The prime minister had hoped to have another try at getting MPs to back the deal this week – but Speaker John Bercow effectively torpedoed that with his surprise intervention on Monday. Kuenssberg: Cabinet split on Brexit delay Brexitcast: The last days of Rome Merkel to fight for ‘orderly Brexit’ Brexit: A really simple guide…

Electric scooters Scooters with electric motors are already commonly used in several European countries and the US. But under the UK’s Highways Act 1835, footpaths can only be used by pedestrians – the driving of any “horse, ass, sheep, mule, swine, or cattle or carriage of any description” is banned. And electric scooters fall within…

Image copyright Met Office Image caption Much of Scotland is covered by the warning for snow – particularly on higher ground However, up to 6cm (2.5in) is expected at between 200m and 300m above sea level with more possible at higher levels. It comes just days after Storm Gareth brought considerable travel disruption as it…