Top Tory Brexiteers believe Britain won’t leave EU
Leading Tory donors who spent millions on the Brexit campaign say they now believe that Britain may not leave the EU. Crispin Odey, a hedge fund manager who has given more than £870,000 to pro-Leave groups, said: “My view is that it ain’t going to happen. I just can’t see how it happens with that configuration of parliament.” Two other key donors made similar predictions.
FBI investigated whether Trump was Moscow stooge
The FBI opened an inquiry in 2017 into whether Donald Trump was working on behalf of Russia, reports the New York Times. Following the president’s firing of the former FBI director James Comey, law enforcement officials began exploring whether the president was working against American interests and on behalf of Moscow. They wanted to determine whether he constituted a national security threat.
Prisons minister: short sentences should be scrapped
Prison sentences of six months or less should be scrapped, says the prisons minister. Rory Stewart argues that the move would ease pressure on prisons and be better for offenders, reports the Daily Telegraph. He said that ”very short” jail terms were ”long enough to damage you and not …read more
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