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Theresa May was accused of breaking “the promise she made to her own backbenchers and forced this issue back on the table”. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Theresa May has set the stage for a major parliamentary confrontation over Brexit on Wednesday after she ruled out accepting an amendment to the EU wi(...)

The British prime minister, Theresa May, with the chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, and the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, ahead of delivering a speech at the Royal Free Hospital in London on Monday. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Theresa May faces another showdown with pro-European Conservative MPs on Wednesday after the House of Lords approved an amendment that would give par(...)

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve said he was not prepared to sign ‘in blood now that I will follow over the edge of the cliff’. File image: AFP/Getty Images

Conservative backbench rebels could bring down Theresa May’s government over the role of parliament in approving the final Brexit deal or if there is (...)

Trouble ahead: British prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Theresa May faces a fresh defeat on the EU withdrawal Bill in the House of Lords on Monday after Downing Street defended her last-minute change to an (...)

Former UK attorney general Dominic Grieve speaking in a debate on Brexit legislation in the House of Commons on Tuesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May is heading for a fresh showdown with Conservative rebels next week after they rejected a government-drafted amendme(...)

 Bracknell MP Dr Phillip Lee who has resigned as a justice minister. Photograph: PA

Below is the full text of a statement issued by British justice minister Phillip Lee on Tuesday announcing his resignation over the government’s Brexi(...)

Pro-EU demonstrators during a protest outside of the Houses of Parliament in London. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May has appealed to Conservative MPs for support ahead of two days of crucial votes on the EU Withdrawal Bill, warning that a defeat for the g(...)

 Prime minister Theresa May: she needs to table something on Brexit border that could work, meets commitments, and is politically acceptable. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Theresa May should propose her own version of the Brexit backstop option for the Border ahead of this month’s EU summit in Brussels, according to an i(...)

Chris O’Dowd stars as Miles Daly in Get Shorty, which  is loosely based on the Elmore Leonard model

Raised by the Village Monday, RTÉ One, 6.30pm What do you do when your troublesome teen is getting out of hand and heading down a delinquent road? Se(...)

Labour leader Brendan Howlin has said the position of Britain’s government on Brexit amounted to ‘a very British coup’. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin has said the Brexit position of Britain’s government amounted to “a very British coup”. Mr Howlin said he believed(...)

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