A Leave supporter arguing with a Remain supporter outside parliament in London.The  police  have been “briefed to intervene appropriately” if the law is broken. Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

‘Corpulent generals, safe behind lines” is a line taken from a song Children’s Crusade, written by British rock star Sting in 1985. Those lyrics captu(...)

Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings in Brexit: The Uncivil War. Photograph: Nick Wall/Channel 4

Two and a half years after the Brexit referendum, and with less than three months to go before the UK likely crashes out of the European Union, is the(...)

Britain’s former ambassador to the EU Ivan Rogers  has explained how frictionless trade requires regulatory alignment as well as a customs union, describing Theresa May’s decision to rule out  a Norwegian or Swiss model as an act of folly. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

It was standing room only all day (I stood throughout) at a conference in London this week on Brexit and the island of Ireland which saw more than 20 (...)

Save the 8th: the anti-abortion group has hired Kanto, a British data-analytics and political-campaigning company run by Thomas Borwick. Photograph: save8.ie

If you like my stuff you’re an ignoramus. Many people would agree with this as a general proposition, but I mean it in a more specific sense. If you’v(...)

Brexit Secretary David Davis leaves Number 10 Downing Street on February 8th. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Even by the standards of party conference season, it was an impressive show of stamina. An afternoon that began for David Davis in the bar of Manchest(...)

Prime minister Theresa May with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau at a ceremony in Ottawa. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Theresa May has attempted to reassert her authority over Brexit, insisting that her government is united and distancing herself from Boris Johnson’s (...)

Spooked by Ukip’s threat to its seats in the north of England, Labour accepted May’s definition of Brexit and trooped in behind the Conservatives to authorise her to trigger article 50 with no preconditions. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

When European Union leaders met on the Capitoline Hill last weekend to mark the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome and renew their vows of unity a(...)

 London Mayor Boris Johnson and  David Cameron: the  prime minister alluded to Johnson’s disorderly personal life and  questioned his motives for joining the Leave campaign. Photograph: Jack Taylor/AFP/Getty Images

David Cameron’s savaging of Boris Johnson yesterday offered a thrilling start to four months of Conservative civil war ahead of the referendum on Brit(...)