• Theresa May’s successors have ‘no grip on reality’ over Brexit, warns Corbyn

    Theresa May’s successors have ‘no grip on reality’ over Brexit, warns Corbyn

    • June 24, 2019

    Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have “no grip on reality”, according to Jeremy Corbyn as he rubbished their plans for Brexit. The Labour leader tore in to the two MPs hoping to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader, while also warning they have no mandate to “force a disastrous hard-right Brexit” on the country.

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  • British at risk of losing their human rights, warns Michael Morpurgo

    British at risk of losing their human rights, warns Michael Morpurgo

    • June 24, 2019

    By Alex Green, Press Association Sir Michael Morpurgo has warned that Britons risk losing their human rights if they continue to take them for granted. The 75-year-old author said many had forgotten how flouting European people’s basic freedoms had directly led to the “barbarity” of the Second World War and the Holocaust. Sir Michael, a

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  • Lord Prescott admitted to hospital after suffering stroke

    Lord Prescott admitted to hospital after suffering stroke

    • June 24, 2019

    By Gavin Cordon, Press Association Whitehall Editor Former deputy prime minister Lord Prescott has been admitted to hospital after suffering a stroke. The 81-year-old was taken to hospital in Hull on Friday, his family said in a statement. “We would like to praise the swift actions of the ambulance staff and the doctors and nurses

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  • Arrangements for Irish border after Brexit ready within three years – report

    Arrangements for Irish border after Brexit ready within three years – report

    • June 24, 2019

    By David Hughes, Press Association Political Editor Measures to avoid a hard border with Ireland could be ready within three years, according to an independent commission chaired by senior Tories. The group’s recommendations are aimed at using existing legal frameworks and technology to find alternatives to the controversial Irish backstop measure in Theresa May’s Brexit

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  • Boris Johnson’s neighbour defends decision to reveal ‘row’ to newspaper

    Boris Johnson’s neighbour defends decision to reveal ‘row’ to newspaper

    • June 23, 2019

    The neighbour who alerted police about the disturbance at the flat Boris Johnson shares with his partner Carrie Symonds has defended his actions. Tom Penn said he “felt it was of important public interest” to tell The Guardian about events at the south London property in the early hours of Friday morning. Mr Penn and

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  • Tory leadership chaos as police visit Johnson’s home after neighbour reports row

    Tory leadership chaos as police visit Johnson’s home after neighbour reports row

    • June 22, 2019

    Boris Johnson’s bid to become prime minister was thrown into chaos as it emerged police were called to the home he shares with partner Carrie Symonds. As Mr Johnson geared up to go head to head with his challenger for the Tory crown, Jeremy Hunt, in the first run-off hustings on Saturday, questions over his

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