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Jeremy Corbyn tells PM to ‘step aside’ and let Labour do Brexit deal

Jeremy Corbyn has demanded that Theresa May “step aside” and let him deal with the European Union, in today’s Prime Minister’s Questions, regarding the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union. The Labour leader said that Theresa May’s cabinet is not united on the Brexit front and is in “complete disarray”, in terms of negotiating the United Kingdom’s way out...

Royal wedding: Prince George and Princess Charlotte among page boys and bridesmaids

Kensington Palace has released the full list of page boys and bridesmaids selected for the Royal Marriage of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, this coming Saturday.  The list shows that all the bridesmaids and page boys are no more than ten-years-old. Meghan Markle could not decide which of her friends would be her bridesmaids, and the thought of favouritism among...

Brexit: David Davis warns May that her custom union plans could be ‘illegal’

David Davis, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, has warned, in a letter to the Prime Minister, that her plan to develop a partnership after Brexit with the European Union’s custom union, could be illegal, and prevented by international courts, leaving the UK to defer to World Trade Organization trade tariff options, costing the UK billions,...

Britain should pay into EU foreign aid budget says EU Chief

The chief negotiator for the European Union, Michael Barnier, has made an extraordinary demand that the United Kingdom should continue to pay into the EU development foreign aid budget. Mr Barnier made the comment in which he invited Britain to continue to pay into the EU’s overseas aid projects. Barnier insisted that this would help the United Kingdom and the...

Meghan Markle’s Father now says he wants to walk Daughter down aisle

Thomas Markle, Father of soon-to-be wife of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, has now suggested that he does want to attend the Royal wedding, though it will be in the hands of medical advice, he says. The drama surrounding Mr Markle started with a paparazzi scandal, in which he staged a series of photographs of himself out-and-about, one of which he...

Labour and Lib Dems join with SNP to refuse consent to Brexit legislation

The Scottish Government has submitted a motion to the Scottish Parliament which says, unequivocally, that it does "not consent to the European Union (Withdraw) Bill". The motion put forward by the SNP at the Scottish Parliament has no legal authority, as constitutional affairs is a reserved matter for the Parliament of the United Kingdom.  Nicola Sturgeon is hoping that the...

UK to build new Astute-class hunter-killer nuclear submarine amid Russian threats

The United Kingdom’s Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, has announced that £2.5bn will be invested into the UK’s submarine based nuclear deterrent programme. The United Kingdom became the third country in the world to develop nuclear weapons independently in 1952.  Currently, the UK is one of only five nuclear weapon sovereign states.  The UK is part of the Treaty on the...

EU Chief Negotiator: Brexit talks at risk of failure

The European Union’s top negotiator for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union, Michael Barnier, has told European leaders that negotiations with the U.K are making “little progress”, calling into question the timescale of 29 March, 2019 for the UK’s scheduled departure from the EU, reports say. The Prime Minister announced on the 2nd of October 2016, that she...

Meghan Markle’s Father pulls out of Royal wedding

The Father of Meghan Markle, Thomas Markle, has pulled out of attending the upcoming Royal Wedding after it was revealed he staged photos with a paparazzi agency, reports the gossip website TMZ.  Ms Markle's Father accepted payment for posing for more "hammy" photographs, many have said he has embarrassed his Daughter, who will soon be marrying Prince Harry. Thomas Markle...

Remain trio warn against a so-called ‘hard-Brexit’

David Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nicky Morgan have come together to voice their opposition to a so-called ‘hard-Brexit’, in what many are saying is an attempt to undermine the EU referendum result, and put a stop to the United Kingdom fully leaving the European Union. David Miliband was the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs from 2007 to...