Commons deputy speaker Lindsay Hoyle ‘devastated’ by daughter’s death

House of Commons Deputy Speaker Lindsay Hoyle has spoken of his devastation following the sudden death of his daughter Natalie.  His 28-year-old daughter died suddenly in Essex on...

Young people – you can’t call yourself ‘radical’ if you don’t support Brexit

Over the past 18 months I’ve been called a racist, a xenophobe, stupid, ignorant. Why? Because I’m a young person who voted for Brexit. Polls estimate that...

Brexit – live updates: Theresa May to meet Cabinet ministers to discuss EU trade...

Welcome to The Independent’s politics live blog. Today Theresa May is due to meet her most senior ministers to discuss what kind of trade deal the UK...

China’s Uighur minority shackled by digital technology as thousands are detained for ‘vocational training’

Nobody knows what happened to the Uighur student after he returned to China from Egypt and was taken away by police.  Not his village neighbours in China's...

Another referendum about Brexit can never work because they’re a tool unfit for democracy

The MPs who are tweeting about having taken back control having defeated the Government on the need for a “meaningful vote” in Parliament may be congratulating...

Brexit: Goldman Sachs CEO wades into debate on second referendum after poll shows biggest...

The chief executive of investment bank Goldman Sachs has waded into the debate over whether a second Brexit referendum is needed, after new polling showed Britain...

Theresa May insists she will try to sign new trade deals before Brexit transition...

Theresa May will insist on Monday that she will try to sign new free trade deals during the UK’s Brexit transition period, setting herself on a...

The case for and against another referendum must be heard

What has Mathew Elliott to fear from a second referendum? The decision to reverse Brexit now appears to be the wish of the majority. He presents...

Brexit: Chief EU negotiator says ‘no way’ to a bespoke trade deal for the...

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator has said “no way” to Theresa May securing a bespoke trade deal with Brussels.  Michel Barnier said the EU is not prepared...

Home Office gives police an extra £50m to fight terrorism

Police forces across the UK will receive a £50m funding boost in a plan to help them fight terrorism.  Home Secretary Amber Rudd said next year’s police counter-terrorism...

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