Alistair Burt

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  MPs vote in favour of the Creasy amendment to the early election Bill    in the House of Commons in London. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament handout

 Jeremy Corbyn has promised that Labour will conduct an “ambitious, radical campaign for real change” ahead of December’s general election. (...)

Anti-Brexit protesters outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

MPs have passed a Bill obliging Boris Johnson to seek a three-month delay to Brexit if he fails to secure a withdrawal deal by October 19th, with a fo(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May said the footage of Mark Field was concerning. Photograph: BBC/PA Wire

Tory MP Mark Field has been suspended as a foreign office minister after he was seen physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in t(...)

Prime Minister Theresa May making her statement on Brexit to the House of Commons. Photograph:  PA

MPs at Westminster have voted to take control of Brexit away from Theresa May’s government by staging a series of votes on Wednesday on alternatives i(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May leaving church near High Wycombe, England, on March 24th. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Theresa May’s cabinet will seek to agree a new strategy for Brexit on Monday amid mounting pressure on the prime minister to set out a timetable for h(...)

James Mattis, US secretary of defence: his decision to quit  came after the US president Donald Trump confirmed he is ending all US military operations in Syria and Afghanistan. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Europe responded with a mixture of panic, disorientation and frantic steps to limit the damage after the resignation of US defence secretary James Mat(...)

Dominic Raab speaking outside his Surrey home.  Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Dominic Raab has hit out at Theresa May, suggesting she has failed to stand up to a bullying European Union over the Brexit deal. Mr Raab, who steppe(...)

 Boris Johnson who has come out against calls to ban face-covering garments like the burka in public places. Photograph:   Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Boris Johnson is defying calls from Conservative party chiefs to apologise for his claim that Muslim women in burkas resemble letter boxes and bank ro(...)

A girl stands behind a fence at a school to which she and her family have been evacuated from a village near Hodeidah airport amid fighting between government forces and Houthi fighters in Hodeidah, Yemen. Photograph: Abduljabbar Zeyad/Reuters

Talks are at an advanced stage for the United Nations to take over the administration of the vital port of Hodeidah under siege from a Saudi-led coali(...)

A video grab shows Yemeni pro-government forces firing a heavy machine gun near  Hodeidah airport on Friday.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Forces from an alliance of Arab states seized the entrance to the airport in Yemen’s main port city on Friday, in an offensive against the Iran-aligne(...)

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