Why A Spring Election May Be Corbyn’s Only Way To Stop Johnson’s Brexit Bus

Sign up now to get The Waugh Zone, our weekday evening politics briefing, by email. Busman’s holiday? Back in early 2018, Jacob Rees-Mogg issued a not-so-veiled threat to Theresa May. “I’m sure that the prime minister knows her history, and I’m sure that she knows how Lord Peel got the repeal of the corn laws […]

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Tory MP Mark Field To Step Down Over Brexit ‘Divisions’

Tory MP Mark Field has announced he will be stepping down at the next election due to the “fractious and febrile” political atmosphere and the government’s approach to Brexit. Field, who has held the Cities of London and Westminster seat since 2001, said a “pragmatic and cooperative” approach to politics has been “tested to destruction” […]

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Turkey Agrees To Syria Ceasefire, Says US Vice President Mike Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence has announced that the US and Turkey have agreed to a five-day ceasefire in northern Syria. The ceasefire will allow for a Kurdish withdrawal from a security zone roughly 20 miles south of the Turkish border. After more than four hours of negotiations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Pence […]

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Brexiteer-In-Chief Nigel Farage Now Wants To Delay Brexit

Nigel Farage has made an unexpected U-turn by suggesting he would rather see Brexit delayed than leave the European Union with Boris Johnson’s freshly-minted deal. The Brexit Party leader and ex-Ukip frontman has repeatedly made clear his anger at the prospect of an extension beyond October 31, having previously railled against the six-month delay agreed […]

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Ex-Tories Join Call For Brexit Deal Analysis Ahead Of Crunch Vote

A host of ex-Tory MPs whose support Boris Johnson needs to get his new Brexit deal through parliament are demanding a full analysis of the plans. Senior MPs such as David Gauke and Oliver Letwin have signed a cross-party letter to the prime minister asking for impact assessments on the fresh agreement struck with Brussels. […]

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Labour Rebel MPs Ready To Back PM’s Brexit Deal If UK Law Enshrines Workers’ Rights

Labour MPs in Leave areas are ready to back Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal if he enshrines in UK law EU-style workers rights and other protections, HuffPost UK can reveal. Backbenchers in the party’s pro-Brexit heartlands want to see a bill published before Saturday’s Commons vote on the deal, turning future promises into legislative reality. With […]

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Trump Will Host G7 Summit In 2020 At One Of His Own Resorts

US president Donald Trump will be hosting next year’s G7 economic summit of developed world leaders at one of his own properties, the Trump National Doral golf resort near Miami, a White House official said on Thursday. White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told reporters the summit would take place there on June […]

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Corbyn’s ‘Death Bed Conversion’ To A Second Brexit Referendum ‘Too Late To Help Labour’ In An Election, Senior MP Says

Jeremy Corbyn’s “death bed conversion” to backing a second referendum has come too late to help Labour in a general election, a senior party MP has said. Owen Smith told HuffPost UK’s Commons People podcast the Labour leader’s decision to back a confirmatory referendum on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal was “too bloody late”. The Pontypridd […]

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Jason Gardiner Admits Concerns Over How ITV Will Handle Dancing On Ice’s Same-Sex Partnership

Former A post shared by Ian H Watkins (@ianhwatkins) on Oct 16, 2019 at 11:37pm PDT On the upcoming series, Jason will be replaced on the ice panel by former contestant John Barrowman, while Christopher Dean, Jayne Torvill and Ashley Banjo will all be returning. Joining H on the line-up will be former Love Island […]

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