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Johnson squirms over ‘surrender’ to the ‘Surrender Act!’

Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to deliver a squirming account of his failure to take the UK out of the EU on...

Trump Puppets Johnson & Farage Fall Out!

THE TORY government has defended its proposed Brexit deal with the EU, following criticism from President Trump, who suggested a Johnson-Farage alliance. Trump told LBC...

Corbyn launches election: ‘Remain in EU an option’

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn, in launching his party’s election campaign yesterday, reiterated Labour’s plan for Brexit which means renegotiating another deal with the European...

‘Grenfell Tower was a death trap before any firefighter arrived!’ – says Matt Wrack...

MATT WRACK, the FBU general secretary, said yesterday in response to the Grenfell Tower inquiry phase one report: ‘The Inquiry’s interim report must finally...

Corbyn backs a general election – while Labour MPs voice opposition

YESTERDAY in Parliament Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke in favour of a general election and said this is now Labour’s position. He said: ‘Labour backs...

UK forced to appoint European Commissioner!

PM JOHNSON’S ‘do or die’ pledge is truly dead, as the EU has insisted as a condition of their ‘flextension’ that the UK will...

‘EVERYTHING DEPENDS ON EU!’ – says Labour’s shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott

LABOUR, the LibDems, the SNP and pro-Remain Tories are set to vote against the government holding a 12th December General Election in the House...

EU tightens the screw! – Johnson dumps ‘do or die’

EU ambassadors yesterday agreed to delay Brexit, but will not make a decision on a new deadline date until next Monday, just three days...

EU Extension Decision Due Today!

PM Boris Johnson pulled out of a scheduled appearance before a panel of senior MPs yesterday morning, saying he has to ‘focus on delivering...

Museum workers strike across UK

STAFF from top science museums around the country launched strike action yesterday to demand the Living Wage. The dispute involves tourist attractions, including London’s Science...

Vote for the deal or we leave with no deal – Johnson tells MPs

THE DEBATE on the European Union Withdrawal Agreement Bill began yesterday with Tory PM Johnson confirming that if it is not voted through, the...

Speaker blocks vote on Brexit deal – Parliamentary Committee to investigate his impartiality!

AS EXPECTED, the Speaker of the House John Bercow yesterday blocked Parliament from voting on the new Brexit deal with the EU. Announcing his judgement...

Assange fights extradition in court

WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange appeared in court in London yesterday looking very unwell after spending months languishing in Belmarsh Prison where he has been...

Labour Woos Democratic Unionists!

LABOUR’S Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer appeared on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday to urge the Democratic Unionist Party to join Labour in...

Bid To Prevent EU Withdrawal Voting Fails!

SCOTLAND’S highest civil court on Friday dismissed a legal bid to stop the UK government from seeking to pass its proposed EU withdrawal agreement...

Johnson and EU agree new Brexit deal!

YESTERDAY morning the President of the European Commission and Tory PM Johnson announced that they had agreed a Brexit deal. That deal now has...

25 Colleges strike over pay

OVER 300 striking teachers from sixth form colleges around the country demanded the government honour their £700 million funding ‘invoice’ which was signed by...

Brexit: ‘There Is Pathway To Deal’

THERE are ‘many issues’ still to be resolved before a Brexit agreement can be reached, Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said, as talks continued yesterday. He...

Royal Mail 97% YES for strike

OVER 97% of members of the CWU (Communication Workers Union) working for Royal Mail, voted ‘YES’ for strike action, it was announced yesterday. Hundreds of...

Rees-Mogg prepares to eat his Brexit words for deal

LEADER of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg indicated yesterday that Tory PM Boris Johnson is preparing to bring back to Parliament this Saturday...

Johnson starts to do a ‘May!’

EUROPEAN Council President Donald Tusk has said he has received ‘promising signals’ from Irish PM Leo Varadkar that a Brexit deal is still possible. His...

Turkish invasion escalates! – condemned by 13 UK unions

ON THE SECOND day of the Turkish invasion of Syria, after a massive bombing raid striking northern Syria over 180 times, killing at least...

Parliament – special Brexit sitting October 19th!

MPs have been called to Parliament for a special Saturday sitting on 19th October, following a meeting of the EU’s EC on Friday which...

