Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary, Keir Starmer, who said on Tuesday the vote showed Theresa May’s government no longer commanded a majority in the House. Photograph: PA Wire

The House of Commons has voted to give MPs the right to direct Theresa May’s government on what course to take if her Brexit deal is rejected next wee(...)

Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May,  in Buenos Aires on Saturday. Mrs May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn are yet to agree the format for a mooted TV debate between the pair next Sunday. Photograph: AP Photo

Theresa May faces her first major battle in a crucial period for her Brexit plans, with the government at risk of being declared in contempt of parli(...)

British prime minister Theresa May at Queen’s University during her visit to Northern Ireland on November 27th Photograph: Liam McBurney/ WPA Pool/Getty

Labour has accused Theresa May’s government of defying the will of Parliament by refusing to publish the full legal advice ministers received about th(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May gives a press conference inside 10 Downing Street. Photograph: Matt Dunham/Getty Images

Irish stocks were the worst hit in western Europe on Thursday after political chaos in the United Kingdom caused sterling to plummet the most in more (...)

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Theresa May has vowed to see the Brexit deal through and warned a political failure to support it would bring about unpredictable consequences. In he(...)

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds said the party would be holding to its long-stated position – which is that it would not accept any Brexit deal that suggested some form of border down the Irish Sea. Photograph: Eric Luke

DUP leader Arlene Foster has said her party’s desire for a deal on Brexit will not be superseded by a willingness to accept any deal. “An agreement (...)

World Wars 1, 2 and 3 by Cristina Sampaio: “This cartoon is obviously controversial in its assertion, but it has an impact that can’t be ignored,” says festival director Richard Chapman

“From here, you get a breathtaking view of what will happen in the 20th century. The Holocaust, the Khmer Rouge, Rwanda, former Yugoslavia. But also t(...)

Britain’s environment secretary Michael Gove: “It’s a great document.” Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Theresa May’s government is under growing pressure to publish its legal advice on a backstop deal as ministers are expected to meet in the next few da(...)

Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has ruled out a second referendum but Lord John Kerr’s report says it is possible. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

MPs will be able to legislate for a second referendum on Brexit even if Theresa May’s government opposes it, according to a new report by John Kerr, t(...)

Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab, left, and EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier prepare to shake hands after a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/AP

A Brexit deal must be signed by “November at the latest”, the EU’s chief negotiator has warned. Michel Barnier told a press conference in Brussels t(...)

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