Thursday, September 21, 2017

Politics

Politics

Johnson's (almost) defensible fib of £350m

It's the slogan that just won't die. The potent "£350m/NHS" claim caused huge controversy during the EU referendum...

Boris Johnson rebuked over £350m for NHS claim

The Statistic Authority boss has said he is "disappointed" that Boris Johnson has revived a controversial claim that £350m a week could go to the NHS after Brexit. ...

Voter ID pilots planned to combat fraud

Voters in five areas of England will be required to show ID for the first time as part of efforts to combat electoral fraud. ...

UK proposes EU treaty to protect security ties

Security links between Britain and the European Union should be secured with a new legal pact, says the Home Secretary. ...

What is Boris Johnson playing at?

Remember the infamous Vote Leave bus, emblazoned with the slogan "We send the EU £350m a week. Let's fund our NHS instead"? ...

Davis: Brexit bill now '£60bn and falling'

Britain's EU divorce bill is now presumed to be "£60bn and falling", the Brexit Secretary told business leaders on Friday, as he offered reassurance about the UK's future economic relationship with Europe. ...

UK terror threat raised from severe to critical

The UK's terror threat level has been raised from severe to critical, indicating a further attack may be imminent. ...

PM condemns 'cowardly' Tube bomb

Theresa May has condemned the "cowardly" terror attack on a packed London Tube train as she vowed to defeat the extremists. ...

Chief diplomats' words too late to stop Myanmar

Boris Johnson and Rex Tillerson come from two different worlds but will have found much in common as they talked in the regal splendour of Lancaster House in London. ...

Fears over 'glide path' to NI intervention

Northern Ireland is on a "glide path" to Westminster intervention within a matter of weeks, James Brokenshire has warned. ...

Editor's Choice

May to deliver major Brexit speech next week

Theresa May is set to deliver a high-profile speech next week on the status of Brexit negotiations and her plans for the UK's...