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British prime minister Theresa May speaks during prime minister’s questions in the House of Commons  on Wednesday. Photograph: Mark Duffy/ EPA

Theresa May’s decision to rule out a no-deal Brexit, tear up her red lines and seek a compromise deal with Jeremy Corbyn prompted just two junior mini(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May and attorney general Geoffrey Cox at the Brexit debate in the House of Commons. Photograph: UK Parliament/Mark Duffy/PA Wire

Friday’s vote on the withdrawal agreement was the narrowest defeat Theresa May’s Brexit deal has suffered in the House of Commons, but the margin of (...)

Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer.  He said  presenting the withdrawal agreement without the political declaration meant MPs would not know what they were voting for. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Theresa May faces a likely third House of Commons defeat over her Brexit deal on Friday as the DUP and hardline Brexiteers joined Labour and other opp(...)

An anti-Brexit protester outside the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

It was 20 minutes before MPs were due to vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday evening, and the Conservative MP Steve Double didn’t know w(...)

The Cabinet adjourned once more, with Ministers and officials – sustained by late-night sandwiches – gathering around televisions to watch the joint May-Juncker press conference. Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

As British prime minister Theresa May prepared to fly to Strasbourg to meet European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker on Monday, some in Taois(...)

Democratic Unionist Party  deputy leader Nigel Dodds, speaks to the media outside the Cabinet Office, in London. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Talks between the British government and the DUP are expected to continue through the weekend after what the party’s deputy leader Nigel Dodds describ(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May (front centre) reacts during a debate on extending the Brexit negotiating process in Parliament in London on Thursday. Photograph: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout/Reuters

After the chaos and humiliation of a double defeat in the House of Commons on Wednesday, Theresa May had a relatively good day on Thursday. She won a(...)

British prime minister Theresa May does have a chance of persuading the 10 DUP MPs to change their minds through actions taken in London rather than on the continent. Photograph: Reuters/Henry Nicholls

MPs on Thursday will face a clear choice: pass Theresa May’s Brexit deal by next Wednesday or face a lengthy extension of the article 50 deadline. D(...)

British  prime minister Theresa May leaves the Houses of Parliament in London on Tuesday following the rejection of her deal in the Commons. Photograph: Reuters

As the vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal approached, the atmosphere in the House of Commons was at once anxious and flat, as MPs considered the inevit(...)

Sterling was trading down 0.3 per cent at $1.3101 at 7.45pm having been 0.5 per cent lower before voting began. Photograph: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images

Sterling trimmed its losses in a volatile session on Tuesday evening after UK parliamentarians voted down Theresa May’s tweaked Brexit deal, prompting(...)

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