Who is Rich Kid of Instagram Stephanie Scolaro, who is her father and why was she arrested?

Here's what you need to know about Stephanie Scolaro.

Who is Stephanie Scolaro?

Instagram rich kid Scolaro, is 26 and lives in Marylebone, West London.

She has more than 90,000 followers on Instagram, where she posts images of herself in exotic locations across the globe.

She is the daughter of Italian mining tycoon Francesco Scolaro and a British mother and regularly flies by private plane to family homes in Monaco, Ibiza and New York.

Scolaro's sister appeared on the Channel 4 reality TV show Rich Kids Of Instagram.

Why was she arrested?

Police began investigating the model after a package sent from Indonesia was stopped in Germany as it was sent via Leipzig by German customs who then alerted British authorities and forwarded the DHL parcel on to the UK.

Customs officials seized another shipment of eight caps and another large bag made of illegal skins was stopped at Heathrow Airport on March 8 2017.

Scolaro was arrested and interviewed on the same day by police and gave a no comment interview.

Police later found two forged importation certificates, which counsel had used to argue that the defendant herself had been scammed by Indonesian snake farmers.

In total, police seized 35 caps, valued at around £12,215, alongside a large snakeskin bag that Scolaro had listed for £2,800 on her website.

She was also charged with keeping specimens of python leather at her luxury home in Park View Residences, Marylebone, on March 8 2017.

Scolaro sold snakeskin baseball caps and bags via her website "SS Python" as well as her Instagram account and through a boutique in Marylebone and a menswear shop in Bexleyheath.

She admitted two counts of importing goods with the intent to evade a prohibition, two counts of keeping for sale a species acquired unlawfully and two counts of selling a species unlawfully imported.

On January 21, she was handed a 12 month community order requiring her to carry out 160 hours unpaid work.

Blasting the spoilt snakeskin smuggler, Judge Michael Gledhill QC told her: "I take the view that this is a young woman who, for all sorts of different reasons, is utterly self-centred – her entire life is utterly centred around herself.

"One of the reasons is that over the years, all her life, she has been given exactly what she likes."

He added: "How they are skinned alive, how they are endangered – that doesn't cross her mind, it does not concern her. All she is concerned about is getting hold of some accessories that she can sell.

"I hope you have done some research that makes you think, 'what on earth was I doing even contemplating importing endangered species.' It is pretty obvious to anybody with any intelligence that exotic animals are likely to be endangered and their trade regulated."



However, Scolaro hit back at the judge's comments and insisted that she was used as an “advertising campaign” because of “who she is”.

The swimwear model claimed she had no idea pythons were endangered or shipping the goods to Britain was illegal and added: “It’s not as if I killed a snake.”

Scolaro, who is no longer working, also said she wouldn’t have started her business if she would have known it was “cruel.”

She told The Sun Online: “Obviously I was very stressed out and I think I was used an advertising campaign by the wildlife crime unit."

She continued: “I’m being bullied; people are calling me trash and saying I should’ve gone to jail.

“I feel like I’ve been singled out but people need to accept that people make mistakes, I’m human like everyone else – no one is perfect.”



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Who played Roy Cropper's mum in Coronation Street and when is the character being killed off?

But who can remember the actress who played the cobbles battle-axe and when is she being killed off? – here's everything you need to know…

Who played Roy Cropper’s mum Sylvia Goodwin in Coronation Street?

Roy Cropper’s mum Sylvia Goodwin was played in Coronation Street by actress Stephanie Cole, 77.

Stephanie has an OBE which she was awarded in 2005 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

As well as Corrie, Stephanie has starred in a whole host of TV shows including Open All Hours, A Bit of a Do, Keeping Mum, Doc Martin and Still Open All Hours.

In the 980s she starred as Dr Beatrice Mason in drama series Tenko which was about British women living in Singapore after the Japanese invasion and their subsequent lives in a Japanese Prisoner of War camp.

Stephanie starred in Coronation Street from April 2011 until August 2013.

Her character Sylvia made a rather sudden departure when her on-screen daughter-in-law fell ill with pancreatic cancer.

Rumours circulated that her rushed exit was due to Stephanie’s own poor health but she confirmed on Twitter it was because her brother had died and that she was leaving anyway but this sad event brought her departure forward.

When is Sylvia Goodwin being killed off on Coronation Street?

It was revealed on January 15 2019 that Sylvia would have a heart attack off screen while her son Roy mourns his wife Hayley on the fourth anniversary of her death.

