Theresa May has said there could be an upsurge in the number of Europeans moving to the UK before Britain’s exit from the EU, as people try to enter the country ahead of any new immigration controls.
Conservative party members will face a choice between two women – Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom – as their next leader and prime minister, it was predicted on Saturday night, as Michael Gove struggled to mount a viable leadership challenge.
Jeremy Corbyn’s aides are refusing to let Labour deputy leader Tom Watson hold a one-to-one meeting with him, claiming that Watson will try to “bully” the leader into resigning.
Tim Farron, the Liberal Democrat leader, has demanded that the two million EU nationals residing in the UK are given guarantees that they will have the right to stay indefinitely.
Jeremy Corbyn was held back by aides today after a reporter asked if he was “running away” from answering questions about his beleaguered leadership.
The hollow, bitter wit of the banners and placards was a fair indication of who took to the streets of London, in their tens of thousands, on the March for Europe on Saturday, hastily scrambled on Facebook.
Andrea Leadsom was widely expected to be a high-profile member of Team Boris, in a deal that was going to be secured via a handwritten note handed over at a Conservative summer party.
Labour’s turbulent summer, which kicked off with a riot of resignations in the aftermath of the Brexit vote, will come to a formal close in Liverpool this Saturday, when the result of Owen Smith’s challenge to Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is announced. But even if Smith is soundly beaten, few expect peace to break out, after a bruising contest that has exposed the fault lines between the warring sides in the Labour movement. Here, we ask what might happen next.
Liberal Democrat activists won the party a crucial local byelection victory because Momentum campaigners were in the pub canvassing for Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership contest instead, the Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has suggested.
Four central European countries are prepared to veto any Brexit deal agreed between the UK and the European Union that restricts their citizens’ rights to live and work in Britain, the prime minister of Slovakia has said.