MPs could resolve Brexit deadlock with non-binding free votes, says senior Tory

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Greg Clark says parliament should be invited to say what scenario it would agree with Greg Clark, left, with Theresa May and Philip Hammond. Parliament must move from merely being critics of the PM’s Brexit deal, Clark says. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA MPs should Läs mer…

Brexit: PM to urge parliament not to 'break faith with the people'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Theresa May’s statement aims to stifle growing demands for second referendum The prime minister made little progress on the Irish backstop at the EU summit in Brussels. Photograph: Thierry Roge/Belga via ZUMA Press/REX/Shutterstock Theresa May will urge MPs on Monday not to “break Läs mer…

Brexit: what options are mooted to break the stalemate?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit From indicative votes to Norway Plus, the solutions currently under consideration Theresa May leaves a press conference after the EU summit last week. Photograph: Thierry Roge/Belga via ZUMA Press/REX/Shutterstock As Theresa May prepares to address parliament on Monday after Downing Street denied there Läs mer…

No 10 denies making plans for second Brexit referendum

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit PM presses on with quest for EU help on backstop as cabinet lines up behind alternatives Theresa May attends church in Maidenhead on Sunday. Photograph: David Hartley/Rex/Shutterstock Theresa May will summon EU27 ambassadors to No 10 this week as she continues to seek Läs mer…

Britain has led a charmed political life. But there is a price to pay for complacency | Fintan O’Toole

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Brexit Britain has led a charmed political life. But there is a price to pay for complacency Fintan O’Toole The recklessness of the Brexiters has unsettled their own country, bringing discord and instability to a once stable democracy The signatories to the 1998 Läs mer…

Senior Tories urge free vote on second referendum

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Brexit Cabinet ministers renew pleas for fresh approach after damaging week for PM Theresa May in Brussels last week. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images Theresa May is being urged to give her MPs free rein to vote for a second referendum, with a Läs mer…

Jeremy Corbyn slides in approval ratings in spite of Tory schisms

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Observer Opinium politics polls Jeremy Corbyn Voters are unimpressed with Labour leadership and Brexit handling, even amid Conservative infighting Jeremy Corbyn has failed to capitalise on Tory divides and his personal ratings are at a low. Photograph: handout/Reuters Only 25% of voters thinks Jeremy Läs mer…

Brexit: the darkest hour – cartoon

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The spectre of recession looms behind a no-deal Brexit The Brexit troll. Illustration: Chris Riddell Topics Brexit Observer comment cartoon Europe Foreign policy Article 50 European Union The Guardian RSS 2018-12-15 18:52 https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/picture/2018/dec/15/brexit-the-darkest-hour-cartoon

Theresa May's Brexit strategy left brutally exposed by Brussels failure

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Labour declares deal ‘dead in the water’, as hopes of further talks on backstop disappear Theresa May rowed with Jean-Claude Juncker at the Brussels summit. Photograph: ec.europa.eu/PA Theresa May has come home from Brussels empty-handed and without hope of further negotiations over the Läs mer…

UK must not fail the people of South Sudan | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; South Sudan UK must not fail the people of South Sudan On the fifth anniversary of the start of the conflict, 27 parliamentarians call on the UK government to redouble its efforts to bring about peace South Sudanese children at a refugee camp in Läs mer…

May says there will be further Brexit talks with EU in coming days

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit PM says she had been ‘crystal clear’ with EC president after Juncker referred to ‘nebulous’ proposals Theresa May and Brexit – live updates Theresa May speaks to the press on Friday morning. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Theresa May insisted that her plan to seek Läs mer…

Theresa May says there will be further Brexit talks with the EU – Politics live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, as Tory backbench anger simmers after EU warns deal ‘not open for negotiation’ EU leaders reject May’s Brexit proposal Labour to ‘throw kitchen sink’ to force PM’s hand LIVE Updated Theresa May speaks during a media conference Läs mer…

Britons must pay €7 to visit mainland Europe after Brexit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Rule will take effect as soon as EU’s free movement laws no longer apply, document shows A family travelling to Brittany, France. Up to 39 million people will be affected by the visa waiver rule annually. Photograph: urbancow/Getty Images The European commission has Läs mer…

EU leaders tell May to find Brexit consensus among MPs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Heads of EU27 appeal to British politicians to be responsible and find solution to impasse Follow the day’s political developments – live updates Luxembourg’s prime minister, Xavier Bettel (R), said EU leaders know what Theresa May (L) wants, ‘the problem is the MPs Läs mer…

Britain’s direct complicity in the war in Yemen must end | Rowan Williams

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Yemen Britain’s direct complicity in the war in Yemen must end Rowan Williams Millions of people face slaughter or starvation – the UK must stop sending billions in arms exports to Saudi Arabia ‘About 14 million people are on the edge of famine Läs mer…