EU referendum


Meet the British Poles who back Brexit

14 March 2016 14:01

Britain’s Poles appear to be struggling with a sort of Brexit-induced identity crisis. Earlier this month, BBC News showed Poles…

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Boris vs Barack in the EU referendum campaign

14 March 2016 9:06

As the EU referendum campaign wears on, the rules of engagement from both sides are becoming clearer – or at…

AfD supporters celebrate in Rhineland-Palatinate

Right-wing populists surge in Germany’s state elections

13 March 2016 20:55

Angela Merkel continues to reap the whirlwind. In this weekend’s elections Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) has emerged as the fastest-growing political…

U.K. Chancellor Of The Exchequer George Osborne Delivers 2015 Spring Budget

Don’t expect Budget fireworks from George Osborne

12 March 2016 10:00

Don’t expect ‘fireworks’ from the Budget one of Osborne’s closest political allies told me this week. Ahead of the Budget…


There are no easy answers to the EU question

11 March 2016 12:02

People — nice people, members of the public, concerned voters — keep coming up to me saying, ‘We want to…


Can the Leave campaign mount as scary a Project Fear as David Cameron?

10 March 2016 17:17

David Cameron’s referendum campaign trail continued today, with the Prime Minister visiting Chester and giving a speech defending Britain’s membership…

David Cameron Attends The Valletta Summit On Migration

Why is Theresa May so quiet in the EU referendum debate?

9 March 2016 15:19

Some ministers are in full-on campaign mode in the EU referendum, even as the normal business of Westminster continues. David…


Could you survive a boycott of French goods?

8 March 2016 16:40

Last week French minister Emmanuel Macron emerged at the forefront of the Brexit debate, warning that if Britain leaves the EU,…


Eurosceptics are finally having to emerge from their safe space

8 March 2016 11:17

I accept it may take an effort to imagine Charles Moore dressed in a recyclable hemp skirt and organic cotton…


EU campaigns aim for women voters

8 March 2016 8:54

One of the striking things about the European Union referendum debate so far – apart from how cross everyone is…

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Nicky Morgan uses departmental questions to attack Vote Leave

7 March 2016 17:41

Education Questions in the Commons is a chance for MPs to ask questions about Education – or at least to…

European Leaders Gather In Brussels For EU Crunch Summit

Row about BCC boss shows how careful Cameron must be with his party

7 March 2016 12:22

Conservative eurosceptics are trying to hammer Number 10 on the suspension and resignation of British Chambers of Commerce Director General…

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In campaign seizes on Boris Johnson’s Brexit jobs comments

6 March 2016 13:03

Boris Johnson’s admission to Andrew Marr that Brexit ‘might’ cost people their jobs has quite inevitably been seized upon by…


Can Boris do as effective a job for Out as Cameron is doing for In?

5 March 2016 10:00

Pro-Brexit Tory Cabinet Minister would, I suspect, not be complaining about the government’s referendum campaign tactics if they didn’t fear…


Boris tries to drag David Cameron back to talking about his EU deal

4 March 2016 17:30

Boris Johnson’s attack on David Cameron’s EU deal as achieving ‘no real change’ is part of the very high-profile campaign…

David Cameron Chairs The Weekly Cabinet Meeting

IDS’ furious attack on the ‘In’ campaign threatens Tory unity post-referendum

4 March 2016 8:55

Iain Duncan Smith’s attack on the ‘In’ campaign today doesn’t just show us how febrile the referendum campaign is going…


Cameron plays the Jungle drums again

3 March 2016 18:56

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Will Smith Attends 'La Verdad Duele' Madrid Premiere

Labour shadow ministers told to emulate Will Smith in EU campaign

3 March 2016 16:49

Even if Jeremy Corbyn isn’t making waves in Labour’s EU campaign, the rest of the party is trying to knuckle…

Jeremy Corbyn Visits The North East

Labour MPs unnerved by party’s low-key referendum campaign

3 March 2016 11:49

Caroline Lucas is speaking for a number of Labour MPs with her warning about the weakness of the Labour party…


If the left doesn’t wake up soon, it could be responsible for Brexit

3 March 2016 11:44

It’s only been a week and a half since the starting gun was fired, yet for people outside of the…

Stuart Rose Launches The Stronger In Europe Campaign

Head of the IN campaign says wages will go up if we leave the EU

2 March 2016 19:34

Stuart Rose will have to be added to the long list of British businessmen who have struggled to make the…

Jeremy Corbyn Visits The North East

PMQs Sketch: Corbyn’s sitting back and waiting for the Tory funerals

2 March 2016 16:09

Jezza is one of the oldest Out campaigners in the Commons. He’s not quite the ‘Father of the Outs’ –…


The ‘in’ and ‘out’ campaigns? Claptrap on both sides!

2 March 2016 13:00

Jonathan Davis invites City veteran and Open Europe founder Rodney Leach to assess the campaigns for and against Brexit

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What is the point of the government’s dodgy EU dossier?

2 March 2016 10:23

Ministers are today publishing a document that is already being rubbished as a ‘dodgy dossier’ about the options for Brexit.…

British Secretary of State for Work and

How Tory MPs could cause more trouble in EU document ban row

1 March 2016 16:56

Sir Jeremy Heywood is currently insisting to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs select committee that there is absolutely nothing…