Ahead of next month’s summit, the Irish Government wants Britain to make a written declaration outlining how it plans to avoid a hard Border.  Photograph: Brian O’Leary

In an ornate reception room at the Irish Embassy in London on Wednesday evening, a distinguished assembly of MPs, peers, senior Whitehall officials, a(...)

Chris Evans tops the list of BBC salaries

The BBC has published the names of its 96 top presenters who are paid more than £150,000 a year, shining an uncomfortable light on the broadcaster’s p(...)

 Sir John Chilcot, chairman of the public inquiry into the Iraq War, has said that he does not believe former prime minister Tony Blair (above)  was ‘straight with the nation’ about his decisions in the run-up to the 2003 conflict. Photograph: PA

Sir John Chilcot has said he does not believe Tony Blair was “straight with the nation” about his decisions in the run-up to the Iraq war. The chairm(...)

An exit poll predicting that the Conservatives  would not win a majority is projected on to  BBC Broadcasting House in London on Thursday night.  The news that everybody (bar YouGov) had been madly wrong suited broadcasters very nicely. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

There was an unexpected result at the UK general election. Everybody thought there’d be a landslide for the old order, but a fresh, more flexible opti(...)

 BBC cameraman Giles Wooltorton is taken into an ambulance after he was run over by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s car, in London, Britain. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

A car carrying British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ran over the foot of a BBC cameraman on Thursday, while on its way to a party policy meeting ahead (...)

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party,  canvasses in the party’s general election campaign  in Leeds. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The Conservatives have accused Jeremy Corbyn of “chaotic incoherence” over Brexit after he first said the issue had been settled - but later refused s(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May eating chips during a campaign stop in Mevagissey, Cornwall, on Tuesday. Photograph:  Dylan Martinez/WPA Pool/Getty Images

Theresa May has said she will be “a bloody difficult woman” towards European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in the forthcoming Brexit negot(...)

People light candles at a vigil in Trafalgar Square on Thursday  in memory of  four people killed in  London  terrorist attack. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

The man who killed three people in an attack at Westminster on Wednesday has been named as Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old Englishman. Police said he had(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May listens to US president Donald Trump during their joint news conference at the White House in Washington DC. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

US president Donald Trump has told UK prime minister Theresa May that he is “100 per cent behind” Nato, and insisted that, although he believed that t(...)

Boris Johnson, Gisela Stuart, David Dimbleby and  Andrea Leadsom during the BBC’s  Great Debate  on the EU Referendum. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The two sides in Britain’s EU referendum have clashed on the consequences of leaving the EU for immigration and the economy, as tightening polls sugg(...)

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