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British prime minister Theresa May in the House of Commons on Tuesday. Under a future amendment MPs could attempt to make a no-deal Brexit illegal. Photograph: EPA/Parliamentary handout

Tuesday’s crushing defeat in the House of Commons leaves Theresa May’s Brexit deal hanging by the most delicate of threads with just 10 weeks to go be(...)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: “She won the vote, and therefore I have to accept the result of a democratic vote – similar to what I’ve been saying about the referendum.”   Photograph: EPA/Will Oliver

Tuesday’s extended cabinet meeting was preoccupied with the grim business of planning for a no-deal Brexit, with armed troops on alert and ferries cha(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street after she survived an attempt by Tory MPs to oust her with a vote of no confidence. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Theresa May has won a confidence vote in her leadership of the Conservative Party, but by a narrower margin than expected and only after she promised (...)

Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee, announces that Theresa May has survived an attempt by Tory MPs to oust her as party leader. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

In the vast, wood-panelled Committee Room 14 in the House of Commons, where Charles Stewart Parnell was defenestrated by the Irish Party in 1890, Gra(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May walks back to number 10 after making a statement in Downing Street. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Theresa May’s defiant statement outside 10 Downing Street, promising to fight “with everything I’ve got” to keep her job, set out the case she will ma(...)

 British prime minister Theresa May: met Conservative backbenchers in her office to listen to their concerns about the backstop. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May is considering offering a formal guarantee to MPs that they will be given a vote before Britain enters the Northern Ireland backstop in an(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May: nobody serious in London, Brussels or Dublin believes technology can resolve the issue of the Border. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty

Now that the immediate threat to her leadership has receded, Theresa May has turned her focus on how to limit the Conservative rebellion against her B(...)

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg: did not succeed in triggering vote to topple Theresa May as prime minister.  Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Theresa May has revived the idea of a technological solution to keep the Border open after Brexit in an attempt to win over Eurosceptic Conservatives (...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May battled against a rebellion over her draft Brexit deal on Thursday, as ministers resigned and members of her own party plotted to oust her. Photograph: AFP

Theresa May has defended the draft withdrawal agreement as the best way to deliver Brexit, telling a press conference in Downing Street that the Europ(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn asking a question during prime minister’s questions in the House of Commons. File photograph: Mark Duffy/PA

British prime minister Theresa May said “difficult days lie ahead” as she announced her Brexit deal had been approved by her cabinet. One of the chie(...)

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