Johnson reverses May’s student visa rules

Boris Johnson has announced plans to reverse student visa curbs in a bid to attract the “brightest and best” to the UK following Brexit. Foreign students studying in Britain will now be able to stay in the country for two years after graduation to find a job – considerably longer than the maximum four months allowed under rules introduced in 2012 by then-home secretary Theresa May. Campaign group Migration Watch says the proposed change is a “retrograde” step.

Labour’s Watson pushing for second EU referendum

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson will call today for the party to “unambiguously and unequivocally back Remain” – and set himself at odds with Jeremy Corbyn by saying there should be a second referendum on membership of the EU before the next general election. In a speech in London, Watson will argue that Labour must prioritise Brexit over winning power.

Trump fires national security hawk John Bolton

Donald Trump has fired his third national security adviser in as many years. Announcing his decision to axe John Bolton, the US president tweeted that he had “disagreed strongly” with his top aide over a number of issues. Bolton, a driving force …read more

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