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Anti-Brexit demonstrators gather outside the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

When EU leaders meet in Brussels next week, they will focus on the two biggest preoccupations for 26 of the 28: migration and money, including the EU (...)

Britain’s home secretary Sajid Javid: “With the scheme, we’re meeting our commitment to secure the rights of EU citizens who are already in this country.” Photograph:  Victoria Jones/PA

European Union citizens who have been living in Britain for at least five years will be eligible for “settled status” after Brexit, entitling them to (...)

Theresa May returns to Downing Street after winning a Brexit vote in parliament in London, on Wednesday. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Their expressions seemed to tell the story, with Tory rebel leader Dominic Grieve looking anguished after he said he would vote against his own amend(...)

Theresa May was accused of breaking “the promise she made to her own backbenchers and forced this issue back on the table”. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Theresa May has set the stage for a major parliamentary confrontation over Brexit on Wednesday after she ruled out accepting an amendment to the EU wi(...)

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve: agreed to remove language which would allow MPs to “direct” the government on what to do if it failed to agree a Brexit deal.  Photograph: Rick Findler/PA

A week after she saved her government from defeat with a last-minute promise to compromise with Conservative backbench rebels, Theresa May faces anoth(...)

The British prime minister, Theresa May, with the chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, and the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, ahead of delivering a speech at the Royal Free Hospital in London on Monday. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Theresa May faces another showdown with pro-European Conservative MPs on Wednesday after the House of Lords approved an amendment that would give par(...)

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve said he was not prepared to sign ‘in blood now that I will follow over the edge of the cliff’. File image: AFP/Getty Images

Conservative backbench rebels could bring down Theresa May’s government over the role of parliament in approving the final Brexit deal or if there is (...)

Karen Bradley: Conservative MP Andrew Murrison said her response made no attempt to clarify which rights would be available to people in Northern Ireland who hold Irish passports after Brexit.  File photograph:  Jack Taylor/Getty Images

The British government’s response to concerns about Brexit preparations raised by a report from the House of Commons’ Northern Ireland Affairs Committ(...)

Trouble ahead: British prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Theresa May faces a fresh defeat on the EU withdrawal Bill in the House of Lords on Monday after Downing Street defended her last-minute change to an (...)

 Jacob Rees-Mogg: The European Parliament is not, he claims, “a serious parliament” or a proper democratic forum because it doesn’t represent a single people. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Theresa May has spent much of this week struggling to reconcile the two ends of her party over Brexit, shuttling between former attorney general Domin(...)

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