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Johnson and Gove in the frame as Brexit campaign comes under investigation

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced an investigation into the activities of Vote Leave, which campaigned for Brexit during the 2016 EU referendum. This could prove hugely embarrassing for government ministers Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, who fronted the campaign … Continue reading

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May accused Russia of “meddling”, but forgot the collusion of her own colleagues

Labour MPs are demanding an investigation into alleged irregularities affecting the 2016 EU referendum. The investigation would examine the deployment of Twitter ‘bots’, as alluded to by Prime Minister Theresa May in her Lord Mayor’s Banquet speech last week; in which … Continue reading

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Boris at loggerheads with May over Russian interference: someone may be telling porkies

In her Lord Mayor’s banquet speech, Theresa May accused Russia of meddling in “our democracies”. But just over a week earlier, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson essentially said the opposite. So who’s telling the truth? The Prime Minister, or the man … Continue reading

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A top lawyer has just commenced legal action and the outcome for Brexit could be explosive

A legal challenge could see the reopening of an inquiry into the funding arrangements of a pro-Brexit campaign. And an investigation by the Electoral Commission into a second campaign has begun. Potentially, both could question the legitimacy of the 2016 … Continue reading

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Brexit means exploitation of the many for the benefit of the few, say Boris and friends

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn once accused the Theresa May government of seeking a post-Brexit Britain akin to an offshore tax haven, with minimal workers’ rights. But an alliance between ultra-Brexiteers and neoliberals is determined that this scenario becomes reality. Which … Continue reading

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Recession warned for Brexit Britain, but ideologically-driven Tories couldn’t give a damn

A leading investment bank predicts Brexit will cause a recession in the UK, especially in the event of a ‘no deal’ outcome. And a new poll shows that more people would now prefer Britain to remain in the EU. But … Continue reading

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Brexit or no Brexit, what most people really want is a more progressive and fairer society

  Not everyone who voted Brexit is racist. Though all racists who voted in the EU referendum would likely have voted Brexit. I refused to vote for anything that was backed by Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Liam Fox … Continue reading

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