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Farage seeking ‘new party’ in case UK fights Euro elections

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNigel Farage ‘looking for new party’ Nigel Farage says he is ready to fight the European elections in May if Brexit is delayed.The former UKIP leader, who quit his party in December, said he was seeking “the right political vehicle”.As things stand, the European Parliament is axing…

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Reality Check: Has immigration held down wages?

The claim: Immigration has held down wages in the UK.Reality Check verdict: Current research suggests there was a small, negative impact on the wages of low-skilled workers, which was outweighed by other factors such as the impact of the financial crisis and rises in the minimum wage. In a Brexit speech, Leave campaigner and former…

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Liam Fox: Customs union ‘would not deliver Brexit’

Image copyright Reuters Liam Fox says that staying in a permanent customs arrangement with the EU would “not be delivering Brexit”. The international trade secretary said he did not believe the UK could have an independent trade policy if it stayed in a customs union. Discussions between Theresa May and opposition parties are ongoing after…

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Brexit: High-profile Germans plead with UK to stay in EU

Image copyright EPA/BBC Image caption Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and Jens Lehmann are among the letter’s signatories Leading German figures have written to the UK asking it to stay in the EU.The letter, published in the Times, is signed by 31 people, including the leader of the Christian Democratic Union – and likely successor to Angela Merkel…

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Which MPs had talks in Westminster?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Former Brexit Secretary David Davis was among those who went to the Cabinet Office for talks Prime Minister Theresa May has been holding talks with MPs in the aftermath of the heavy defeat of her Brexit deal in the Commons – and following a slim victory in a no-confidence…