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Chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid leaves 11 Downing Street. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty

Outgoing chancellor Sajid Javid has warned Boris Johnson not to undermine the credibility of the treasury as the prime minister’s team took effective (...)

Sajid Javid on his way to meet Boris Johnson in London on Thursday. Photograph:  Leon Neal/Getty Images

Sajid Javid has abruptly quit as UK chancellor after a brutal power struggle with prime minister Boris Johnson and his top adviser Dominic Cummings ov(...)

Big Ben: campaigners want its bell to chime for the first time since restoration work began in 2017 to mark Britain’s departure from the EU on January 31st. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

An online fundraising campaign seeking to have Big Ben ring to welcome in Brexit at 11pm on January 31st has raised more than £150,000 (€175,000). St(...)

Andrea Leadsom, the business secretary, said reform this year would “increase transparency”.

FTSE 100 chief executives were paid 117 times more than the average worker in the UK in 2018, a gap that, while narrowing, highlights the gulf in wage(...)

Journalist and Labour activist Owen Jones given a speech in support of Labour candidate Emma Dent Coad organised by Momentum recently in London, England. Photograph: Guy Smallman/Getty

In the north Wales town of Aberconwy, Liam McGuinness (12) explains why he is canvassing for 25-year-old Labour candidate Emily Owen. He became politi(...)

 Britain will impose an immediate moratorium on fracking, the government announced on Saturday, saying the industry risked causing too much disruption to local communities through earth tremors. Photograph: Photograph: Paul Ellis/ AFP/Getty Images

Britain will impose an immediate moratorium on fracking, the government announced on Saturday, saying the industry risked causing too much disruption (...)

 Amber Rudd, who has resigned as work and pensions secretary in protest at the government’s approach to Brexit,  appearing on the BBC current affairs programme The Andrew Marr Show on Sunday. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Boris Johnson will “test to the limit” a law requiring him to delay Brexit rather than leave the EU without a deal, with a possible supreme court chal(...)

Boris Johnson is the current highest profile exponent of this art. The UK’s new prime minister has evoked a “can do spirit” to defeat “the doubters, the doomsters, the gloomsters”, whom he believes threaten Brexit

Three cheers for positive thinking! The evidence suggests instilling what the psychologists call “positive affect” has a variety of knock-on benefits.(...)

 Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson speaking in the House of Commons on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters TV

Boris Johnson used his first House of Commons statement as prime minister on Thursday to demand the complete removal of the so-called Irish backstop a(...)

 BBC handout photo of (left to right)  host Emily Maitlis, Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt, Michael Gove, Sajid Javid and Rory Stewart ahead of te BBC TV debate at BBC Broadcasting House in London.  Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has been eliminated from the Conservative leadership contest just hours before the contenders battle it out in a (...)

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