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A Labour shadow minister has backtracked on support for a vote on a final Brexit deal just 48 hours after pledging it.

At 7pm tonight, as the eyes of England turn to the World Cup opener against Tunisia, self-styled patriot Jacob Rees-Mogg is giving a speech.

Embattled Theresa May today channeled her predecessor John Major as she begged rebel MPs in her Conservative party not to tie her hands on Brexit.

Are protests in Jordan the precursor to more Arab Spring turmoil or an encouraging sign that the region might finally be moving in the right direction, asks PAUL KNOTT.

Pro-European activists today unveiled billboards and ad vans in the constituencies of four leading Labour MPs they accuse of failing to oppose the Tories' approach to Brexit.

In the second part of an exclusive serialisation of his book How Britain Really Works broadcaster and journalist STIG ABELL focuses on the NHS.

The New European columnist CAROLINE CRIADO PEREZ on a scandal in the legal system that is allowing domestic abusers to torment their victims.

National newspaper veteran LIZ GERARD on the legacy of the Daily Mail’s departing editor

In the audience for the Britain’s Got Talent final, EMMA JONES, has something akin to a religious experience.

JAMES BALL deconstructs Corbyn’s economically illiterate talking heads

The co-ordinated Twitter bashing by key Corbynistas shows what the Labour leader really thinks of Brexit, writes Jonathan Hendrick.

Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership was built on democratic foundations, it’s time for him to give us a say on Brexit, writes Antony Thomas.

As a New European reader, you probably reckon you keep a close eye on the continent's news. Test yourself with our quiz...

The organisers of the People’s Vote march are predicting the biggest Brexit demonstration since the EU referendum exactly two years ago.

Theresa May is pursuing a "high-risk strategy" by seeking to deny MPs the chance to block a no-deal Brexit, leading pro-EU Conservatives have warned.

Tim Walker’s diary focuses on the astonishing 168 films Boris Johnson has commissioned - starring himself, naturally - and asks if Bernard Jenkin will turn up fully clothed at Buckingham Palace for his investiture.

Your editorials advocating a People’s Vote on whatever terms Theresa May may negotiate in Brussels are welcome but do not explain the democratic necessity for such a ballot. So here it is.

Michael White on another fudge which sees Theresa May survive but Brexit’s judgement day is approaching

ROGER DOMENEGHETTI explains why the 1966 tournament established the template for televised football that still holds today, even if the replays did take a little getting used to

The World Cup has never lived up to its lofty ideals, says GLENN MOORE, as he recounts a history of corruption, match-fixing, boycotts and giving succour to dictatorships.

A series of new stamps marking the 50th anniversary of Dad’s Army have been mocked by Twitter users comparing them to Brexit.

The SNP have called for all MPs to have suicide awareness training after an alleged Tory jibe.

As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, MITCH BENN is inspired by David Beckham’s never-give-up attitude to his England career.

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has added its voice to calls for a second referendum on Brexit.

Who is on Question Time tonight and where do they stand on Brexit? Here's your guide...

As the World Cup gets underway, IAN WALKER asks why Russia, a country responsible for such great art, has produced such terrible leaders.

The 1987 poll tax brought about Thatcher’s downfall. Now Brexit will do the same for Theresa May, says ANDREW ADONIS.

Before the SNP took their bat and ball home there was another school yard spat in the House of Commons.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has admitted Labour is walking its own "tightrope" over Brexit.

Parts of manufacturing industry face "extinction" unless Britain remains in a customs union with the EU, the president of the CBI has said.

Relations between the Scottish and UK governments have reached a new low as furious SNP leaders threatened to withdraw their cooperation with Westminster, accusing Conservatives there of forcing through a Brexit "power grab" by the backdoor.

TIM WALKER gives Killer Joe at London's Trafalgar Studios one star

Labour is avoiding answering questions on Brexit, says Liberal Democrat candidate for Lewisham East LUCY SALEK. We need a final say on the Brexit deal

Anna Soubry has told the House of Commons that it is time for MPs to do the right thing on Brexit amid claims that threats were influencing votes.

In the end it was another fudge, another desperate bid to avoid a spat with either Tory Leavers or Remainers.

A last-gasp government concession to Tory rebels has avoided an embarrassing defeat in the House of Commons.

Millionaire Brexiteer Arron Banks walked out of a committee hearing into fake news claiming he did not want to be late for lunch.

Nobody said it was easy, sang Coldplay. This lot did

A "major crunch" is looming over Britain's post-Brexit customs arrangements with Brussels, the UK's former ambassador to the EU has said.

In an exclusive serialisation of his new book, broadcaster and journalist STIG ABELL unpicks the ideas and institutions that make the nation tick. This week, he takes a look at law and order

The Sun’s front cover has sparked confusion and hilarity on social media after the paper launched another pro-Brexit tirade against Remainer MPs.

Justice minister Phillip Lee has quit to fight the government’s Brexit policy.

Theresa May faces a crunch 48 hours in the House of Commons.

Brexit headbanger Nigel Farage dodged some potentially difficult question over the investigation into Russian links to Brexit when he hung up on a journalist who hijacked his radio show.

A Conservative minister has been criticised for "oddly dark" comments about hanging following a plea for unity over Brexit from Theresa May.

Theresa May has begged Tory rebels not to undermine her negotiating position with the EU by backing amendments to Brexit legislation made by the Lords.

The Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association has become the first trade union affiliated to the Labour Party to back a People’s Vote on Brexit.

Theresa May's appeal for a show of unity from her warring MPs "must fall on deaf ears", a leading anti-Brexit campaigner has said.

At a pedestrian crossing in Bucharest a woman overheard us speaking English and said to us: “You are English, why are you in Romania?”

However much hardship a straight white guy may have to deal with, there are whole worlds of hardship he’ll never experience, says MITCH BENN.

In a troubled world, facing multiple threats, the Pope is emerging as an important counterweight to some of the most dangerous forces, says PAUL KNOTT.

The self-proclaimed ‘bad boy of Brexit’ Arron Banks has been accused of conducting a series of meetings with Russian officials.

It is a familiar brand in the UK but almost unheard of in the US, where it is tainted with accusations of Chinese espionage. CHARLES TURNER reports.

The failure of the European cause in Britain has many fathers, says PETER MILLAR, including some who might seem to be among ‘the good guys’.

Antonia Wimbush on the controversy being generated by a little-known chapter in the country’s post-colonial history.

It was striking to note the portents of doom heralded by various sections of the media around the issue of the so-called constitutional crisis besetting Italy. This was, as they saw it, yet another nail in the EU’s coffin post-Brexit.

The whole country now has a real need to step back and do a reality check as to where we actually are with regard to Brexit, and the unbelievably ridiculous proposals being put forward by people in charge.

Following the cancellation of sitcom Roseanne, BONNIE GREER looks at the changing landscape of American television.

PAUL CONNEW looks ahead to Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-un.



Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of a series of important votes this year. Here is a list of the events organised across Britain in the coming weeks and months.


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