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November 8, 2018 1:26 PM EU PLOT: Varoufakis hits out at Brussels attempts to get Theresa May 'stabbed by comrades'

FORMER Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has explained techniques used by the European Union which have been used to try to “diminish” Theresa May’s power in discussions. Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis said that a key example of the EU trying to damage Theresa May’s power in Brexit negotiations was at the Salzburg summit. Mr Varoufakis 52

November 8, 2018 12:00 AM BREXIT BOMBSHELL: May calls Merkel to HELP seal Brexit deal by CHRISTMAS

THERESA May has sought Angela Merkel's help to seal a Brexit divorce deal as efforts intensify to get it agreed by Christmas, it has emerged. "If the House of Commons is going to have a meaningful vote on a deal, on which this legal advice is very, very important, then I think people are entitled to know what that advice is," said the party's chief whip Sir Jeffrey 60

November 6, 2018 12:44 PM Man either outraged there aren’t dog poppies or outraged no dogs are wearing them

A BRITISH patriot is offended there are not poppies for dogs or offended that no dogs are wearing them, whichever should turn out to be the case. Stephen Malley admits he has not had time to find out yet, but either way it makes him ‘ashamed of what has become of this sceptred isle’. He said: “Option one. Nobody, apart from this red-white-and-blue true believer 47

November 2, 2018 2:02 PM Ex-Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown diagnosed with bladder cancer

The 77-year-old politician says he has "fought a lot of battles in my life" after being diagnosed within the last month. The 77-year-old, who led the party between 1988 and 1999, described how he had been diagnosed with the disease within the last month. Speaking to the Somerset Live website, Lord Ashdown said: "I have known for about three weeks that I am suffering 131

October 31, 2018 10:31 AM Osborne admits to being pathetic idiot who genuinely thought UKIP could win more than three seats

The former chancellor said that, in retrospect, his commitment to a Brexit referendum was based on the utterly cretinous belief that UKIP were somehow going to become a major force in the House of Commons. He told the BBC: “David Cameron and I got all worked up and came to this completely moronic conclusion that loads of Tory seats were under threat 44

October 28, 2018 4:01 PM BREXIT BLOCK: Lord Adonis demands 'POPULAR FRONT' of Labour and SNP to keep UK in EU

LORD Adonis urged Scottish Labour to join forces with the Scottish National Party to stop Theresa May from delivering Brexit and keep Britain in the European Union. Self-proclaimed Brexit denier Lord Adonis has urged the Scottish Labour Party to unite with the SNP to pressure the British Government into holding a second Brexit referendum. The Labour 48

October 25, 2018 9:15 AM WARNING for EU: Raab makes NO DEAL threat if Barnier 'deliberately refuses' to BUDGE

BREXIT Secretary Dominic Raab delivered a huge warning to the European Union that a Brexit no deal remains likely if Brussels adopt a “deliberately intransigent” approach to negotiations. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab attacked the European Union over its approach to negotiations warning no deal could become a reality. At the Brussels summit last week EU leaders 38

October 22, 2018 4:36 AM ‘Deeply moving’ German economy minister praises anti-Brexit People’s Vote march in London

GERMANY’s Economy Minister praised the anti-Brexit march through central London on Saturday as the “most impressive and deeply moving support for Europe” that he has ever seen. Peter Altmaier called the march of nearly 700,000 people “deeply moving”. He also thanked those who took part in the march who called for a ‘People’s Vote’ on the final Brexit 40

October 17, 2018 10:09 AM PMQs LIVE: May faces Corbyn clash ahead of CRUNCH Brexit showdown in Brussels

THERESA May will clash with Jeremy Corbyn during Prime Minister’s Questions - just hours before she travels to Brussels for a crunch summit with EU leaders as she desperately tries to save Brexit and solve the Irish border issue.  On Monday, European Council President Donald Tusk continued the downbeat mood ahead of the summit. Mr Tusk told reporters 32

October 13, 2018 12:49 PM Leo Varadkar’s Irish Government on brink of COLLAPSE: Fears as Brexit hits critical point

IRELAND’S government is on the brink of collapse as Brexit talks reach boiling point. Leo Varadkar’s Fine Gael government has been urged to remove a threat to hold a snap election until a final Brexit deal is reached. Main opposition party Fianna Fail's leader Micheal Martin wrote to the Taoiseach Mr Varadkar warning him it would be best both parties 70