But neither she nor Lidington sounded as if they expect Brexit to end in disaster.
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The former Brexit Secretary warns of the danger that MPs will believe the Government has not even demanded the necessary concessions from Brussels.
He would be averse to leaving without a deal, but even more alarmed by the idea of taking any course of action which risked breaking the Tory Party into fragments.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Corbyn digs himself into a hole as the Prime Minister starts to unite her party
The Leader of the Opposition looked totally incapable of taking over.
He learned at Westminster Council and City Hall the politics of persuading people to agree.
So though he presents himself as anti-Trump, he has something in common with him. And there could, astonishingly, be a future for socialism in America.
They are curiously well-matched, for both of them prefer repetition to entertainment.
“In my personal opinion, Olly Robbins should go to the Tower, in which case he should arrive by river.”
Not yet angry – but patriotic and bewildered. Fear of betrayal is the dominant emotion at the Leave Means Leave rally
Farage urged everyone to prepare for a second referendum, and concluded: “Next time, as far as I’m concerned, it’s no more Mr Nice Guy.”
But the Prime Minister had to proceed with caution in the No Confidence debate, in order to arouse no suspicion that she might seek moderate Labour votes.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: For Cox to speak with such force suggested how desperate May’s predicament has become.
He suggested that it would be absurd to reject the Government’s motion merely because of the Northern Ireland backstop.
A new book about Holocaust and climate change denial also casts light on the American President.
The anger expressed on the Conservative benches reflected the anger felt in many a humble home.
Profile: Singapore, the city state mistakenly held out by Eurosceptics as an example for Britain to follow
Conservatives ought to know without being told that one cannot just take a glance round the world, see which culture one likes the look of, and graft it onto one’s own.
Interview: Lord Bird says homelessness is not just for Christmas, and the death penalty might deter knife crime
The founder of The Big Issue expresses his aversion to liberalism, and his disappointment with the middle class.