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Britain’s prime minister Theresa May making a statement in the House of Commons defending British participation in air strikes on Syria. Photograph: AFP/PRU/Getty Images

Theresa May faced widespread criticism from opposition MPs on Monday for her failure to consult parliament ahead of Saturday’s air strikes against Syr(...)

Angus Robertson, the SNP’s deputy leader said there was ‘very, very little consideration’ being given in English politics to the plight of Northern Ireland. Photograph: Reuters/Russell Cheyne

British leader Theresa May is “playing with fire” on Brexit’s impact on Ireland when she says that no deal with the EU is better than a bad deal, says(...)

 European Council president Donald Tusk takes part in a news conference after being reappointed chairman of the European Council during a EU summit in Brussels. Photograph:  Yves Herman/Reuters

European Council president Donald Tusk said Britain would mostly hurt itself if it left the European Union without an agreement. “We will not be int(...)

Nigel Farage: Ukip, the party he led into the British general election, would have won 84 seats – rather than one – under the PR system. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

In British politics the killer argument against abandoning the first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting system has been that, however unfair it might be to (...)

Nicola Sturgeon on a helicopter leaving a hotel in Edinburgh yesterday. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

Nicola Sturgeon has begun a whistle-stop tour of a dozen target constituencies across Scotland as the final weekend of election campaigning approaches(...)