Politics

Nigel Farage 'looking for new party'

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage says, if the UK ends up contesting the European Parliament elections, he will be on a party list. If Article 50 is extended, he believes the UK could end up taking part in the May elections after all – but the MEP has quit his former party so will not […]

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Liam Fox: Customs union 'would not deliver Brexit'

Image copyright Reuters Liam Fox says that staying in a permanent customs arrangement with the EU would “not be delivering Brexit”. The international trade secretary said he did not believe the UK could have an independent trade policy if it stayed in a customs union. Discussions between Theresa May and opposition parties are ongoing after […]

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Speaker Bercow 'could be denied peerage'

Image copyright UK Parliament Image caption Speaker John Bercow has been criticised by some Tory MPs Such is the anger with the Speaker at senior levels of government, it has been suggested he could be blocked from getting a peerage when he retires. Ministers are furious at what they see as John Bercow’s “bias” during […]