It will turn out the heart attack will be fatal and – after rushing down to Hastings where Sylvia now lives – Roy will return on Friday 25 January 2019 and reveal he was too late and his mother had sadly passed away before he got a chance to see her and say goodbye.

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Stepdad who 'punched toddler Erin Tomkins to death' claims they were just playing ‘high fives’

Martin Johnson, 20, inflicted "blows and shaking" forceful enough to kill 23-month-old Erin Emilia Rain Tomkins on 22 May 2018, a jury were told.

He told cops he had been "playing high fives” sat on the floor with Erin when she "suddenly collapsed”.

Erin, who was just weeks from her second birthday, was found by paramedics "black and unresponsive, not breathing".

She was found to have bruises to her face and body after being called to reports a "girl was having difficulty breathing."

Johnson, 20, from Sheffield, denies murder and two counts of causing her grievous bodily harm with intent.

In the two months leading up to her death, Sheffield Crown Court heard how Johnson had also "seriously assaulted" Erin "on at least one occasion or possibly more".

'PATTERN OF BEHAVIOUR'

Prosecutor David Brook QC told the jury how the toddler had a broken arm and a number of fractures to her spine in the weeks before her death.

He said the injuries were part of a "pattern of behaviour" by Johnson.

"The prosecution suggest that this was not a one-off fit of pique or temper but someone who had struck at a very young child more than once, and if you accept it, had broken her bones," he said.

These injuries had been explained by Johnson as Erin "falling off the settee when she was asleep", the court heard.

However, the fractures were found by the pathologist to be "forced extension of the spine" – which the prosecutor said "could be caused by whiplash-type forces, the sort of thing that might happen in a car crash".

After being rushed to Sheffield Children's hospital on May 22, a CT head scan showed she had bleeding to the surface of her brain.

She died hours later with her cause of death revealed in a post-mortem examination to be severe head injuries.

'ONLY PERSON RESPONSIBLE'

Johnson was "the only person who could have been responsible" for Erin's death, the prosecutor told Sheffield Crown Court.

He suggested this "was not a one-off fit of pique or temper but someone who had struck at a very young child more than once" and "had broken her bones".

Erin lived with her mother Kira Tomkins, who had been "seeing" Johnson since April 2017 and became a couple in January 2018 when their daughter was born, the jury heard.

The couple did not live together but Johnson "often stayed over", the court heard.

Opening the case to the jury and describing the day Erin was found, Mr Brook said: "The defendant had spoken to the emergency services on the phone and he told them that he had been looking after her that morning, had changed her earlier, and was with her when all of a sudden, she just stopped breathing."

Johnson told police in an interview he had been "playing 'high fives” with Erin.

He denied shaking Erin and told police he was "trying to be her dad".

The prosecutor added: "He had earlier said to the doctor that she had collapsed whilst standing and described catching her as she fell.

"He denied that there had been any trauma [such as] force applied to her either deliberately or accidentally, such as a fall.

"He had tried to give her mouth to mouth resuscitation but realised it wasn't working and called 999.

"He then picked up Erin and ran upstairs to her mother."

Within the 999 call, Johnson said to operators "[Erin] is not too keen on me at the moment because she is going through a stage of liking her mother more".

BLOWS TO THE HEAD

The prosecutor said Erin had been found with brain swelling, bleeding on the brain and retinal bleeding.

"When taken together with the sort of unexplained external bruising seen in this case, the inference that the child has suffered non-accidental injury becomes overwhelming,” he said.

"The classic type of situation where such injuries can occur is where a child is forcibly shaken or hit or a combination of the two.

"The pathologist who examined Erin's body after her death found unequivocal evidence of multiple impacts to the head and face from external bruising."

MUM DIDN'T WANT TO BELIEVE

Initially, mum Kira "did not want to believe" Johnson could have been responsible for the death of her daughter, the court heard.

She told police in a first interview she had "believed his innocent explanations" about prior injuries to Erin.

However, on May 23 she asked to speak to police again, the jury heard.

She told police although Johnson had been fine with Erin generally, "in the month leading up to Erin's death, he had started to get very argumentative".

The couple "had some arguments" and Johnson told Kira she favoured Erin over their own daughter.

She said she had also noticed that Erin would scream when Martin tried to put a nappy on her, and "Martin would get angry with Kira if Erin cried and say that she needed to stop being 'clingy'".

The jury heard 10 different areas of external bruising had been found on Erin's head and face by pathologists following her death.

