Brexit is a ‘nationalist spasm’: Lord Adonis resigns as infrastructure tsar

Labour peer urges his party to support second referendum as he steps down as chair of national commission Brexit has caused a nervous breakdown in Whitehall, the former Labour minister Andrew Adonis has said following his resignation as chair of the government-backed National Infrastructure Commission. Lord Adonis resigned on Friday

EU planning for collapse of Brexit talks, says Michel Barnier

Chief negotiator says no-deal scenario is not Brussels preferred option, but everyone needs to plan for it The EUs chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said the bloc is drawing up contingency plans for the possible collapse of Britains departure talks. Barnier, who told Frances Journal du Dimanche newspaper the