The Prime Minister’s Queen Speech and recent announcements are a long way away from the commitments he was declaring during his leadership election.
Jonathan Portes, professor of economics and public policy at King’s College London, on what Boris Johnson’s Brexit may mean for the UK as a whole.
Otto English considers how we have entered into an Orwellian world in which Brexit governs all and its supporters attempt to convince us daily that night is day and day is night.
The WikiLeaks founder appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court this morning via video link from Belmarsh Prison.
A campaign group determined to secure compensation from the Government for 3.8 million women, born in the 1950s, who face a six-year delay in getting their pensions is continuing its fight.
Hardeep Matharu sat down with MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi to discuss his passionate taking down of the Prime Minister and his derogatory comparisons labelling Muslim women as letter boxes and bank robbers.
A new European Union directive aims to abolish daylight saving time, which could result in a one hour time difference between the north and south of Ireland following the UK’s exit from the EU.
Helping more people to understand how our democracy works should be a greater priority than abolishing elite schools, Rik Worth argues.
James Doleman reports from Scotland’s Inner House of the Court of Session on another legal wrangle involving the Government on Brexit.
“It would be destructive of one of the core principles of constitutional propriety… for the Prime Minister or the Government to renege on what they have assured the court,” Lord Pentland ruled.
The battle for 3.8 million women to be compensated due to a rise in the pension age continues, reports David Hencke, despite yesterday’s High Court ruling dismissing their case.
This summer the US President asked the new UK Prime Minister to ‘help’ with allegations of Russian collusion. But what would Johnson know about it? Peter Jukes digs deeper. Donald Trump, currently mired in new allegations of using Ukraine to interfere in the next US election over the summer, was at the same time reportedly…
Hardeep Matharu explores a new National Trust project designed to shed light on the colonial roots of country houses and the need for a more honest, less mythical discussion of Britain’s past.
Do not follow Bannon and Trump into the furnace of extremism. However outraged and provoked we feel, we must not rise to the bait of Johnson and Cummings.
Brian Cathcart reviews former prime minister David Cameron’s autobiography and the crucial omissions about phone hacking and the Leveson Inquiry.
Otto English calls time on the eccentric Etonian image of ‘Boris’ and sees Johnson’s antagonism and disdain for Parliament as a dangerous parallel with 1930’s Germany.
Byline Times has information that the prime minister’s backing by hedge funds invested in a hard Brexit is coming under scrutiny by the Cabinet Office.
Hardeep Matharu sat down with MP David Lammy to discuss privilege, knife crime and cannabis at this week’s Labour Party Conference
Undercover reporter Ben van der Merwe witnessed the final transformation of a once liberal politician Anne Marie Water into full-blown white supremacism.
Court reporter James Doleman on the momentous ruling by the highest court in the UK which has found the Prime Minister acted unlawfully in advising the Queen to prorogue Parliament.
A documentary by Channel 4 confirms Byline Times’ concerns about the potentially damaging role of hedge funds and city traders who are the Prime Minister’s main financial backers.
seagull manager (n.) an overseer who arrives, ruins everything, then departs without fixing it Two former UK Prime Ministers stepped back into the political limelight this week. One is a level-headed, fiercely pro-European, and still highly respected statesman, who has boldly used his platform to wade into the on-going High Court battle over Boris Johnson’s…
Rik Worth argues that while the Labour Party Leader’s position on a second referendum might be honest it leaves the public open to more propaganda and lies.
The former Prime Minister is trying to spin his legacy with the publication of his autobiography – but Otto English explains why he’s not willing to let him get away with it
From defence to the environment, poverty to animal welfare, for three years now Brexit has suffocated debate and reform in equal measure – but for how much longer will this continue?
Day two of the momentous Supreme Court hearing on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully in advising the Queen to suspend Parliament.
Lord Adonis spoke to Oliver Murphy about potentially becoming the first life peer to hand back his peerage to sit in the House of Commons.
Concerns have been raised by doctors and academics about the potential implications of both a lack of supply of medicines and a decline in wider public health following a ‘no deal’ Brexit.
The greatest distinction of the Queen’s realm – that she has always been ‘above’ politics – has led to her historic humiliation and Anthony Barnett to ask: what’s the point of her?
day one of the momentous hearing at the UK’s Supreme Court to determine whether the Prime Minister acted unlawfully in advising the Queen to suspend Parliament.
Dutch writer Chris Keulemans reflects on the battering Britain’s standing has taken with the rest of Europe – but warns there is no room for complacency anywhere.
Poet and playwright Frank McGuinness recalls the hard border of his youth in Donegal, and fears for our future under the cruel arrogance of Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Six global accountancy firms have won 96% of Brexit contracts, according to the Commons’ Public Accounts Committee. Whitehall has been condemned by a powerful all-party committee of MPs for being over secretive about the award of nearly £100 million of management consultancy contracts to handle Brexit. The Commons’ Public Accounts Committee has accused Whitehall of…
Following Byline Times’ story on the donors to the Prime Minister we provide more information on our findings and the importance for British politics