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The Lib Dems Have Suspended A Manchester City Council Candidate Over Anti-Muslim Social Media Posts

"It is deeply disappointing to see a Liberal Democrat council candidate resort to such crass bigotry and denial about Islamophobia," a spokesperson from the Muslim Council of Britain said.

The Lib Dems Scrapped Diversity Targets For European Elections After Some White Men Complained

Exclusive: Party leader Vince Cable had personally pledged to address the Liberal Democrats' "complacency" over diversity.

A YouTuber Standing As A UKIP Candidate Invited Supporters To A Gaming Community That Has Chatrooms Filled With White Supremacist And Anti-Semitic Content

Sargon of Akkad – one of UKIP’s candidates for the European elections – invited supporters to join a Discord server from a video on his YouTube channel last week.

Tory MPs Had A Plan To Get Rid Of Theresa May And Deliver Brexit. Now They’re Freaking Out.

“It is now clear that MPs would vote to revoke rather than allow no deal, and that the government is seriously considering a vote on a second referendum,” one Tory MP told BuzzFeed News.

Here's What Happened When Nigel Farage Officially Launched A Hard Brexit Political Party

The Brexit Party's MO is "principle heavy, policy light", a spokesperson said.

EU Leaders Have Agreed To Delay Brexit To October 31

Theresa May had requested an extension until June, but at a summit in Brussels the leaders rejected both that and a longer delay to the end of the year many had argued for.

The Home Office Says It Will Continue Funding A Charity That Helps People The UK Deported To Jamaica

After annual funding for the National Organisation of Deported Migrants (NODM) in Jamaica was cut, the charity had to let some staff go.

Emmanuel Macron Doesn’t Want Brexit Delayed Beyond December 2019 At The Latest

The French president also wants checkpoints every three months to ensure the UK is not disrupting EU business, according to European diplomats privately briefed on his thinking.

The EU Wants The UK To Approve The Brexit Deal This Week Or Face A Long Delay

A draft memo prepared ahead of this week’s EU summit says the UK would be held to enhanced “sincere cooperation” terms in the event of a 9- or 12-month extension.

The EU Thinks That Theresa May’s Request For A Short Delay To Brexit Is “Very Risky”

Several EU governments have doubts about a long extension too, according to a diplomatic note of an EU27 ambassadors meeting seen by BuzzFeed News.

Theresa May Has Asked For Article 50 To Be Extended To June 30

The move means Britain could have to participate in elections to the European Parliament.

The UK Might Have To Withdraw Troops From A Military Operation In Bosnia In The Event Of A No-Deal Brexit

Command of the operation has already been transferred to a French lieutenant general.

EU Leaders Are Unlikely To Allow A Short Extension If British MPs Don’t Approve The Brexit Deal By Next Week

In the event of a long extension, negotiations would likely be frozen until the end of the year, giving the UK's bitterly divided parliament time to approve the withdrawal agreement.

Two Secretive Campaigns Using Facebook To Push A Hard Brexit Are Facing Scrutiny By MPs

Britain's Future and We Are the 52% have spent heavily on Facebook ads. Now senior MP Damian Collins has told BuzzFeed News that a new subcommittee investigating disinformation will look into their activity.

Parliament Has Again Failed To Agree On Any Alternatives To Theresa May’s Brexit Plan

After MPs rejected all the alternative proposals for the second time in a week, a leading Conservative MP announced he was quitting the party because it “refuses to compromise”.

Hard Brexit, Dark Money: Links Between These Secretive Campaigns Raise New Questions For Facebook About Political Ads

We Are The 52% has spent more on Facebook ads recently than the Labour Party, while saying almost nothing about its origins or donors. MPs say it’s another example of why the social media giant's transparency measures don't work.

Here's Everything That Happened In Another Week Of Brexit Chaos

In which a Tory MP votes to remain, becomes a Brexiteer, votes against the deal, votes for the deal, suggests he doesn't back the deal, and then votes for it again.

A Vulnerable British Man Has Been Missing Since The Home Office Told Him His Wife Can't Stay In The UK

Carl Allen was devastated when he learnt the Home Office had denied his Jamaican wife of 17 years a visa allowing her to stay in the UK.

Parliament Has Once Again Rejected Theresa May's Brexit Deal

On the day that Britain had initially been scheduled to leave the European Union, the deal was voted down by 58 votes, deepening Britain's political crisis.

Labour's Sexual Harassment Complaints Hotline Is Now Being Run By Corbyn Allies

They include a senior party official who was criticised for blocking a recommendation from staff to suspend a member accused of anti-Semitism.

The European Union Thinks The UK Is Left With Two Choices After The Last 24 Hours Of Brexit Chaos

BuzzFeed News has seen a diplomatic note of an EU27 ambassadors meeting on Thursday that states that the UK’s remaining options are no-deal or a long delay to Brexit.

How Theresa May Went From “The New Iron Lady” To The Leader Who “Betrayed Brexit”

The prime minister’s promise to stand aside if her Brexit deal passes will bring an end to one of the shortest and most turbulent premierships in modern British history.

Cabinet Ministers Are Plotting To Oust Theresa May As Even Her Fed-Up Whips Say Her Brexit Deal Is Doomed

BuzzFeed News can reveal explosive details of an extraordinary showdown between the prime minister and her whips office. “It was like the Murder on the Orient Express.”

