Brexit news: Nigel Farage delivered a brilliant reply to when Brexit will ‘end’, predicts 31 October watershed moment for his Brexit Party

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage delivered a brilliant reply after he was asked when Brexit would “end” by Piers Morgan. It comes as candidates who have put themselves forward for the Conservative Party leadership have been quizzed over whether they would be willing to pull the UK out of the EU without a deal at the end of October. Mr Farage said: “I tell you where it will end, October 31 is the big looming date, as was March 29.


EU election UK results: Brexit Party wins nine of 11 regions, Lib Dems triumph in London

Nigel Farage has said his Brexit Party is already focusing on fighting a general election after the Conservatives and Labour saw dramatic losses in the European elections.

Former Tory MP Ann Widdecombe to stand for the Brexit Party as an MEP candidate in the European elections

Former Conservative MP Ann Widdecombe has announced she will be standing as an MEP in the upcoming European elections for Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party.

Ms Widdecombe, 71, who retired in 2010, said she will still vote Conservative in the local elections but run as an MEP for the newly-formed Brexit Party in the next European elections.

Brexit: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn hold ‘constructive’ talks

Talks between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to break the Brexit deadlock have been called “constructive”.

The two leaders met on Wednesday afternoon and agreed a “programme of work” to try to find a way forward to put to MPs for a vote.

It is understood that each party has appointed a negotiating team, which are meeting tonight before a full day of discussions on Thursday.

A spokesman for No 10 said both sides were “showing flexibility”.

And he added that the two parties gave “a commitment to bring the current Brexit uncertainty to a close”.

Speaking after the meeting, Mr Corbyn said there had not been “as much change as [he] had expected” in the PM’s position.

He said the meeting was “useful, but inconclusive”, and talks would continue.