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The view from Europe

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 16:25
There’s a distinct tone of concern in European newspapers over Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposal for future trading ties.

Brexit: Theresa May on Chequers talks with EU leaders

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:35
Britain continues to work on reaching a good deal with the EU, but there is a "lot of hard work to be done", Theresa May says in Salzburg.

Mogg: How many more votes do you want?

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:53
Alastair Campbell, calling for a further EU referendum, says it should offer the chance for the UK to remain in the EU.

Donald Tusk: UK's Chequers Brexit plan 'won't work'

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:52
European Council President Donald Tusk says the UK's suggested economic relationship with the EU "risks undermining the single market".

New Statesman on intelligence services and Labour leader

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:52
A journalist says the report is a "bit conspiratorial" but "a lot of Labour MPs" are worried about national security under a Corbyn government.

Tom Watson mocks Corbyn aide Andrew Murray over 'deep state' claims

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:18
Andrew Murray has suggested someone "paid by the taxpayer" is behind newspaper stories about him.

Head of prisons and probation asked to quit amid crisis

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:38
Michael Spurr will leave his post in March after MPs described the service as a "mess".

Train delays: Who is in charge of the railways?

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 12:01
Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group says the industry need changing.

EU leaders want UK to hold 2nd referendum on Brexit

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:57
Prime Minister of Malta says EU leaders are "almost unanimous" about another referendum.

Brexit: EU leaders warn time is running out for a deal

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:28
The Irish border remains a key issue as EU leaders meet without Theresa May to discuss Brexit.

Nicola Sturgeon calls for Brexit to be delayed

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 09:42
Scotland's first minister says it would "absolutely reckless" for the UK to leave the EU without full clarity about what comes next.

Train delays: 'Lack of accountability' led to rail timetable chaos

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:50
Poor accountability was to blame for severe rail disruption last May, a regulator has said.

Ian Paisley: DUP MP keeps seat after recall petition

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:30
The DUP MP keeps his seat after less than 10% of his constituents sign a petition to force a by-election.

'£1bn in unpalatable county council cuts' ahead in England

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:08
Councils bosses warn some authorities may have to be stripped back to the minimum to save money.

Labour calls for ban on gambling advertising

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 00:09
The party also proposes a levy on gambling firms and a ban on using credit cards to pay for bets.

Brexit: May urges EU leaders to consider 'serious' UK plans

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 23:17
The PM urges EU leaders to focus their minds on getting a deal, saying talks will not be extended.

MSPs defeat government to call for 'halt' to P1 assessments

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 20:08
Opposition parties inflict a defeat on the Scottish government over assessments for five-year-olds.

Bristol mayor challenges Green opponents in city votes

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 15:14
Bristol's elected Labour mayor challenges the Green Party's role in the running of the city, and accuses it of opportunism.

Green Party co-leader Sian Berry on Brexit and election results

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 15:00
The new Green Party co-leader says a "People's Vote" and becoming the third party in England are top of her agenda.

Brecon Beacons SAS deaths: Call for MoD to face courts

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:53
The Ministry of Defence should lose its immunity from prosecution so that lessons are learned, an MP says.