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Labour outline Brexit people’s vote plan

With just 32 days left until Britain is due to leave the EU, Jeremy Corbyn has finally announced a framework for a second referendum as agreed in the last Labour Party conference. The Labour leader is telling his MPs tonight that if parliament does not back the Labour Party's Brexit ...

The People’s Vote is failing – this is why

The People’s Vote is failing – this is why

Tommy Robinson and Gerard Batten led a 5,000-strong protest in London this weekend as members of the far right took to the streets to lambaste Theresa May's 'Brexit betrayal'. The UKIP leader called on the PM to "dump the deal" while ally Robinson said this sort of uprising is "what ...

Some of the best signs from the historic People’s Vote March

With over half a million people arriving in London today from all over the country, and even ex pats worried about their future arriving from Europe,  The People’s Vote March was the biggest march the country has seen since the lead up to the Iraq War. The People’s Vote campaign ...

Investigation launched as patient dies waiting to be treated at Midlands hospital

MPs given first chance to vote on second referendum

The House of Commons will be given the first opportunity to vote for a second referendum today. The speaker, John Bercow, selected an amemndment from Sarah Wollaston, who recently left the Tories to join the Independent group. This was not, as you would expect, met with universal approval. The speaker ...

Research links Brexit vote to xenophobia and narcissism

Research links Brexit vote to xenophobia and narcissism

British citizens who fear immigrants and thought they threatened their values and way of life were more likely to have voted Brexit And the results, partly driven by narcissism, were regardless of their age, gender or level of education. The research, published in Frontiers in Psychology, identified 'collective narcissism' as ...

Why Don’t More Young People Vote?

By Jacob Flannery Questions over why young people don't vote have become a customary part of the run-up to the General Election. "People fought and died to get the right to vote and I would encourage anyone at the age of voting to use their vote" says Emma McClarkin, Conservative MEP for the ...

Green Party celebrates ‘biggest election night in our history’

Green Party celebrates ‘biggest election night in our history’

With 164 out of 248 council election results declared, the Green Party is celebrating a historic victory and vowing to “carry the Remain banner” into European Parliament elections. The party is up 95 council seats on a record total of 127 councillors so far. As lunchtime declarations were made on ...

Investigation launched as patient dies waiting to be treated at Midlands hospital

Brexit: Commons decides to agree…on nothing

No majority emerged for any of the eight options tabled in the House of Commons last night.  Voting under the indicative vote process, MPs were unable to reach a consensus after they dramatically seized control of the agenda in the House of Commons from the Prime Minister. A permanent customs union ...

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