EU deal ‘overwhelmingly unlikely’ – Merkel tells PM Johnson

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel poured buckets of cold water over Tory PM Boris Johnson’s attempts to get a Brexit deal with the EU when,...

Court case against Johnson dismissed!

YESTERDAY the judge of the Court of Session, Scotland’s highest court, ruled that Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson had no case to answer and...

TORIES HAVE NO PLAN! – Marr asks if Labour would accept Bercow as PM

BREXIT Secretary Stephen Barclay made clear to the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday that the Johnson Tory government has no ‘cunning plan’ to avoid...

Johnson surrenders – kneels before ‘Surrender Act’

A SCOTTISH judge was to be asked yesterday to consider whether Boris Johnson could be jailed if he takes the UK out of the...

Corbyn Condemns Pm Johnson Over Customs Union

IN THE House of Commons yesterday morning PM Johnson sought to persuade MPs to support his Brexit plan. He said: ‘This government has moved. Our...

Johnson Hopes That ‘EU Friends Will Compromise’

A WEAKER than usual Boris Johnson broke with the pre-speech propaganda that he would take a very defiant ‘do or die’ stance on leaving...

Opposition leaders meeting to stop Brexit breaks up! – Javid insists on 31st...

LABOUR moved a step closer to forming a national government yesterday with the Scottish and Welsh nationalists, the Liberal Democrats and the Greens all...

Students unite with staff in pension battle

THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) stands ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with the University and College Union (UCU) in the fight for fair pay and...

‘We will Brexit October 31 despite Benn Act’ – Johnson

TORY PM Johnson said yesterday that he believed there was ‘a good chance’ of a Brexit deal with the EU, while also insisting that...

SNP ready for Corbyn-led interim National Government

THE SCOTTISH Nationalists have reached out to Labour to form a National Government with the sole purpose of remaining in the European Union. Yesterday, chief...

G4S driven out of immigration!

PRIVATE firm G4S has been forced out of the immigration sector it was announced yesterday after the scandal at detention centre Brook House in...

Parliament reopens after Supreme Court ruling

‘IT HAS no moral right to sit on these green benches here. It is a dead Parliament! Parliament is not worth a candle. It...

Supreme Court rules proroguing ‘unlawful’

THE SUPREME Court yesterday openly sided with a Parliament full of Remainers condemning the proroguing of Parliament by Tory PM Boris Johnson as completely...

Renationalise Thomas Cook!

NINE thousand Thomas Cook workers lost their jobs yesterday with a further 20,000 threatened across Europe as the company, founded in 1841, went bust....

Corbyn’s position: EU deal or Remain but no Brexit!

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn presented his position on Brexit yesterday in which a deal with the EU or Remain are the only options and...

SUSPENSION OF PARLIAMENT – ‘a political judgement’ says Eadie QC

THE suspension of Parliament is ‘the territory of political judgements not legal standards’, the Tory government’s lawyer told the Supreme Court yesterday. The court is...

Social housing landlords deny homeless access to properties

HOMELESS people are being routinely ‘screened out’ and denied access to social housing by social landlords because they are deemed ‘too poor or vulnerable...

No joint press conference in Luxembourg – ‘We’re ready for no-deal’ – Johnson

TORY PM Boris Johnson yesterday travelled to Luxembourg to meet EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and the country’s PM Xavier Bettel. After the meeting, Johnson...

Lib Dems Vote For Ananti-Brexit Coup!

THE LIBDEMS voted for an anti-Brexit coup at their conference in Bournemouth yesterday, pledging to revoke Article 50, reversing their previous policy of campaigning...

DICTATOR BERCOW! – ready to forcefully remove PM from office

THE OUTGOING Speaker John Bercow, due to leave on October 31, has said that he will forcibly remove PM Johnson from office if he...

We will leave EU ‘deal or no deal’ – Johnson

TORY PM Boris Johnson yesterday confirmed that if all attempts to get a deal with the EU fail then he is prepared leave the...

Scottish court rules prorogation ‘unlawful’

WE ARE of the opinion that the advice given by the government to Her Majesty the Queen to prorogue Parliament was unlawful and that...