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Disaffected voters boost Brexit party across north-west

Supporters look to Nigel Farage to unite nation and introduce ‘down-to-earth’ politics As the glitterball twinkled and the raffle table heaved with prizes in a Lancashire pub in the former mill village of Bamber Bridge, Margaret West was feeling happier than she had for months. The Blackpool rock‘n’roll dancer and former education worker had been so angry and stressed over Brexit she’d lost sleep over it, felt ignored by politicians and unfairly insulted online for voting to leave. But then some...
Tags: North of England, Brexit party, Politics, European parliamentary elections 2019, Brexit, Article 50, European Union, The far right, Europe, Foreign policy, UK news, Nigel Farage, World news


May 'could announce departure date on Friday' – as it happened

Prime minister replies after Leadsom quits as leader of the House of CommonsTheresa May’s Brexit statement – summaryEarly evening summary 12.57am BST 12.12am BST Further developments in Josh Halliday’s story reported earlier tonight about the Tommy Robinson protest in Salford.Police have confirmed they made two arrests following the trouble at a Tommy Robinson rally in Salford earlier.Greater Manchester Police said: “Police arrested two people during a disturbance following a planned ev...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Michael Gove, Greater Manchester Police, Pmqs, Salford, European elections, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Tommy Robinson


May 'could announce departure date on Friday' – politics live

Prime minister replies after Leadsom quits as leader of the House of CommonsTheresa May’s Brexit statement – summaryEarly evening summary 12.12am BST Further developments in Josh Halliday’s story reported earlier tonight about the Tommy Robinson protest in Salford.Police have confirmed they made two arrests following the trouble at a Tommy Robinson rally in Salford earlier.Greater Manchester Police said: “Police arrested two people during a disturbance following a planned event in Lower Brou...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Bbc, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Michael Gove, Greater Manchester Police, Pmqs, Salford, European elections, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Theresa May's letter in response to Andrea Leadsom's resignation – politics live

Prime minister replies after Leadsom quits as leader of the House of CommonsTheresa May’s Brexit statement – summaryEarly evening summary 11.06pm BST Speaking to reporters after her resignation, Leadsom said she could not support the Withdrawal Agreement Bill’s new elements.She said: “I have been supporting Brexit totally for the last three years and I just couldn’t as Leader of the Commons, with responsibility for legislation, stand up at Business Questions tomorrow and announce a Bill that...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Michael Gove, Bill, Tory, Pmqs, European elections, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Andrea Leadsom


Anti-racist activists injured in Tommy Robinson rally clashes – politics live

Violence at campaign rally comes at fraught political time as Andrea Leadsom quits and Theresa May faces intense pressure to stand downTheresa May’s Brexit statement – summaryEarly evening summary 9.53pm BST Meanwhile, my colleague Josh Halliday has this report from a Tommy Robinson rally in Salford that has descended into violence.Anti-racism activists were being escorted away from Tommy Robinson demo when objects were thrown at them. Police led away two males. Some officers were hit with e...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Bbc, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Michael Gove, Pmqs, Salford, European elections, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Tommy Robinson


Andrea Leadsom resigns from the government as May refuses to quit – live news

Tory ministers and backbenchers conspicuously absent as Theresa May makes statement about her proposed Brexit billTheresa May’s Brexit statement - SummaryEarly evening summary 8.19pm BST Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson criticised Andrea Leadsom’s decision to step down on the eve of the European elections, calling it a “slap in the face” for her colleagues. He tweeted: “I accept that she may want to go but to do it the night before an election looks odd. 8.10pm BST Commentators are poi...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Tom Watson, Michael Gove, Pmqs, European elections, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Andrea Leadsom, BST Labour


Nigel Farage shelters on campaign bus to avoid milkshake attack

Brexit party leader told to remain on vehicle after possible assailants spottedNigel Farage has been forced to seek refuge on his campaign bus after being stalked by people carrying milkshakes in Kent, according to reports.The Brexit party leader and his campaign team seemed keen to avoid a repeat of events in Newcastle on Monday, when he was doused in banana and salted caramel milkshake after making a speech. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, European Union, UK News, Nigel Farage, Newcastle, Farage, Kent, European elections, Brexit, Brexit Party, European parliamentary elections 2019


May refuses to quit as cabinet in revolt and Tory calls for her immediate resignation escalate – live news

Tory ministers and backbenchers conspicuously absent as Theresa May makes statement about her proposed Brexit billTheresa May’s Brexit statement - Summary 6.22pm BST The crisis is still fluid, but here is a summary of what we know so far. 6.10pm BST From ITV’s Paul BrandIain Duncan Smith says he thinks President Trump now likely to pull his visit, as that week could well be the week of a leadership challenge to May. Continue reading...
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Has the Day of the Nationalists Come?

