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Alliance leader says government had 'one hand tied in NI talks'

Alliance leader Naomi Long has said the government has given the impression it has had one hand tied behind its back during the Stormont talks, due to its dependence on the DUP. She said that Westminster should legislate on contentious issues while MLAs sit in a shadow NI assembly. Under a confidenc

BBC - 2018-03-24 12:40:01

Today's voters would hardly recognise the Britain that voted to stay in Europe in 1975

Was our 1975 referendum decision to stay in the European Economic Community inevitable, or could it have gone the other way and saved us four decades of argument, culminating in a vote to come out? With extricating ourselves from the European Union proving tougher than the 51.9 per cent of us who vo

TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-24 12:00:00

Authorities Raid Cambridge Analytica's London Offices

British authorities raided the London offices of data firm Cambridge Analytica late Friday amid allegations the company illegally harvested millions of people's personal Facebook data to influence U.S. elections. More than a dozen officers from the Information Commissioner's Office entered the premi

DAILY BEAST - 2018-03-24 11:44:08

UK watchdog assessing evidence from Cambridge Analytica raid

LONDON - Britain's information regulator says it is assessing evidence gathered from a raid on the office of data firm Cambridge Analytica, carried out as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information by political campaigns and social media companies. More than a dozen investi

TRIBTOWN.COM - 2018-03-24 10:33:21

‘Britain seems broken now’: the Brexit refugees leaving for a new life in Europe

Vishal Vora with his wife, Abbie, and three children (from right) Ramona, Grayson and Margot in Berlin. Photograph: Christian Jungeblodt for the Guardian An increasing number of Brits disappointed and angry about the referendum result are opting to start a new life in Europe before the UK leaves t

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-03-24 07:01:26

Plaid Cymru 'would hold Wales independence referendum'

An independence referendum, national air carrier and energy grid would be created under a Plaid Cymru government, the party has said. In a speech at the party's conference in Llangollen, Denbighshire, Adam Price will outline what two terms of a Plaid government would hope to achieve. Mr Price will m

BBC - 2018-03-24 01:24:59

Churchill and Attlee would not succeed today because Britain prefers 'bounders' like Boris Johnson, former Archbishop says

Winston Churchill and Clement Attlee would not have succeeded as political leaders today because modern Britain prefers the showmanship of "bounders" like Boris Johnson, according to the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey. The popularity of Mr Johnson in Britain, Donald Trump in the US and

TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-24 00:05:00

UK investigators search Cambridge Analytica's London office amid Facebook data storm

LONDON - Investigators from Britain's data watchdog on Friday searched the London offices of Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm at the center of a storm over allegations it improperly harvested Facebook data to target U.S. voters. About 20 officials, wearing black jackets with "ICO Enforce

NBC NEWS - 2018-03-23 23:59:59

Corbyn challenged by fellow MPs after opposing removal of antisemitic mural

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been challenged by fellow Labour Members of Parliament to explain his apparent opposition to the removal of an antisemitic mural in London. This latest antisemitism uproar comes after Labour MP Luciana Berger tweeted on Friday a screenshot in which British g

JERUSALEM POST - 2018-03-23 22:41:00

Jeremy Corbyn regrets comments about 'anti-Semitic' mural

Jeremy Corbyn has expressed "sincere regret" at failing to look more closely at an allegedly anti-Semitic mural in London before questioning its removal. The Labour leader has been criticised for responding to a Facebook post by street artist, Mear One, in 2012, which asked why the image faced destr

BBC - 2018-03-23 21:25:45

Ex-Cambridge Analytica insider says firm worked for pro-Brexit group-report

LONDON, March 23 (Reuters) - A former Cambridge Analytica political consultant said the company's management misled the British public about work the firm did for a pro-Brexit group before the vote to leave the European Union, the Guardian reported on Friday. Brittany Kaiser, a business development

REUTERS - 2018-03-23 19:53:15

U.K. Labour Leader Says He Was Wrong to Back Anti-Semitic Mural

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the U.K. opposition Labour Party, said he had been wrong to offer support to an artist who had painted a mural in London's East End that apparently depicted Jews playing Monopoly on the backs of naked people. Since Corbyn became leader of Labour in 2015 he has faced a se

BLOOMBERG - 2018-03-23 18:38:00

Jeremy Corbyn sacks Labour frontbencher over referendum call

Jeremy Corbyn has sacked a shadow cabinet minister who broke ranks with official Labour Party policy to call for another EU referendum. Owen Smith was asked to stand down as shadow Northern Ireland secretary by the Labour leader, after calling for a second vote after EU talks have ended. He is to be

BBC - 2018-03-23 18:37:03

Owen Smith sacked from Labour party frontbench

Owen Smith and Jeremy Corbyn during the contest for the Labour leadership in 2016, which they both contested. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA The shadow Northern Ireland secretary, Owen Smith, has been sacked by Jeremy Corbyn after advocating a public referendum over the final Brexit deal. Smith, who c

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-03-23 18:30:35

Owen Smith sacked by Jeremy Corbyn from Labour frontbench after calling for another Brexit referendum

Owen Smith has been sacked as Labour's Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary with immediate effect after advocating a new referendum on the final Brexit deal. The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn made the decision on Friday evening after Mr Smith broke ranks with the frontbench and also urged his party to re

THE INDEPENDENT - 2018-03-23 18:26:51

Britain must solve Irish border issue within weeks to meet EU deadline

Britain must prove to the EU that it can avoid a hard Irish border after Brexit in "a matter of weeks" if it is to meet a June deadline set by Donald Tusk, the European Council president. British and European Commission negotiators will meet next week for talks over Ireland and Brexit. For the first

TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-23 18:17:00

Who's your friend? Wistful EU embraces May before Brexit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - With Brexit a year away, European Union leaders made a point on Friday of embracing Theresa May, with some treating her troubles with Russia and the United States as an opportunity to show Britain who its friends are. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Slovenia's Prime Mi

REUTERS - 2018-03-23 18:10:35

May welcomes Brexit transition, trade talks loom

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed the approval by European Union leaders on Friday of a transition period to help business adapt after Brexit, telling the bloc to ride the "new dynamic" in upcoming trade talks. Endorsing their negotiating stance for trade talks due to

REUTERS - 2018-03-23 18:10:17

Sajid Javid faces battle over 4% affordable homes in Sainsbury's scheme

The decision comes after Sajid Javid said it is "totally unacceptable" for developers to claim they cannot afford to meet affordable housing promises. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images The housing secretary, Sajid Javid, is facing a legal challenge after he approved a 700-home housing sche

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-03-23 17:54:25

The Guardian view on Brexit and Russia: a fatal flaw

EU solidarity with the UK against Moscow is welcome, but the prime minister still hasn't resolved contradictions at the heart of her policy Emmanuel Macron, Theresa May and Angela Merkel meet in Brussels on 22 March 2018. 'Britain's capabilities are seen by the EU's two biggest players as an indi

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-03-23 17:11:24