Theresa May has told MPs they have “one last chance” to deliver Brexit, as she set out a “new Brexit deal”. MPs will get a vote on whether to hold another referendum if they back the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill, she said.
President Trump mixed high-level diplomacy with schoolyard taunts as he kicked off his overseas visit meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and later touring Westminster Abbey — while sparring on the side with one of his biggest British critics, London Mayor Sadiq Khan.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged the UK to prioritise its security interests and those of its allies when dealing with Chinese firm Huawei. Speaking in London, he said the US had “made its views well known” on Huawei’s potential role in the UK’s 5G network.
The government is being investigated over its decision to cancel 36,000 student visas due to accusations of cheating on English language tests. The Home Office has also deported more than 1,000 people after its own probe into exam fraud began in 2014.
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says, US President Donald Trump should address MPs during his state visit. A formal address to Parliament is associated with this type of visit, but some had questioned whether Mr Trump would be invited to do so.
Prime Minister Theresa May is to face an unprecedented no-confidence challenge – from Conservative grassroots campaigners. More than 70 local association chiefs – angry at her handling of Brexit – have called for an extraordinary general meeting to discuss her leadership.
Jeremy Corbyn says he is seeking a “constructive alternative” to the PM’s deal, in order to prevent a no-deal Brexit. He was speaking after meeting the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, for talks in Brussels.