Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry: hinted Labour could back remaining in a European customs union after Brexit. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

One of Jeremy Corbyn’s closest allies has hinted that Labour is set to call for Britain to remain in the customs union after it leaves the European Un(...)

Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer threatened to use an arcane parliamentary procedure to force the government to publish the report. Photograph: Lesley-Anne McKeown/PA

The British government has rejected a call from MPs to publish a leaked civil service report predicting the economic consequences of Brexit. The docum(...)

Secretary of state for exiting the EU David Davis: concerned over decisions by Brussels  that would affect Britain during Brexit transition. Photograph: Toby Melville

Britain will seek a “right to object” to new rules adopted by the European Union during a transition period after Brexit, David Davis has said. The Br(...)

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon: described financial analysis as more detailed than any analysis published by Theresa May’s government. Photograph: John Linton/PA Wire

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has called on the British government to abandon its red lines on Brexit, warning that leaving the single mark(...)

The amendment to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, proposed by former attorney general Dominic Grieve (above in Parliament today), prevents the British government from implementing any withdrawal deal with the EU without the backing of MPs through a new Act of parliament. Screengrab: PRU/AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May’s government has suffered its first parliamentary defeat in the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill after an alliance (...)

British Brexit secretary David Davis on the BBC’s ‘Andrew Marr Show’. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC via Getty

EU Brexit negotiators have expressed doubts about the feasibility of the UK’s pledge to avoid a hard Border in Ireland after Brexit. In a briefing p(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster (centre)  speaks to the media alongside senior party colleagues at the Great Hall, Parliament Buildings, Belfast, this evening. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been accused of disrespecting the people of Northern Ireland by a DUP MP. Jim Shannon said power for Northern Ireland poli(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster. File photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA

The Democratic Unionist Party has warned it will not countenance a Brexit deal which “separates Northern Ireland economically or politically from the (...)

Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Davis (left) and EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels on November 10th, 2017. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the Republic needs to be prepared for a situation where the British government is unable to negotiate a deal to quit the E(...)

Britain’s Brexit  secretary David Davis (left)  and Michel Barnier  the EU’s chief negotiator during a press briefing on Friday at the end of the 6th round of talks in Brussels. Photograph: EPA

The EU is demanding Britain accept that Northern Ireland may need to remain inside the European customs union and single market after Brexit in order (...)

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