Politics







Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay

Image copyright Reuters Prime Minister Theresa May is writing to the EU to formally ask for Brexit to be postponed. One ministerial source told the BBC the longer delay could be up to two years,…


Vote Leave fined over thousands of unsolicited texts

Image caption One of the ways in which Vote Leave said it acquired the phone numbers was through its football competition. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Brexit Campaign group Vote Leave £40,000 ($53,000)…


Grime music is being ‘stifled’, MPs say

Image copyright DIY Gang Entertainment Image caption Croydon-born rapper ShaoDow told MPs he’d had difficulty staging gigs Grime music faces significant challenges because of discrimination against urban acts, MPs have said. Despite the success of…


Third Brexit vote must be different – Speaker

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSpeaker John Bercow rejects further Brexit votes without changes to motion Speaker John Bercow has thrown the UK’s Brexit plans into further confusion by ruling out another…