Jeremy Corbyn said it was vital the opposition parties met before parliament resumes. File photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Opposition parties have agreed to meet next week to discuss plans to block a no-deal Brexit in Parliament. On Wednesday, Jeremy Corbyn wrote to senio(...)

Boris Johnson holds his first cabinet meeting at Downing Street. Photograph: Aaron Chown/Pool via Reuters

Boris Johnson has reiterated his demand for the Northern Ireland backstop to be eliminated, telling MPs he will only negotiate with the European Union(...)

Rory Stewart: “I remain deeply committed to you and to this country.” Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Conservative MPs will on Thursday choose between three candidates to face Boris Johnson in a leadership contest that will be decided by the party mem(...)

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at a public interview in the Royal Irish Academy conducted by journalist Dearbhail McDonald.

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the now notorious Daily Mail “Legs-it” front page showed how women are still demeaned in the mainstream p(...)

  Jeremy Corbyn: the SNP’s leader at Westminster, Ian Blackford, has accused the Labour leader of conspiring with “a Tory-led Brexit shambles”. Photograph:  Stefan Rousseau/Reuters

Jeremy Corbyn has fought off an attempt to change Labour’s policy on Brexit by committing the party to a second referendum in all circumstances. The r(...)

First minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon: will introduce legislation allowing for a second referendum on Scottish independence by 2021 if Brexit goes ahead. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA

Conservative MPs have asked Theresa May to set out clearly when she will resign but they rejected a proposal to allow a confidence vote in her leaders(...)

 Welsh flag: the political landscape has changed irrevocably since 2009, creating room for a more defined and closer relationship between Dublin and Cardiff. Photograph: Thinkstock

Nearly 10 years ago, the then Welsh first minister, Rhodri Morgan, described the decision of the Government to close the Irish Consulate in Cardiff as(...)

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon: government at Holyrood has rejected what it characterises as a unilateral power grab.  Photograph:  Andrew Milligan/PA

The British government will press ahead with the EU Withdrawal Bill despite the Scottish parliament’s decision to withhold its consent for the legisla(...)

If the acclamation that greeted Nicola Sturgeon at the Scottish National Party (SNP) conference in Glasgow this week is any guide, her position as lea(...)

 British prime minister Theresa May: she  acknowledged that Britain will have to make a financial settlement with the EU, although she declined to say how much the exit bill would be. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/WPA Pool/Getty

Theresa May on Friday night faced angry questions about public services and her policy U-turns, and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was heckled over his a(...)

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