Tom Watson urges unity behind Corbyn amid Labour split rumours

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChris Leslie: “I certainly feel like we are being played like fools by the leadership of the Labour party.” Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has urged his party’s MPs to stay united amid speculation some might leave over dissatisfaction with Jeremy Corbyn.Asked if a breakaway was “unstoppable”,…


Dutch Brexit ‘monster’ is Twitter hit

Image copyright Stef blok Image caption Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok (L) poses with an invasive Brexit monster The Dutch government sees Brexit not as the elephant in the room but as a giant Muppet-style monster lying on a desk. That is the picture tweeted by Foreign Minister Stef Blok, with the warning: “make sure…


Brexit: Sturgeon steps up no-deal planning

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit: Sturgeon steps up no-deal planning The Scottish government has stepped up its preparations for a no-deal Brexit as it again called on Theresa May to rule out the possibility. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she still believes no deal can be avoided. But she said her…