Bercow defends MPs after PM blames them for Brexit delay

Media playback is unsupported on your device Commons Speaker John Bercow has defended Parliament, telling MPs “none of you are traitors”. His comments come after Theresa May told the public she was “on their side” and blamed the delay to Brexit on MPs. SNP MP Pete Wishart accused the prime minister of irresponsibility, More...

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By SLPundit On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Jane Philpott speaks: ‘An attempt to shut down the story’

Welcome to a sneak peek of the Maclean’s Politics Insider newsletter. Sign-up at the bottom of the page to get it delivered straight to your inbox. In her first interview since resigning from More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Home Office 'utterly failing' over immigration detention centres

The Home Office has “utterly failed” to ensure the safety of people held in UK immigration detention centres, a damning report says. MPs on the home affairs committee warn there are “serious More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Brexit: Revoke Article 50 petition crashes Parliament website

A petition calling on Theresa May to cancel Brexit by revoking Article 50 has attracted more than half a million signatures. Parliament’s petitions website crashed on Thursday morning because of the high More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Brexit: Theresa May at Brussels EU summit to urge short delay

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May will make a direct plea to EU leaders later asking to postpone Brexit for three months, hours after telling the British public a delay was “a matter More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Scalia's Son: Expanding SCOTUS 'Worth Taking Seriously'

Adding more justices to the high court is "maybe an argument worth taking seriously," Christopher Scalia said Wednesday in response to some 2020 Democrats' push to do so. Scalia, the son of the late More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Brexit: 'Tired' public needs a decision, says Theresa May

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May has told the public she is “on their side”, laying the blame for the delay to Brexit squarely with MPs. Speaking from Downing Street, the More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Forty-five rattlesnakes found under Texas house

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A man called for help after spotting a few snakes. When the professionals arrived, they found a lot more. BBC News – US & Canada  More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Chess champ, 8, 'gets apartment' after crowdfund

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A crowdfunder was started for eight-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi after he won a US chess competition. BBC News – US & Canada  More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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President Trump shows map of 'IS defeat'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] President Trump said it highlights how much territory the Islamic State group has lost since his election. BBC News – US & Canada  More...