A Tory MP standing down over his party’s ‘nationalism’ should set off alarm bells. It won’t

A Tory MP standing down over his party’s ‘nationalism’ should set off alarm bells. It won’t

Another day, another dead canary, yet on we go, ever deeper into the Boris Johnson coal mine. Can’t turn back now. It’s Guto Bebb this time, a Welsh Tory MP who’s said he’ll stand down at the next election, rather than carrying on serving a party, and a party leader, that has decided it wants […]

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Brexit news – LIVE: Boris Johnson gives clearest signal yet he is prepared to suspend parliament to force through no deal

Brexit news – LIVE: Boris Johnson gives clearest signal yet he is prepared to suspend parliament to force through no deal

Brexit news – LIVE: Boris Johnson gives clearest signal yet he is prepared to suspend parliament to force through no deal | The Independent LiveUpdated Friday 28 June 2019 12:46 Related video: Boris pledges to deliver Brexit by 31 October ‘do or die’ Close Related video: Boris pledges to deliver Brexit by 31 October ‘do […]

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EU president Juncker tells Tory leadership candidates there will be no Brexit renegotiation: 'I was crystal clear'

EU president Juncker tells Tory leadership candidates there will be no Brexit renegotiation: ‘I was crystal clear’

The EU has once again ruled out renegotiating Theresa May’s Brexit deal, in a major blow to several Conservative leadership candidates who have insisted that they would re-open talks if elected. Arriving at a summit in Brussels on Tuesday an exasperated Jean-Claude Juncker told reporters: “I was crystal clear. There will be no renegotiation.” On the doorstep of the same […]

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Jeremy Hunt calls for huge increase in defence spending to help ‘our great ally the United States’

Jeremy Hunt calls for huge increase in defence spending to help ‘our great ally the United States’

Jeremy Hunt has called for a huge increase in defence spending and the UK’s “hard power”, in a speech likely to win favour with Tory members in the looming leadership contest. Delivering the annual Mansion House address, the foreign secretary praised the military might of “our great ally” the United States, under Donald Trump – […]

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