One pathologist "strongly suggested punching" to an area above Erin's left ear.

Johnson sat motionless throughout the opening.

The trial is expected to last three weeks.

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Who is Winnie the Pooh voice actor Jim Cummings, who was Sterling Holloway and who played the characters originally?

The 66-year-old voiced Winnie the Pooh in the 2018 fantasy film, but what else has he lent his voice to?

Who is Winnie the Pooh voice actor Jim Cummings?

Jim Cummings is a well-known voice actor, who has appeared in almost 400 roles.

He has voiced the main characters in Sonic The Hedgehog, Tasmanian Devil and Pete.

His CV also includes numerous Disney and DreamWorks animations, such as Aladdin and The Lion King.

He first voiced Winnie the Pooh in 1988 when he took over from Hal Smith.

Jim plays Winnie in the 2018 film Christopher Robin.

Who was Sterling Holloway?

Sterling Holloway was the original voice of the bear in Walt Disney’s Winne the Pooh.

He played the part from 1966 until 1981 when Hal Smith took over.

He was honoured as a Disney Legend in 1991, the first person to receive the award in the Voice category.

Who played the original Winnie the Pooh characters?

The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh originally aired from 1988-1991.

The character’s voices became extremely well-known, but who played who?

    • Winnie the Pooh – Jim Cummings
    • Tigger – Jim Cummings and  Paul Winchell
    • Piglet –  John Fiedler
    • Rabbit – Ken Sansom
    • Eeyore – Peter Cullen
    • Gopher –  Michael Gough
    • Kanga – Patricia Parris
    • Roo –  Nicholas Melody
    • Owl – Hal Smith
    • Christopher Robin –  Edan Gross

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Man who survived September 11 killed in Nairobi terror attack

After Jason Spindler graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000, he moved to New York to work as an investment banker on Wall Street.

Then, 9/11 happened.

This undated photo provided by I-DEV international shows Jason Spindler in Nairobi, Kenya. DEV International Credit:I-DEV International

That morning, as thousands of people fled from the collapsing World Trade Centre in downtown Manhattan, Spindler did the opposite: he ran straight into the rubble and began pulling people out, his college roommate Kevin Yu told The Washington Post.

"That's exactly the kind of person he is," Yu said. "When we hear explosions of gunfire, a lot of people immediately jump away. His instinct is quite the opposite – he jumps straight at it."

Spindler survived the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil, but he was killed on Tuesday when terrorists stormed an office and hotel complex in an upscale district of Nairobi. He was one of 14 people who died in the attack by al-Shabab militants.

This frame taken from video shows a scene of an explosion in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, during the terror attack. Credit:AP

Yu said Spindler, the oldest of three brothers from Houston, was a "ball of energy" who served in a remote area of Peru as a Peace Corps volunteer and travelled the world in search of adventure and fulfillment. His life changed course after the September 11, 2001, attacks. "Something struck a nerve and changed how he felt and thought about things," Yu said. "He just felt like he could be doing so much more."

Spindler left investment banking, pursued a law degree at New York University and later moved abroad to focus on social entrepreneurship.

In a statement, NYU's law school said Spindler was "warmly remembered by those who knew him."

"His tragic death is a loss not only to his loved ones, but to the community of individuals dedicated to improving the lives of others through social enterprise," the statement said.



The State Department confirmed that an American was killed in Tuesday's attack, but it has not yet released a name.

On Facebook, Spindler's brother Jonathan wrote: "There are no words to describe how our family is feeling but I can say . . . Jason Spindler you are and will always be an amazing son, brother, and uncle."

Jason was "a survivor of 9-11 and a fighter. I am sure he gave them hell!" Jonathan Spindler wrote.

Yu reiterated those sentiments. "I have no doubt that when he heard the explosions outside the hotel, he was one of those trying to jump in and help," he said. "It would be unlike him if we heard that he sat on the benches and hid in the bathroom."

Spindler's family is flying to Kenya to retrieve his body and will hold a religious service for him on Monday – what would have been his 41st birthday, Yu said.

Names and information about other victims also started to trickle out Tuesday evening and Wednesday.

His close friends and colleagues Abdalla Dahir and Feisal Ahmed also were among those killed.

Adam Smith International, the economic-advising company where they worked, said the two were "killed on the terrace of a restaurant in the complex" where the company's Kenya office is located.

They worked on a project called Somalia Stability Fund, which the statement described as an effort "to bring peace and prosperity to Somalia through more than 100 local community initiatives."

