Eurosceptic Tories react angrily to Theresa May’s ‘truly awful’ Brexit proposals

Some MPs who backed the PM’s deal the last time it went before the Commons insisted they would not be doing so again.

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Latest: Theresa May plans to hold vote on second Brexit referendum

The ‘new deal’ is an attempt by the PM to win over critics across the Commons who have rejected her three previous attempts to get an agreement.

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Nigel Farage ‘concerned about level of hatred’ after milkshake incident

The Brexit Party leader had a drink thrown at him while on a walkabout in Newcastle city centre on Monday.

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British Cabinet considers Theresa May’s Brexit deal as leadership battle lines are drawn

Ministers will consider compromises made in Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill – but some of those around the table have their eyes on her job.

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Man charged following Nigel Farage ‘milkshake throwing’ incident

Paul Crowther has been charged with common assault and criminal damage following the disturbance on Monday.

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Brexit briefing for Cabinet as May to present ‘bold’ plan

The Government will today discuss the collapse in cross-party Brexit talks in London as well as fresh fears of Britain crashing out of the EU without agreement.

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Hammond takes swipe at no-deal Brexiteers as Tory leadership battle looms

The Chancellor will say if Brexit is not sorted soon there is a ‘real risk’ of a new PM shifting to a no-deal stance.

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European elections in UK this week may likely decide sterling’s destiny

Labour MP Hilary Benn, the chairman of the UK parliament’s Brexit committee, told BBC radio last week that “there are only two ways out of the Brexit crisis that we’ve got: Either parliament agrees a deal or we go back to the British people and ask them to make the choice”.

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Brexit could make UK a ‘gangsters’ paradise’

British MP Ed Davey said ending freedom of movement will rob the UK of the European Arrest Warrant and create a ‘honeypot for criminals’.

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Cabinet to consider Brexit ‘indicative votes’ to end impasse

Theresa May’s senior ministers will consider the way forward on Tuesday.

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Chelsea Flower Show feeling Brexit sting

It may seem a world away from the stuffy offices of EU Headquarters in Brussels but the results of the Brexit referendum all the way back in 2016 are being felt on the Main Avenue at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in Central London this week.

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Race to replace May steps up as contenders set out their stalls

The Tory leadership race is yet to officially begin, but you would not know that from the intense activity already under way.

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Gordon Brown calls for urgent investigation into Brexit Party’s ‘dirty money’

The former UK Labour prime minister is demanding an inquiry by the Electoral Commission.

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May to begin discussions on ‘bold’ new Brexit offer

PM facing another difficult week as Tories braced for a hammering in the European elections.

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Coveney: EU will not renegotiate Brexit deal with new UK PM

Simon Coveney described political events at Westminster as ‘extraordinary’.

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Tories and Labour just ‘half an inch apart’ on Brexit, says minister

International Development Secretary Rory Stewart says ministers should reach out to ‘moderate, sensible’ Labour MPs.

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May to make ‘bold offer’ in final bid to get MPs to back her Brexit deal

Ministers are to discuss a package of measures aimed at winning cross-party support for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill.

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Brexit Secretary blames Labour for talks breakdown during Fermanagh visit

Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay was speaking during a visit to a business on the border with Ireland.

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Theresa May to make ‘bold offer’ in final bid to get MPs to back her Brexit deal

Ministers are to discuss a package of measures aimed at winning cross-party support for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill.

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Police order McDonald’s to stop selling milkshakes near Nigel Farage rally

A McDonald’s restaurant in Edinburgh was told by police not to sell ice cream or milkshakes near a Brexit Party rally with Nigel Farage.

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Farage laughs off claims he could back Johnson as prime minister

The Brexit Party leader questioned whether he could trust Boris Johnson’s stance on Brexit.

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Another fiasco in the Brexit crisis

Britain’s Brexit crisis moves, with each passing week, ever higher up the fiasco index. If it were not so grave for the future of one Europe’s major democracies — and economies — it would be comical.

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Scottish independence only possible with Brexit, says Farage

Nigel Farage urged pro-independence supporters to ‘lend your votes to the Brexit Party’ at a rally in Edinburgh.

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Johnson-Farage pact would be ‘nightmare’ for Scotland, says Sturgeon

Speaking at the launch of the party’s European manifesto, the First Minister suggested that Nigel Farage could support a Boris Johnson premiership.

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Ulster Unionists rules out no-deal Brexit

Danny Kennedy is running for a seat in the European Parliament in this month’s poll.

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Brexit talks between Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May break down

The Labour leader said the Government’s authority had been eroded and he was not confident any agreement could be delivered.

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Nicola Sturgeon condemns ‘charlatan’ Boris Johnson

The First Minister said the prospect of the pro-Brexit Tory becoming prime minister will ‘horrify’ Scots.

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May battles to keep Brexit deal alive as her exit from No 10 looms

Theresa May will set out the timetable for her exit after a crucial vote on her Brexit deal in June.

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Sterling tumbles as May's exit plan stokes market fears of UK heading to crash out of EU

Sterling tumbled as Theresa May set down a timetable for her departure and setting up a leadership contest that may elect a hard line Brexiteer and increase the risk of Britain crashing out of the EU.

