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Tommy Robinson to join pro-Brexit march, counter-protest planned

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson joins right-wing demonstrators converging in London on Sunday for a pro-Brexit march.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

UK’s Theresa May takes Brexit deal to rebellious lawmakers

British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Thursday begin trying to sell her Brexit deal to parliament, boosted by news that Europe is preparing a rapid summit to sign off on the agreement.
Brexit campaigner and Member of the European Parliament Nigel Farage addresses the European Parliament during a debate on the guidelines on the framework of future EU-UK relations in Strasbourg, France, March 13, 2018. REUTERS-Vincent Kessler

Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage returns to fight prime minister’s plan

Nigel Farage, who spearheaded the drive to get Britain out of the EU, announced Saturday he was returning to the fray in a bid to scupper the government's Brexit blueprint.
In this handout image taken and released on July 6, 2018, by the Prime Minister's Press Office, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to members of her cabinet at the Prime Minister's rural country residence, Chequers, west of London.British Prime Minister Theresa May sought Friday to finally unite her warring ministers behind a Brexit plan and unblock negotiations with the European Union, amid warnings she is running out of time to get a deal. / AFP PHOTO / CROWN COPYRIGHT 2018 / Joel ROUSE / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / CROWN COPYRIGHT (JOEL ROUSE)"

After cabinet Brexit deal, Theresa May must persuade MPs and Brussels

British Prime Minister Theresa May has persuaded her eurosceptic ministers to back a plan for closer ties with the EU after Brexit, but some MPs expressed alarm -- and she must still sell it to Brussels.

British premier avoids London wipeout in local elections

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party avoided a wipeout in London local elections and eked out gains in Brexit-supporting regions elsewhere, results on Friday showed, denting the opposition Labour Party’s hopes of a big win.

Whistleblower alleges data misuse in Brexit campaign

Britons' personal data may have been misused by a pro-Brexit campaign ahead of the 2016 referendum that voted for leaving the European Union, a former Cambridge Analytica employee who worked with the Leave.EU group told MPs on Tuesday.

FA chief Martin Glenn condemned for Star of David comment

Football Association (FA) chief executive Martin Glenn has been criticised for an "offensive" comment after highlighting the Star of David among symbols he believes breach football laws banning religious and political imagery.

2019: South Africa firebrand Julius Malema launches bid for presidency

Radical South African opposition leader Julius Malema launched on Sunday his campaign to be elected president in 2019 by aggressively distancing his party from a one-time coalition partner.

UKIP in chaos over racist comment on Prince Harry’s fiancee

The UK Independence Party (UKIP), was plunged into chaos on Monday over the fate of its leader whose lover made racist comments about Prince Harry’s fiancee, Meghan Markle.

Top UK politician dumps girlfriend over racial comments

The leader of Britain’s anti-European Union UKIP Party said he had split with his new girlfriend after a newspaper published derogatory comments she made about Prince Harry’s fiancee Meghan Markle and black people.

Splits in Germany’s far-right AfD as co-leader quits party

The co-leader of the far-right AfD (Alternative for Germany) has left the party less than 24 hours after its shock third-place result in the country's election.

Angela Merkel wins fourth term

Chancellor Angela Merkel clinched a fourth term in Germany’s election Sunday, but her victory was clouded by the entry into parliament of the hard right AfD, the best showing for a nationalist force since World War II.

‘Bring home the bacon,’ Merkel tells voters on eve of poll

Chancellor Angela Merkel and her rival Martin Schulz rallied voters on the eve of Sunday's vote, urging Germans to shun the first hard-right party expected to enter parliament in force since the end of World War II.

Britons will ‘soon regret’ Brexit – Juncker

The European Commission President has said Britons will "soon regret" Brexit during a state of the union address in Brussels.

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