The same company lost an adviser, James Thomas, in the 2013 terrorist attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi, the statement said. Al-Shabab also claimed responsibility for that attack, which killed 67 people.

British charity Gatsby Africa confirmed that British citizen Luke Potter, its Africa programs director, was killed in Tuesday's attack.

"Luke was respected by all he worked with, bringing huge drive, determination, a relentless work ethic, and a thirst for new ideas to every project," the organisation said in a statement. He had spent the past decade "helping some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world."

Kenyan radio station Capital FM reported that James Oduor, nicknamed "Odu Cobra," was one of those killed Tuesday. Oduor tweeted during the attack, saying he was among those "trapped in our buildings."

"Gunshots and non-stop explosions," he posted. Three minutes later, he wrote "Waaaah. What's happening at 14 Riverside fam? Any news from out there?"

Then his account went silent.

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Nebraska principal who banned Christmas decorations won't return to school, superintendent says

Nebraska school bans candy canes for ‘J’ shape

An elementary school principal who was placed on leave after she allegedly banned Christmas and holiday decorations will reportedly not return to her old job.

Jennifer Sinclair, principal of Manchester Elementary in Omaha, Nebraska, was placed on administrative leave in December, the Elkhorn School District confirmed to Fox News at the time.

NEBRASKA PRINCIPAL REPORTEDLY BANS CANDY CANES, SAYS 'J SHAPE' STANDS FOR JESUS

District superintendent Bary Habrock reportedly told parents and school staff on Monday that Sinclair will not be returning to the school. He said he supports Sinclair "as a leader and educator," and noted she will finish the remainder of the school year in a curriculum position.

New Jersey teacher tells first- graders Santa is not real

Sinclair sent a memo in November with guidelines as to what is considered appropriate for classroom decorations and assignments during the holiday season.

Teachers were reportedly told that generic winter-themed items, such as sledding and scarves, and the "Frozen" character Olaf, were acceptable.

Decorations that included Santa, Christmas trees, reindeer, green and red colored items and even candy canes, however, were not acceptable for the elementary school.

TEXAS SCHOOL BUS DRIVER GIFTS HOLIDAY PRESENTS

The candy canes, according to KETV, were prohibited because Sinclair deemed them to have religious significance. "Historically, the shape is a 'J' for Jesus. The red is for the blood of Christ, and the white is a symbol of his resurrection," she reportedly wrote. "This would also include different colored candy canes."

Elkhorn schools told Fox News that "the memo does not reflect the policy of Elkhorn Public Schools regarding holiday symbols in the school."

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The district's policy states that "Christmas trees, Santa Claus and Easter eggs and bunnies are considered to be secular, seasonal symbols and may be displayed as teaching aids provided they do not disrupt the instructional program for students."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Who is Scott Mitchell? Barbara Windsor's husband who confirmed the EastEnders star has Alzheimer's

He became the star's third husband, but what else do we know about him?

Who is Scott Mitchell?

Scott Mitchell is a former actor and recruitment consultant, who is married to EastEnders legend Barbara Windsor.

Many suggested that he was a gold-digging toyboy due to the age gap.

He said to The Sun Online: “Little did they know that after the breakdown of Bar’s second marriage, she was £1million in debt and we were talking about her coming to live in my two-bed flat.”

To clear the bills, Barbara toured the country with a one-woman music hall show.

When did Scott Mitchell marry Barbara Windsor?

Scott married Barbara in 2000, after meeting the star in 1992 when she was 55 and he was 28.

He is the son of one of the actress's friends.

The couple have been pictured together multiple times, including enjoying some sun in the Caribbean.

Scott is Barbara’s third husband after small-time gangster Ronnie Knight, who was an associate of the notorious Kray twins, and chef Stephen Hollings from 1986 to 1995.


What has Scott said about Barbara's health?

Scott has stood by Barbara for years, and has now revealed the details of her ailing health in an exclusive, unpaid interview with The Sun.

On May 10, 2018, it was confirmed that the Carry On legend has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

The now 81-year-old has reportedly been ­taking medication to help manage the degenerative brain disease, but in recent weeks her symptoms of memory loss and confusion have grown steadily worse.

On May 11, 2018, Scott revealed that Barbara sometimes forgets they are married.

In September 2018, Barbara's close friend Christopher Biggins revealed the star had undergone an operation to have a pacemaker fitted, following complications caused by her Alzheimer's medication.

