Matt Hancock the blank made few friends when grilled over the NHS and Brexit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The politics sketch UK news Matt the blank made few friends when grilled over the NHS and Brexit John Crace The health secretary’s no-deal contingency plans had more than a few holes in them, MPs found Matt Hancock met the health and social care Läs mer…

May's knotty Brexit backstop problem and how it could be solved

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Brussels and Whitehall appear to be adding more tangles to an already complex situation Theresa May with the European council president, Donald Tusk, who has described the backstop as a Gordian knot. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA Donald Tusk, the president of the European council, Läs mer…

No 10 denies cabinet row over Brexit backstop

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Downing Street describes discussion at longer-than-usual meeting as ‘impassioned’ Theresa May was told she had to ensure that any backstop arrangements to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland were not indefinite. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images Cabinet members held “an impassioned” Läs mer…

Hard Brexit could cripple UK science, say Nobel prizewinners

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Guardian RSS https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/oct/23/hard-brexit-cripple-uk-science-nobel-scientists-may-juncker

Labour will be forced to oppose May's Brexit deal, Sadiq Khan warns EU

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sadiq Khan London mayor sends message to bloc ahead of meeting with Michel Barnier this Friday Sadiq Khan will emphasise Labour’s opposition to the free trade deal being negotiated in Brussels. Photograph: Guy Bell/Rex/Shutterstock Sadiq Khan has sent a message to the EU that Läs mer…

May's four tests before she will sign off on Irish border backstop deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Prime minister tells House of Commons there will be no ‘carving up’ of the UK Theresa May told MPs that four tests must be passed before she will agree to an Irish border backstop. Photograph: PA There appear to be four new mini-red Läs mer…

May says MPs must 'hold their nerve' to approve final Brexit deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit PM tells Commons of four steps that must be taken before final 5% of EU deal is done Theresa May addresses the Commons on Monday, when she outlined four steps to breaking the impasse with the EU. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images Theresa May has Läs mer…

UK will not renege on Irish border backstop deal, says Bradley

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Minister says government is committed to everything it agreed to last December Karen Bradley, the Northern Ireland secretary, in Downing Street. Photograph: Wiktor Szymanowicz/Barcroft Images Karen Bradley, the secretary of state for Northern Ireland, has given assurances that the British government will not Läs mer…

UK’s science reputation 'at risk if academic visa issues not resolved'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Immigration and asylum Wellcome Trust says ‘creaking’ immigration system augurs badly for post-Brexit research Academics have been unable to attend UK genetics conferences after being refused visas. Photograph: Getty/Science Photo Library The visa problems facing foreign academics trying to attend international conferences in the Läs mer…

EU withdrawal deal is 95% settled, Theresa May to tell Commons

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Prime minister takes unusual step of briefing planned Brexit remarks to MPs in advance Theresa May will highlight all the specific areas of agreement already reached. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters Theresa May will tell the Commons on Monday that 95% of the Brexit withdrawal Läs mer…

Conservatives must 'hold nerve' despite Brexit jitters, says Raab

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Amid speculation about Theresa May’s leadership minister says ‘now is time to play for the team’ Raab said: ‘The end is in sight in terms of a good deal.’ Photograph: Jeff Overs/PA Dominic Raab has conceded that Conservative backbenchers have become jittery about Läs mer…

Neil Tennant: ‘Sometimes I think, where’s the art, the poetry in all this?’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Pet Shop Boys Neil Tennant: ‘Sometimes I think, where’s the art, the poetry in all this?’ With his collection of Pet Shop Boys lyrics about to be published, the musician talks about songwriting through the Thatcher era, the Aids crisis and the age of Läs mer…

If you’re on the side of democracy, Nick Clegg, why are you going to work for Facebook? | Carole Cadwalladr

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Nick Clegg If you’re on the side of democracy, Nick Clegg, why are you going to work for Facebook? Carole Cadwalladr When you take the Zuckerberg shilling, you’re leaving your principles behind you Nick Clegg on ITV’s Peston show. Has he moved from Läs mer…

Almost 700,000 march to demand ‘People’s Vote’ on Brexit deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Brexit Huge London demonstration was largest since the anti-Iraq war protest in 2003 Protesters march through London to demand a people’s vote on Brexit on 20 October. Photograph: Ollie Millington/Getty Images The centre of London ground to a halt as an estimated Läs mer…

Huge crowd turns out in London to demand a 'people's vote' on Brexit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Nearly 700,000 marched and danced – slowly – to Parliament Square in bright sunshine Robyn Heston and Tegan Cagney-gray with friends Photograph: Aamna Mohdin for the Guardian Hundreds of thousands of protesters descended on central London to demand a final say on the Läs mer…