“I have deep misgivings about what the government are proposing,” said former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith. Photograph: iStock

Theresa May has defended her plan for a soft Brexit following fierce attacks from backbench Conservative MPs, many of whom have threatened to vote aga(...)

Thomas “Tommy” Muscatello who became known as royal pundit Thomas J Mace-Archer-Mills.  Photograph: Thomas J Mace-Archer-Mills/Twitter

Thomas J Mace-Archer-Mills Esq, the plummy-voiced leader of the British Monarchist Federation, was a regular feature on TV channels during May’s royal(...)

British prime minister Theresa May: Labour’s shadow Northern Ireland secretary Tony Lloyd said the proposal was no more than a temporary measure which was an inadequate response to the issue of the Border. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Getty Images

Theresa May’s plan to keep Britain aligned with the EU customs union after the end of a post-Brexit transition period has run into resistance from Con(...)

Theresa May’s ‘Brexit war cabinet’ is meeting on Wednesday to try to thrash out a way forward on the divisive issue of customs arrangements after Britain leaves the European Union. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Pool via Reuters.

Theresa May’s “Brexit war cabinet” is meeting on Wednesday to try to thrash out a way forward on the divisive issue of customs arrangements after Brit(...)

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives for a meeting of the NATO-Georgia Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/AP

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson has called on European leaders to give an immediate go-ahead to talks on post-Brexit trade relations, rather t(...)

 At worst Ireland is seen as a version of England with more rain, worse castles and more favourable tax rates

The British Conservative MP Iain Duncan Smith’s Brexit analysis provoked a bit of much needed hilarity the other night. He suggested on Channel 4 News(...)

Priti Patel, who  resigned as international development secretary,  watches British prime minister Theresa May at a meeting earlier this year. File photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Penny Mordaunt, the pro-Brexit minister for disabled people, has been promoted to the UK cabinet as international development secretary, after Priti (...)

UK chancellor Philip Hammond arriving at  10 Downing Street  on Wednesday. Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

Theresa May appeared to slap down her chancellor Philip Hammond over Brexit on Wednesday after he said he would only spend money preparing for leaving(...)

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 (...)

Conservative contenders: David Davis, Boris Johnson, Philip Hammond and Amber Rudd flank the British prime minister, Theresa May. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/AFP/Getty

There is some dispute as to who first described the male libido as like being chained to a madman. Certainly, Kingsley Amis described the eventual los(...)

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