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Darren McCaffrey

Politics Reporter — Sky News
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No 10: Tusk's claim Article 50 in January is an 'interpretation'

news.sky.com — Downing Street has insisted that the EU Council president's claim that Article 50 will be triggered early next year is only his "interpretation". Donald Tusk let slip, at a summit in Bratislava, that Theresa May wants to begin the formal process to extract Britain from the EU by February 2017.

Farage on Carswell: 'I don't know why he joined'

news.sky.com — Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage has launched a blistering attack on the party's only MP, telling Sky News: "He doesn't support anything we do". Douglas Carswell, who defected to UKIP in 2014 and was re-elected last year, was accused by Mr Farage of not contributing to the national party.

Keith Vaz Stands Down Over Sex And Drug Allegations

news.sky.com — Keith Vaz is to stand aside as Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee following allegations in a Sunday newspaper. Select Committee member Naz Shah, who has spoken to Keith Vaz, has told Sky News that "he has done the right thing" by standing aside as chair.

Is UKIP Headed For A Post-Farage Split?

news.sky.com — First the decision and within minutes the recriminations. The National Executive Committee's verdict to exclude Stephen Woolfe because he was "ineligible as a result of a late submission" is part of much wider power struggle within UKIP.

Woolfe Blocked From UKIP Leadership Race

news.sky.com — Three members of UKIP's ruling body have resigned after leadership favourite Steven Woolfe was barred from standing because his application was 17 minutes late. The decision has triggered allegations of a "coup" to change the direction of the party after the departure of Nigel Farage, who backed Mr Woolfe, and tipped UKIP into civil war.

UKIP Tips Into Civil War Over Leadership Race

news.sky.com — UKIP is on the verge of civil war over the possibility former favourite Steven Woolfe will be excluded from running as party leader. The suggestion has laid bare deep divisions within UKIP, with party members and officials briefing against each other in the race to succeed Nigel Farage.

PM Holds Brexit Meeting To Get Economy Firing

news.sky.com — Theresa May's Brexit committee will meet for the first time as it looks to gear the country up for leaving the European Union. The Prime Minister will chair the meeting of the new committee, which will focus on building up Britain's industrial strategy and promote growth across the country.

Questions Over Cameron's 'Chumocracy' Honours

news.sky.com — The honours system, cloaked in its majestic ceremonies, has for centuries been used to reward the great and good, an award for exceptional achievement or service. But for almost as long it has also been steeped in political controversy, with accusations of corruption and cronyism - accusations levelled at David Cameron's leaked resignation list, which includes dozens of his special advisers and staff.

Evans Backs 'Unknown' For UKIP Leadership

news.sky.com — Former UKIP leadership favourite Suzanne Evans says she has "given up hope" of leading the party as she endorsed a little-known female councillor to replace Nigel Farage. Ms Evans, who is still suspended from UKIP and can't actually vote, is supporting Cambridgeshire councillor Lisa Duffy, to move the party away from its "hard Right" politics.

Labour MP: Corbyn Tried To 'Bully Me'

news.sky.com — A Labour MP has accused leader Jeremy Corbyn of trying to bully him, after apparently considering using his family against him.
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Sep 26, 2016

About to do a @Facebook LIVE from #Lab16 tune in if you're keen or bored or on the move... And ask me a question. https://t.co/OK1Qk0wSrj

Sep 26, 2016

Sparky @ChukaUmunna launches attack on @OwenSmith_MP, 'extraordinary...incredible' that immigration not an issue in leadership campaign.

Sep 26, 2016

Labour say they are committed to ring fencing and EXPANDING Department of International Development. 0.7% will be exclusively spent on aid.

Sep 26, 2016

Can't accuse party of not aiming high. @EmilyThornberry: global nuclear disarmament would be the TEST of Labour's foreign policy in govt.

Sep 26, 2016

BREAK: Labour to announce it will ban fracking if it wins General Election.

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