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Scallop row: UK in talks to ensure ‘no repeat’ of clashes

Media captionFrench and British fishing fleets have come to blows over when and where they can catch scallops The UK government has said it is talking to French authorities to ensure there will be “no repeat” of clashes between fisherman over scallops off France’s north coast. On Monday, nearly 40 French boats confronted British rivals […]

Gina Miller rules out Lib Dem leadership bid

Image copyright Getty Images Businesswoman and anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller has ruled out a bid for the Lib Dem leadership. Current leader Sir Vince Cable wants to change the party’s rules to allow non-MPs to lead it in future, as part of a plan to broaden its appeal. Ms Miller, who is due to address […]

Theresa May to visit Nigeria as Brexit trade mission continues

Image copyright EPA Image caption Theresa May spoke to business leaders in Cape Town on Tuesday, on the first day of her tour Theresa May will visit Nigeria later on the second day of her trade mission to boost ties with Africa after Brexit. Mrs May will discuss security, trade and people trafficking with President […]

Brexit poses risk to care, says Royal College of Nursing

Image copyright Getty Creative Image caption A letter from the nursing union lists concerns about the impact of Brexit Brexit poses an “immediate risk to the provision of safe and effective care” for patients in the UK, according to the Royal College of Nursing. The union has made the warning in a letter to leaders […]

Brexit: May defends ‘sensible’ plans for future EU relations

Media captionMay: ‘Common sense’ to prepare for Brexit no deal Theresa May has insisted her approach to Brexit will deliver a “good” deal for the UK and enable it to make the most of opportunities around the world. Speaking in South Africa, she told the BBC she was sticking by her “sensible” plans as they […]

Brexit: May defends ‘sensible’ plans for future EU relations

Media captionMay: ‘Common sense’ to prepare for Brexit no deal Theresa May has insisted her approach to Brexit will deliver a “good” deal for the UK and enable it to make the most of opportunities around the world. Speaking in South Africa, she told the BBC she was sticking by her “sensible” plans as they […]

Brexit: May defends ‘sensible’ plans for future EU relations

Media captionMay: ‘Common sense’ to prepare for Brexit no deal Theresa May has insisted her approach to Brexit will deliver a “good” deal for the UK and enable it to make the most of opportunities around the world. Speaking in South Africa, she told the BBC she was sticking by her “sensible” plans as they […]

Ex-chief rabbi condemns Corbyn comments on British Zionists

Image copyright PA Image caption Jonathan Sacks was chief rabbi between 1991 and 2013 A former chief rabbi says Jeremy Corbyn’s comments about British Zionists are the “most offensive statement” by a politician since Enoch Powell’s “Rivers of Blood” speech. In an interview with the New Statesman, Lord Sacks accused the Labour leader of being […]

Theresa May to pledge Africa investment boost after Brexit

Image copyright PA Image caption Theresa May will fly into South Africa on Tuesday morning Theresa May is to announce plans to boost Britain’s investment in Africa after Brexit, during her first trip to the continent as prime minister. At a speech in Cape Town later, Mrs May will say she is “unashamed” about ensuring […]

People’s Vote campaign puts pressure on Labour leadership

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The People’s Vote insists the campaign should not be used to attack Jeremy Corbyn personally The People’s Vote campaign, which wants a new referendum on Brexit, is attempting to change Labour Party policy, according to a leaked memo. It wants MPs and activists to submit a motion at the Labour […]