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SNP MP Margaret Ferrier in the House of Commons on Monday during a debate on the coronavirus response. She had experienced symptoms before the debate and her test came back positive. Photograph: Parliament TV/PA Wire

An MP has apologised for travelling to London to debate the coronavirus response in parliament after experiencing Covid-19 symptoms before testing pos(...)

Boris Johnson. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Boris Johnson’s government has published plans to ensure a “level playing field” for trade between the constituent parts of the United Kingdom by curb(...)

 Simon Coveney (C) has said a no-deal Brexit is now a risk. File photograph: Damien Eagers/The Irish Times

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said a no-deal Brexit is now a risk, days after both sides in the talks on an EU-UK post-Brexit trade d(...)

British’s prime minister Boris Johnson will chair an emergency Cobra meeting where the decision will be made to move from the ‘containment’ to the ‘delay’ stage. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP via Getty Images

Britain is expected to move on Thursday into the next stage of its strategy to combat the coronavirus, encouraging “social distancing” to slow the spr(...)

Boris Johnson argues that before the 2014 independence referendum, the SNP said the vote would be a ‘once in a generation’ vote and that they should hold to that commitment.

At prime minister’s questions on Wednesday, Boris Johnson was at his most emollient, praising MPs on all sides for the quality of their questions and (...)

Boris Johnson is expected to call on MPs once again to support his quest for a pre-Christmas election in order to break the Brexit deadlock. Photograph by HO/PRU/AFP/ Getty Images)

MPs in the House of Commons have voted for a UK general election to be held on December 12th. The vote, on the Early Parliamentary General Election B(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street. Photograph: Hollie Adams/PA Wire

Boris Johnson will ask MPs next Monday to approve a general election on December 12th but opposition parties have signalled that they will deny him th(...)

 Lady Hale gives the Supreme Court   ruling. Photograph: Supreme Court/PA

The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that prime minister Boris Johnson had acted unlawfully when he advised Queen Elizabeth to suspend (...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson reacting as the opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during prime minister’s questions (PMQs) in the House of Commons. Photograph: AFP/Getty

British MPs have thwarted a motion to hold an early general election next month, after it was submitted by British prime minister Boris Johnson on Tue(...)

Jeremy Corbyn said it was vital the opposition parties met before parliament resumes. File photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Opposition parties have agreed to meet next week to discuss plans to block a no-deal Brexit in Parliament. On Wednesday, Jeremy Corbyn wrote to senio(...)

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