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December 24, 2018 3:47 PM EU blow as eurosceptic parties JOIN FORCES in time for EU elections

THE EU has been delivered a blow after the third-largest group in the European Parliament joined forces with a French eurosceptic party to help cement its influence after the Brussels elections. Ahead of May’s European Parliament vote, which decides the MEPs for the next five years, new alliances are being formed among Eurosceptics in Brussels.The European 135

December 22, 2018 8:50 PM Ex-Lib Dem leader Paddy Ashdown dies aged 77

Ex-Liberal Democrats leader Paddy Ashdown has died aged 77 after a short illness, a party spokesperson has said. The former MP for Yeovil, who "made an immeasurable contribution to furthering the cause of liberalism", passed away on Saturday evening, a statement said. Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said Lord Ashdown had "made a real mark" on Parliament 136

December 5, 2018 6:14 PM 'I will have NO part of it' Heseltine warns May future Tories will be 'BLAMED' for Brexit

LORD Heseltine has warned the House of Lords that the Conservative Party will suffer in future elections if they deliver the Prime Minister's Brexit deal. Lord Heseltine, who has previously called for another vote on leaving the EU, claimed the Tories would not be forgiven for delivering Brexit. The Prime Minister has defended her agreed Brexit deal with Brussels 88

November 20, 2018 3:16 AM Ocasio-Cortez fights back after she is mocked for ‘three chambers of Congress’ gaffe

ALEXANDRIA Ocasio-Cortez has hit back after being relentlessly mocked for a gaffe she made on Twitter involving a comment about “three chambers of Congress”. Ms Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter to attack critics for “drooling over every minute of footage” to use against her. This came after she posted a video on Twitter where she mentioned “three chambers 85

November 18, 2018 9:08 AM Who has written no confidence letters against Theresa May?

Theresa May will face a fight for her leadership if 48 members of her own party put in writing that they have lost confidence in her. If the chair of the 1922 Committee of backbench Conservatives - Graham Brady - receives letters from 15% of the party's MPs, a secret ballot is triggered. If Mrs May wins, they can not challenge her premiership for another 59

November 4, 2018 11:29 AM Theresa May makes SECRET DEAL with EU to keep UK in customs union after Brexit

THERESA May has made a secret deal with the EU to keep the whole of the UK in the customs union to avoid a hard border in Ireland it has been claimed, as the Prime Minister battles to seal a Brexit deal with the bloc. Mrs May has secured private concessions from Brussels which would keep Britain in the customs union after Brexit, the Sunday Times reported 74

October 28, 2018 6:33 PM Merkel HUMILIATION: CDU haemorrhages votes in Hesse election as opposition make HUGE gains

ANGELA Merkel’s conservatives and her coalition allies have suffered humiliating losses in a regional election in the western state of Hesse as her shaky government teeters on the brink of collapse. An exit poll from German broadcaster ARD shows Ms Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) came first with 28 percent of the vote - a huge drop from the 38.3 percent 93

October 13, 2018 11:01 PM German MEP says 'masochist' EU will PAY if it punishes UK as Brexit will see market SUFFER

GERMAN MEP Hans-Olaf Henkel blasted Brussels over its "masochistic" approach to the Brexit negotiations, demanding the EU recognises the UK's exit is as significant as 19 smaller countries leaving all at once. Speaking to Sky News, the European Conservatives and Reformists MEP claimed the EU will soon realise that by trying to punish the UK in the Brexit 69

October 8, 2018 3:38 PM EU's Jean-Claude Juncker denies mocking Theresa May with own dance

His spokesperson borrows another Abba line to avert yet more diplomatic tension with Brussels. The European Commission president defended his gentle jig, which saw him bop from side to side moving his arms. It came as music faded and he prepared to make a speech opening the "week of regions and cities". A Daily Telegraph journalist accused Mr Juncker 87

September 30, 2018 6:28 PM ESCAPE FROM EU! Rees-Mogg urges Tories to back Hardest Brexit and not pay a SINGLE PENNY

JACOB Rees-Mogg has laid the gauntlet to Theresa May at the Tory Party Conference - urging Conservatives to back his hard Brexit plan and "not pay a single penny" to the European Union. Speaking to party members in Birmingham today, Mr Rees-Mogg said such a move would help the least well off in Britain. Outlining his plan the MP said: “There is £40billion 57