The statue of Cecil Rhodes on the front of Oriel College in Oxford, as furious campaigners have vowed to fight the “outrageous” decision to keep the statue of the British colonialist on the front of the Oxford University college.  Photoagraph: Steve Parsons/PA

Oriel College Oxford has been accused of putting the money of big donors before students’ free speech after it announced that it would not remove a st(...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron poses with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker: after the pair had lunch, Cameron said that the EU proposal did not go far enough. Photograph:  Francois Lenoir/Reuters

British officials insist that David Cameron has no interest in a staged confrontation with other leaders during his renegotiation of Britain’s EU memb(...)

Henry Worsley:  died in  hospital after suffering from exhaustion and dehydration, just 30 miles short of his goal. Photograph: PA Wire

The final journey of Antarctic explorer Henry Worsley was in many ways the most contemporary of events, a charity expedition followed in real time aro(...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron: Those people in France should be claiming asylum in France. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Britain has agreed to take in some unaccompanied child refugees from Syria and Africa, including some who have already reached Europe. But the plan (...)

Google has said it is complying with British law. Photograph: PA Wire

The European Commission has said it will examine Google’s controversial settlement with British tax authorities, under which it agreed to pay £130 mil(...)

The Google tax deal has provoked outrage in Britain but  the UK revenue commissioners have declined to give details of it. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer, George Osborne, faced fresh questions last night over a tax deal with Google that allowed the company to pay j(...)

 British prime minister David Cameron  is hoping to get a deal on EU reform by February to enable a UK  vote on whether to stay in the EU later in 2016. Photograph: Andy Rain /EPA

A British exit from the European Union could have a profoundly destabilising effect on Northern Ireland with incalculable political implications, a le(...)

Prime Minister David Cameron shakes hands with Taoiseach Enda Kenny ahead of a meeting at 10 Downing Street. Photograph: Matt Dunham/PA

Enda Kenny and David Cameron came to one another’s aid on Monday as each prepares to face a crucial test that will determine their place in history. (...)

British Prime minister David Cameron and Taoiseach Enda Kenny shake hands at the end of their press conference following a meeting at No 10 Downing Street on Monday: Cameron said he would not offer the Taoiseach advice on how to win the election. Photograph:  Matt Dunham/PA Wire

David Cameron has come close to endorsing Enda Kenny in the forthcoming general election, saying he looked forward to working with the Taoiseach “in (...)

British PM David Cameron agreed that a deal was possible next month, although he insisted that there was plenty of time, given that the referendum can be held at any time before the end of 2017. Photograph: PA

Taoiseach Enda Kenny believes that all remaining disagreements over Britain’s EU reform demands are “solvable” at next month’s summit in Brussels, ope(...)