Cable: We do not know what Brexit will look like. We may get an amicable divorce. That it looking increasingly unlikely

Map. History of UK conflict

17 August 2018
Dartford update: Unconfirmed report on social media of an ‘acid attack' at Knights Manor Way in Temple Hill around 5pm. Ambulance believed to have conveyed someone to hospital. Residents reportedly told they cannot move cars until a forensic investigation has taken place.
8 month ago
Members of a Russian troll army were quoted more than 80 times across British-read media outlets before Twitter revealed their identity and banned them, a Guardian investigation has shown.
8 month ago
No Irish border deal before EU trade agreement - British minister
8 month ago
Two brothers killed after a stolen car crashed into a tree in Leeds have been named by their family as 12-year-old Ellis and 14-year-old Elliott
Irish PM 'doing everything he can' to avoid election-spokesman
"It's completely inappropriate" for the Government to increase the state pension age - Labour's @Debbie_abrahams
Cable: Nick Clegg played a v big historical role in getting parties to work together in the national interest. Looking back on those 5 years, we can recognise that is good govt. It did a lot of good and stopped a lot of bad
Cable: We do not know what Brexit will look like. We may get an amicable divorce. That it looking increasingly unlikely
UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox: We are one of the v few NATO countries who actually spend 2% of GDP on defence
UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox: We can have as much market access as we want but if we cannot get into those markets, then it doesn't do us much good
UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox: The question is whether we will put politics above the prosperity of people This needs to be an economic Brexit not a political one
UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox: We've made clear what the outline is of our interests. We don't want a hard border but we will be leaving the EU and customs union . We can't get a final answer to the Irish question until we know the end state
UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox: If you are looking to sell products abroad, people look at us for standards and quality. We will never sell on the cheap end of the market, we sell quality
UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox: One of the things we have in common is that we need to have an open, global and trading economy. We have lifted 1bn people out of poverty in the past 10 years
UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox: If we didn't get the deal, we could trade on WTO terms which is like what we have with the US, but we'd rather not
UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox: We'd rather get a deal with the EU but we're not afraid of not reaching a deal
8 month ago
Davidson (Scottish Conservatives): We are not Canada, we are not Norway. We are the only country that has previously been part of the EU that will now sit outside of it
8 month ago
Davidson (Scottish Conservatives): I think the PM May has made it absolutely clear, she doesn't want a return to hard border nor should we anything that impacts on the territorial integrity of the UK
8 month ago
Davidson (Scottish Conservatives): We're headed for 2.4% of our GDP to be put in investment there's a long term commitment from the govt here
8 month ago
Davidson (Scottish Conservatives): The debt interest is not any higher than it was 10 years ago.. we've got investment in infrastructure long term positions that will take us forward
8 month ago
P Johnson: Borrowing is now where it was pre-recession the worry for the govt is that debt at about 90% of income with slow growth forecasts that debt won't come down fast
8 month ago
Gardiner (UK Labour): We are not at the negotiating table. I'd be v happy if Theresa May would move over and call the elections and let us do that
8 month ago
Gardiner (Labour UK): What this govt has done has ruled out remaining part of the single market and the customs union we have not ruled them out. Unfortunately we are not at the negotiating table with the EU
8 month ago
Gardiner (UK Labour): Anybody who wants to forecast what our economy will be like in 2030 when we have no idea what the Brexit negotiations will look like would be foolish
8 month ago
Gardiner (Labour): After 5 years, the deficit will come down. We will grow the economy so that debt is not such a problem
8 month ago
Gardiner: If you are finding that you are running at a deficit, one you can cut your day to day spending. We will borrow to invest to grow the economy so as a proportion of GDP, debt is reduced
8 month ago
P Johnson: The most important thing about investment is how you spending the Conservatives are doing some of this. The 1997 Labour govt wanted to increase investment but they literally couldn't get the money out of the door. There are technicalities
8 month ago
Paul Johnson: It's about time to bring those forecasts down particularly in the level of uncertainty we have with Brexit this is the moment of greatest uncertainty that we know about it. It's just as likely to be even worse than predicted. Real incomes are falling
8 month ago
Oxley: It was a simplistic Budget. It was low key. It didn't raise expectations too much There is a lot to offer but they will have to articulate that offer like May did in the burning injustices speech
8 month ago
Parker: From the govt's point of view, spending money on NHS and public services is the wrong choice. They need to show that they can grow the economy
8 month ago
O'Hagan: This is a govt that looks after the really rich and ignore the poor The IFS figures on wages, terrible growth figures, these will determine politics over the next few years not the shiny headlines
8 month ago
Parker: If talks break down on this issue [NI border] then you will end up with a v hard border indeed
8 month ago
Special Advisor at UK Ministry of Defence Oxley: The public voted to take back control, Ireland is starting to play with fire here
8 month ago
West Yorkshire Police say two 15-year-old males are in custody
8 month ago
Special Advisor at UK Ministry of Defence Oxley: EU Commissioners pronouncing on UK issues is one of the reasons that people wanted to leave They didn't like the fact it cost a lot of money, they didn't like the fact that they had too much involvement and interfering
8 month ago
West Yorkshire Police have confirmed five males have been killed following a collision on a road in Leeds involving a stolen car
8 month ago
Oxford Street panic created by 'perfect storm', psychologist says
Unionists in Northern Ireland reject proposals from Dublin and Brussels to the UK for unique regulations to avoid a ‘hard border’ after Brexit
8 month ago
Britain purchases Iron Dome technology from Israel for NIS 365 million (£78m)
8 month ago
UK PM Theresa May facing Tory rebellion over possible defence cuts
8 month ago
British Transport Police says two men aged 21 and 40 attended a police station voluntarily and were interviewed following the incident at Oxford Circus in central London yesterday
8 month ago
UK Defence minister Tobias Ellwood is prepared to resign if massive cuts to the Army are given the go-ahead
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