A supporter of UK prime minister Boris Johnson in Manchester on the first day of the annual Conservative Party conference. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty

Boris Johnson has ruled out resigning as prime minister to avoid having to seek a three-month delay to Brexit if he fails to reach a deal with the EU (...)

Brexit battle: even Donald Trump would have struggled to match Boris Johnson’s strangled inarticulacy in Wakefield. Photograph: Danny Lawson/Pool/AFP/Getty

The police cadets were a model of discipline, in their black uniforms and peaked caps, as they stood in formation on a platform outside their training(...)

Prime minister’s questions offered a reminder of Boris Johnson’s less attractive features.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

MPs on Wednesday night denied Boris Johnson the general election he continues to insist he doesn’t want, but Britain is still likely to go to the poll(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has for now abandoned hopes of toppling Boris Johnson and succeeding him as a caretaker prime minister. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/AFP/Getty Images

UK opposition parties agreed on Tuesday to move as early as next week to block a no-deal Brexit and prioritise using legislation to try to block prime(...)

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(...)

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