‘All political lives end in failure’: Insider account reveals David Cameron’s rueful words as he realised the EU referendum was lost and he had to resign as PM

‘All political lives end in failure’: Insider account reveals David Cameron’s rueful words as he realised the EU referendum was lost and he had to resign as PM

David Cameron declared ruefully that ‘all political lives end in failure’ as he realised he had lost the EU referendum, according to an insider account. The Prime Minister’s biographer Anthony Seldon has given a fascinating insight into the dramatic developments inside Downing Street as the results flowed in last week. The academic describes how the […]

UK heads to polls in historic EU referendum

UK heads to polls in historic EU referendum

Jordan declared the desert border regions with Syria and Iraq “military zones” barred to civilians after a suicide bomber killed six Jordanian soldiers near the Syrian frontier on Tuesday. King Abdullah II vowed to hit back with an “iron fist” after meeting top civilian and military officials to discuss the attack in an area where […]

EU referendum live: Gordon Brown and Tory Treasury watchdog Andrew Tyrie lead new push for Remain

EU referendum live: Gordon Brown and Tory Treasury watchdog Andrew Tyrie lead new push for Remain

The EU referendum campaign is now in its final 10 days – will Britain vote for Brexit? Follow all the action here.The EU referendum campaign is now in its final 10 days – and Gordon Brown is leading a Labour push to shore up the Remain vote after a Leave surge. Backed by John McDonnell […]

Tory peer ‘anti-democratic’ EU Referendum tweet blasted for claiming Brexit vote ‘overruled MPs’

Tory peer ‘anti-democratic’ EU Referendum tweet blasted for claiming Brexit vote ‘overruled MPs’

As a storm of protest intensified, Pensions Minister Baroness Ros Altman the unelected peer issued a grovelling apology on social media A Tory peer sparked outrage after telling voters that backing Brexit “overrules your own MPs”. Pensions Minister Baroness Ros Altman said most MPs supported remaining in the EU, signalling the public should follow their […]

EU referendum live: Sir James Dyson backs leave campaign

EU referendum live: Sir James Dyson backs leave campaign

Various key articles about the referendum campaign were published on Friday. Read these: In the Guardian: First-time buyers will find it harder to get on the property ladder if Britain votes to leave the EU, a group of 17 the UK’s biggest housebuilders has claimed. They said that “a vote to leave will create considerable […]

Michael Gove quotes Donald Trump THREE times during EU referendum debate

Michael Gove quotes Donald Trump THREE times during EU referendum debate

He’s been accused of ‘importing Trump’s politics’ to Britain – and he’s importing his rhetoric too Michael Gove quoted Donald Trump THREE times tonight, during a one hour EU referendum TV debate. It came as he was accused by host Faisal Islam of importing Donald Trump’s “post-truth politics” to Westminster during the referendum campaign. Over […]

David Cameron is on borrowed time – even his backbenchers want him out

David Cameron is on borrowed time – even his backbenchers want him out

John Prescott says the Tory Party is tearing itself apart over the EU referendum, and isn’t ruling out a snap election Britain is now run by a Zombie Government . You could have written the Queen’s Speech on the back of one of her stamps. Time was a Queen’s Speech would indicate a Government’s policy […]