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  • Article 50 ‘Not a Blank Cheque for the Tories’

    Unions, Labour and the left vow to fight for a deal that delivers for the working class

    Wednesday 29th Mar 2017

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain

  • Now is the time for unity

    TODAY the Prime Minister is to trigger Article 50 and begin negotiations over leaving the European Union — and that means the left needs to seriously up its game.

    The EU question has obviously divided the labour movement.

    Early last year the left was on the front foot:...

    Wednesday 29th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Leaving the EU ‘could split the Tories,’ claims Starmer

    LEAVING the EU could cause splits within the Conservative Party unless PM Theresa May eradicates “disastrous and divisive” views within her government, Labour taunted yesterday.

    Shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer said inner-party strife could force Ms May back to Brussels...

    Tuesday 28th Mar 2017

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain

  • Starmer must push harder

    LABOUR’S six tests for the government on negotiating our departure from the European Union show a disappointing lack of ambition.

    Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer, like leader Jeremy Corbyn, has navigated a treacherous course since Britain voted to leave the EU and has...

    Tuesday 28th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Perturbed EU leaders sign up for 2-speed federalism

    EU LEADERS signed up for “two-speed” Eurofederalism in Rome on Saturday, fearing another Brexit on the bloc’s 60th anniversary.

    As communists led mass street protests against the euro, the EU and imperialist alliance Nato, representatives of the 27 member states...

    Monday 27th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Left must set the agenda on EU talks

    BRITAIN’S communists warned at the weekend of tough battles ahead to ensure the left sets the agenda for talks on leaving the EU.

    The party’s international secretary John Foster highlighted four challenges the labour movement faces after Article 50 is triggered on...

    Monday 27th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Eurozone chief faces fury over insults

    PORTUGAL’S Socialist prime minister demanded the resignation of Euro-group president Jeroen Dijsselbloem yesterday after he insulted the EU’s southern member states.

    Antonio Costa said it was “absolutely unacceptable for him to stay in his post.”

    In an...

    Thursday 23rd Mar 2017

    posted by James Tweedie in World

  • Poland: Warsaw will oppose shift to multi-speed EU

    POLAND will fight the idea of a multi-speed European Union at the bloc’s forthcoming anniversary summit, the ruling conservative party’s leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski declared yesterday.

    Leaders from France, Germany, Spain and Italy called earlier this month for groups of...

    Tuesday 21st Mar 2017

    posted by in World

  • Article 50 letter will be posted on March 29

    ARTICLE 50 will be invoked next Wednesday to trigger EU withdrawal talks, Downing Street confirmed yesterday.

    Prime Minister Theresa May’s letter officially notifying the European Council of Britain’s intention to quit will start a two-year negotiation process expected to...

    Tuesday 21st Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • ‘Not all of the SNP wants to remain’

    NEITHER London nor Brussels was the rallying cry for one section of SNP supporters at the weekend.

    Gerry Fisher told the Star that not all SNP members and supporters agree that Scotland should remain in the bloc despite the party leadership using Brexit as a the pretext to call a...

    Monday 20th Mar 2017

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain