Labour accuses Theresa May of trying to fix Commons vote on final Brexit deal

THERESA MAY was accused of trying to “fix” a Commons vote on the final Brexit deal by furious Labour MPs. Government guidance issued last night recommended that any amendments to the so-called Meaningful Vote come AFTER the vote itself. PA:Press Association/PA Images Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer made clear that Labour will not accept that …

Brexit’s our worst defeat since 1066 if we risk being sold down the river by Theresa May

FOR two nail-biting years, wide-eyed optimists like me have put our trust in Theresa May’s promise: “Brexit means Brexit”. This week, there is a whiff of betrayal in the air. As negotiations flicker to a halt, it seems Brexit actually means abject surrender, taking orders from Brussels and standing mute as the Council of Europe …

Brussels threatens to strip Britain of £4bn budget rebate if second referendum ‘overturns Brexit vote’

BRUSSELS has threatened it will strip Britain of its £4billion budget rebate if a second referendum overturns the Brexit vote. Eurocrats said the UK’s discount, which was hard won by Margaret Thatcher then squandered by Tony Blair, will be chopped if we stay in the bloc. AFP or licensors Brussels has threatened it will strip …

Philip Hammond refuses to increase No Deal spending in Budget that would strengthen PM’s hand as Brexit talks go to the wire

PHILIP Hammond is blocking calls to increase spending on No Deal planning at this month’s Budget – as hopes of a Brussels breakthrough grow. The Chancellor has been urged by some in Government to set aside even more funds to prepare for a collapse in negotiations, beyond the £3 billion he earmarked in 2017. PA:Press …

Eurocrats vow they WILL cut Brexit deal with Britain as they promise to ‘keep calm and keep negotiating’

THE EU has vowed they will cut a Brexit deal with Britain as they promise to “keep calm and keep negotiating”. Margaritis Schinas, chief spokesman for the European Commission, said the focus of the talks was still on getting an agreement hammered out. Getty Margaritis Schinas, left, the chief spokesman for the European Commission said …

EU nationals in Britain have until the end of 2020 to apply for ‘settled status’ under No Deal Brexit plans

THREE million EU nationals will be given until the end of 2020 to confirm their ‘settled status’ under Theresa May’s No Deal Brexit plans. The Sun can reveal the Home Secretary Sajid Javid will allow the 20-month grace period in another attempt to seize the ‘moral high ground’ from Brussels. PA:Press Association/PA Images Sajid Javid …

Theresa May announces mystery statement in Downing Street after Chequers plan mauled by the EU in Salzburg

THERESA May has announced she is to make mystery statement in Downing Street after her Chequers plan was mailed by the EU yesterday. There is speculation the Prime Minister will make a significant policy shift in a hastily-arranged event inside Number 10 this afternoon. Getty Theresa May is to make a mystery statement in Downing …

Remainer Jeremy Hunt switches to Leave side sparking talk of Tory leadership bid

FOREIGN Secretary Jeremy Hunt sparked talk of his own leadership bid yesterday by saying he now backed leave. The former Remain campaigner said his “views had changed” since getting his new Cabinet post and Brexit was “vital”. Alamy Live News Ex-Remainer Jeremy Hunt’s sudden support of Brexit has sparked rumours of a Tory leadership bid …

The outrage over Boris Johnson’s ‘suicide vest’ comments are just outright pathetic

Tories’ fake rage THE confected outrage about Boris’ “suicide vest” comments is as transparent as it is pathetic. Reuters The outrage over the ‘suicide vest’ comments is just pathetic Sir Alan Duncan, a self-important stuffed suit whose knighthood is the clearest indication yet that our honours system isn’t what it used to be, says that …

How Brexit can reinvigorate small businesses to be intrepid exporters — and make Britain a trading superpower

EVERYWHERE I go across the world, everyone I meet tells me that they believe in Britain. They want to buy British products, use British services, learn English. They trust our laws and our financial services, they admire our Armed Forces and they envy our universities. Brexit is the opportunity to make our businesses intrepid exporters …