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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Nigel Farage discussed fronting far-right group led by Steve Bannon

Footage shows Brexit party leader calling Bannon’s plan a ‘fightback against globalists’Nigel Farage discussed the idea of fronting a global alliance of populist and far-right politicians being put together by the controversial former White House strategist Steve Bannon, it has emerged.Farage said he would be keen to take the role after Bannon discussed the idea of forming a group based around populism and “economic nationalism”, with potential members including Hungary’s Viktor Orbán and Rodrig...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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, […]
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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UK man charged with assault over Farage milkshake-throwing

LONDON (AP) — British police have charged a 32-year-old man with assault after pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election. Northumbria Police said Tuesday that Paul Crowther had been charged with common assault and criminal damage over the incident in Newcastle, northeast England. Farage was left […]
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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...
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Man charged with assault over Nigel Farage milkshake incident

Paul Crowther, 32, charged after Brexit party leader had drink thrown at him in NewcastleA man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after Nigel Farage had a milkshake thrown at him while on a walkabout in Newcastle city centre.The Brexit party leader’s suit was left covered in the drink after the incident at about 1pm on Monday and he was quickly hurried away from the scene by staff. Continue reading...
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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.
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Scottish papers: 'Blood-soaked' killer and Farage milkshake drama

Scotland's front pages feature dramatic images of a killer's arrest and a milkshake-soaked Nigel Farage on the campaign trail.
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Brexit weekly briefing: May gears up for yet another vote on yet another deal

After talks with Labour collapse, PM goes back to the drawing boardWelcome to the Guardian’s weekly Brexit briefing, trying to make sense of the nonsensical since June 2016. If you would like to receive this as a weekly email, please sign up here. And you can catch our monthly Brexit Means podcast here. Continue reading...
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Scottish papers: Farage milkshake drama and Loch Lomond plans

Scotland's front pages feature images of a milkshake-soaked Nigel Farage and a Loch Lomond resort attracts record objections.
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Building the Brexit party: how Nigel Farage copied Italy's digital populists

The former Ukip leader forged an alliance with the Five Star Movement just as they bulldozed Italian politics using a tightly controlled digital operation. And now he’s putting their techniques to work in Britain. By Darren LoucaidesOne day in January 2015, Nigel Farage gave his senior adviser, Raheem Kassam, an unusual bit of news. “On Monday, we’re going to Milano,” he said. (Farage always pronounced it “Mil-ar-no”, much to Kassam’s amusement.) “I was like: ‘What? Why?’” Kassam said. Farage, w...
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The moment Farage was hit by a milkshake

Video footage shows Nigel Farage having a milkshake thrown at him during a campaign walkabout.
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The Guardian view on campaign funding: follow the money | Editorial

The mysterious finances of the Brexit party must be dragged into the lightThe decision by the election commission to inspect the books of the Brexit party is a step in the right direction, but it may not be a big enough stride for democracy. Nigel Farage formed the Brexit party in January 2019. He is days away from winning this month’s European elections. We know that western democracies are vulnerable to subversion and that murky offshore wealth can be used to support far-right populists. Mr Fa...
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