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Theresa May agrees to set timetable for her departure from Downing Street

The British PM met the executive of the backbench 1922 Committee for around an hour-and-a-half in her room in the Commons.

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The Only Way Is Brexit, Farage tells Essex nightclub crowd

The Brexit Party founder visited Sugar Hut in Brentwood.

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Sturgeon: Independence plans would be accelerated in event of hard Brexit

Speaking on ITV’s Peston, the Scottish First Minister also said if the UK voted leave again the struggle to remain would be ‘stepping up a few gears’.

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Irish exporters shake off Brexit and trade concern for now as clouds darken

Irish exporters appear to have shaken off concerns over Brexit and global trade wars — but only for the time being — while consumer spending remains lacklustre, according to the evidence of official data and surveys.

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May’s Brexit deal ‘dead’ if MPs reject it again, minister admits

Theresa May will bring her Brexit deal back in the form of legislation for a fresh showdown in June.

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May warned she faces another defeat over her Brexit deal

Theresa May’s DUP allies said they will not support the deal without changes to the Northern Ireland backstop, and Tory rebels appear unmoved.

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Key Brexit legislation to return to Commons in early June

The British Government will bring forward the Withdrawal Agreement Bill in the week beginning June 3.

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The next steps in the Brexit deadlock

The Cabinet has been meeting to review progress in the cross-party talks with Labour.

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Johnson could face private prosecution over claims made in Brexit campaign

A campaigner alleges that the former foreign secretary committed misconduct in public office.

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Downing Street moves to reassure Tory critics over Brexit talks

Number 10 insisted that a permanent customs union with the European Union was not an option.

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May warned not to give ground to Labour in Brexit talks

Theresa May will brief the Cabinet as 13 former ministers say she risks splitting the Tory Party if she agrees to a customs union.

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Theresa May to brief Cabinet on Brexit talks with Labour

The PM is expected to face calls to abandon cross-party negotiations when she meets senior ministers amid little sign of a breakthrough.

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UK House of Commons finishes four hours early as MPs swiftly deal with business

The chamber would normally rise at 10.30pm on Mondays but business was concluded by 6.04pm, as the Brexit impasse continues.

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Simon Coveney: New UK Conservative Party leader won't impact Brexit stalemate

A leadership challenge in the Conservative Party will have little impact on the Brexit stalemate, Tánaiste Simon Coveney says.

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Arlene Foster: Second Brexit referendum ‘places democracy at risk’

The DUP leader has rejected suggestions of a confirmatory referendum at the launch of the party’s European election manifesto.

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Senior UK Labour frontbenchers call for confirmatory referendum on Brexit deal

Cross-party Brexit talks are set to resume on Monday afternoon.

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Brexit not having a significant impact on consumer savings, survey finds

88% of people feel that Brexit is not having an impact on their saving decisions, a survey has found.

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May urged to ditch Brexit talks with Labour and move to indicative votes

Education Secretary Damian Hinds also expressed support for finding a ‘stable majority’.

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Brexit Party and Change UK will fade within a decade – poll

A YouGov survey found 63% of people thought the Brexit Party would ‘probably not be a force in British politics in 10 years’.

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DUP: ‘Belfast-Dublin ties must be repaired’

Brexit has damaged relations between Dublin and Belfast but those relations must be repaired, DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson has said.

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Polls promise a new crisis for UK - Farage’s Brexit party soars

Shakespeare’s phrase from Hamlet, one of the great political primers of our civilisation, “hoist with his own petard”, seems all too pertinent for those who rule the country where he was born more than 500 years ago.

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Nigel Farage eyes seat at Brexit negotiation table

He described Theresa May’s current proposed deal as a ‘new European treaty’.

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Tony Blair urges ex-Labour supporters to back pro-Remain party

The former PM voiced frustration with Labour over Brexit.

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Prime Minister’s Brexit deal is ‘surrender document’ – Farage

The Brexit Party leader told hundreds at a rally in the North East that MPs think they are ‘morons’.

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Clear understanding of May’s departure date expected next week – Graham Brady

The chair of the 1922 Committee said Mrs May has offered to meet the executive to offer ‘clarity’ on her plans.

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Richest in Britain got €25bn richer since the Brexit vote

At least one group of UK residents is flourishing in Brexit Britain: An exclusive club of billionaires.

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Brexit: What happened in the past seven days

So what has happened and what will happen next?

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Farm families to benefit from Fair Deal scheme

Thousands of farm families are set to benefit from changes to the Fair Deal scheme which will see the introduction of a cap on farm contributions taken by the State to fund care costs.

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Letter to the Editor: Maintaining soil fertility is a necessity for survival

Agricultural activities are blamed as the major contributors to the damage being caused to our ecosystems.

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Scotland does not want Brexit, Nicola Sturgeon warns

The Scottish First Minister also insisted there must be a second referendum on any EU withdrawal agreement.

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Abandon Leave and Remain labels to halt ‘endless loop’ on Brexit, says Corbyn

The Labour leader suggested the option of a second referendum could be a ‘healing process’.

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