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Who is Bradley Dack and is Blackburn star dating Love Island's Olivia Attwood?

The midfielder has been mooted as a shock transfer target for Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino after he started the season in top form.


Dack was previously at the centre of Attwood's split with Love Island star Chris Hughes.

Hughes and Attwood had a turbulent relationship on the show, where they regularly had arguments and broke up.

But just who is the man who pinched away the grid girl?

Who is Bradley Dack?

Bradley Dack is a professional footballer for Sky Bet League One side Blackburn Rovers.

Born in Greenwich on December 31 1993, the 24-year-old rose through the ranks at Charlton Athletic before signing for Gillingham in 2010 on a three-year scholarship deal.

He signed his first professional contract in May 2012, where he made his breakthrough for Gills in the 2012/13 season – where he was named as the young player of the year after a one-month loan spell at Braintree Town.

Two years later he cemented himself as one of the top players in the third-tier, netting 15 times in 44 games as he won the League One player of the season.

Last summer he signed for Blackburn in a deal believed to be in the region of £750,000.

Why did Olivia Attwood and Chris Hughes broken up?

Chris Hughes called quits on their romance after Attwood partied with Dack at Faces nightclub in August 2017.

A close friend of the lovable contestant revealed he is furious and heartbroken at her antics after she was reportedly all over the professional footballer.

The pal said: "Chris has told his close friends it's all over.

“He's furious and heartbroken to see her all over someone else.

“It’s clear that they are more than just mates, so he’s dumped her."

Onlookers claim they saw the duo leave in a taxi together after the night out, where she had her hand on his arm.

Dack was out at Faces in Essex after his side lost 2-1 to Southend United at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon.


Is Bradley Dack on social media?

Yes. Dack has over 9,000 followers on his Twitter account 'BradDacks40'.

While his Instgram account 'bradleydack1' has yet to break the 1,000 barrier.

He has just over 760 followers, where he regularly post pictures of himself in action in matches and training.

Dack has yet to comment on the accusations that he is at the centre of the Hughes and Attwood splitting up.

Is Bradley Dack still with Olivia Attwood?

Things have gone quiet between Dack and Attwood and the pair are not publicly an item.

But they were seen on a Spa date in Burnley last month despite the former Love Island contestant signing up for Celebs Go Dating.

What is Love Island?

Love Island sends a host of singletons looking for a good time over to a luxurious villa for a summer of passion.

Known for its hot and heavy sex scenes, the contestants are encouraged to pair up and convince the public they have found love.

In a twist at the end of the series, the winning couple are asked to either split the cash, or take the entire £50,000 pot home for themselves.

Talk about putting your love to the test!

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Vieira or Henry – who has more chance of being the next Arsenal manager as Nice host Monaco?

The twin heartbeats of the Invincibles and the side which dominated international football around the turn of the century.

But tomorrow Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira go head to head as managers for the first time.

Both know that what happens when Nice play Monaco only has immediate importance on the Ligue 1 table.

Yet while Unai Emery has been brought in to manage the Arsenal transition from the Arsene Wenger era, both Henry and Vieira harbour long-term ambitions to follow the Spaniard into the Emirates home dug-out.

And it will not just be Gunners fans who watch for signs of which Arsenal legend might be the better choice to become a future boss of the club.


SunSport looks at what Vieira and Henry have done so far as they move into the next phase of their football careers – and suggests who is ahead at the moment.

Managerial experience

Vieira prepared for his move back to France with two seasons at New York City, where it seemed he was being groomed for a role at the Etihad.

Henry worked under Roberto Martinez with Belgium, helping them reach the World Cup semi-finals but is finding the top job a tough one.

Charisma

Both were leaders but very different in style.

Vieira was the understated assassin at the heart of the Wenger machine, an irresistible force on the pitch but who seemed almost introverted off it, although he was not shy at speaking out when he felt it was required.

Henry was as much a captivating figure in front of the microphones as he was when he laced up his boots. An inspiration for his team-mates and fans alike.

Status

Henry’s reputation as a player means expectations on him as a manager might be higher, making it harder for him to cope with those who are unable to turn his plans into reality.

That two-year education in the MLS means Vieira arrived at Nice more fully formed as a coach.

Man management

Vieira always believed in leading by example, not afraid to call out his team-mates when required but more likely to simply show them the way.

That might be a more suitable managerial skill with big questions in France over Henry’s press conference prowess, when it seems he is too prone to criticising players suffering a tough time.

