Cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Boris Johnson to wield axe as ministers brace for ‘brutal’ day

Mr Johnson is readying his cabinet for the long-term following the Tories’ crushing victory in December’s general election, and wants to give ministerial experience to several women who could be promoted to the Cabinet in future reshuffles. But Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, Attorney General Geoffrey Cox, Business Secretary Andrea Leadssom, and Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers are reported to be under […]

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Brexit LIVE: Desperate Verhofstadt issues panicked plea as EU finally wakes up to UK loss

The Belgian politician took to Twitter to blast the division between member states ahead of a crunch summit later this month where EU leaders will be urged to hammer out the seven-year budget. Mr Verhofstadt’s public rebuke comes as European Council president Charles Michel prepares to host the February 20 talks on the multi annual financial framework (MFF). The leaders of poor […]

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RED ROW: Labour admits party ‘hasn’t learned its lesson’ – ‘We don’t have a clue’

Labour leadership candidate Lisa Nandy admitted the party hasn’t learnt its lessons from the last general election where Jeremy Corbyn suffered a huge defeat losing seats to the Conservatives. The Wigan MP tore apart Labour key election policies including nationalisation of public services and slashing tuition fees. BBC Newsnight host asked: “Have you learnt your lessons from the past election?” […]

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Ireland election result: Who will form Irish government?

Sinn Fein, the left-wing republican party, won 24.5 percent of the vote, with Fianna Fail winning 22 percent and Fine Gael 21 percent. The last Irish election saw no single party win a majority and it took 70 days for a government to be formed. Who will form the Irish government? There are 160 seats in the DAil Eireann, the […]

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