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 British chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond:  one of about 30 Conservatives who abstained from Thursday’s vote. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol

Theresa May will take no disciplinary action against ministers who defied a three-line whip ordering them to vote against an amendment blocking her su(...)

Members of parliament convening for the announcement of voting on the ‘Benn Amendment’ in the House of Commons. Photograph: UK Parliamentary Recording Unit

MPs have easily passed a backbench amendment which seeks to block any attempt by a future government to prorogue parliament to ensure a no-deal Brexit(...)

US president Donald Trump talks to reporters at the White House.  Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Donald Trump has hit out at the UK’s ambassador to Washington after the leak of sensitive diplomatic messages describing his “inept” administration. (...)

IConservative party leadership contender Boris Johnsonat the Wight Shipyard Company at Venture Quay on the Isle of Wight on Thursday. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has told senior Conservatives that if they are to serve in his cabinet then they will have to sign up to leaving the EU on October 31st,(...)

 British home secretary Sajid Javid is Boris Johnson’s  favoured choice as chancellor. Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

Boris Johnson is planning to open the spending taps if he becomes UK prime minister, with Sajid Javid emerging as his favoured choice to become chance(...)

British secretary of state for foreign affairs Jeremy Hunt: one of at least 10 MPs considering a prime ministerial bid. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

At least 10 cabinet ministers are considering putting themselves forward to take over from Theresa May as British prime minister after she promis(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May (front centre) in the House of Commons. Photograph: Mark Duffy/UK Parliament/AFP/Getty

Theresa May has told MPs that they must pass her Brexit deal by next Wednesday or face a lengthy delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union.(...)

Theresa May makes a statement to the House of Commons in London on Brexit on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May has promised to give MPs a vote on extending Brexit negotiations or withdrawing from the EU without a deal if her p(...)

Greg Clark, Amber Rudd and David Gauke, who have issued a blunt warning to Tory Brexiteers that UK parliament will prevent them forcing a ‘disastrous’ no-deal break with the EU. Photograph: PA Wire

A trio of pro-EU UK Cabinet ministers have issued a blunt warning to Tory Brexiteers that the UK parliament will prevent them forcing a “disastrous” n(...)

Britain’s justice secretary said he would back an extension to article 50 if a deal between the UK and EU was not reached. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Crashing out of the European Union without a deal would have a “very adverse effect” on the UK’s economy, security and union with Northern Ireland, a (...)

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