British  prime minister Theresa May leaves the Houses of Parliament in London on Tuesday following the rejection of her deal in the Commons. Photograph: Reuters

As the vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal approached, the atmosphere in the House of Commons was at once anxious and flat, as MPs considered the inevit(...)

Conservative MP Justine Greening: “I don’t think I would be able to stay part of a party that was simply a Brexit party that had crashed us out of the European Union.” Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

A third of the British cabinet could walk out if prime minister Theresa May steers the country towards a no-deal Brexit, former Conservative Sarah Wol(...)

British prime minister Theresa May:  says the amendments to the customs Bill make no difference to the Chequers plan because they reflect government policy. Photograph: Matt Cardy/AFP/Getty Images

What’s been going on at Westminster?  Theresa May’s government caved in to hardline Brexiteers in Jacob Rees-Mogg’s European Research Group (ERG(...)