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Karen Bradley: the amendment requires Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley ‘to issue guidance’ to explain how officials can continue to enforce laws that outlaw abortion and same-sex marriage. Photograph: EPA/ Neil Hall

Northern Ireland has moved a step closer to abortion rights and marriage equality after MPs voted to instruct officials to monitor how rights comply w(...)

Hard Brexiteer and Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg part-owns Somerset Capital. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Somerset Capital, the UK boutique manager part-owned by Jacob Rees-Mogg, has launched a second Irish-based fund as the politician, famed for favouring(...)

Chief EU negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier: has gently demolished Theresa May’s Chequers proposal. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty

One of the most tumultuous fortnights in recent British political history ended on Friday with Theresa May doubling down on her opposition to the EU’s(...)

British prime minister Theresa May giving a statement on the 2018 Nato Brussels summit  in the House of Commons    on Monday. Photograph:  PA Wire

MPs have approved a number of amendments to a customs bill which hard Brexiteers on the Conservative tabled in protest against Theresa May’s Chequers (...)

Boris Johnson has said the public do not want a soft Brexit. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has urged British prime minister Theresa May to deliver a “full British Brexit” as cabinet colleagues warned the UK is able to walk away(...)

Former UK attorney general Dominic Grieve speaking in a debate on Brexit legislation in the House of Commons on Tuesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May is heading for a fresh showdown with Conservative rebels next week after they rejected a government-drafted amendme(...)

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve:  there are three parts in the amendment he tabled. Photograph: AFP Photo/PRU

Theresa May’s government will table a new amendment to the EU withdrawal Bill on Thursday setting out what parliament can do if it rejects the final B(...)

MPs line up to announce the result of the vote in the House of Commons during the debate for the EU withdrawal Bill on Tuesday. Photograph: PA Wire

Theresa May has escaped defeat in a crucial Brexit vote by promising to give parliament a more meaningful vote on the withdrawal agreement and on leav(...)

 Democratic Unionist Party  MP Sammy Wilson: denounced abortion and said he was not embarrassed by his party’s opposition to it. Photograph:  Leon Neal/AFP/Getty

Sammy Wilson could not have known that he would be called to speak immediately after Conservative MP Heidi Allen had brought a hush to the House of Co(...)

The new British home secretary, Sajid Javid, was a half-hearted remain voter and just last weekend he suggested that remaining in a customs union would be a betrayal of the referendum vote. Photograph: PA Wire

The appointment of Sajid Javid as British home secretary, following the resignation of Amber Rudd on Sunday night, will strengthen the hard Brexiteers(...)

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