Is a referendum 'real' democracy like they say?

2019-01-28 11:52

Democracy in practice means representative democracy, not direct democracy, a popular term for a form that does not exist and is never defined or critically examined beyond claims for it being 'real' or 'true' democracy.

May says UK could extend Brexit transition by a few months

2018-10-18 11:00

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said she is weighing a plan that would extend a transition period, which is already due to keep the UK bound to EU rules for 21 months after Brexit day, for a 'matter of months'.

UK Labour's election manifesto and Brexit plan leaked

2017-05-11 16:26

Britain's opposition Labour party will not walk away from Brexit talks without a deal if it wins next month's election, according to a leaked draft manifesto published by several newspapers.

UK services index posts record jump

2016-09-05 11:15

A gauge of UK services has jumped the most on record in August, adding to evidence of an economic rebound following the shock inflicted by the Brexit vote.


WATCH: Crowds outside UK parliament react to Brexit vote outcome

2019-01-16 20:24

Watch as crowds outside the UK parliament react to the outcome of Brexit deal vote.

Brussels left waiting as May tries to clinch deal

2017-06-13 17:02

British Prime Minister Theresa May has failed to strike a government deal in an initial round of talks with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative DUP party.

Scottish leader unveils new independence plan

2016-10-13 19:07

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled plans for a new independence referendum in case her demands for more autonomy and for Scotland to stay in Europe's single market are not met.

Rooney keeps mum on Brexit vote

2016-06-23 15:22

England captain Wayne Rooney has refused to reveal which way he was voting in Britain's referendum on European Union membership.

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