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Ministers conclude crunch Brexit talks at Chequers

Ministers conclude crunch Brexit talks at Chequers

Image copyright Jay Allen/Downing St Theresa May and 11 senior ministers have been thrashing out the UK’s approach to Brexit in an eight-hour discussion at the PM’s country retreat. BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said everyone is said to have left Chequers happy implying “baby steps forwards not a huge breakthrough”. The PM will set […]

Theresa May holding crunch Brexit cabinet at Chequers

Theresa May holding crunch Brexit cabinet at Chequers

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Brexit Secretary David Davis arrives by car at Chequers Theresa May and her senior ministers are meeting at the PM’s country retreat in the latest attempt to settle the government’s approach to Brexit. The group of 11 are at Chequers to decide how closely the EU and UK should align […]

UK net migration falls to 244,000

UK net migration falls to 244,000

Image copyright Getty Images The number of EU citizens leaving the UK is at its highest level for a decade with 130,000 emigrating in the year to September, figures show. But far more EU nationals (220,000) moved to the UK in the same period, the Office for National Statistics found. It means net EU migration […]

Ex-UKIP leader Henry Bolton and Jo Marney: We’re not racists

Ex-UKIP leader Henry Bolton and Jo Marney: We’re not racists

Image copyright ITV THIS MORNING UKIP says ousted leader Henry Bolton has now quit the party. The announcement came as Mr Bolton made a joint appearance with girlfriend Jo Marney on ITV’s This Morning programme. The pair insisted they were not “private racists” after being confronted with messages posted by Ms Marney on social media, […]

Brit Awards 2018: Stormzy asks PM ‘where’s the money for Grenfell?’

Brit Awards 2018: Stormzy asks PM ‘where’s the money for Grenfell?’

Media captionDua Lipa and Stormzy each won two awards Stormzy used his Brit performance to take a swipe at the prime minister over Grenfell. He closed the show after winning two awards and rapped, “Yo, Theresa May where’s that money for Grenfell? What you thought we just forgot about Grenfell?” Downing Street insists the government […]

Are sick migrants avoiding NHS doctors over deportation fears?

Are sick migrants avoiding NHS doctors over deportation fears?

The NHS has agreed to look into concerns about doctors having to pass names and addresses of suspected illegal immigrants to the Home Office. It has launched a consultation on the policy after pressure from MPs but will not immediately ban it as some want. Health bosses have been accused of ignoring evidence migrants are […]

Brexit: Theresa May heads to Chequers for cabinet talks

Brexit: Theresa May heads to Chequers for cabinet talks

Image copyright AFP Theresa May and her senior ministers will try to hammer out a deal over the government’s approach to Brexit when they meet at her country retreat. The Brexit sub-committee gathers at Chequers with the government under pressure to spell out in detail what it wants to secure from Brexit talks. The UK […]

Michael Gove tells water firms to clean up their act

Michael Gove tells water firms to clean up their act

Image copyright Severn Trent Water Image caption Schools and 3,500 homes in Shropshire were hit last year when a Severn Trent water main burst Environment Secretary Michael Gove has warned water companies he is ready to give their regulator new powers if they cannot address public concerns over prices, leaks, executive pay and payments to […]

Labour rejects ex-Czech agent’s Corbyn claims as ‘absurd’

Labour rejects ex-Czech agent’s Corbyn claims as ‘absurd’

Media captionJan Sarkocy described Mr Corbyn as a “very, very good source” Labour has again denied allegations Jeremy Corbyn had been either a collaborator or agent of the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia in the 1980s. The Labour leader’s spokesman said the claims had come from a single source and were “absurd and hallucinogenic”. It comes […]

Government ‘has no plan’ for Northern Ireland – Sinn Féin

Government ‘has no plan’ for Northern Ireland – Sinn Féin

Image caption Mary Lou McDonald (left) and Michelle O’Neill spoke to the the media at Westminster The government “does not have a viable plan” to deal with the political stalemate in Northern Ireland, Sinn Féin’s president has said. Mary Lou McDonald feared “entrenchment and drift” in efforts to resurrect devolved institutions at Stormont which collapsed […]

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