Monday, September 25, 2017

Politics

Politics

Tory coup plot claims amid bitter Cabinet rift

Philip Hammond sent Boris Johnson a text message offering to back him as party leader within hours of the General Election, it was claimed last night. ...

Brexit rebellion for Corbyn as conference begins

Labour's conference opens in Brighton with Jeremy Corbyn attempting to turn up the heat on the Tories but facing a Brexit rebellion from pro-Remain Labour MPs. ...

'PM should have sacked Boris over Brexit essay'

Tory grandee Michael Heseltine has told Sky News Theresa May should have sacked the Foreign Secretary over his Brexit intervention. ...

May’s Brexit speech: How did Europe react?

Theresa May's keynote Brexit speech in Florence failed to make front page headlines on the continent. The Prime...

Labour needs a stronger recovery for victory

As Labour's conference gets under way, a recent Ipsos/MORI poll has shown the party holding a four-point lead over the Conservatives. ...

PM positive on Brexit, but still thin on detail

Did she convince the EU to allow the talks to move to "phase two" - discussions on...

May says Britain will 'honour' EU bills

Theresa May has called on European leaders to strike a "bold and ambitious" trade deal with Britain within two years after Brexit. ...

The almost impossible line May must tread

There's something slightly absurd about today's speech. For the past few days staff from Number 10, with the...

Govt borrowed less than expected in August

The Government had to borrow just £5.6bn to balance the budget in August, which is the smallest amount recorded for that month since the 2007 financial crisis. ...

Editor's Choice

The Winter's Tale review – male jealousy casts a toxic shadow in...

Director Declan Donnellan and designer Nick Ormerod have created an extraordinary, heartbreaking Russian-language version of Shakespeare’s late romance. This, alas, is not that...