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 Conservative MP Dominic Grieve:  his amendment will allow MPs to table amendments to any motion on EU withdrawal that would follow a defeat of Theresa May’s deal next week. Photograph: AFP Photo/PRU/HO/Getty

Before she opened a five-day debate on her Brexit deal on Tuesday night, Theresa May had suffered two humiliating defeats in the House of Commons. Her(...)

British prime minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street in the rain on Monday to address the House of Commons. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Theresa May will on Tuesday appeal to MPs to back her Brexit deal at the start of five days of debate on the agreement, which is opposed by much of he(...)

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(...)

Cliff Taylor: And so we find ourselves up the same old cul-de-sac, facing the impossibility of the UK having all it wants from Brexit while still avoiding a hard Irish Border.

As the Brexit drama heads towards next week’s crucial House of Commons vote, the crunch issues now being fought over in Westminster are about what the(...)

Theresa May will try to convince the Commons to back the Brexit deal in a December 11th vote. Photograph: AP

British prime minister Theresa May has told Conservative MPs to “hold their nerve” and back her Brexit deal. Mrs May insisted she would still have a(...)

Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May,  in Buenos Aires on Saturday. Mrs May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn are yet to agree the format for a mooted TV debate between the pair next Sunday. Photograph: AP Photo

Theresa May faces her first major battle in a crucial period for her Brexit plans, with the government at risk of being declared in contempt of parli(...)

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(...)

UK Brexit secretary Dominic Raab leaves 10 Downing Street on Tuesday. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Nobody at Westminster had seen the draft EU-UK withdrawal agreement on Tuesday evening as ministers were being briefed about what its rumoured 500 pag(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May at annual Lord Mayor’s Banquet in London: “Any deal must ensure we take back control of our laws, borders and money.” Photograph: Henry Nicholls

Theresa May has described negotiations over Brexit as “immensely difficult” with significant issues in the withdrawal agreement still to be resolved. (...)

Brittish prime minister Theresa May at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet in London, on Monday. If a Brexit solution is found, she must win the approval first of her cabinet and later of parliament. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

After a week of speculation about an emergency cabinet meeting to approve a Brexit deal, Theresa May’s ministers will meet as usual on Tuesday morning(...)

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