JEREMY Hunt overtakes Johnson as the public’s preferred Prime Minister

Tory leadership race: Hunt overtakes Johnson as the public’s preferred Prime Minister


Theresa May’s problem was making too many compromises on Brexit, not too few, as some charge

The Great Establishment Clobbering Machine will move into overtime against Boris Johnson to stop the Tories choosing him. All the other candidates will compromise on a compromise, and propose a second referendum to reject it, thus passing responsibility for humiliation from the politicians to the people

Poor Theresa. One can’t help feeling sorry for a Prime Minster so limited but so honourable, who was so brutally treated by her own party. The bitterly divided Tories are able to agree on only one thing; dump the leader. So they did. Now they can get back to fratching about Brexit.

History will show that Theresa came in with a very good caring speech and went out on a very moving repeat. It was the bit in between that wasn’t so good. The promises of a fairer society, control of bad business, and dropping the white elephant follies such as HS2 and Hinkley Point were never fulfilled. Nor was her vow to deliver Brexit.

She’s accused of not building a wider unity and never compromising. But that’s just not true. Labour was too divided and its leader not in control of his euro-loving party to offer any help. Given a choice between Europe and the British people, most Labour MPs prefer Juncker.

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar fears ‘no deal Brexit’ and potential ‘Eurosceptic’ PM – ‘In a period of DANGER’

Prime Minister Varadkar: Brexit may be entering “very dangerous” new phase for Ireland

The election of a new prime minister in Britain may lead to a new phase in Brexit negotiations that could be “very dangerous” for Ireland, its Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday.

The European Union will grant Prime Minister Theresa May a second delay to Brexit at an emergency summit on Wednesday but the bloc's leaders are likely to demand she accepts a longer extension with conditions.

Jeremy Corbyn on course for Downing Street

oll of polls for The Sunday Telegraph predicts the Conservatives would lose 59 seats if a vote were held today, making Labour the largest party in the Commons. This would not be enough to secure Corbyn a working majority but would put him in prime position to agree a power-sharing deal with other progressive parties such as the SNP, Lib Dems or Change UK.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May in Belfast, Northern Ireland | Charles McQuillan/AFP via Getty Images

Brexit delayed – never late, delayed again, postponed or dead

CRIMSON TAZVINZWA, AIWA! NO!||Brexit is an abbreviation for “British exit,” referring to the U.K.’s decision in a June 23, 2016 referendum to leave the European Union (EU). The vote’s result defied expectations and roiled global markets, causing the British pound to fall to its lowest level against the dollar in 30 years.