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Jo Swinson after being named as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats at Proud Embankment in London on Monday. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Jo Swinson on Monday became the first woman to lead the Liberal Democrats, urging MPs from other parties to join her on a crusade to take on “national(...)

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage: “The Conservative Party are bitterly divided and I consider it to be extremely unlikely that they will pick a leader who is able to take us out on October 31st come what may.” Photograph:  Peter Summers/Getty

Nigel Farage has predicted that his Brexit Party will win the next general election if a new Conservative leader fails to take Britain out of the Euro(...)

Brexit Party leader Nigel gestures after being hit with a milkshake while arriving for a Brexit Party campaign event in Newcastle. Photograph: Reuters

Nigel Farage has been doused in milkshake during a campaign walkabout in Newcastle. The Brexit Party leader became the latest victim of a protest whi(...)

Autonomy founder Mike Lynch. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Hewlett-Packard was “aggressive” in its efforts to protect former chief executive Meg Whitman after its $11 billion (€9.8 billion) acquisition of Brit(...)

Commons speaker John Bercow’s warning to UK prime minister Theresa May scuppered plans to stage a third meaningful vote on her Brexit deal. Photograph: Parliamentary Recording Unit Handout/EPA

Theresa May will make a formal request to EU leaders on Wednesday to delay Brexit by extending the article 50 negotiating deadline as her government a(...)

Tiernan Brady speaking at the UK House of Commons: “Referendums need to be campaigns of respectful conversations, not angry debates and misleading attacks.”

Same-sex marriage campaigner Tiernan Brady has told a UK House of Commons event the Brexit referendum failed to provide voters with clarity on the imp(...)

 Paddy Ashdown, former leader of Britain’s Liberal Democrat party, has died at the age of 77. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown has died at the age of 77 after a short illness. The politician and former Royal Marine, who led the Lib(...)

British prime minister Theresa May and European Council president Donald Tusk during at the Asia-Europe Meeting in Brussels, on Friday.  Photograph:  Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

One of Theresa May’s key allies called on Conservatives to unite behind her on Friday after MPs on all sides of the party criticised a proposal to ext(...)

Sinn Féin leader in the North Michelle O’Neill  and  Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald  celebrating the result of the  abortion referendum  in Dublin. Photograph: Reuters

The abortion referendum result will have “no impact” on Northern Ireland’s restrictive regime, Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster has decl(...)

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(...)

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