I am making a break for freedom. I will continue to work to secure the best outcome I can in relation to Europe - but I want to also focus on mobilising our movement to tackle some of the pressing problems our people are encountering in their daily lives now.


The mature Acosta plays himself in the film, dancing some electrifying performances. Mike Phipps reviews

Some thoughts on Brexit, schoolkids and climate change

In December 2004, when a tsunami hit the beach at Aceh, it didn't ask whether it was the Germans or the French who had taken all the deckchairs. It didn't ask whether bathers were Jewish, Catholic, Hindus or Muslim. It swept away all in its path. For those who could hear nature's early warnings, the only sensible message was “Get the **** off the beach!”

Fighting for our planet

Tens of thousands of young people skipped school across the globe on 15th March on an international day of protests, calling for action on climate change. Our Briefing reporter asked children for their recollections which we publish here