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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn asking a question during prime minister’s questions in the House of Commons. File photograph: Mark Duffy/PA

British prime minister Theresa May said “difficult days lie ahead” as she announced her Brexit deal had been approved by her cabinet. One of the chie(...)

The bottom line from the unseen agreement, said Sammy Wilson, was that Northern Ireland was going to be treated differently than the rest of the United Kingdom. Above, speaking  at the ‘Leave Means Rally’  in Bournemouth, England, last month. Photograph:  Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The initial DUP response to the proposed Brexit deal could be characterised as a play on a famous Bill Clinton election slogan, “It’s the union, stupi(...)

Studies have linked betting terminals to a rise in problem gambling in the UK. Photograph: Getty

Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond is expected to bring forward new rules for betting machines that could cost Irish gambling giant Paddy Power(...)

British prime minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street, London, confirming that her cabinet has agreed to proceed with the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire.

British prime minister Theresa May warned on Wednesday there would be “difficult days ahead”, as her cabinet agreed to move forward with a draft Brexi(...)

  Steve Baker: “The Irish were asked twice, and by the time the Irish had been asked twice I was going through the roof.” Photograph: Getty Images

Within hours of the news that British and EU negotiators had agreed a draft withdrawal agreement, Conservative Brexiteers in the European Research Gro(...)

 An anti-Brexit demonstrator outside the Houses of Parliament in London. Conservative Brexiteers said they would vote against the draft Brexit deal. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May will chair an emergency cabinet meeting on Wednesday after negotiators agreed the draft text of a withdrawal agreement including a backsto(...)

Brittish prime minister Theresa May at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet in London, on Monday. If a Brexit solution is found, she must win the approval first of her cabinet and later of parliament. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

After a week of speculation about an emergency cabinet meeting to approve a Brexit deal, Theresa May’s ministers will meet as usual on Tuesday morning(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney  and the EU’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels on Monday. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier spoke of intensifying negotiating efforts during a meeting in Brussels on Monday, with M(...)

Former UK foreign minister Boris Johnson and former Brexit minister David Davis.

Recent history provides two extreme examples of government incompetence. Decisions made by people who had no idea what they were doing. Elected politi(...)

Theresa May:  it is crucially important that she  is allowed her Dunkirk moment. Photograph: Getty Images

It is probably not a good sign that the best role model for Theresa May as she approaches Brexit’s make-or-break moment is Caligula. The most notoriou(...)

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