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David Cameron Jokes Newly Elected Labour MP Will Be In Shadow Cabinet By End Of The Day

(0) Comments | Posted 27 June 2016 | (15:35)

David Cameron may...

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Jeremy Corbyn Must 'Examine His Conscience' And Resign, Says Angela Eagle

(0) Comments | Posted 27 June 2016 | (13:00)

Jeremy Corbyn should "examine his conscience" and resign as leader of the Labour Party, Angela Eagle has said as shadow cabinet ministers quit the frontbench en masse in an attempt to force a change of leadership

Corbyn has lost 19 members of his shadow cabinet and several...

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Jeremy Corbyn Refused To Confirm He Voted 'Remain' At EU Referendum, Claims Chris Bryant

(0) Comments | Posted 27 June 2016 | (11:25)

Jeremy Corbyn refused to confirm he voted 'Remain' in last week's EU referendum, Chris Bryant has claimed.

The former shadow cabinet minister, who quit Corbyn's frontbench last night as MPs try to force a fresh leadership contest, said the Labour leader had run a "mealy-mouthed" referendum campaign...

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Grant Shapps Says Tories Should Dump Pledge To Cut Immigration To Tens-Of-Thousands

(0) Comments | Posted 27 June 2016 | (10:30)

The Conservative Party must dump its pledge to reduce immigration to the tens-of-thousands, former party chair Grant Shapps has said.

David Cameron made the promise in the 2010 general election campaign but it has haunted him ever since - as he was never able to fulfill it.

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Jeremy Corbyn Announces New Shadow Cabinet As Labour MPs Attempt To Force Him To Resign

(0) Comments | Posted 27 June 2016 | (08:11)

Jeremy Corbyn has announced a new shadow cabinet, as he battles to cling onto the leadership of the Labour Party following a series of resignations designed to oust him from office.

Deputy leader Tom Watson told Corbyn during crisis talks this morning he is likely to...

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George Osborne's Emergency Brexit Budget Is Not Going To Happen Yet

(0) Comments | Posted 27 June 2016 | (07:27)

George Osborne has said he will not immediately...

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George Osborne To Resurface On Monday Morning With Brexit Economy Statement

(0) Comments | Posted 26 June 2016 | (21:09)

George Osborne will tomorrow morning make his first public appearance since the EU referendum result.

The chancellor has been silent since the UK voted for Brexit - a result that effectively ruined his chances of succeeding David Cameron as Tory leader and prime minister.

Osborne will...

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Jeremy Corbyn Rocked By Multiple Shadow Cabinet Resignations Amid Brexit Blame Game

(0) Comments | Posted 26 June 2016 | (20:20)

Jeremy Corbyn is fighting to cling onto the leadership of the Labour Party, as shadow cabinet minister after shadow cabinet minister resigned from his frontbench in a series coordinated announcements spread over several hours.

Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson returned to London from Glastonbury on Sunday amid...

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BBC Question Time Birmingham Man Asks Pro-EU Tory Minister How It Feels To Be 'Punched In The Nose'

(0) Comments | Posted 26 June 2016 | (19:55)

Conservative minister Anna Soubry was asked on Sunday evening what it felt like to be "punched in the nose" by working class voters following the EU referendum result.


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BBC Question Time: Dominic Raab Rules Himself Out Of Tory Leadership Bid

(0) Comments | Posted 26 June 2016 | (19:10)

Justice minister and Brexit campaigner Dominic Raab has ruled himself out of standing in any Conservative leadership contest.

Raab told BBC Question Time on Sunday evening: "I won’t be running."

"We are going to have a new prime minister and a new team in place...

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Nicola Sturgeon Says Scottish Government To Hold 'Immediate' Talks With EU

(0) Comments | Posted 25 June 2016 | (13:19)

Nicola Sturgeon says the Scottish government will seek to enter into “immediate discussions” with Brussels to “protect Scotland’s place in the EU” in the wake of the Brexit vote.

Scotland's first minister said this afternoon...

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Jeremy Corbyn Says He Will Stand In Any Labour Leadership Contest

(0) Comments | Posted 25 June 2016 | (11:52)

Jeremy Corbyn has said he will run in any Labour leadership contest should his MPs try to force him out.

Yesterday a senior Labour MP tabled a motion of no confidence in Corbyn following the referendum vote to leave the EU.



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Jeremy Corbyn Not Capable Of Leading Labour Into General Election, Says Caroline Flint

(0) Comments | Posted 25 June 2016 | (08:05)

Jeremy Corbyn is not capable of winning the next general election and must share responsibility for the decision by voters to leave the EU, a senior Labour MP has said.

Former shadow cabinet minister Caroline Flint said today the Labour leader's referendum message had been "too complicated" for...

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Boris Johnson Praises 'Brave And Principled' David Cameron As He Seeks To Reassure Young Voters About Brexit

(0) Comments | Posted 24 June 2016 | (10:59)

Boris Johnson has described David Cameron as a "brave and principled" man and expressed sorrow at his decision to resign after the UK voted to leave...

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EU Referendum Result: Leaked Labour Script Tells MPs To Argue Jeremy Corbyn 'Led From The Front' In Campaign

(0) Comments | Posted 24 June 2016 | (06:43)

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. And a bitter battle over Jeremy Corbyn’s role in the referendum campaign has erupted as Labour MPs blamed him for the huge Brexit vote in the party’s heartlands.

As the country and Westminster was coming...

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David Cameron Resigns As Prime Minister Following EU Referendum Brexit Vote

(0) Comments | Posted 24 June 2016 | (06:20)

David Cameron has announced he will resign as prime minister following the UK's decision to vote for Brexit.

Speaking outside No.10 Downing Street this morning, Cameron said he would...

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EU Referendum Result: The UK Has Voted To Leave The European Union, Brexit Campaign Declare Victory

(0) Comments | Posted 24 June 2016 | (03:35)

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union, a result that has sent shockwaves around the world.

Leave won 51.9% of the total vote to Remain’s 48.1%...

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Brexit Voter Complains Police Called To Polling Station After She Lends Out Pen To Stop Government Rigging The EU Referendum

(0) Comments | Posted 23 June 2016 | (14:05)

A pro-Brexit voter has complained about police being called after she offered to lend her pen to people to prevent the government rigging the result of today's EU referendum.

Almost half - 46% - of all Leave voters believe it is “probably true” that the...

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Final EU Referendum Polls Suggest UK Will Vote To Reject Brexit And 'Remain'

(0) Comments | Posted 23 June 2016 | (10:02)

The final polls of the EU referendum campaign have suggested the UK will vote to reject Brexit and remain a member of the European Union.

An Ipsos MORI survey conducted on Wednesday and published Thursday morning found 53% backed Remain and 48% backed Leave.

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Boris And Gove Are The 'Gravediggers Of British Prosperity,' Says Sir John Major

(0) Comments | Posted 22 June 2016 | (10:26)

Sir John Major has attacked Boris Johnson and Michael Gove as "the gravediggers of our prosperity", in a last minute bid to persuade voters to choose to remain inside the EU at tomorrow's referendum.

The former Conservative prime minister said Vote Leave was guilty of behaving in a...

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