Yellow Vests France U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- A week from today, Europeans may be able to gauge how high the tide of populism and nationalism has risen within their countries and on their continent. For all the returns will be in from three days of elections in the 28 nations represented in the European Parliament. Expectation: Nationalists and populists will turn in their strongest performance since the EU was established, and their parliamentary group — Europe of Nations and Freedom — could ...
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Brexit Party AM fails to declare employment of daughter

The Brexit Party's David Rowlands may be in breach of Welsh Assembly rules.
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May fails to quell Brexit plan backlash amid reports cabinet has turned against her – live news

Tory ministers and backbenchers conspicuously absent as Theresa May makes statement about her proposed Brexit bill 3.20pm BST That turned out to be a shorter and rather less intense parliamentary occasion than we were expecting, but that was primarily because the really important political discussions at Westminster are taking place outside the chamber this afternoon - and they don’t seem to involve Theresa May. In the past Conservative MPs would have sat through the whole thing, but today t...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Daily Mirror, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Michael Gove, Westminster, Pmqs, European elections, Cabinet, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


"McDonald's has made the decision to stop selling milkshakes when there's a Brexit rally nearby... Burger King U.K. came under fire after tweeting, 'Dear people of Scotland. We're selling milkshakes all weekend. Have fun.'"

From "Throwing milkshakes as a political statement makes a splash in Britain" (CBS News).Is the entire cup thrown at the person or just the contents? I'm not sure, but this "milkshaking" seems to be the same activity as pie-throwing (where, usually, it's shaving cream in a pie tin, smashed into a person's face). I guess for milkshaking you don't need to get as close, and it's easy to buy your loaded weapon in a fast-food joint. In the UK, there's debate about whether this should actually be call...
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Brexit: MPs leave Commons as May makes statement on new deal – live news

Tory ministers and backbenchers conspicuously absent as Theresa May makes statement about her proposed Brexit bill 2.24pm BST My colleague Heather Stewart may have been in touch with the same source.Theresa May still doughtily defending her bill in the Chamber - but one cabinet source says, “something funny going on here... may move very fast.“ 2.23pm BST This is from the Sunday Times’ Tim Shipman.Cabinet minister: "Things could move fast now." Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Michael Gove, Pmqs, European elections, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Heather Stewart, Brexit Party, European parliamentary elections 2019


Theresa May makes statement to MPs about her 'New Brexit Deal' – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including PMQs and Theresa May’s statement to the Commons about her latest Brexit deal 1.23pm BST Iain Duncan Smith, the Tory Brexiter, asks if May can confirm that the EU withdrawal agreement bill (Wab) will be put to a vote.May says the government has made the position clear. The bill will be brought back in the first week of June. 1.20pm BST May is responding to Corbyn.She says he made his position clear. He wants e...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Michael Gove, Iain Duncan Smith, Pmqs, European elections, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn


PMQs: May faces Corbyn before statement on her 'New Brexit Deal' – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including PMQs and Theresa May’s statement to the Commons about her latest Brexit deal 12.24pm BST From the Mirror’s Pippa CrerarFrontbench looking a bit light on Cabinet Brexiteers at #PMQs - Penny Mordaunt only one there. I understand Chris Grayling is in Germany, but where are , @trussliz @michaelgove @LiamFox amid Tory anger at PM’s “new” Brexit offer?? 12.23pm BST The SNP’s Ronnie Cowan says parents have to trave...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Germany, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Michael Gove, SNP, Chris Grayling, Pmqs, European elections, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Brexit: Tory MPs abandoning May after second referendum offer – as it happened

Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ May offers MPs vote on second referendum in ‘new’ Brexit dealTheresa May’s new Brexit deal: point-by-point analysisMay’s speech: snap summary and analysisEU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks 10.51pm BST We’re closing this love blog down now. Thanks for reading and commenting. Here’s a summary of the latest events: Related: May’s final effort to wi...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Liberal Democrats, Jaguar Land Rover, Boris Johnson, Vince Cable, Emily Thornberry, European elections, Brexit, Arron Banks


Brexit: Tory MPs abandoning May after second referendum offer – live news

Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ May offers MPs vote on second referendum in ‘new’ Brexit dealTheresa May’s new Brexit deal: point-by-point analysisMay’s speech: snap summary and analysisEU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks 8.12pm BST The former Czech Republic prime minister, Vaclav Klaus, was one of three warm up acts at the Brexit Party’s last hustings, which is taking place in a...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, London, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Czech Republic, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Manchester, Boris Johnson, Emily Thornberry


