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June 29, 2018 9:35 PM Who is on Trump's list of Supreme Court picks? A judge who sits alongside the president's sister, a Texan with a vast Twitter following and the junior senator from Utah are among the possible nominees

Donald Trump has said he will pick his next Supreme Court nominee from a list of 25 names that was updated last year. The president announced his intention to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy 'immediately' after the 81-year-old sent shockwaves when he announced he was retiring on Wednesday. Justice Anthony Kennedy was a singular voice on the court whose 58 1

June 27, 2018 10:24 PM Trump gets historic chance to shift Supreme Court to right

President Donald Trump on Wednesday secured a historic chance to shift the US Supreme Court decisively to the right as Justice Anthony Kennedy, the tie-breaking vote between the bench's liberal and conservative judges, announced he is to retire. Kennedy's departure at the end of July will give Trump the opportunity to appoint his second justice to the nine-seat 44

June 26, 2018 1:14 PM WATCH: Commons ERUPTS in cheers as EU Withdrawal Bill FINALLY becomes LAW

THE EU Withdrawal Bill has become law, Speaker John Bercow has revealed, in an announcement that drew cheers in the House of Commons. The EU Withdrawal Bill, the government’s flagship piece of Brexit legislation, has officially become law after receiving royal assent. In an announcement to the House of Commons this afternoon, Speaker John Bercow revealed 35

June 24, 2018 11:15 PM Tory 'KAMIKAZE Brexit' BLASTED by left claiming it will 'finish what THATCHER started'

THE CONSERVATIVE Party’s plan for Brexit has been blasted by left-wing members of the Labour Party who have urged Jeremy Corbyn to back a second referendum which would include an option to stay in the European Union to avoid a “kamikaze” Brexit. An economist who has advised John McDonnell and transport union boss Manuel Cortes are among those who have signed 65

June 18, 2018 3:41 PM 'Euro caused Italian economic MISERY!' German MEP BLASTS EU for 20 years of 'NO GROWTH'

A GERMAN MEP has blamed the EU for Italy’s “economic misery” that caused desperate voters to elect a “protest” government after 20 years of “no growth”. Bernd Lücke, German MEP and member of the European conservatives and reformists group, claimed Italy has seen no growth since joining the euro 20 years ago. He said: “There are two causes that encouraged 37

June 18, 2018 11:31 AM Billionaire Kochs won't back GOP nominee for Virginia Senate

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A tea party group backed by billionaire conservatives plans to sit out the U.S. Senate race in Virginia. News outlets report that Americans for Prosperity has announced it won't support Republican nominee Corey Stewart as he tries to unseat incumbent Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine. The group is the main political operation funded by industrialists 33

June 17, 2018 8:28 PM Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

NEW YORK (AP) - The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November. To many conservatives, the compromise immigration proposal released this past week by House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis 41

May 6, 2018 1:41 PM Tories under pressure to act over 'racist joke' councillor Rosemary Carroll

The Conservatives say they will look again at the case of Rosemary Carroll, who shared a post comparing an Asian man with a dog. Rosemary Carroll, who shared a post comparing an Asian man with a dog last June, was reinstated by the Tories in Pendle, Lancashire - giving the party enough seats to take control of the council. The party have been accused 62

February 23, 2018 9:34 AM Rochford Ukip defectors in new party bid

FOUR district councillors have left Ukip and started a new political party. The former Ukip councillors from Rochford District Council - Neil Hookway, Nick Cooper, Tina Hughes and Daniel Efde, announced their departure from the party on Wednesday morning and the creation of a new political group, Friends of Rochford. Following the announcement, leader 47

February 8, 2018 12:11 PM Teri Hatcher and Alan Carr among stars confirmed for Celebrity Bake Off

American actress Teri Hatcher, comedian Alan Carr and leader of the Scottish Conservatives Ruth Davidson are among the stars taking part in The Great Celebrity Bake Off. The special edition of Bake Off in aid of Channel 4’s charity TV drive Stand Up To Cancer will see judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith return alongside presenters Noel Fielding and Sandi 83