Here's The Full Story Of The Most Calamitous Week In Brexit Yet

In which Britain slips in a dog turd and then falls down a flight of stairs towards the finish line.

The EU Has Set Britain A Deadline Of April 12 If MPs Don't Back May's Brexit Deal

Article 50 can be extended until May 22 but only if MPs approve the deal. If they don't, the UK has until April 12 to come up with a plan or crash out without a deal.

Theresa May's Speech Has Alienated The Labour MPs She Hoped Would Back Her Deal

"May’s rhetoric was something straight out of the Breitbart playbook," one MP told BuzzFeed News.

All-Women Shortlists Are Facing Criticism As Labour Searches For Chuka Umunna's Replacement

After Streatham MP Chuka Umunna quit the party for the Independent Group, Labour has just three black male MPs. Their next candidate could be selected from a shortlist of women.

British Teenagers Want Radical Action On Climate Change And Say They're Not Taking No For An Answer

Organisers expect 30,000 young people nationwide will join a global walkout as part of the Youth Strike 4 Climate.

Labour MPs In Leave-Supporting Seats Say They're Not Going To Back May's Deal

The government hopes Labour MPs will help Theresa May to get her deal through eventually, but Labour MPs in Leave-voting constituencies told BuzzFeed News they won't be backing it.

Labour MPs Say Corbyn Is Risking More Defections If He Rows Back On His Second Brexit Vote Promise

“He’s been colder than cold on this in any case, and is rowing back furiously."

A Mysterious Hard Brexit Group Run By A Young Tory Writer Is Now Britain’s Biggest Spending Political Campaign On Facebook

Tim Dawson is the only person publicly associated with Britain's Future. The group has spent almost £350,000 on Facebook since November, raising questions over the influence of "dark money" at a crucial point in the Brexit process.

The FCO Has Removed A Job Advert For An "African Adventure" After It Was Called Out By Its Own Staff

The advert was taken down after BuzzFeed News contacted the Foreign Office with concerns from employees.

The Tory Party Has Suspended 14 Members Over A Series Of Anti-Muslim Facebook Posts

Former party chair Sayeeda Warsi accused the Tories of "institutional" anti-Muslim behavior.

Theresa May's Team Is Already Plotting A Third "Meaningful Vote"

Allies of the PM conceded to BuzzFeed News that Geoffrey Cox may not be able to secure changes to the backstop that will convince MPs to vote for the deal.

Theresa May Told Donald Tusk That Brexit Might Have To Be Delayed Even If MPs Back Her Deal

The prime minister informed the European Council president last Sunday, according to an EU27 diplomatic note seen by BuzzFeed News.

Corbyn Ally Chris Williamson Has Been Suspended Amid Another Labour Anti-Semitism Row

An investigation into Williamson over a "pattern of behaviour" related to anti-Semitism was announced earlier today, but some furious MPs called for the whip to be removed.

Another Labour MP Has Quit Over Claims About Anti-Semitism In The Party

Ian Austin becomes the ninth Labour MP to walk out on the party this week.

The Home Office Is Still Owed Most Of The Fines It Has Issued To Employers Using Undocumented Migrants

“It’s just a failed system, really,” the former head of enforcement at the Home Office told BuzzFeed News.

European Officials Say The British Press Is Wrong About A Brexit Breakthrough Coming Soon

“There’s no chance of a ‘deal in the desert.’ It’s rather a ‘mirage’ or [a] ‘hallucination,’” an EU source told BuzzFeed News.

Labour MPs Want The Party To Take More Action To Protect Its Diversity In Parliament

Labour MPs have been asking the general secretary to guarantee that any woman who is deselected by her CLP will be replaced by another female MP.

The Independent Group Won’t Rule Out Admitting MPs Who Left Labour After Being Accused Of Harassment

The group hasn’t ruled out admitting former Labour MPs John Woodcock and Ivan Lewis, both of whom are understood to have expressed an interest in joining it.

Anti-Corbyn MPs Were Plotting A "Valentine's Day Breakup" As Their Plans To Quit Labour Speed Up

“Many MPs are on the edge,” one of the rebels told BuzzFeed News.

A Home Office Job Advert Is Seeking Low-Paid Admin Temps To Decide If People Are Trafficking Victims

“The low level of pay and the requirements for this job go hand in hand with consistent low quality of decisions for slavery victims in the UK.”

Pro-Trump Activists Are Boosting A Twitter App Used By Banned Personalities And It Appears To Have Already Stalled

“Twitter was successful because of conservatives. Because of Donald Trump tweeting. Because of people like me and Charlie (Kirk) tweeting.”

This Tory Minister Says She's "Bored To Sobs" Of Fighting The Backbench Tory MPs She Called A "Posse Of Old Buffers"

Claire Perry made the comments in WhatsApp messages leaked to BuzzFeed News after Tory MP Chris Chope blocked anti-FGM legislation.

Senior European Diplomats Believe Theresa May Has Embarked On A “Buy Time” Strategy

Exclusive: A diplomatic note seen by BuzzFeed News reveals that senior European diplomats think the prime minister is trying to “buy time” with MPs – and the risks of a “no deal by accident” are increasing.

Days After Its Disastrous British Launch, Turning Point Has Already Lost One Of Its Star Recruits

“There was a sense of people realising, 'Who are these cranks?'”

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