Stormzy closed the Brit Awards with a politically-charged performance, taking aim at Theresa May’s handling of the Grenfell tower disaster, institutionalised racism and the Daily Mail.
EU law states that a trade deal cannot be made with the UK until after it has left the union.
Brussels has reportedly told British negotiators that there will be a shorter transition period than requested.
Theresa May has been criticised for failing to guarantee that the US won't have access to NHS contracts a
Political interventions about social media are like films based on video games: they don’t have a very good track record. Later today Theresa May will test that theory with a speech about how we are all horrible to one another online. Speaking at the centenary of women winning the right to vote, the prime minister will warn that politics is being coarsened by “bitterness and aggression” and demand new transparency standards for social media firms, presumably in a new ‘social media code of practice’ she plans to introduce.
The Tories and Labour are neck and neck in the latest opinion poll - 42% each - in the latest YouGov poll
As ever, Theresa May has prioritised short term headlines over long term strategy. She simply will not learn. She is incapable of self-improvement. She is making all the same mistakes in the second phase of negotiation which she made in the first.
Theresa May has defiantly hit back at critics who believe she should stand down as Tory leader, telling them: “I’m not a quitter.” With rumours of a potential coup to replace the Prime Minister from her own ranks, Mrs May insisted that she was getting on with the job of delivering on the real-life issues which matter to voters. The PM admitted that there was “always more for us to do” on issues such as housing and schools and appeared to acknowledge that she had not done enough to get her message across to voters. ...
Who will be the next Conservative Party leader? With Brexit divisions cleaving the Tories, rumours of a mutiny against Theresa May are refusing to die down. On one side, the hard-line Brexiteers are unhappy with the ‘soft’ deal beginning to emerge from the EU withdrawal negotiations.
As Robert Peston reported, the work was collated from various departments via the Government Economic Service and the analysis done by the economics team at DExEU. Unless we are going to give up on the idea of governments trying to work out what the impacts of their actions are, we will want reports like this. Brexit will impact the UK negatively in every sector, in every part of the country.
The German chancellor is said to have left journalists at the briefing at the World Economic Forum “laughing uproariously”.
The IFG said the rapid turnover of ministers could now make it more difficult for the PM to achieve her wider objectives.
Theresa May is set to announce the commitment as part of a historic deal with France.
It was, we were told, going to create a more diverse front bench and show that Theresa May still had the authority to control her party. The prime minister repeatedly asked Cabinet secretaries to change jobs and they simply refused. There were some very limited moves today - the revolving door of Ministry of Justice appointments continues to whirl, pointlessly - but it was noticeable mostly for those who would not budge.
The prime minister will seek to re-establish her authority since her election gamble spectacularly misfired last summer, leaving her with a minority government.
Theresa May has brushed off concerns about Donald Trump's mental capacity raised in Michael Wolff's explosive new book.
With the country still divided over how they want Brexit to take shape, there is no certainty on how Britain’s divorce from the EU will play out.
Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, will stand trial next summer over an alleged plot to assassinate Theresa May in a bomb and knife attack on Downing Street.
London borough says US president Donald Trump cannot visit Greenwich if he makes UK state visit