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…

A feeble response to Khashoggi’s killing | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jamal Khashoggi A feeble response to Khashoggi’s killing The Jamal Khashoggi affair exposes a moral vacuum at the foreign office, says Michael Miller, while Tom Lynham recalls the brutal treatment of another dissident writer. Linda Rhead wants Britain to boycott Saudi Arabia now Jamal 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 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…

Jamal Khashoggi death: how does Saudi version of events differ from Turkish accounts?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jamal Khashoggi Turkish investigators’ leaks paint a different picture to Riyadh’s claim Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, whose death has been acknowledged by Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA What does Saudi Arabia say happened in the consulate? Statements from the official Saudi Press Agency and Läs mer…

MPs press Hunt to take action against Saudis over Khashoggi affair

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Foreign policy Exclusive: Representatives of all opposition parties say ministers must change stance The letter cited the death of Jamal Khashoggi alongside the humanitarian disaster in Yemen. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA The government is facing renewed pressure over its continued ties to Saudi Arabia following 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…

The Observer view on the urgent need for a fresh vote on Europe | Observer editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Brexit The Observer view on the urgent need for a fresh vote on Europe Observer editorial While Europe remains united in defence of its principles, the Tory party is hopelessly divided. Voters must be given a voice Theresa May’s plea for help was Läs mer…

UK considers 'next steps' after Saudis confirm Khashoggi death

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jamal Khashoggi Foreign Office calls journalist’s killing ‘terrible act’ amid calls to suspend arms sales Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaking in Ankara, Turkey. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images The UK Foreign Office has said it is considering its “next steps” after Saudi Arabia said the Läs mer…