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No going back: Europe reacts as May triggers Article 50

European Council president Donald Tusk with May's letter

BRITAIN is leaving the EU.

12:00am Thursday 30 March 2017

Amber Rudd denies UK threat of 'withholding intelligence' unless EU deal is reached

Home Secretary Amber Rudd denied any suggestion of ‘a threat’

HOME Secretary Amber Rudd has denied the Government are blackmailing the EU, after the letter triggering Article 50 seemed to imply Britain would withhold intelligence about terrorist threats, unless the UK received favourable terms in a trade deal.

12:00am Thursday 30 March 2017

Michael Fry: The UK has failed to come up with an idea of Britishness that can unite us

Theresa May spoke as if British unity had yet to be challenged, as if disunity was palpable but hardly imminent

THE basic trouble is that each fresh move in the complex political games going on at the moment brings further division. So to call amid this turmoil for unity seems to be merely spitting in the wind.

12:00am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Call to let government eavesdrop on WhatsApp chats condemned as 'deeply misguided'

WhatsApp says it has been assisting the police investigation into last week's attack on Westminster

A RIGHT-wing think-tank has called Home Secretary Amber Rudd “deeply misguided” after she called for the government to be given a “back door” into encrypted networks following the attack at Westminster.

12:00am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale writes to Theresa May to beg for a special Brexit deal for Scotland

Kezia Dugdale has been criticised for repeating previous SNP calls. Photograph: Gordon Terris

SCOTTISH Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has written to Theresa May asking for Scotland to get a special Brexit deal.

12:00am Monday 27 March 2017

Treated with contempt: Scotland snubbed over Article 50 date announcement

The Prime Minister failed to inform the Scottish Government of her plan to trigger Article 50 on March 29

RELATIONS between the Prime Minister and First Minister continued to deteriorate after Downing Street yesterday announced the date at which Article 50 would be triggered – without telling the Scottish Government.

12:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017

Policeman stabbed and suspect shot in major incident at Houses of Parliament

There has been a major incident outside the Houses of Parliament

A policeman has been stabbed and his suspected attacker shot by officers in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament this afternoon.

3:26pm Wednesday 22 March 2017

Theresa May confirms date that Article 50 will be triggered

Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

THERESA May will trigger Article 50 on 29 March beginning the two year process to take the UK out of the European Union.

12:42pm Monday 20 March 2017

George Kerevan: ‘Spreadsheet Phil’ lost his political marbles with tax on White Van Man

Chancellor Philip Hammond photographed in the front of an electrical store delivering his Budget last week  Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

IT was meant to be a steady-as-you-go Budget, if not a plain dull affair. There was even talk in the lobbies of an early General Election to wipe out Labour, launched on the back of Theresa May triggering Brexit this week and Chancellor…

12:00am Monday 13 March 2017

National insurance rise 'is on life support' as Theresa May delays changes

Hammond: Under fire from Tories

THERE was confusion over what the government wants to do with the national insurance contributions (NICs) of Britain’s 4 million self-employed workers yesterday.

12:00am Saturday 11 March 2017
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