ITV GMB: ‘Who voted in 2016?’ Jo Swinson slammed by viewers over second referendum demands

Presenters Ben Shephard and Kate Garraway returned to Good Morning Britain today alongside news reporter Charlotte Hawkins for the latest edition of the ITV programme. Appearing via video link, Jo was eager to put her point across after being made the new leader of the Liberal Democrat party, and all her attentions have turned to […]

MPs produce legislation for holding a Brexit referendum in the next few months

REUTERS/Simon Dawson Cross-party group of MPs publish draft legislation for holding a Brexit referendum before the end of May. MPs from the Conservatives, Labour and other parties unveil two draft bills designed for holding a referendum on Theresa May’s Brexit deal in the next few months. Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said it shows […]

The odds of a second referendum on Brexit just rose sharply

HSBC / Oddschecker The odds of Britain holding a second referendum just went sharply up and are now a near coin-toss, according to HSBC. But Prime Minister Theresa May probably does have the majority she needs to get her deal through parliament, economist Elizabeth Martins believes. We looked at the wafer-thin numbers. The odds of […]

Macedonia PM vows to push for name change after referendum fails to reach 50% threshold

Macedonia’s electoral commission has announced that the Sunday referendum to change the Balkan country’s name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia has failed to pass the necessary 50 percent turnout threshold. “On this referendum it is clear that the decision has not been made,” the head of the electoral board, Oliver Derkoski, said. With some […]

Referendum, again? May & Tory minister at odds as EU wants UK’s Brexit plan ‘reworked’

As the EU sent London to rework its Brexit plan, British PM Theresa May insisted it will not accept a second referendum – hours after the Tory treasury minister admitted that another vote could happen “within months.” At a summit with fellow European leaders in Salzburg on Tuesday, May once again stressed that the UK […]

The cofounder of fashion brand Superdry is donating £1 million to fund a second Brexit referendum

REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Julian Dunkerton, the cofounder of fashion brand Superdry, is donating £1 million to the People’s Vote campaign. The UK campaign group is calling for a second referendum on the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU. It wants Brits to be given the option to remain in the EU if they don’t like […]

Putin reportedly proposed holding a referendum to solve the conflict in Ukraine in his closed-door meeting with Trump

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly proposed solving the conflict in eastern Ukraine with a referendum during his one-on-one meeting with President Donald Trump.  Putin discussed the proposal in a closed-door speech on Thursday, sources in attendance told Bloomberg.  Residents in pro-Russian separatist territories would vote on whether to separate, but similar separation referendums […]

Thousands hit streets of London to protest and support Brexit, demand new referendum (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

An estimated 100,000 Brexit opponents marched in the streets of London calling for Britain’s break-up with the EU to be stopped or for a second referendum to be conducted. Thousands of Brexit supporters rallied in the capital too. Drone footage posted by RT’s Ruptly agency shows droves of Brexit opponents marching towards parliament on the […]

Leading Brexit campaigners held secret meetings with Russian officials arranged by suspected Kremlin spy before referendum, report says

Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Explosive emails suggest the Brexit campaign’s biggest donor met with Kremlin-linked figures multiple times before the referendum. The emails, seen by the Sunday Times, alleged that Arron Banks, the millionaire businessman who funded Brexit campaign group Leave.EU, was reportedly offered a business deal involving six Russian goldmines. It forms part of a mounting pile […]

A referendum on the way money is created

TO ITS opponents, the Vollgeld initiative is “suicidal” and a “dangerous experiment”. To its supporters, it is the ticket to a “fairer and more stable banking system”. Swiss voters will decide for themselves on June 10th, when the proposal for sovereign money, which would rewire the country’s banking system, are put to a referendum that, […]