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June 20, 2018 11:04 PM Brexit Britain will be 'UNDISPUTED GATEWAY' to world trade, declares Philip Hammond

THE CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer is set to reveal plans to make the UK the “undisputed gateway” to international trade and commerce after Brexit when he gives his annual Mansion House speech this evening. The speech is one of the Chancellor’s yearly opportunities to give an update on the state of the British economy. In a rallying cry of support for Brexit 5

June 20, 2018 11:01 PM 'STOP Brexit' Jacob Rees-Mogg heckled by 'loud-mouthed' Remoaners during LIVE interview

LEADING Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg was heckled during a live BBC interview by Remain supporters waving EU flags who repeatedly shouted “stop Brexit”. The Conservative MP was debating with Hilary Benn, after the Government won a key Brexit vote in the House of Commons, when he was targeted by EU flag waving Remain supporters at Westminster. Jacob Rees-Mogg 5

June 20, 2018 10:09 AM 'I said that?' Verhofstadt’s brutal slap down to SNP over hopes of Scotland joining EU

BREXIT coordinator Guy Verhofstadt delivered a brutal slapdown to the SNP as he insisted the European Union will have no role in Scotland's pleas to join the bloc after Brexit. Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstdt dismantled SNP's hopes to rally the support of the European Union to join the bloc should Scottish voters vote for independence after Brexit 6

June 19, 2018 9:39 PM Farage STUNS callers by 'agreeing with Barnier for first time' on THIS key issue

NIGEL FARAGE stunned callers after he claimed “for the first time ever” he found himself on the “same side” as the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. Nigel Farage accused Prime Minister Theresa May of trying to “opt-in” to various EU arrangements, including the European Arrest Warrant, post-Brexit. The UK currently works with police 7

June 19, 2018 5:52 AM Leaving customs union MORE IMPORTANT than no hard Irish border

TWO-THIRDS of Brexiteers would accept a hard border with the Republic of Ireland if it meant the UK ditched the customs union after Brexit, a poll has uncovered. A poll by Lord Ashcroft, the Tory peer, found only a third of voters in the UK said it would be unacceptable for Northern Ireland to have a different status in the EU from the rest of the UK. Almost 6

June 18, 2018 11:01 PM 'You are an idiot!' Peer sparks CHAOS in House of Lords as he attacks 'Brexit sabotage'

CONSERVATIVE peer Lord Robathan prompted huge groans in the House of Lords after he quizzed Lord Hailsham over whether he was trying to “sabotage” Brexit. “On the second point of clarification, could he tell us what discussions he has had with the opposition front bench on this amendment?” Lord Hailsham replied: “Yes it is perfectly true that I have had negotiations 7

June 18, 2018 5:14 PM Peers defeat government over 'meaningful vote' on final Brexit deal

Peers backed an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill by 354 to 235, a majority of 119. There were 22 Conservative rebels who voted in favour of the amendment, including Tory former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine and Conservative former ministers Lord Patten of Barnes, Lord Willetts and Baroness Warsi. A total of 588 peers voted, making it the fourth 8

June 18, 2018 3:02 PM Majority think Theresa May's 'Brexit dividend' for the NHS is dishonest, Sky Data poll finds

A survey finds a majority of people do not believe there will be a "Brexit dividend" - touted by the PM to help boost NHS funding. Just over half of those surveyed thought the promise was either "very dishonest" (26%) or "fairly dishonest" (28%). Only 7% said it was "very honest", while 25% said it was "fairly honest". Some 15% responded "don't know" 6

June 18, 2018 2:44 PM EU threatens to axe UK security pact if Britain leaves European Court of Human Rights

THE European Union has demanded a so-called “guillotine clause”, threatening to nullify any EU-UK security partnership if Britain leaves the European Court of Human Rights. In its latest publication on a joint security partnership, Brussels has dismissed a number of the UK’s proposals in order to strike the “closest possible” defence post-Brexit pact. The European 6

June 18, 2018 12:14 PM 'That's manifest nonsense!' Nigel Lawson SAVAGES Lord Adonis in furious Brexit row

NIGEL LAWSON tore into Remainer Lord Adonis for claiming Parliament should receive a meaningful vote on leaving the European Union, hailing Brexit as a "great liberation". Lord Lawson was speaking in a debate on Sky News’ All Out Politics over how the House of Lords should approach the EU Withdrawal Bill when it comes back for scrutiny this afternoon 7