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June 24, 2016 9:06 PM STEPHEN GLOVER: Jeremy Corbyn is a coward who betrayed his own people

The party leader surveying the ruins of his political career with the heaviest heart should not be David Cameron. After all, the Prime Minister has had some successes of which he can be justly proud. No, it is Jeremy Corbyn who should hang his head in shame and despair. Whether or not he survives in the short-term as Leader of the Labour Party, the Hard-Left 28

June 24, 2016 7:06 PM Tony Blair warns there 'will be big consequences' after the country's vote for Brexit and hits out at Corbyn's leadership

The strongly pro-EU former Prime Minister Tony Blair has said there will be 'very big consequences' after the country voted to leave the European Union. Mr Blair said Brexit made him 'sad for our country, for Europe, for the world' and hit out at Jeremy Corbyn's lacklustre leadership. He said the Labour leadership was 'pretty lukewarm in its support 25

June 24, 2016 5:02 AM Economists downgrade UK growth forecasts as Britain votes to leave EU

"Unless a swift deal can be done, however, the UK is likely to enter recession. Businesses will hold back from investing, credit costs will rise, and import prices will soar, squeezing households' spending power." The pound has crashed to its lowest level in over 30 years, plunging 10% against the dollar overnight to 1.33 US dollars, a low not seen since 21

June 24, 2016 3:42 AM UK pound plunges as referendum vote points to EU exit

LONDON (AP) — Britain entered uncharted waters Friday after the country voted to leave the European Union, according to a projection by all main U.K. broadcasters. The decision shatters the stability of the project in continental unity forged after World War II in hopes of making future conflicts impossible. The decision raises the likelihood of years 27

June 23, 2016 11:13 PM In quotes: Trump and the UK exchange views

As US presidential hopeful and billionaire Donald Trump flies into the UK to reopen Ayrshire's Turnberry golf course, we look at some of his thoughts on his brushes with Britain. Donald Trump counts himself, if not lucky, then hugely successful on many fronts. Not least in the world of golf where, he says, he owns both "the world's best" and the "world's 29

June 23, 2016 3:54 PM Divided Britain: how the EU referendum exposed Britain’s new culture war

There are streets in Hampstead, the wealthy northern suburb of London, where the pro-EU posters outnumber cars. A red “Vote Remain” in one. A “Green Yes” in another. The red, white and blue flag of the official campaign sits happily next to a poster from the left-wing campaign Another Europe Is Possible proclaiming that the world already has too many borders 31 1

June 23, 2016 11:45 AM Britain's population soars to 65.1 million after immigration boom

THE UK's population has surged by more than half a million in a year as the country struggles with a housing shortage, official estimates reveals. More births than deaths and international migration of 335,600 helped push the number of people living in the country to 65.1 million as of the middle of 2015. This was an increase over the year of 513,000 people 25

June 23, 2016 9:10 AM Tory leader race: Will Michael Gove throw his hat in the ring?

Justice Secretary claims he has no ambitions for the top job, but he commands support from grassroots members The result of today's referendum is likely to determine the political future of a number of senior Conservatives, including leading Brexit campaigner Michael Gove. It is widely anticipated that David Cameron will stand down as prime minister 33

June 23, 2016 7:14 AM How long would it take to leave the EU if we vote for a Brexit?

As voters head to polling station across the North East on Thursday, we look at the process of leaving the EU if the public chooses to do so According to the latest polls, the opinions of the British public are fairly evenly split with regards to the EU referendum . Leaving the EU would certainly represent a significant change in British politics and for society 29

June 23, 2016 4:05 AM Iain Macwhirter: It's been a slog but it was right to hold a vote on Europe

And there are other reasons why this referendum was a good thing. It has focussed attention on aspects of the European Union which have been under-examined in the past, largely because Europe has never been a key issue outside the narrow confines of the UK Conservative party and right wing newspapers. Many of us who are instinctively pro-European because 26