Tory MP says 'we stand at the bar of history today' - live

Theresa May has attempted to rally support behind her Brexit agreement among businesses today as Conservative MPs continue to threaten a vote of no confidence in the prime minister.


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Britain’s second female PM entered No 10 in the wake of the EU referendum

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School apologises after spectators complain over 'highly offensive' costumes at Guy Fawkes event


Clinton condemns Tories for backing Hungary's far-right Orban

'They have come a long way since the days of Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill,' says former presidential candidate

Tories adopting 'far-right ideology' says former leader of its MEPs

Richard Ashworth criticises vote to side with Orban government



Theresa May should ‘seal deal with Brexit and then stand down'

'She deserves the chance to honour her promise and deliver our departure from the European Union on March 29. But the shape of our future must be forged by a new leader'

Tory MEPs told to distance themselves from Hungary's far-right Orban

Religious groups accused the party of 'giving bigotry a free pass' in European Parliament vote


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