Day: May 18, 2019

PM plans ‘bold offer’ to get support for deal

Image copyrightGetty Images Theresa May says she intends to make a “bold offer” to MPs in a final attempt to get them to approve her Brexit deal in the next few weeks. Extra protections for workers are expected to be among the proposals, with Mrs May trying…

Labour MP denies claims he was ‘Czech spy’

Image copyrightUK ParliamentImage caption Geoffrey Robinson, Labour MP for Coventry, said the allegations “are a lie” Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has denied claims that he was a Cold War spy who passed confidential government files to communist Czechoslova…

Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Image copyrightGetty Images The Netherlands’ Duncan Laurence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with his song Arcade. He had been the bookmakers’ favourite to win, and came through to the top of the leaderboard with 318 points after the public vote. …