PMQs: The verdict

Image copyright HOC Theresa May went head-to-head with Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons. Here’s what happened. All eyes were on the three Conservative defectors who took their seats next to their new, former Labour, colleagues on the opposition benches for the first time. But it was business as usual for Theresa May and […]

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Eighth MP quits Labour

Image caption Ms Ryan was chair of the Labour Friends of Israel group Joan Ryan has become the eighth Labour MP to quit the party in the past 48 hours, citing its tolerance of a “culture of anti-Jewish racism”. The Enfield North MP said she was “horrified, appalled and angered” by Labour’s failure to tackle […]

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Protester charged with harassment

One of the protesters involved in an incident outside Parliament with Tory MP Anna Soubry has been charged with harassment. James Goddard, 29, has also been charged with two public order offences, the Crown Prosecution Service said. He will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on 19 March. The CPS said it had received a file […]

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TripAdvisor suspends reviews on ‘Brexit Party B&B’

Image copyright TripAdvisor Image caption The Annapurna Bed & Breakfast entry on TripAdvisor was subject to “trolling”, said a Brexit Party spokesman TripAdvisor has suspended reviews for the bed and breakfast used as the official address for the new Brexit Party after “malicious trolling”. Annapurna Bed & Breakfast in Norfolk, run by leader Catherine Blaiklock’s […]

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Derek Hatton rejoins Labour after 34 years

Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Hatton said he had “stayed absolutely solid for the Labour Party” since his expulsion Derek Hatton has been readmitted to the Labour Party, 34 years after he was expelled by then-leader Neil Kinnock. The 71-year-old former deputy leader of Liverpool City Council was kicked out for belonging to Militant […]

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