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September 19, 2018 5:43 AM Labour has been captured by ‘middle-class REVOLUTIONARIES’

THE LABOUR Party has been taken over by “middle-class revolutionaries’ who are using Party as a “cloak” to legitimise their radical politics, former Home Secretary Alan Johnson has claimed in a stark warning. He added, referring to the problems Labour has had with the far-left since its creation: “All the different flavours of the far-left are in there 6

September 18, 2018 9:00 PM Verhofstadt claims EU citizens are not 'so STUPID' to leave the Brussels club after Brexit

GUY VERHOFSTADT has claimed European Union citizens are not “so stupid” to vote for a movement like Brexit after seeing Britain’s divorce negotiation with Brussels. The European Union’s Brexit coordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, has claimed Brexit has helped European Union citizens understand the “benefits” of the Brussels club. Speaking on Euronews’ Raw Politics 7

September 14, 2018 10:59 AM Gina Miller rules out running for Liberal Democrat leadership with warning against a new political party

The woman who ensured MPs had the power to trigger Article 50 launches a new campaign to publish "unspun facts" about Brexit. The businesswoman and Remain campaigner insisted neither she nor the party had discussed the idea of her replacing Sir Vince Cable. Asked by Sky News if she would run when he steps down, Ms Miller said: "No I wouldn't. "I have much more to do both in my work of transparency 10

September 12, 2018 12:58 AM Hurricane Florence: South Carolina gubernatorial candidate CALLED up for active duty

SOUTH Carolina’s Democratic Party candidate for governor was deployed on active duty with the SC National Guard unit on Monday as Hurricane Florence approaches, which is threatening to cause extensive damage to the east coast of the United States. Evacuation orders for more than one million people are currently in effect, with the National Hurricane 6

September 11, 2018 12:15 PM MACRON’S NIGHTMARE: French leader’s popularity at home tumbles to NEW LOW

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity has hit a new low following his controversial plans to overhaul the welfare state and failure to make good on a promise to bring higher ethical standards to politics. The young leader’s tactless handling of a scandal involving his top bodyguard also dented his credibility with voters, throwing into doubt 7

September 10, 2018 12:03 PM UK businesses 'bordering on DESPAIR' over Brexit 'SOAP OPERA' says top business chief

A LEADING business chief has made a damning assessment of Brexit negotiations, claiming that business leaders felt “frustration bordering on despair” over the fractious talks. Confederation of British Industry (CBI) chief Carolyn Fairbairn made the comments as she discussed the effect of ongoing Brexit negotiations on UK business to the BBC’s John Pienaar 10

September 9, 2018 5:54 PM Brexit racist? UK is Europe's ‘ONLY member’ not to have anti-immigrant party in parliament

BRITAIN has the most positive view of immigration in the European Union despite claims on the Continent that the Brexit vote was fuelled by racism and xenophobia, Dan Hannan has declared. Much of the bloc now sees the UK as “intolerant, introverted and unwelcoming” to Europeans - but in fact the opposite is true, the leading Brexiteer said. Mr Hannan 10

September 5, 2018 10:08 PM Charles, Johnny Marr and Naomi Campbell honoured at GQ Awards

Johnny Marr, Naomi Campbell, John Legend and the Prince Of Wales were among the high-profile figures honoured at the GQ Men Of The Year awards. The former Smiths guitarist was presented with the lifetime achievement prize by Kylie Minogue at the star-studded ceremony at London’s Tate Modern, hosted by Catastrophe star Rob Delaney. The annual awards 23

September 5, 2018 9:27 PM David Lammy dedicates GQ Award to Grenfell and Windrush

David Lammy dedicated his GQ Men Of The Year award to the victims of the Grenfell fire. The Labour MP won the Politician Of The Year prize at the ceremony in London. He said the accolade was dedicated to the people who died in the 2017 fire and the Windrush generation. He said: “I dedicate this award to the 71 people that lost their lives at Grenfell 15

September 4, 2018 12:09 PM GMB union backs referendum on final terms of Brexit

The large Labour donor piles pressure on political leaders to hold a public vote, after Theresa May ruled it out. General Secretary Tim Roache said that promises made during 2016 campaign were "not the reality we are facing". He added that just as the union ballots members on negotiated settlements made on their behalf, so should the government get approval 12