Home Office to assign Border Force tasks to agency workers | Politics

Home Office to assign Border Force tasks to agency workers | Politics

Agency workers will take over tasks from Border Force guards in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Guardian can reveal. The development has concerned permanent staff in Dover who believe the unprecedented move could compromise security. It comes as the government said it will recruit up to 1,000 Border Force officers to deal with […]

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Marco Pierre White, pictured, slammed Jamie Oliver for claiming Brexit was to blame for the collapse of his restaurant empire and suggested he was

Marco Pierre White slams ‘delusional’ Jamie Oliver for blaming Brexit for failures

Marco Pierre White, pictured, slammed Jamie Oliver for claiming Brexit was to blame for the collapse of his restaurant empire and suggested he was ‘delusional’ for thinking that Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White has hit out at Jamie Oliver for blaming Brexit over the collapse of his restaurant empire. The ‘Naked Chef’ saw 25 of […]

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The latest polling conducted by KantarTNS shows the Tories have jumped from 25 per cent in May to 42 per cent in August

Boris Johnson delivers a massive 17 point Tory surge in the polls

Boris Johnson delivers a massive 17 point Tory surge in the polls putting PM on course for a huge Commons majority at a potential snap general election as voters ditch Labour and the Brexit Party while the Lib Dems stall Conservative Party is up a huge 17 points in latest poll conducted by KantarTNS Tories […]

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Boris Johnson sought to send a message to the EU this morning as he recommitted to his pledge to take the UK out of the bloc with or without a deal by the Halloween deadline

Boris Johnson recommits to ‘do or die’ Brexit pledge in message to EU

brexit countdown_bgCreated with Sketch. Boris Johnson has recommitted to his ‘do or die’ Brexit pledge and promised to make Britain the best country in the world as he prepares for showdown talks with Angela Merkel.  Mr Johnson will travel to Berlin today to meet the German chancellor when he is expected to make clear he […]

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Ian Holloway clarifies Brexit and handball comments amid widespread criticism

Ian Holloway clarifies Brexit and handball comments amid widespread criticism

Football manager Ian Holloway has attempted to clarify comments linking Brexit with the new handball law after coming in for criticism online. Holloway, appearing on Sky Sports show The Debate on Tuesday night, linked the two subjects as he criticised the introduction of new handball laws which have led to a number of goals being […]

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Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott (pictured on BBC Radio 4

Labour Brexit divide widens as Diane Abbott tells Today programme she would support Remain over deal

Labour’s Brexit crisis has deepened after Diane Abbott became the latest member of the shadow cabinet to back Remain over any deal negotiated by her own party. The shadow home secretary said today she will be ‘personally campaigning for Remain’ regardless of whether Labour commits to staying in the EU or not.   She is the […]

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Ian Holloway claims EU is to blame for Premier League's new handball law

Ian Holloway claims EU is to blame for Premier League’s new handball law

Football manager Ian Holloway has claimed that the European Union is to blame for the Premier League’s divisive new handball law. The rule has attracted plenty of criticism in the first two weeks of the season, particularly after Gabriel Jesus saw an injury time goal disallowed by the Video Assistant Referee because team-mate Aymeric Laporte […]

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Brexit: Boris Johnson prepares to visit Berlin as minister struggles to defend his 'collaboration' jibe - live news | Politics

Brexit: Boris Johnson prepares to visit Berlin as minister struggles to defend his ‘collaboration’ jibe – live news | Politics

Boris Johnson is making his first visit abroad as prime minister today when he visits Berlin for dinner with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel. What could possibly go wrong? Well, Basil Fawlty-style, he could start banging on about the second world war. It would not be entirely out of character. During the EU referendum campaign […]

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Business news live - No-deal Brexit would wipe £240bn off UK housing market within months, say experts

Business news live – No-deal Brexit would wipe £240bn off UK housing market within months, say experts

Business news live – No-deal Brexit would wipe £240bn off UK housing market within months, say experts | The Independent LiveUpdated Wednesday 21 August 2019 12:33 Around 85 per cent of those surveyed said house prices will fall after a disorderly exit from the EU A no-deal Brexit on 31 October would reduce the value […]

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Boris Johnson, pictured yesterday on a visit to Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, has told the EU in a letter to European Council president Donald Tusk the Irish backstop was

PM vows to break off nearly ALL contact with Brussels to focus on taking the UK out of the EU

The government has toughened its negotiating stance with the EU for the second time in 24 hours today, telling Brussels that British officials will stop attending most meetings from September 1 to free up time to work on Brexit. It comes after Boris Johnson’s open letter to Donald Tusk of yesterday – which labelled the […]

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