Thursday, January 18, 2018

Politics

Politics

Crucial vote could transform the Labour party

Voting will close today in the latest election which will help determine the future of the Labour party. ...

Farage: New Brexit vote will be 'forced upon us'

Nigel Farage has insisted a second EU referendum is "the last thing" he wants but expressed his belief it will be "forced upon" voters. ...

PM declares 'plastic war' and extends bag charge

Theresa May has set out plans to get rid of avoidable plastic waste within 25 years - as she also confirmed the 5p bag charge will be extended to all shops. ...

Brexit 'could see UK economy lose £54bn by 2030'

Brexit could see a £54bn hit to the economy by 2030, depending on the type of deal struck in the next year, according to the first set of taxpayer-funded impact assessments. ...

May calls for veg to be sold without plastic

Fruit, vegetables and other fresh foods should be sold loose instead of in plastic packaging, Theresa May is to tell supermarkets in a Government war on plastic waste. ...

Farron: I regret saying gay sex is not a sin

Former Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has said he regrets saying gay sex is not a sin. The...

Corbyn claims May is 'too weak' to sack Hunt

The crisis in the NHS dominated raucous exchanges in the Commons as Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn clashed in the first Prime Minister's Questions of 2018. ...

Over one million calls to UC helpline abandoned

More than one million calls to a helpline set up to help recipients of Universal Credit were abandoned in a 12-month period, figures show. ...

Davis and Hammond unite in Brexit charm offensive

The German public are being hit by a Brexit charm offensive from two top Cabinet ministers seeking to push back against the EU's red lines. ...

May unveils 'new generation' of diverse ministers

A raft of women and ethnic minority MPs have been promoted in Theresa May's reshuffle, as the Prime Minister sought to tackle criticism over the diversity of her new Cabinet. ...

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Strava releases London Marathon training data – here's what it shows

For those running the London Marathon (13 days and counting), the nerves may be starting to bite. Twitchy taperers may also start comparing...