‘Independent Group’ MPs split from UK Labour party

A group of seven Labour MPs announce they’re splitting from the party to create ‘The Independent Group’, criticising Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of anti-Semitism in his party and his position on Brexit.

Colourful start to London Fashion Week as Brexit worries pervade

Burberry shows off its new line at London Fashion Week 2019. LFW kicked off five days of catwalk shows with a splash of colour, as fears of Brexit — now looming large on the horizon — look set to dominate.

7 UK MPs quit party over Brexit, anti-Semitism

Seven British lawmakers say they are quitting the main opposition Labour Party over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism. (Feb. 18)

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Seven MPs leave Labour Party over Brexit, anti-Semitism

Seven MPs from Britain’s opposition Labour Party announce they are breaking away and forming an independent group in protest at the party’s support for Brexit and its failure to stamp out anti-Semitism. SOUNDBITE from Luciana Berger, MP for Liverpool Wavertree

Protesters gather outside Parliament ahead of latest Brexit vote

Protesters both for and against Brexit gather once again outside the British Houses of Parliament as lawmakers are set to vote on another Brexit motion.

May vows to ‘deliver Brexit on time’ after EU talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May vows to deliver Brexit “on time” after meeting with EU leaders in Brussels. She adds that she and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker have agreed to hold further talks on Britain’s withdrawal from the bloc, after what was described as a “robust” meeting. SOUNDBITE of Theresa May

Britain and EU to hold more Brexit talks: spokesperson

European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas announces that British Prime Minister Theresa May will come back to Brussels for more Brexit talks before the end of February. He also says that EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will meet his UK counterpart Stephen Barclay next Monday in Strasbourg. SOUNDBITE.

May meets Juncker in Brussels for Brexit talks

British Prime minister Theresa May meets EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels for a fresh round of Brexit talks aimed at avoiding a no-deal Brexit. IMAGES.

‘Special place in hell’ for architects of Brexit: Tusk

British politicians react angrily after European Union leader Donald Tusk injects hellfire into the Brexit crisis, damning British leaders for their failure to plan for the divorce.