The Electoral Commission has approved The Independent Group's application to register as a political party. The group - made up of 11 former Labor and Tory MPs who their parties in February, will become Change UK. The approval means they can put forward candidates in the European elections due to take place on 23 May - if the UK has not left the EU by then.Add your comment!
The Jewish Labour Movement, which is affiliated to Britain's main opposition Labour Party, passed a motion of no confidence in party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Sunday, over his handling of anti-Semitism complaints, Sky News reported.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday conceded that concluding a Brexit deal with the main opposition will need “compromise on both sides” as she faced criticism for being inflexible.
Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Friday that talks with the government on a last-ditch Brexit deal had made no progress, as EU leaders said Prime Minister Theresa May had not convinced them that they should let Britain delay its departure next week.
Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday she would ask the EU to delay Brexit again to avoid Britain crashing out of the bloc next week, signaling she could accept a closer relationship with Europe to break months of political deadlock.
A British judge sparked criticism after he spoke in court about the “fundamental human right” of a man to have sex with his wife. Justice Hayden made the remark after being asked to consider imposing a court order preventing a man from having sex with his wife of 20 years, The Guardian reported on Wednesday.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has predicted that another independence referendum will take place in Scotland. But she said it was reasonable for her to wait for clarity on Brexit before setting out a firm position.
British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said if his party won power he would renegotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union and could hold another referendum, as he comes under pressure to support giving the public another chance to stay in the bloc.
Brexit's economic effects will be the focus of a Commons debate later, as government whips work behind the scenes to gain support for Theresa May's deal. Ministers will say it creates a unique partnership with the EU, while Labour argues it will make people poorer.
The Scottish Parliament has voted by 92 to 29 to formally reject the UK government's draft Brexit deal. SNP, Labour, Green and Lib Dem members at Holyrood backed a motion rejecting the proposals, as well as the prospect of leaving without any deal. However, the parties have not come to a consensus on an alternative plan.