament Square Senior Cabinet ministers have insisted the UK is prepared to walk away from Brexit talks without a deal, on the second anniversary of the vote. Liam Fox said Theresa May was “not bluffing” over her threat to quit negotiations, while Boris […]

Momentum chief Jon Lansman’s ‘run on pound’ fear

Momentum chief Jon Lansman’s ‘run on pound’ fear

A future Labour government should prepare for resistance from global corporations and could face a run on the pound, Momentum’s founder says. Jon Lansman, who heads the Jeremy Corbyn support movement, said global elites would resist the “significant transformation” planned by Labour. And he said he hoped that it would not lead to the devaluation […]

BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning

BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning

Image copyright Getty Images The car giant BMW has followed plane maker Airbus in warning of the adverse consequences of Brexit. BMW UK boss Ian Robertson told the BBC it needed clarity by the end of the summer. It makes the Mini and Rolls Royce in the UK. Earlier, Airbus warned it could leave the […]

Chris Grayling ‘running scared’ over Northern summit cancellation

Chris Grayling ‘running scared’ over Northern summit cancellation

Image copyright Northern Image caption Northern passengers have faced disruption for a number of weeks Union officials have accused Transport Secretary Chris Grayling of “running scared” after he pulled out of a conference on transport in the North. Mr Grayling was due to speak at the summit in Manchester on Monday but will now take […]

No-deal Brexit plans discussed at British Irish Council

No-deal Brexit plans discussed at British Irish Council

Image copyright VFKA Image caption Guernsey is hosting the summit Ireland is to step up preparations for a no-deal Brexit, the country’s prime minister (taoiseach) has said. Leo Varadkar was speaking at a meeting of the British Irish Council in Guernsey on Friday. Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley and the first ministers of Scotland and […]

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Holyrood ‘won’t approve any Brexit bills’

Image caption Ms Sturgeon and Mr Lidington (right) held talks in Guernsey on Friday Holyrood will not give consent to any further Brexit legislation until the “broken” devolution system is fixed, Scotland’s Brexit Minister has said. Michael Russell said the Scottish government no longer trusted UK ministers after they pushed through the Brexit bill last […]

Probation system ‘a mess’ despite reforms, say MPs

Probation system ‘a mess’ despite reforms, say MPs

Image caption The government accepts there have been “challenges” and will publish a review in July The system for supervising criminals in England and Wales is in a “mess” after reforms failed to meet their aims, MPs have said. The Commons justice committee said it was “unconvinced” reforms could ever deliver an effective probation service. […]

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