Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon  said she wanted a second vote on independence soon after Brexit but gave no detail on timing.  Photograph: EPA/Robert Perry

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon focused on domestic issues rather than the prospect of a second independence referendum at the end of the Scot(...)

The prime minster said she would not ‘hide from the challenge’ when asked about the foreign secretary Boris Johnson. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Theresa May has suggested she is prepared to demote Boris Johnson in a signal of strength after Downing Street successfully deflected an attempted cou(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon at  Governments Buildings. Photograph: Tom Honan/PA Wire

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon told business leaders in Dublin that the UK should remain in the single market and customs union after Brexit.(...)

 British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn presents an Arsenal football jersey to EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. Photograph:   Olivier Hoslet/Getty Images

Opposition parties have warned Theresa May that she faces “hell” at Westminster over a Bill to legislate for the end of Britain’s membership of the Eu(...)

First minister Nicola Sturgeon insisted that the Scottish government “remains committed strongly to the principle of giving Scotland a choice at the end of this process”. Photograph: Andrew Cowan/PA Wire

Scotland’s devolved government has shelved its immediate plans to hold a second independence referendum until after the terms of Britain’s exit from t(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told the Scottish Trade Union Conference how a Labour government would strengthen workers’ rights. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

The Conservatives are 10 points ahead of Labour in Wales, where Labour has won the largest share of votes in every general election since 1922, accord(...)

The Scottish parliament  passed a motion that approves the plan of Scottish First Minister Sturgeon to negotiate on a second independence referendum.  Photograph: ROBERT PERRY

The Scottish Parliament has backed Nicola Sturgeon’s call for a second independence referendum, with 69 votes in favour and 59 against. But Theresa Ma(...)

British prime minister Theresa May and  Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon in July 2016.  The Scottish parliament will on Tuesday begin debating a motion calling for a second referendum on independence to be held between autumn 2018 and spring 2019. Photograph: Lesley Martin/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May has promised to listen to the views of citizens in every part of the United Kingdom before she triggers article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty o(...)

Scotland’s first minister and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) Nicola Sturgeon. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon will on Saturday offer to discuss with Theresa May “within reason” the timing of a second referendum on Scot(...)

British prime minister Theresa May said  ‘right now we should be working together, not pulling apart.’ Photograph: PA

British prime minister Theresa May has said “now is not the time,” for a second Scottish independence referendum, while the government puts “all its e(...)