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British prime minister Theresa May said there were  flaws in both  customs models being considered by the government. Photograph: AP

British prime minister Theresa May has invited all Conservative backbench MPs to private Brexit briefings in Downing Street on Tuesday, as she tried t(...)

(Left to right) British Labour Party peer  Lord Adonis with  Fianna Fáil foreign affairs spokesman  Darragh O’Brien; former British deputy prime minister and  Liberal Democrat leader Sir Nick Clegg; former Conservative deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine and and Fianna Fáil Brexit spokesman Stephen Donnelly in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Sinn Féin MPs should not take their seats in Westminster to stop Brexit because it would be “incredibly difficult” for others in parliament be on the (...)

 Former Beatle Ringo Starr, who has been awarded a knighthood for services to music in the UK new year honours list. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The Beatles’ Ringo Starr and Bee Gees co-founder Barry Gibb have been awarded knighthoods in the British new year honours list, alongside a string of (...)

 At the moment it is still mainly former politicians, such as Tony Blair and Nick Clegg, who are explicit about their desire to prevent the UK leaving the EU. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The campaign to stop Brexit is gathering pace. The most obvious sign is the increasing chatter about a second referendum. At the moment it is still ma(...)

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron and his predecessor, Nick Clegg. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

The Liberal Democrats added three seats in the UK election, an improvement on their disastrous 2015 performance, but their 12-seat haul masked embarra(...)

The Liberal Democrats’ gains in London and Scotland were tempered by notable losses, including former leader Nick Clegg. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

A failed gamble, a hung parliament, a lost Conservative majority, a surge in Labour support, a boost of confidence for a divisive leader, Ulster union(...)

Morning commuters cross Westminster Bridge on Friday with Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in the background. Photogrpah:  Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

Here are eight things we learned on a night of high political drama in Britain. 1 Theresa May’s future as prime minister appears far from strong and (...)

Theresa May: it can be only a matter of time before she steps down. Photograph:  Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty

Theresa May’s disastrous gamble on an early election has left her country without an effective government nine days before the start of the United Kin(...)

Liberal Democrats party leader Tim Farron (centre) with former party leader Nick Clegg  tour the Gripple factory in Sheffield, Yorkshire, on Tuesday. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Next to a “Winning Here” Liberal Democrats sign in a cramped office, Joe Otten has piles of leaflets neatly stacked ready to be distributed street by (...)

Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: ‘He has taken the side of just about every adversary this country has had in my lifetime.’ Photograph: Scott Heppell/AFP/Getty Images

Britain’s two main parties traded accusations about security and policing on Tuesday as they moved towards their last full day of campaigning ahead of(...)

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