Politics latest news: Nicola Sturgeon takes Indyref2 to Supreme Court as Scotland will ‘not be prisoner of Boris Johnson’

Nicola Sturgeon said she hopes the Supreme Court rules in favour of the Scottish Government but she suggested if it doesn’t it will be proof that the UK is not a “voluntary union of nations”.   She said: “If that outcome is secured there will be no doubt whatsoever that the referendum is lawful. And I can … Read more

Labour must ‘categorically’ oppose BA strike over 10pc pay rise, says David Lammy

Sir Keir, whilst shadow Brexit secretary in 2019, joined at least two pickets of striking McDonald’s staff and members University and College Union. Mr Lammy has been present on picket lines supporting striking junior doctors in 2016, as well as college staff in 2018. John McDonnell, the former shadow chancellor, said that he, along with … Read more

By-election results latest: Boris Johnson braces for defeat as Wakefield and Tiverton results due

Robin Corden, 42, an account manager for a flooring company, had brought a banner to the Tiverton and Honiton by-election count reading: “The party’s over prime minister.” He told the Press Association: “I think the greased piglet that is our Prime Minister was very happy to have the vote of confidence before the two by-elections … Read more

The Tensions of Modern Britain in Jez Butterworth’s “Jerusalem”

“I’ve never seen the point of other countries,” Davey Dean, a character in Jez Butterworth’s “Jerusalem,” currently in revival at the Apollo Theatre in London’s West End, announces near the beginning of the play. “I leave Wiltshire, my ears pop. Seriously. I’m on my bike, pedalling along, see a sign says ‘Welcome to Berkshire,’ I … Read more