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Putin Would 'Shed No Tears' Over Brexit

news.sky.com — Labour's shadow foreign secretary has said Vladimir Putin would "shed no tears" if Britain left the EU as it would weaken European solidarity. Attacking Russian aggression in Crimea and Ukraine, Hilary Benn said Mr Putin "would see Brexit as a sign of our weakness and of the weakness of European solidarity at the very moment when we need to maintain our collective strength".
Feb 11, 2016

Hilary Benn lays into Putin as Shadow Foreign Secretary says he would 'shed no tears' over Brexit. My report: news.sky.com/story/1640104/….

Refugees 'Tested EU Solidarity To The Limit'

news.sky.com — Britain should vote to remain a member of the European Union because the case "is stronger now than ever", shadow Foreign Secretary Hilary Benn will claim later.
Feb 11, 2016

Britain should remain in the European Union because the case "is stronger now than ever" @HilaryBennMP. My report: news.sky.com/story/1639809/….

Identity Of Arrested MPs To Be Kept Secret

news.sky.com — MPs will not be automatically named when arrested after changes introduced by MPs in the Commons. Any Member of Parliament arrested will in future be consulted and named only if there is an issue of "parliamentary privilege or constitutional significance". It brings MPs into line with the general public who are not named by the authorities upon arrest.
Feb 10, 2016

Identity of arrested MPs will not now be automatically revealed. I explain why the change: news.sky.com/story/1639783/… pic.twitter.com/NXoofgO2nS

Govt Accused Of Failing To Support UK Steel

news.sky.com — The Government has been accused of letting down Britain's embattled steel industry after it tried to block attempts for tougher sanctions to stop cheap Chinese steel flooding Europe. Business Secretary Sajid Javid told MPs that he opposed efforts by some EU countries to lift the so-called lesser duty rule, which currently prevents the European Commission from imposing higher tariffs.
Feb 10, 2016

PM accused of letting down Britain's embattled steel industry by opposing tough EU tariffs on China. My report: news.sky.com/story/1639648/…

Corbyn To Make Case For 'Real Social Europe'

news.sky.com — Staying in the European Union is in the best interests of the British public, Jeremy Corbyn will tell his party as he vows to push a "real social Europe" in the run-up to the vote promised by David Cameron.
Feb 06, 2016

Corbyn - Labour is "committed to keeping Britain in the EU" - but wants different changes to the PM. My report: news.sky.com/story/1637142/…

PM Turns To Crosby As EU Campaign Falters

news.sky.com — Sky News understands the Government is trying to elicit the services of Lynton Crosby over worries that David Cameron's EU deal is being portrayed too negatively by the press. On the day a poll revealed falling support for the 'remain' campaign and a critical reception of the Prime Minister's deal from eurosceptic newspapers, Government insiders revealed they are very worried about how it is being received.
Feb 05, 2016

NEW: FULL STORY: PM turns to Crosby as No.10 worries about EU campaign grow: news.sky.com/story/1636884/…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @DMcCaffreySKY: NEW: FULL STORY: PM turns to Crosby as No.10 worries about EU campaign grow: news.sky.com/story/1636884/…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @DMcCaffreySKY: NEW: FULL STORY: PM turns to Crosby as No.10 worries about EU campaign grow: news.sky.com/story/1636884/…

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Tories Too Slow On Bullying Claims: Shapps

news.sky.com — Former Conservative Party Chairman Grant Shapps has admitted the party was slow to react to bullying claims after the death of one of its activists. He resigned from the Government at the end of November, following the death of youth campaigner Elliott Johnson amidst allegations of bullying within the party.

PM: 'I Am Very Suspicious Of Brussels'

news.sky.com — The Prime Minister has said he is prepared to introduce a new law if necessary to make it "even clearer to people that our Parliament is sovereign". He also admitted he is "very suspicious of Brussels" ahead of a crunch meeting with EU leaders in February, where he is trying to secure reforms before a promised EU referendum.
Jan 18, 2016

PM: 'I am very suspicious of Brussels' as he considers law to assert power of Parliament over EU rules. My report: news.sky.com/story/1624844/….

Corbyn: Trident Subs 'Don't Need' Warheads

news.sky.com — Jeremy Corbyn has suggested the UK could keep its Trident submarines but that they do not need to be carrying nuclear warheads. The Labour leader, who is opposed to the renewal of Britain's nuclear deterrent made the comments, after launching a review of the party's Trident policy.
Jan 17, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn suggests Trident submarines could be replaced but 'don't need' nuclear warheads. My report: news.sky.com/story/1624390/…

Jan 17, 2016

More detail on Jeremy Corbyn's idea that Vanguard nuclear deterrent could be built but without nuclear warheads: news.sky.com/story/1624390/…

SNP Aide Suspended Over 'Anti-Islamic Texts'

news.sky.com — An SNP politician has been suspended by the party after allegedly sending hateful text messages to a Muslim colleague. Dundee City councillor Craig Melville, an aide to SNP deputy leader Stewart Hosie, is alleged to have sent a number of texts to an unnamed woman within the party, shorty after the terror attacks in Paris.
Jan 16, 2016

SNP aide suspended over 'anti-Islamic texts'. My report here: news.sky.com/story/1624059/….

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Feb 11, 2016

BREAK: This is not a drill... @BernieSanders brother Larry becomes Green Party’s new health spokesperson. pic.twitter.com/aAr1kLIN9z

Feb 11, 2016

Hilary Benn lays into Putin as Shadow Foreign Secretary says he would 'shed no tears' over Brexit. My report: news.sky.com/story/1640104/….

Feb 11, 2016

Benn putting security at heart of @StrongerIn case. EU ability to stand up Russia. Attack @Nigel_Farage who previously said admired Putin?

Feb 11, 2016

Benn: "President Putin would shed no tears if Britain left the EU." Would see Brexit as sign of weakness when we need "collective strength."

Feb 11, 2016

Britain should remain in the European Union because the case "is stronger now than ever" @HilaryBennMP. My report: news.sky.com/story/1639809/….

Feb 10, 2016

Identity of arrested MPs will not now be automatically revealed. I explain why the change: news.sky.com/story/1639783/… pic.twitter.com/NXoofgO2nS

Feb 10, 2016

PM accused of letting down Britain's embattled steel industry by opposing tough EU tariffs on China. My report: news.sky.com/story/1639648/…

Feb 10, 2016

Massive congrats to @SkyNews' @JonCraig new Lobby Chairman! A Chairman with that Chairman's pint! pic.twitter.com/FWmDY8LWNW

Feb 10, 2016

NEW: So MPs will no longer be automatically named if arrested. Here is me talking to Adam about what it means. twitter.com/skynewstonight…


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