Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meets Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Farmleigh House during her visit to Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said it “absolutely beggars belief” the Conservative party would even consider electing Boris Johnson as B(...)

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(...)

Attorney general Geoffrey Cox leaves following the weekly cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street on Tuesday.  Ministers continue to seek legally-binding changes to Theresa May’s Brexit deal in order to get backing from MPs when they vote on the deal in parliament next week. Photograph:  Jack Taylor/Getty Images

The Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly on Tuesday passed identical motions calling on British prime minister Theresa May’s government to rule (...)

UK prime minister Theresa May told Jacob Rees-Mogg that reports the European Court of Justice would be the final arbiter in most cases arising from Brexit were wrong. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May received a warm reception from Conservative backbenchers on Wednesday night despite widespread disquiet within the party over the directio(...)

British prime minister Theresa May and European Council president Donald Tusk during at the Asia-Europe Meeting in Brussels, on Friday.  Photograph:  Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

One of Theresa May’s key allies called on Conservatives to unite behind her on Friday after MPs on all sides of the party criticised a proposal to ext(...)

Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster, earlier this week: the image of the “blood red line” was not in good taste, but it was revealing. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Arlene Foster spoke this week about the DUP’s “blood red line” of avoiding any post-Brexit differences between Northern Ireland and Britain. The image(...)

Scotland’s Brexit secretary Michael Russell:  did not expect “much clarity” from the British government on the final Brexit deal. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Britain’s exit from the European Union could lead to a loss of 8.5 per cent in GDP in Scotland within 12 years, or the equivalent of £2,300 per indivi(...)

First minister Nicola Sturgeon insisted that the Scottish government “remains committed strongly to the principle of giving Scotland a choice at the end of this process”. Photograph: Andrew Cowan/PA Wire

Scotland’s devolved government has shelved its immediate plans to hold a second independence referendum until after the terms of Britain’s exit from t(...)

The SNP’s deputy leader, Angus Robertson, campaigning in Elgin, Moray, Scotland. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

The Clock Tower in Dufftown is stuck at two minutes past three. Below, sitting on a bench, pensioner David MacPherson laments the fact that the counci(...)

Women’s Rights groups say that labelling abuse within a relationship as a distinct crime would send a message to society the issue is being taken seriously. Photograph: iStock

Forthcoming domestic violence legislation will not make abuse of a partner or spouse a specific offence, it has been confirmed. In 2014, a cross-part(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »