Nicola Sturgeon accuses UK government of ignoring Scotlands voice on Brexit Play

Nicola Sturgeon accuses UK government of ignoring Scotlands voice on Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon said she was disappointed the court rejected arguments that Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish devolved assemblies should have a say in Britain leaving the European Union. She said she would bring a motion of consent to Edinburghs devolved assembly and pledged that Scottish National Party (SNP) members of the Westminster parliament would vote against triggering Article 50. Jan 25, 2017
President Donald Trump praises beautiful letter from Barack Obama Play

President Donald Trump praises beautiful letter from Barack Obama

Speaking at the White House senior staff swearing in on 22 January, President Donald Trump thanked his predecessor President Barack Obama for a letter he left in the Oval Office. Writing a letter to the next president and leaving in the draw of the desk at the Oval Office is a centuries old tradition. Jan 24, 2017
Gina Miller: Article 50 legal case about legal process not politics Play

Gina Miller: Article 50 legal case about legal process not politics

Gina Miller, who led the legal challenge over who had the right to trigger the UKs departure from the European Union, gave a statement on the ruling outside of the Supreme Court on Tuesday 24 January. The UKs highest court has decided Parliament must vote on whether the Government can start the Brexit process. Jan 24, 2017
Theresa May loses Article 50 ruling and must let MPs vote on Brexit Play

Theresa May loses Article 50 ruling and must let MPs vote on Brexit

Theresa May will have to ask MPs to vote before she can trigger Article 50, the Supreme Court ruled on 23 January. The government lost their appeal by a majority of 8-3 from the judges, as they were arguing they had the inherited prerogative powers to trigger Article 50 and start the Brexit process without consulting parliament. Jan 24, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses mid-speech Play

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses mid-speech

Mark Dayton, 69, the Governor of Minnesota, has collapsed while giving his State of the State address. Dayton fainted at the Minnesota State Capitol building in St Paul on 23 January. His chief of staff Jamie Tincher later confirmed that the governor quickly recovered and walked out of the building after a medical examination. Jan 24, 2017