Tom Goodenough

Theresa May triggers Article 50

29 March 2017 12:34

Britain is on its way out of the European Union. In the last few moments, Theresa May stood up in…

What the papers say: Theresa May pulls the Article 50 trigger

29 March 2017 8:34

Theresa May has put pen to paper on the Article 50 letter that will kick-start the process of Brexit. March…

What the papers say: The perks – and pitfalls – of Brexit

28 March 2017 8:40

The clock is ticking. At 12.30pm tomorrow, Theresa May will be on her feet in the Commons declaring that Article…

What the papers say: Are tech companies doing enough to tackle terror?

27 March 2017 8:41

Amber Rudd has vowed to ‘call time’ on tech companies who are giving terrorists ‘a place to hide’. The Home…

What the papers say: How can we prevent a repeat of the Westminster attack?

24 March 2017 8:30

Theresa May told MPs yesterday that Britain will not waver in the face of terrorism. She is widely praised for…

Westminster attack: Terrorist named by police

23 March 2017 15:20

A terrorist who killed four people and injured forty others in yesterday’s ‘depraved’ attack in Westminster has been named by police. Khalid…

Isis claim responsibility for Westminster terror attack

23 March 2017 12:38

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for yesterday’s deadly terror attack in Westminster. Isis described the man involved – a British-born jihadist who…

Westminster terror attack: Today’s newspaper front pages

23 March 2017 9:01

Five people are now confirmed to have died in yesterday’s terror attack in Westminster and police have arrested seven people…

What the papers say: Why we shouldn’t mourn Martin McGuinness

22 March 2017 9:14

Martin McGuinness’s death has sparked a wave of fawning and fury in the obituaries. So: ‘man of war’, peacemaker or…

What the papers say: Jean-Claude Juncker’s ‘deluded’ Brexit punishment talk

21 March 2017 9:34

Finally, we have a date: March 29th will see Theresa May trigger Article 50 and set the Brexit train in…

Revealed: the 63 Labour seats the Tories could snatch at the next election

20 March 2017 15:57

Theresa May has once again ruled out a snap general election but that doesn’t mean the temptation to hold one…

Theresa May will trigger Article 50 next week

20 March 2017 11:57

The wait is over. Almost. Theresa May will trigger Article 50 – the first formal step in Britain’s departure from the…

What the papers say: Why Tony Blair is still wrong about Brexit

20 March 2017 8:37

Why did 17.4m people vote for Brexit? A long list of reasons have been put forward but Tony Blair thinks…

Guy Verhofstadt is playing politics with his ‘special arrangement’ offer to Brits

10 March 2017 13:02

Guy Verhofstadt thinks Brexit is a ‘disaster’, a ‘tragedy’ and a ‘catastrophe’. That verdict, from the European Parliament’s chief Brexit negotiator,…

The newspapers dump on Hammond’s National Insurance hike – again

10 March 2017 8:51

Theresa May and Philip Hammond were in a laughing mood in the Commons on Wednesday. After a second day of…

Revealed: The full list of Tory MPs who have spoken out against the Chancellor

9 March 2017 16:51

Given that Jeremy Corbyn barely seemed to notice Philip Hammond’s Budget blunder, it’s unlikely the Chancellor will be too worried…

What the papers say: Philip Hammond’s broken promise

9 March 2017 9:03

Philip Hammond is feeling the heat this morning. This was supposed to be the ‘boring’ budget, with no headline-grabbing announcements or…

As it happened: Philip Hammond’s first – and final – spring Budget

8 March 2017 14:20

Philip Hammond has finished his Budget announcement. The stand out points? £2bn in funding for social care – although only…

What’s in Philip Hammond’s Budget box?

8 March 2017 9:03

Philip Hammond doesn’t do box office. Unlike his predecessor George Osborne, he doesn’t do burgers either, with his austere pre-budget…

What the papers say: Why amending the Brexit bill would be a mistake

7 March 2017 8:24

Remember David Cameron’s renegotiation with Brussels in the run-up to the referendum? There’s a good chance you’ve probably forgotten; after…

What the papers say: Why ‘Spreadsheet Phil’ is the Chancellor Brexit Britain needs

6 March 2017 8:36

You don’t earn a nickname like ‘Spreadsheet Phil’ for being a showman. But is Philip Hammond’s powder-dry demeanour and unwavering…

What the papers say: Why the Commons should listen to the Lords

3 March 2017 8:42

Peers haven’t made themselves popular by voting for an amendment to the Government’s Article 50 bill. They’ve been called ‘contemptible’,…

What the papers say: The Lords’ ‘insidious plot to thwart democracy’

2 March 2017 8:29

When the House of Lords voted against the Government’s Brexit bill last night, peers won’t have been expecting much in the…

What the papers say: Sir Philip Green finally coughs up

1 March 2017 8:39

Sir Philip Green has dug deep into his bulging pockets to plug the gap in BHS’s pension scheme. But the…

Will the Government’s Article 50 bill survive its big test in the Lords?

28 February 2017 17:22

The Government is getting worried. So far, the passage of the Article 50 bill through Parliament has been relatively smooth.…