Tactical nous

Henry has suffered with an injury crisis in addition to inheriting a callow squad already facing an unexpected survival scrap.

But he has been accused of changing systems and personnel on a whim almost every game, with the resulting lack of consistency laid at the manager’s door.

Vieira has taken a team that finished eighth last season and has them in the same spot this time, just outside the European slots.

They have suffered only one defeat in the last nine games and are building round a core of eight or nine players.

Media savvy

Not that it means anything if you are winning games but Vieira’s more reflective approach to the cameras and tape recorders shows a calmness not always apparent as Henry switches to hyper-mode.

Henry can talk for France – and the rest of Europe too – but he has allowed himself to get carried away with dressing room complaints.

X Factor

When it comes to Arsenal, both would be welcomed back as returning heroes.

Henry, the greatest striker in the club's history, might find it easier to recruit those who can still find all those great goals on YouTube.

But perhaps Vieira is developing, already, as the more obvious choice, willing to listen, learn and improve.

Less likely to lose his temper, too. Although don’t get too close if he does.

Fans' choice…

An exclusive SunSport poll found Vieira just sneaks it as the preferred choice to be manager among Arsenal fans with 57 per cent of the vote.

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The MPs who will and won't vote for Theresa May's Brexit deal on January 15

After more than a month trying to wrangle a better deal with the EU, the chances of it going through this time are still slim. Here's what we know.

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The Prime Minister faces a blow to her leadership if she fails to secure support for her Brexit draft deal

How will the Tories be voting?

As was the case in December, the majority of the Conservatives 315 MPs are expected to vote in favour of the Prime Minister’s draft Brexit deal, there will still be a considerable number voting against her.

Those set to rebel against their party leader will be doing so for a variety of reasons.

Hardline Brexiteers, including leading figures such as Jacob Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson, will almost certainly vote against the Government as they believe the agreement does not honour the referendum and leaves the UK too closely entwined with the EU.

Meanwhile Tory whip Gary Johnson's eleventh hour resignation has done nothing to stoke confidence in the embattled deal.

The controversial backstop arrangement in Northern Ireland is a particular point of concern.

As many as 100 Eurosceptic Tory MPs could vote down the deal on these grounds.

Equally, Tory MPs in favour of a close future relationship with the EU may also vote down the PM's proposals.

Conservatives such as Heidi Allen, a vocal supporter of another referendum, have stated they will not vote for the deal.

Other pro-EU rebels include former cabinet member Justine Greening and Dominic Grieve.

Among the most notable MPs likely to vote against the deal are:

  • Jacob Rees-Mogg
  • Boris Johnson
  • Dominic Raab
  • David Davis
  • Esther McVey
  • Dominic Raab
  • Gareth Johnson

How will Labour be voting?

Labour has said MPs will be voting against the PM's deal – and have argued their case for a "Brexit That Works For You", which means remaining in a customs union with the EU.

But while Jeremy Corbyn and the rest of the shadow cabinet are almost certain to vote against the deal, especially as they hope it could trigger the fall of the PM, not all backbenchers are certain to follow their lead.

MPs from pro-Brexit regions such as John Mann and Caroline Flint could vote for the deal to reflect the wishes of their Eurosceptic constituencies.

The vast majority of Labour MPs, 257 in total, though are expected to vote against the Brexit deal.

Notable exceptions include MPs Jim Fitzpatrick, John Mann, Kevin Barron and Frank Field.

How will the DUP be voting?

The DUP, critical partners for the PM's confidence and supply deal, have spoken out against the proposed deal and said they cannot support it in its current form.

That means even if the PM could count on complete party loyalty in the upcoming meaningful vote, she would still be four votes short of the number needed for a majority.

DUP leader Arlene Foster has warned that there is no way she will ever support the PM’s withdrawal agreement.

She has even hinted that she would rather see Jeremy Corbyn take power than risk betraying Brexit voters.

How will the SNP be voting?

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed her SNP MPs will vote against Theresa May's Brexit deal.

The First Minister rejected claims her Westminster MPs could abstain on the vote in the House of Commons.

The SNP leader said it would be "deeply irresponsible" for any MPs to endorse the prime minister's agreement.

At PMQs following the announcement of an agreed text over Brexit, Ian Blackford, the SNP's leader in Westminster, made clear the party's opposition to the deal.

"Go back and negotiate, let's keep us in the single market and customs union," he told the PM.

Ms Sturgeon has also said the party cannot vote in favour of a deal which does not include Scotland staying inside the EU customs union and single market.

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