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 The BBC  pulled the latest episode of Have I Got News For You after the broadcaster said it would have been ‘inappropriate’ for Change UK leader Heidi Allen to be a guest. Photograph: PA

The BBC pulled the latest episode of Have I Got News For You television show last night after the broadcaster decided it would have been “inappropriat(...)

Rachel Johnson, candidate for the new pro-EU political party, Change UK takes part in the launch of their European election campaign in Bristol. Photograph: Getty Images

The anti-Brexit party Change UK - The Independent Group has announced its candidates for next month’s European elections after receiving more than 3,7(...)

Conservative MP Justine Greening: “I don’t think I would be able to stay part of a party that was simply a Brexit party that had crashed us out of the European Union.” Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

A third of the British cabinet could walk out if prime minister Theresa May steers the country towards a no-deal Brexit, former Conservative Sarah Wol(...)

Joan Ryan (left) is joined by former Conservative Party and now Independent MPs Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston. Photograph: Reuters/Simon Dawson

Three MPs have left the Conservatives to join the newly-formed Independent Group, accusing Theresa May of allowing hardline Brexiteers to take over th(...)

British prime minister Theresa May and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Photograph: Francisco Seco/AP

Jean-Claude Juncker and Theresa May emerged from their meeting in Brussels on Wednesday night expressing determination to accelerate their Brexit talk(...)

 Former  Conservative  MPs Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston arrive at a news conference in London.  Photograph:  Reuters/ Simon Dawson

There was no more than a murmur in the House of Commons on Wednesday morning as Anna Soubry, Heidi Allen and Sarah Wollaston walked in a few minutes b(...)

 Democratic Unionist Party  MP Sammy Wilson: denounced abortion and said he was not embarrassed by his party’s opposition to it. Photograph:  Leon Neal/AFP/Getty

Sammy Wilson could not have known that he would be called to speak immediately after Conservative MP Heidi Allen had brought a hush to the House of Co(...)

Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley has told MPs at Westminster that they should not impose their will on Northern Ireland by legislating for abortion there but promised Conservatives a free vote on any move to do so.  Photograph:  Jack Taylor/Getty Images.

Karen Bradley has told MPs at Westminster that they should not impose their will on Northern Ireland by legislating for abortion there but promised Co(...)

Britain’s secretary of state for the environment Michael Gove. Photograph: Reuters

British environment secretary Michael Gove has denied the Tories’ controversial £1 billion deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to prop up th(...)

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne speaking in the  House of Commons on Tuesday. He said he would carry on with his tax credit reforms. Photograph: PA Wire

A defeat for proposed welfare cuts in Britain’s upper house of parliament was widely seen on Tuesday as a deep blow to chancellor of the exchequer Ge(...)