Brexit, the Uncivil War: Watering Myths with the Teardrops of the Ruling Class

What have been billed as momentous EU Parliament elections are taking place this week (May 23–26), and it seemed like the right time to review some Brexit films—one is entertainment, the other is a documentary. The reason for the Brexit theme has to do more with 2019 than with 2016, especially since the Brexit Party, […]
Tags: UK, Democracy, Immigration, Eu, Movie Review, Racism, Nigel Farage, Working Class, Anthropology, Globalization, Conspiracy Theories, Brexit, Dominic Cummings, James Graham, Neoliberalism, Robert Mercer


Nigel Farage to be examined over £450,000 payment from Arron Banks

The Brexit Party leader is referred to a European Parliament committee over the £450,000 sum.
Tags: UK, News, Nigel Farage, European Parliament, Arron Banks, Brexit Party


Brexit: Tory MPs start abandoning May after she offers to stage vote on second referendum – live news

Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ May offers MPs vote on second referendum in ‘new’ Brexit dealHow May summed up her ‘New Brexit Deal’ in 10 pointsMay’s ‘New Brexit Deal’ speech - Snap summary and analysisEU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks 6.15pm BST These are from the Tory MP Simon Clarke, another backbencher who is abandoning Theresa May having supported her at MV3, or meaningfu...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson, Westminster, Tory, Emily Thornberry, European elections, Brexit, Arron Banks, DUP


Farage's Brexit Party to Trounce May, Sporting Index Says

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives will win seven, while Labour will take 13 and the Liberal Democrats 12, Sporting Index predicted in an email in London on Tuesday. Sporting Index has had a consistently strong record in predicting some of the key twists and turns of the Brexit saga. Last month, about two hours before the latest vote on May’s Brexit deal, the spread betting firm forecast she’d lose by 60 votes.
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Brexit: new bill to include MPs' vote on second referendum, May says – live news

Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ How May summed up her “New Brexit Deal’ in 10 pointsEU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron BanksDowning Street lobby briefing - Summary 5.04pm BST And this is what May said in her speech on customs.Now the government has already put a proposal which delivers the benefits of a customs union but with the ability for the UK to determine its own trade and devel...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson, Emily Thornberry, European elections, Brexit, Brexit Party


Nigel Farage to be examined over £450,000 from Arron Banks

The Brexit Party leader is referred to a European Parliament committee over the £450,000 sum.
Tags: UK, News, Nigel Farage, European Parliament, Arron Banks, Brexit Party


Bid to stop Brexit Party group in Welsh Assembly fails

An attempt by AMs to change the assembly's rules in response to the formation of the Brexit Party group has failed.
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European elections 2019: Watchdog defends Brexit Party scrutiny

The Electoral Commission says it acted after "significant public concern" over the party's funding.
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2019 European Elections: Watchdog defends Brexit Party scrutiny

The Electoral Commission says it acted after "significant public concern" over the party's funding.
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Brexit: May to give speech at 4pm with details of 'new' deal for MPs - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, as Theresa May’s cabinet met to consider the contents of the Brexit EU withdrawal agreement billMay to give speech with details of ‘new’ Brexit deal offered to MPsDowning Street lobby briefing - Summary 2.01pm BST PM’s speech is called ‘A new Brexit deal - seeking common ground in Parliament’ 2.00pm BST In the urgent question in the Commons earlier on British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse putting 5,000 jobs a...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson, Parliament, Emily Thornberry, European elections, Brexit, British Steel


Nigel Farage taps anger in UK’s Brexit-dominated EU election

FRIMLEY GREEN, England (AP) — No one in Britain is more enthusiastic about this week’s European Union elections than people who hate the EU. Hard-core Brexit supporters are chomping at the bit to cast ballots for Nigel Farage’s newly formed Brexit Party, whose sole policy is to leave the EU as soon as possible. They’re […]
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Nigel Farage: Brexit party does not accept foreign currency

Leader says focus on party’s finances stems from envy and shows establishment is ‘rotten’Nigel Farage has insisted that his Brexit party does not accept donations in foreign currency as the Electoral Commission prepares to visit its offices as part of a funding review.The commission announced it was looking into the Brexit party’s donations after Gordon Brown urged it to investigate concerns over the legality of its funding. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Nigel Farage, Party funding, Gordon Brown, European elections, Electoral Commission, Brexit Party, European parliamentary elections 2019


Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with assault

The Brexit Party leader had just given a short speech in Newcastle when he was covered in milkshake.
Tags: UK, News, Nigel Farage, Newcastle, Brexit Party