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July 16, 2018 6:35 PM 'You ain't no Thatcher!' Soubry torn apart by Tory MP's SHOCKING Commons intervention

REMAINER Anna Soubry was lambasted during the House of Commons debate on Monday, by a Tory MP who said she was not “no Margaret Thatcher”. Anna Soubry was shut down during today’s Parliament debate on a series of Commons Brexit amendments, when she was told by Tory MP Sir Edward Liegh, “you ain’t no Margaret Thatcher.” Speaking in the House of Commons 9

July 10, 2018 8:35 AM Britain's economy grew by 0.3% in May driven by services

Gross domestic product grew by 0.3% month-on-month and 0.2% in the three months to May, the Office for National Statistics said. The figures were in line with economist estimates. ONS head of national accounts Rob Kent-Smith said: "The first of our new rolling estimates of GDP shows a mixed picture of the UK economy with modest growth driven by the services 11

July 9, 2018 5:23 PM ‘BREXIT IS DYING!’ Boris Johnson resignation letter REVEALED

Boris Johnson has said the Brexit “dream is dying” in his resignation letter just hours after he quit his post as Foreign Secretary in protest against Theresa May’s Brexit plan. Mr Johnson wrote: "Brexit should be about opportunity and hope. It should be a chance to do things different, to be more nimble and dynamic, and to maximise the particular advantages 12

July 9, 2018 3:29 PM Boris Johnson QUITS: Foreign Secretary sends May's cabinet into CRISIS

BORIS Johnson has resigned from Theresa May's Cabinet as the Prime Minister's Brexit crisis continues to worsen. Late last night Mrs May's Brexit minister David Davis also threw in the towel in protests at her Brexit policy. Downing Street said: “This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary 11

July 5, 2018 1:55 AM China asks European Union to form 'ANTI-US' grand ALLIANCE in SHOCK move

CHINA has asked to form an alliance with the EU against the US as the spectre of an international trade war looms and is due to start this Friday. Donald Trump is due to slap as much as $34billion (£25 billion) of Chinese exports with 25 percent tariffs. In response, China asked the EU, which is the world’s largest trading bloc, for an alliance against 13

July 2, 2018 4:13 PM ‘Every country will suffer’ Italy admit Hard Brexit will DEVASTATE economies across EU

A HARD Brexit would devastate economies across the EU, one of Italy's top agricultural organisations has admitted. Italy’s farmers have pleaded with Britain not to destroy the country’s economy by pushing ahead with a hard Brexit. Confagricoltura, the General Confederation of Italian Agriculture, said the UK’s departure from the EU would have a devastating 11

June 30, 2018 11:22 AM REVEALED: Merkel is NOT preparing for a hard Brexit despite EU stonewalling on talks

GERMANY'S deputy foreign minister has admitted that the leading European country in the EU has not prepared for a no deal hard Brexit, despite concern that EU inflexibility may force Britain to crash out. Germany has not prepared for a no deal Brexit, despite warnings from Brexiteers that EU bullying may force Britain to walk away from the negotiating 19

June 29, 2018 4:55 PM ‘It’s an outrage!’ Barbados slaps tourists with new tax to tackle crippling debt

BARBADOS has become the latest popular holiday destination to hit tourists with a new tax which could force families to pay an additional £200 for a two-week stay. The Caribbean island’s debt-ridden Government is introducing the new surcharge this weekend to raise money in reducing its deficit worth 170 percent of GDP. Hotels were only given less than a week’s 12

June 29, 2018 4:23 PM In UK, another legal win for gig economy workers

LONDON (AP) - A British food delivery company has decided to pay an undisclosed amount to settle legal claims by 50 of its riders. Many said they were paid below minimum wage and denied holiday pay. The settlement against Deliveroo was announced Friday by the riders' law firm, Leigh Day, and is the latest victory in a string of worker claims against 8

June 29, 2018 8:36 AM UK first quarter economic growth revised higher from 0.1% to 0.2%

The slightly better growth figure for the UK economy is likely to raise the prospect of an interest rate hike later this year. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been revised up from 0.1% in an earlier estimate to 0.2%, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). During the first quarter of 2018, unusually cold weather hit Britain and the ONS also blamed 10