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EU

Ireland Warns UK Controversial Legislation Will ‘Deeply Damage’ Relationships

Coveney and TrussIreland has warned the UK that controversial legislation unveiled today will breach international law and “deeply damage” relationships.Foreign secretary Liz Truss will outline a bill on Monday that allows ministers to rip up parts of the Brexit deal.The legislation will allow the government to override key elements of the Northern Ireland Protocol. Truss is expected to argue the measures are vital to protect the Good Friday Agreement and restore […]

today13 June 2022

Andrew Marr

Government Adviser Who Criticised Boris Johnson For ‘Bashing On’ Is Forced Out

.A Conservative peer advising Liz Truss in the Foreign Office has been forced to resign after a scathing attack on Boris Johnson. Former City banker and Brexiteer Baroness Helena Morrissey, the lead non-executive director of the department, has quit after suggesting the prime minister should step down as he is “in the wrong job”.It’s the latest fall-out from the partygate scandal, and follows Johnson surviving a confidence vote despite 148 Tory […]

today8 June 2022

boris johnson

Tory MPs Trigger No Confidence Vote In Boris Johnson’s Leadership

Sir Graham Brady and Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson is on the verge of being ousted as Conservative Party leader and prime minister, after the number of Tory MPs demanding he resign reached the threshold for a vote of no confidence.Chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee Sir Graham Brady has announced that 54 or more Tory MPs have requested a vote of confidence in the PM, triggering a leadership vote.Tory MPs will […]

today6 June 2022

boris johnson

Conservative Leadership Candidates: Who Could Replace Boris Johnson As PM?

Boris Johnson is in trouble. Tory MPs unhappy with the fallout from the partygate scandal could soon muster the numbers needed to hold a no confidence vote and oust the prime minister from power.If Johnson is removed, the Conservative Party, and the country, will need a new leader. Here are some of the potential candidates. Liz TrussThe foreign secretary is probably the current frontrunner. Dominic Cummings thinks she would be “even […]

today2 June 2022 1

liz truss

Liz Truss Dodges Questions On Whether MP Accused Of Rape Should Have Whip Withdrawn

Foreign Secretary Liz TrussLiz Truss repeatedly dodged questions over whether the whip should be withdrawn from a Tory MP accused of rape. The foreign secretary declined to say whether a Conservative MP should be effectively expelled from the party after he was arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault offences.The MP in his 50s, who has not been named, has been released on bail to a date in mid-June, pending […]

today18 May 2022

liz truss

War In Ukraine Could Be Heading Into A Stalemate, Western Officials Say

Ukrainian children play near damaged buildings as Russian attacks continue in Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine on May 12, 2022. The war in Ukraine could be heading towards a stalemate, western officials said today. One expert said if both sides were in the same situation by September, it would be “reasonable” to describe it as a stalemate. They said: “I can understand why people are describing it in those terms.“I think, from our point of […]

today13 May 2022

European Union

Liz Truss Issues Warning To EU During ‘Tetchy’ Call Over Northern Ireland Protocol

Liz Truss MP, The Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs.Liz Truss today fired a warning shot to the EU that she is poised to tear up the Northern Ireland Protocol unless they budge in talks. The Foreign Secretary held what sources described as a “tetchy” phone call with her European Commission counterpart Maros Šefčovič this morning. Truss called for the EU to show “more flexibility and pragmatism” following long-running […]

today12 May 2022

brexit

Northern Ireland Protocol: Why Is Everyone Talking About This Again?

Foreign secretary Liz Truss, the DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson and the EU's Maros ŠefčovičThe Northern Ireland protocol has returned, and yet again, it is threatening the relationship between the UK and the EU.Both sides are locking horns over how to resolve this crisis which could see the whole Brexit agreement torn up and trade war potentially erupting.Here’s what you need to know.What is the Northern Ireland protocol?The protocol was proposed as the […]

today11 May 2022

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