PMQs: Speaker Bercow delivers SCATHING rant against MPs over rowdy behaviour | Politics | News

MPs bore the brunt of a furious scolding this afternoon, as Speaker of the House John Bercow chastised them over their raucous behaviour during PMQs. The House of Commons was engulfed with audible jeers during a question put to Theresa May on policing, prompting Mr Bercow to intervene. In a passionate rant, he told the MPs: “Order! Please, the questions and answers must be heard.  “I make no apology for repeating that these discussions at PMQs must bear some resemblance to what the house is saying in regards to culture.…

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Brexit news – Jean-Claude denied he backed plans for United States of Europe despite this | Politics | News

The EU Commission president on Wednesday told a Brussels press conference that he was “strictly against a European superstate” and accused Mr Johnson of talking “total nonsense” for suggesting Europe was creating an “over-arching” state.  But just five months ago, Jean-Claude Juncker unveiled his vision for a bigger, more powerful Union in a speech that was branded a blueprint for a United States of Europe.  During his State of the Union address in September last year, just a day after MPs backed the EU Brexit Withdrawal Bill, the Brussels boss…

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Brexit News: Government ‘not ready’ to stop EU migrants after Brexit | Politics | News

Mrs May announced this month that EU migrants arriving after March 2019 will not get an automatic right to stay.  The Prime Minister has insisted that migrants arriving in the transition period between March 2019 and December 2020 could not expect the same treatment as the 3.2 million EU nationals already in the UK.  Campaigners believe that nearly a million more EU citizens could get the right to settle permanently in the UK if the EU gets its way for British borders to stay open to European migrants until 2021. …

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EU rules: Vital contracts could go to France as Palm Oil price rises | Politics | News

Britain is bidding to sell 18 of the latest Typhoon jets plus weapons and other equipment to Kuala Lumpur but the whole deal has been thrown into jeopardy after moves by Brussels to ban imports of palm oil, a vital commodity for the Southeast Asian country. The European Parliament has already voted overwhelmingly for the ban, a move condemned by the Malaysian government as naked protectionism designed to safeguard Continental producers of biofuels. The ruling Council of Ministers in the EU is set to follow suit. Britain, still bound by…

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Theresa May blasts Donald Trump for attacking the NHS | Politics | News

After he had enjoyed a traditional Superbowl party on Sunday, Mr Trump tweeted yesterday that “thousands of people” were marching against the NHS because it was “not working”.  This was believed to be a reference to a Save The NHS march on Downing Street on Saturday, demanding an increase in funding.  Mr Trump’s comments sparked a furious backlash in the UK and further strained his relationship with Mrs May.  Last November the Prime Minister reproached the President for retweeting a video from far-right group Britain First and in January the…

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