Boris Johnson's plan to 'squat' in Downing Street crosses the 'threshold of insanity', claims Heseltine [3 mins] 07/10/2019
Lord Heseltine has claimed that Boris Johnson has crossed 'the threshold of insanity' by vowing to 'squat' in Downing Street even if he is unseated by MPs. / According to the Sunday Times, Johnson will dare the Queen to sack him rather than resign as prime minister in an attempt to ensure Brexit happens on October 31st.
'Our freedom is at stake here': meet Brexit protesters who queue at Supreme Court from 5am 18/09/2019
“This is about the underpinnings of our democracy,” said one protester stood outside the Supreme Court waving a placard politely accusing Boris Johnson of misleading the Queen.
No-deal Brexit officially blocked in law 09/09/2019
House of Lords Speaker Lord Fowler confirmed a bill aimed at blocking a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on 31 October has become law after the Queen gave final approval to the legislation.
Things are moving far too fast to wait ’til next Friday. Ros Taylor, Alex Andreou and guest David Allen Green gather in the studio to look at the legality of prorogation, the chances of beating it in the courts or elsewhere… and the poor performance of Her Majesty The Queen. Or was it?
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson will suspend Parliament for more than a month before Brexit, enraging opponents and raising the stakes in the country's most serious political crisis in decades.
#StopTheCoup protesters march on Buckingham Palace in show of anger at Queen over prorogation order 31/08/2019
Fiery protests in London saw Green Assembly Member Caroline Russell led away in handcuffs, before activists marched on Buckingham Palace.
Northern Irish judge to consider granting immediate injunction to block Boris Johnson's plans [3 mins] 29/08/2019
The lord chief justice in Northern Ireland will tomorrow consider granting an immediate injunction to block the suspension of parliament.
Brexit Party leader ridicules 'overweight' Queen Mother in speech — and adds that Prince Harry has 'fallen off a cliff' by wedding Meghan.
Legal bid to stop Westminster shutdown 13/08/2019
A legal challenge to try to prevent Boris Johnson shutting down parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit is to get under way later.
Rebel MPs are working on a plan to thwart Boris Johnson pursuing a no-deal Brexit on 31 October that involves forcing parliament to sit through the autumn recess, amid growing outrage about the power and influence of his controversial aide, Dominic Cummings.
Boris Johnson faces ‘gravest constitutional crisis since Charles I’ if he defies confidence vote 07/08/2019
Boris Johnson has been warned he could trigger the “gravest” constitutional crisis since Charles I if he refused to resign after losing a vote of no confidence, as a prominent businesswoman threatened a judicial review.
Legal move against Commons Brexit suspension 22/07/2019
A cross-party group of MPs and peers has said it is planning legal action in Edinburgh to prevent parliament being "closed down" in the run-up to Brexit.
A cross-party group of MPs and peers is taking action to stop parliament from being suspended.
MPs and peers taking legal action to stop Boris Johnson from suspending Commons to allow no deal 22/07/2019
Cross-party group of parliamentarians want Scottish court to rule before MPs return to Westminster in September.
The plan to prorogue Parliament involves asking the Queen to dissolve Parliament without the usual agreement of MP.
Labour announce bid to block new Tory PM from suspending parliament to force through no-deal 11/06/2019
'MPs cannot be bystanders while the next Tory PM tries to crash the UK out of the EU,' says Starmer. / Labour will mount a bid to seize control of the Commons agenda to prevent the next Tory prime minister forcing through a no-deal Brexit.
The team run down what the Tory leadership hopefuls have planned to solve Brexit and tackle The Donald's visit to the Palace. Meanwhile Geri digs deep into another confusing week for Labour.
Does Britain's future lie in Europe? In 1988, long before the prospect of Brexit, the queen spoke about the issue with a German diplomat. A document viewed by DER SPIEGEL shows that she held a very clear view. / Britain's Queen Elizabeth II had to hold back during the Brexit debate, but she was apparently an early believer in the United Kingdom's integration into the European Union.
Diplomatic cables reveal the monarch also appeared to back the creation of a single market. / The Queen confided to the German ambassador that she believed the future of Britain lay in Europe, newly released diplomatic cables from 1988 have shown.
The Queen’s Speech will be delayed until Brexit is delivered, Theresa May has said – despite no sign of a breakthrough at Westminster to end the stalemate. / The prime minister’s spokesman said a new session of parliament – due to get underway in June – would not begin until the withdrawal agreement had been ratified.
Hardline Brexiteers want to blame the Queen for their grim mistakes, truly the Leave campaign is eating itself 10/04/2019
When I worked on the Vote Leave campaign we all thought getting a deal would be much simpler. But now the fundamentalists are pretending the fault lies anywhere but with them.
Cold war plans revived to move royals to safe locations away from London if unrest follows no deal
Buckingham Palace has insisted the Queen is "politically neutral" over the EU referendum, following a newspaper claim that she "backs Brexit".