British justice secretary Michael Gove has attacked home secretary Theresa May’s calls for Britain to leave the European Convention on Human Rights.  “A far greater threat to our liberty and sovereignty is the European Court of Justice,” he said.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Britain’s justice secretary Michael Gove has slapped down home secretary Theresa May’s call for Britain to leave the European Convention on Human Rig(...)

Sulphurous opportunism: Ukip leader Nigel Farage once said he would swap some prosperity for lower immigration. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Believers in British exit from the EU could have sung Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive before leaving tearful messages with the White House switchboard (...)

Theresa May: says she is “no fan” of the EU’s charter of fundamental rights or the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Britain should leave the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and not the European Union, home secretary Theresa May has said. Ms May said that(...)

US president Barack Obama during a press conference with British prime minister David Cameron  at the foreign office in London on Friday: he gave a full-throated endorsement of the Remain side in the European Union. Photograph:  Andy Rain/EPA

When Barack Obama last intervened in a British referendum in June 2014, it was to suggest in 2014 that the UK would be stronger if Scotland remained p(...)

UK justice secretary Michael Gove has accused the Remain side of running an overwhelmingly negative and pessimistic Brexit campaign, portraying Britain as “beaten and broken”. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

A British vote to leave the European Union could prompt other member states to follow suit, ushering in “the democratic liberation of a whole contine(...)

Construction continues apace in the City of London, April 18th, 2016. Photograph: Hannah McKay/EPA

On the website of the Vote Leave campaign is a live sterling figure which slowly ticks upwards. One second it stands at £508,669,966,129, a moment lat(...)

 Mayor of London Boris Johnson: spoke at    pro-Brexit campaign  event on Friday. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

United States president Barack Obama urged British prime minister David Cameron not to hold a referendum on European Union membership, a leading forme(...)

A Vote Leave campaign poster on a window ledge at the Vote Leave offices in London. The new designation means that Vote Leave will be allowed to spend up to £7 million during the campaign, can send out one mailshot to every household in the country and will be allocated political broadcast slots. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Britain’s Electoral Commission has chosen the Conservative-led Vote Leave to as the official campaign calling for a vote to leave the EU in June’s ref(...)

 David Cameron joins students at the launch of the ‘Brighter Future In’ campaign bus at Exeter University in Devon, after he said he will “make no apology” for spending more than £9 million of taxpayers’ money on  pro-EU leaflets ahead of the referendum on Britain’s future membership. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/PA Wire

David Cameron has defended his decision to spend £9 million in public funds on sending a pro-EU booklet to every household in Britain, claiming it was(...)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson during a Vote Leave campaign event at the Europa Worldwide freight company in Dartford, Kent. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

On the 31st floor of the Walkie-Talkie building on Fenchurch Street, with its spectacular uninterrupted views across the City of London and along the (...)