Paul Krugman, field-marshal of an American left, wailed of Trump’s voters: “I don’t fully understand this resentment.” Why don’t the poor blame the conservatives? Photograph: Getty Images

I have no tribe. I have no comfort blanket, no default button that enables me to join the prevailing hysteria and cry in unison, “Of course, it’s all (...)

Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson at a press conference after his meeting his Cyprus’ counterpart Ioannis Kasoulides  in  Nicosia on Wednesday Photograph: AP Photo

The foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, has denied that he strayed from official government policy by privately expressing support for the EU principle(...)

A selection of the front pages of British newspapers taken on Friday following the  UK high court ruling yesterday that the Conservative government do not have the power on their own to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. Photograph: Benjamin Fathers/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May faces a Brexit byelection after Conservative MP Stephen Phillips resigned his seat in protest against her handling of the process of leavi(...)

An employee of the Shenzhen Lanbingcai Latex Crafts Factory in China poses in a  Donald Trump mask. Photograph: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

In numbers: Style file 36: Number of outlets of women’s fashion retailer & Other Stories worldwide. The three-year-old chain is owned by 4,200-st(...)

British home secretary Amber Rudd and her Tory government have been criticised for comments she made during and after the party’s conference this week(...)

 Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, at the party conference in Brighton. “There is more to Tony Blair’s legacy than that,” he said. “I kind of see Tony Blair the way I see the Stone Roses: I preferred the early work.” Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Tony Blair should be admired for his government’s achievements on workers’ rights and the health service, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has said(...)

Among the first questions to be answered is whether Britain wants to remain part of the EU customs union after departure. Photograph: Getty Images

Brexiteers this week hailed a record rise in Britain’s services sector last month as evidence that pre-referendum warnings about the economic cost of (...)

Pete Ball at home near Clifden: “By trying to steal the Ukip vote and keep right-wing Tory backbenchers happy, Cameron has been clever, but the British taxpayer is paying for all this political manoeuvring.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Pete Ball (50), an Englishman living in Connemara, gets quite incensed when he thinks about the British referendum on European Union membership. “It’(...)

British prime minister David Cameron speaks to workers about the benefits of Britain staying in the EU, during a visit to Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant. Photograph: Andrew Yates/PA Wire

David Cameron has accused some of those campaigning for Britain to leave the EU of viewing potential job losses and economic disruption as a price wo(...)

 The Sun newspaper published a story indicating that Queen Elizabeth II was backing a British exit from the EU on its front page. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Buckingham Palace has made a formal complaint to Britain’s press watchdog after the Sun newspaper claimed that Queen Elizabeth had expressed strong Eu(...)