Trump executive order: Million sign petition to stop UK visit

Trump executive order: Million sign petition to stop UK visit

Image copyright PA Image caption Mrs May announced the state visit during her Washington trip A petition to stop US President Donald Trump’s UK state visit has gathered more than a million signatures. Numbers of signatories have been rising rapidly since a US clampdown on immigration came into effect over the weekend, causing anger worldwide. […]

Dan Jarvis: Labour ‘needs collective view’ on Brexit

Dan Jarvis: Labour ‘needs collective view’ on Brexit

Image copyright PA Image caption Dan Jarvis represents a constituency where most backed a Leave vote Labour has to form a “collective view” in favour of triggering Brexit, according to one of its MPs. Dan Jarvis said Jeremy Corbyn was “absolutely right” to suggest shadow cabinet members should quit if they will not back the […]

Devolved leaders to call for Brexit role at Cardiff talks

Devolved leaders to call for Brexit role at Cardiff talks

Image copyright PA Image caption Theresa May has arrived at Cardiff City Hall, where she is due to attend the Joint Ministerial Committee meeting Leaders of the devolved governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are to press for a greater role in Brexit negotiations when they hold talks with Theresa May in Cardiff. The […]

Boris Johnson to update MPs on Trump’s US migration ban

Boris Johnson to update MPs on Trump’s US migration ban

Image copyright PA Boris Johnson is to make a statement to MPs about the controversial US travel ban on refugees and citizens from nations including Syria, Iran and Iraq. The foreign secretary has criticised the temporary restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump, calling them “divisive and wrong”. There have been protests around the world and […]

US travel ban: UK dual nationals not affected says Foreign Office

US travel ban: UK dual nationals not affected says Foreign Office

Image copyright AFP/PA Image caption Boris Johnson and Amber Rudd are to speak to their opposite numbers in the US The US border clampdown should not affect UK nationals travelling to the US, even if they were born in one of the countries on which restrictions have been placed, officials say. But new guidance says […]

Corbyn warns shadow cabinet on Brexit vote rebellion

Corbyn warns shadow cabinet on Brexit vote rebellion

Image copyright ITV/Peston on Sunday Image caption Jeremy Corbyn said the shadow cabinet had had a “frank discussion” Jeremy Corbyn has warned shadow cabinet ministers not to expect to stay in their jobs if they vote against starting the process of leaving the EU. The Labour leader told ITV it was “impossible” for members of […]

Sturgeon: PM ‘must heed voice of Scotland’ on Brexit

Sturgeon: PM ‘must heed voice of Scotland’ on Brexit

Image caption Ms Sturgeon said there was no sign the UK government was taking Scotland’s position on Brexit “remotely seriously” Nicola Sturgeon has urged the prime minister to take proposals on Brexit from the devolved administrations seriously, ahead of key talks. The first minister was speaking as she and Mrs May prepared to attend a […]

Calls to stop President Trump’s state visit to UK

Calls to stop President Trump’s state visit to UK

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Thousands marched through London on 21 January to voice their opposition to President Trump Calls are being made to cancel a proposed state visit to the UK by President Trump after he issued an executive order clamping down on immigration to the US. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said it would […]

Labour’s Harriet Harman claims lecturer ‘offered grade for sex’

Labour’s Harriet Harman claims lecturer ‘offered grade for sex’

Image caption Labour’s Harriet Harman recalled the experience on The Andrew Marr Show Labour’s former deputy leader Harriet Harman has claimed she was offered a better grade in exchange for sex while studying for a politics degree. Ms Harman said she did not report the “horrible” incident at the time, but rejected the advances from […]

Theresa May does ‘not agree’ with US ban on refugees

Media captionTheresa May declined to condemn President Donald Trump’s ban during a press conference in Turkey Prime Minister Theresa May does “not agree” with Donald Trump’s refugee ban and will appeal to the US if it affects British citizens, Downing Street says. She had been criticised for refusing to condemn the move, instead saying it […]