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Theresa May and European Council President Donald Tusk pictured in Brussels last year. File photograph:Julien Warnand/ EPA

British prime minister Theresa May has been warned that a lengthy delay to Brexit could destroy the Conservative Party, with a minister claiming it wo(...)

Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, being greeted by young women  on  a visit to Finsbury Park Mosque on Visit My Mosque day, in London, on Sunday. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

A man has been arrested after Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was egged during a visit to a north London mosque. The attacker was overheard to say,(...)

The scene in Islington, north London,  where a 17-year-old boy died after  being stabbed on January 29th. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Fatal stabbings in England and Wales have reached the highest level since records began more than 70 years ago, official figures show. The homicide r(...)

Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson gives a speech at  JCB headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshireon Friday. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters.

Former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said it would be “shameful” for Theresa May’s g overnment to request an extension to the Article 50 proc(...)

Women of colour were more likely to be mentioned in abusive tweets. Black women were almost twice as likely as their white counterparts to be targeted. Photograph: Getty

Female politicians and journalists were abused on Twitter every 30 seconds in 2017, according to the largest-ever study into how women are targeted wi(...)

Labour MP Anna Soubry: one of several MPs who have received violent threats on Twitter. Photograph:  Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

Twitter has been strongly criticised at a UK parliamentary committee for its repeated failure to remove violent, abusive and racist tweets which MPs h(...)

 Labour Party  leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses delegates on the final day of the party conference  in Brighton. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

A Labour government would guarantee “unimpeded access” to the European single market after Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn has told his party’s annual conferenc(...)

Armed officers at Parsons Green: London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for more police resources. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

After four deadly terrorist attacks in the UK this year, Friday morning’s incident at Parsons Green Tube station, in Fulham in west London, was relati(...)

British prime minister Theresa May campaigning in Eshott airfield, Northumberland, in May. She has repeatedly rejected the idea of excluding students from the Conservatives’ target of bringing net migration down to the tens of thousands. Photograph:  Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Theresa May’s determination to continue counting foreign students in the British government’s immigration target left her increasingly isolated on Thu(...)

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson  and prime minister Theresa May at the Nato summit in Brussels on  May 25th. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has said he sees no reason to rescind the invitation to Donald Trump for a state visit, despite the US president’s attacks on the mayor (...)

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