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Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele in the film version of Fifty Shades of Grey

I was working as a bookseller when Fifty Shades of Grey was published and spent weeks stacking shelves with the glossy tomes, only for them to be whis(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn: “Boris Johnson has been found to have misled the country. This unelected prime minister should now resign.” Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

Jeremy Corbyn has told Labour’s conference that Boris Johnson is not fit to be prime minister and must resign, after the supreme court declared Mr Joh(...)

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow: “We would not want anyone to be whipped senseless, would we?”  Photograph: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA

John Bercow has announced he will stand down as speaker of the House of Commons on October 31st, the day Britain is due to leave the European Union. I(...)

Ready to serve: Kenneth Clarke. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/File Photo/Reuters

Veteran Tory and Labour MPs have both said they would be willing to lead an emergency government to halt a no-deal Brexit, the leader of the Liberal D(...)

The proposal is the first attempt by Jeremy Corbyn to forge a cross-party consensus on stopping a no-deal Brexit since Boris Johnson became prime minister. Photograph: Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to prevent a no-deal Brexit by being installed as caretaker British prime minister has been rejected by some of the key MPs neede(...)

Labour MP Tulip Siddiq: ‘This is the biggest vote of my lifetime.’ File photograph: Nicola Tree/Getty Images

John Bercow has told parliament the Labour MP Tulip Siddiq should be allowed to have a proxy for the Brexit vote on Tuesday so she does not have to d(...)

Standing ovation: Tessa Jowell after speaking about her fight with cancer in the House of Lords in January this year. Photograph: Handout/AFP/Getty

Theresa May and Tony Blair have led the tributes to Tessa Jowell and her achievements, ranging from her time in the British government through to her (...)

 Labour MP Harriet Harman said: ‘There are a lot of men saying this has been totally blown out of all proportion, this a witch hunt. No, it’s not a witch hunt, it’s long overdue.’ File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The former deputy leader of the Labour Party has hit back at claims that Westminster is in the grip of a witch hunt as accusations of sexual harassmen(...)

“It was all so different before June’s election, when Jeremy  Corbyn was greeted with cheers from the Conservatives and a dark, mutinous hush from the benches behind him.” File photograph: PA Wire

Theresa May has had a bruising few weeks at prime minister’s questions (PMQs), as Jeremy Corbyn has hit relentlessly at her government’s weakest point(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn hugs councillor Mushtaq Lasharie as he arrives at St Clement’s Church in west London, who have provided shelter and support for people affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower. Photograph: David Mirzoeff/AFP/Getty Images

When Theresa May visited the scene of the fire at Grenfell Tower in west London on Thursday, she spoke to firefighters and other emergency workers bu(...)

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