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If Boris Johnson loses a key  procedural vote on Tuesday  then what happens next  becomes a bit less predictable.  Photograpgh: Getty

There are crucial votes in the House of Commons on Tuesday, with UK prime minister Boris Johnson saying he will withdraw his Brexit deal and call(...)

 Speaker John Bercow speaking in the House of Commons on Monday.  He prevented the government from putting the new Brexit deal to a “meaningful vote”. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK parliament/AFP via Getty Images

Boris Johnson faces a nail-biting vote on Tuesday as he attempts to rush legislation for his Brexit deal through parliament at breakneck speed so that(...)

Secretary of state for exiting the European Union Steve Barclay: said goods shipped from Northern Ireland to Great Britain would have to be accompanied by an “exit summary declaration” under EU customs rules. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty

The DUP has accused the British government of breaking its promise to maintain unfettered access after Brexit for Northern Ireland to the British mark(...)

Natwest Bank in London. The dispute dates back to 1948, when the last Nizam of Hyderabad transferred £1m into the account of Pakistan’s high commissioner in London. Photograph:  Dinendra Haria/Sopa Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

One of the UK’s longest running legal battles has been resolved after more than 70 years, enabling descendants of an Indian princely family to collect(...)

A  screengrab  shows supreme court president  Justice Lady Brenda Hale reading the judgement on the prorogation of British parliament. Photograph: EPA

Below is a summary of the British supreme court’s judgment that the the decision by British prime minister Boris Johnson to suspend parliament for fiv(...)

Former SDLP leader Margaret Richie described the House of Lords in 2012 as an ‘anachronistic institution’.  Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Former SDLP leader and now newly elevated member of the House of Lords Margaret Ritchie is sitting on the reputed grave of St Patrick in Downpatrick m(...)

‘People often look at the mess the DUP has made of Brexit and ask why the party did not see it coming, but it is much worse than that: the DUP saw it all coming and made a mess of it anyway.’

The Democratic Unionist Party has five weeks to perform arguably the biggest U-turn in Northern Ireland’s history, and certainly the fastest. It is h(...)

House of Commons speaker John Bercow after he announced he will stand down as Commons Speaker at the end of next month. Photograph: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

Opposition MPs in the United Kingdom staged a protest in the House of Commons as the ceremony to trigger the five-week suspension of Parliament descen(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson speaking during his first Prime Minister’s Questions session in the House of Commons. Photograph: PRU/AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister Boris Johnson is to present MPs with a way out of an enforced holiday by giving them another vote on holding a general election(...)

Amber Rudd leaves the British Houses of Parliament this week. File photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty

Amber Rudd has sensationally quit the British cabinet and the Conservative Party in protest at Boris Johnson’s handling of Brexit. The MP has quit he(...)

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