Britain says working closely with allies on new Iran measures
Sky Sources say an announcement is to be made in the next few days about U.S. President Donald Trump's working visit to the UK possibly in July
EU is ready to offer a better trade deal than it gave Turkey if Britain stays in customs union
UK PM: Rudd will set out compensation. The hotline is for people to get documents - it's not there to find people for deportation
PM @theresa_may on customs union: As seen during Commonwealth Summit, there is considerable interest in independent free trade deals between UK and third parties remaining in a customs union would not allow UK to negotiate these deals
PM @theresa_may: There is a difference between Windrush generation case and post-Brexit settled status system for EU citizensthe problem should not occur in relation to EU citizens
PM @theresa_may: During Brexit transition period, UK's share of catch cannot be reduced, and after Dec. 2020 UK will be independent coastal state
Corbyn calls on Theresa May to end "hostile environment" policy and scrap "bogus" targets on immigration numbers
Corbyn calls for @AmberRuddHR to resign as Home Secretary, telling she "inherited a failing policy and made it worse"
Sky ends support for takeover bid from 21st Century Fox
_may: Businesses want tariff free frictionless borders, and that is what the UK is negotiating for Brexit
UK PM May: The Windrush generation has a right to be British. They are part of us. We are taking action against those here illegally. The Windrush generation are here legally. Steps against those here illegally have been taken by successive governments - including Labour
UK PM May: The Windrush generation are here legaly. There are people who are here illegally. The Labour Party have agreed on the need to clamp down on illegal immigration. The British public will say we should deal with illegal immigration
UK PM May: We are not bereft of ideas. Scottish government needs to listen to businesses who say that Scotland needs to stay in UK single market
UK PM May: Salisbury is safe for residents and visitors
PM @theresa_may: It is disappointing that Scottish government has not yet given agreement to EU Withdrawal Bill Brexit
Poland's president wades into controversial debate over severely ill British toddler, with foreign head of state appearing to contradict decision of UK's government run NHS
The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers has announced workers will strike for 24 hours on 9 May on Arriva Rail North, Greater Anglia and South Western Railway and again on SWR on 11, 14, 16 and 18 May in the long-running dispute over guards
Boris Johnson calls for an amnesty for some illegal immigrants after Windrush
High probability of a Brexit deal with EU, says Davis
: Political declaration on future relationship should be very detailed, even Angela Merkel said there should be many details, as EU leaders need to present it to national parliaments for ratification Political declaration is not dependent on Irish border issue
: UK doesn't reject Option C [on Irish border], but the Commission's first attempt at it however, Options B and C are not likely to be needed because EU27 also want tariff free future trade agreement
: There is little probability for a Brexit "no deal" to happenthe complete absence of any deal is unlikely
: Not problematic for UK having no judge in ECJ during transition period, no expectation that ECJ will behave in a particularly different manner
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has formally opened its new Richmond Education and Event Centre in Dublin
: We have to accommodate changes that go along in the legislative process, e.g. discussions about post-Brexit Immigration Bill can't start until the Migration Advisory Committee report in September
"We're not winging it (Brexit)." says David Davis
: Government will respect parliament's 'meaningful vote' on Brexit withdrawal agreement if parliament rejects it, the deal will fall
on Irish border: best way to avoid hard border is with a "good agreement" as [Irish Taoiseach] Leo Varadkar said, a good agreement in October is better than any agreement in June
Brexit Secretary @DavidDavisMP: At the end of Brexit negotiations, document on future relationship will be a statement of the Council, not a legal text or a treaty it will be politically binding, but not necessarily legally binding
: Best option for Irish border is option A, but it depends on how comprehensive the future UK-EU trade agreement is, this is why we need to have FTA resolved by October
UK Jewish leaders: Corbyn meeting was 'disappointing missed opportunity'
It's "unlikely" that Britain and EU will end up with no Brexit deal, David Davis says
rejects proposal of UK staying in a customs union for interim period after transition, that would be a "failure"
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Around 50 Labour MPs are currently making their way to Church House in support of Ruth Smeeth, who is giving evidence against Mark Wadsworth in his anti-Semitism disciplinary.
Vladimir Uglev, one of the scientists who helped to create Novichok poison was hit by a car on Tuesday near a Russian southern town of Anapa. He was hospitalized with head and leg injuries.
Britain considers setting up satellite system to rival EU's Galileo: FT
_may: Future UK-EU partnership should include financial services and go way beyond any existing free trade agreement... If financial services firms are looking to go elsewhere, it's likely to be elsewhere in the world, not elsewhere in the EU
UK PM May: The UK voted to leave teh EU - so we need to leave the Customs Union. We want as little friction as possible and no hard border in Northern Ireland