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Brexit: Andrea Leadsom says broadcasters need to be patriotic

Brexit: Andrea Leadsom says broadcasters need to be patriotic – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function())(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/(2):(+)/g,function()a=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } …

May 'blocked Cameron's bid to guarantee rights'

Theresa May blocked an attempt by David Cameron after the Brexit vote to unilaterally guarantee that EU nationals living in Britain could stay, it has been claimed. The explosive claim was made in an Evening Standard editorial, the newspaper edited by former chancellor George Osborne, who was sacked …

Vote Leave boss criticises Cameron's referendum

The co-chair of Vote Leave, Gisela Stuart, has criticised David Cameron’s decision to call a referendum on the EU. In an interview for my new book How To Lose A Referendum, Ms Stuart argues that Cameron should never have put a Yes/No referendum to the British people, which …

Messy start to Brexit a sign of things to come

This was supposed to be the easy bit. Theresa May opened up the negotiations on an upbeat note by promising to protect the rights of 3.5 million EU citizens living in the UK. It seemed like an olive branch held out for the EU to take hold of. …

Questions, not answers

Image copyright Getty Images What do you want to know about the Brexit talks? As EU citizens living in the UK and UK expats in other EU states continue to ponder their futures, Brexit negotiations have started in Brussels. Over the past year, we have been inviting you …

'Would I still vote Leave?'

It is a year since the UK voted to leave the European Union and Brexit negotiations are under way. Since the initial fall-out there has been a legal challenge and a general election. While everyone waits to see exactly what will happen, Leave voter Paul Austin has told …

Jeremy Corbyn: Teen workers should get £10 an hour

Image copyright Getty Images Jeremy Corbyn has said that 16-year-old workers should be paid at least £10 an hour, as he addressed the Unison conference in Brighton. The Labour manifesto included a pledge to raise the minimum wage to the level of the Living Wage – now paid …

EU referendum Result: Lucy Thomas from Britain Stronger in Europe

EU referendum Result: Lucy Thomas from Britain Stronger in Europe – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function();a.orb.figState=b)(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/(2):(+)/g,function()a=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); …

EU referendum result: Matthew Elliott from Vote Leave

EU referendum result: Matthew Elliott from Vote Leave – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function())(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/(2):(+)/g,function()a=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } })(); …

May's Brexit offer

Image copyright AFP Since the vote to leave the EU a year ago, millions of EU citizens living in the UK, and about a million UK expats in other EU states have been living in a state of uncertainty about their future. On Thursday we were given a …