Danny Drinkwater joins Extinction Rebellion march after having Range Rover sidelined

Danny Drinkwater joins Extinction Rebellion march after having Range Rover sidelined

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater has been pictured on an Extinction Rebellion after his fuel-guzzling Range Rover was sidelined. Drinkwater, who is on loan at Burnley but is currently injured, took a selfie in front of campaigners and added a salute emoji. The picture emerged after nearly two weeks of Extinction Rebellion protests aimed at bringing […]

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Brexit: Oliver Letwin defends delaying date in pact with Remainers' QC

Brexit: Oliver Letwin defends delaying date in pact with Remainers’ QC

Sir Oliver Letwin today defended his successful bid to delay Brexit in concert with Remain campaigner Gina Miller’s QC. The ousted Tory MP spoke out after he led an amendment forcing Boris Johnson to ask for a delay Brexit, even if he gets a deal. Sir Oliver has been widely attacked in Sunday newspapers for […]

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At least England’s footballers lead by example in the face of racism | David Olusoga | Opinion

If you want to feel good about Britain right now, or at least England, where do you look? Not to our parliament, in the latter stages of its descent into something close to chaos, the green spaces around the Palace of Westminster slowly being churned into mud by ceaseless protests. And there is little comfort […]

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Boris Johnson sends unsigned request to Brussels for Brexit delay | Politics

Boris Johnson has sent a letter to European council president Donald Tusk requesting a further Brexit delay beyond 31 October. Despite the prime minister’s insistence that he would not “negotiate” a further extension of the UK’s membership of the EU, he confirmed on Saturday evening that he had sought such a prolongation. Shortly after 10pm […]

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Brexit: Humiliated Boris Johnson sends unsigned extension letter to EU

Brexit: Humiliated Boris Johnson sends unsigned extension letter to EU

Humiliated Boris Johnson has sent an unsigned extension letter he vowed to die in a ditch rather than send. He did sign a second, though, after his Brexit plan was trashed by MPs and delayed by Tory Sir Oliver Letwin. The first – unsigned – letter sent to the EU said the PM would comply […]

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Factory worker, 25, fuming after losing job 'because of Brexit'

Factory worker, 25, fuming after losing job ‘because of Brexit’

A factory worker was left reeling after losing his job because of “issues around Brexit”. Sebastian Gajda, from Hull, had been working at decorating products manufacturer Bartoline under a temporary contract since December last year. The 25-year-old was put on a rolling contract in July and hoped to eventually land a permanent position. He told […]

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MPs put brakes on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with rebel amendment | Politics

MPs have inflicted a humiliating defeat on Boris Johnson by passing a backbench amendment withholding their support from his Brexit deal. Instead of backing Johnson’s agreement in a “meaningful vote”, MPs passed an amendment tabled by a cross-party group of MPs led by Oliver Letwin by 322 votes to 306 – a majority of 16. […]

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