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Cargo trucks wait to embark ferries in front of the white cliffs at the Port of Dover. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Britain’s major Channel ports could face up to six months of delays and disruption after a no-deal Brexit, the British government warned on Friday. Ne(...)

 Pro-EU supporters call for a People’s Vote outside the British Houses of Parliament on  December 6th, 2018:   Some claim the backstop creates a problem of democratic control upwards because people in Northern Ireland would be subject to EU rules without any democratic representation in the EU. Photograph: Andy Rain

Although most of this week’s political drama has taken place in the House of Commons, they have also been debating Theresa May’s Brexit deal at the ot(...)

Anti-Brexit demonstrators protest outside  the Houses of Parliament in London yesterday. Neither Brussels nor Dublin will offer any concessions ahead of the Brexit vote to help British prime minister Theresa May win it. Photograph:  Ben Stansall/Getty Images

During the second day of debate on Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Wednesday, the SNP’s Joanna Cherry compared Scotland’s voice in the negotiations with (...)

 British prime minister Theresa May: met Conservative backbenchers in her office to listen to their concerns about the backstop. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May is considering offering a formal guarantee to MPs that they will be given a vote before Britain enters the Northern Ireland backstop in an(...)

Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary, Keir Starmer, who said on Tuesday the vote showed Theresa May’s government no longer commanded a majority in the House. Photograph: PA Wire

The House of Commons has voted to give MPs the right to direct Theresa May’s government on what course to take if her Brexit deal is rejected next wee(...)

Attorney general Geoffrey Cox in the House of Commons: said backstop was as unwelcome to the EU as it was to Britain because it would give Northern Ireland’s traders a competitive edge over their EU counterparts. Photograph: PA

Geoffrey Cox brought the drama of the courtroom into the House of Commons on Monday as he made the case for Theresa May’s deal as if it was a highly d(...)

Theresa May during her visit to  Scotland on Wednesday. MPs will hold a crucial vote on December 11th to approve or reject the Brexit deal agreed with EU leaders. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/AFP/Getty Images

The Bank of England’s chilling analysis of the possible impact of a no-deal Brexit, which followed a similar report from the treasury, drew a predict(...)

British prime minister Theresa May at Queen’s University during her visit to Northern Ireland on November 27th Photograph: Liam McBurney/ WPA Pool/Getty

Labour has accused Theresa May’s government of defying the will of Parliament by refusing to publish the full legal advice ministers received about th(...)

With just two weeks to win over MPs before the “meaningful vote” on December 11th, British  prime minister Theresa May’s strongest argument is that her deal is the only one that guarantees a certain outcome. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

For the third time in less than two weeks, Theresa May stood at the dispatch box to make a statement about her Brexit deal and for the third time she (...)

UK prime minister Theresa May faced mainly hostile questions in the House of Commons. Photograph: Parliament TV handout via Reuters

Theresa May will visit Belfast on Tuesday in an attempt to win public support in Northern Ireland for her Brexit deal, which the Democratic Unionist P(...)

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