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Boris Johnson faces Labour leader Keir Starmer during prime minister’s questions. Photograph: PRU/AFP via Getty

Britain’s Electoral Commission is investigating how a refurbishment of Boris Johnson’s Downing Street flat was funded because “there are reasonable gr(...)

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond poses for a portrait  in Strichen on Saturday. Photograph: Peter Summers/Getty Images

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond’s new Alba Party threatens to undermine support for pro-union parties in crucial elections on May 6th, Sco(...)

The check-in area at Holyhead port in Wales. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty

Confusion over new customs and border procedures have made some British hauliers temporarily stop moving goods to the European Union and Northern Irel(...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson  said the deal would allow the UK to ‘take sovereign control of our laws and our national destiny’. File photograph: Tolga Akmen/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s EU trade deal has cleared the House of Commons, as the British government seeks to rush approval through parliament in a single day. (...)

Screengrab taken from the twitter feed of @borisjohnson of the prime minister holding up a document on Christmas Eve believed to be the pages of the Brexit deal. Photograph: @borisjohnson/PA Wire

 Boris Johnson has expressed confidence that even the most hardline Brexiteers among Conservative MPs will vote for his Brexit deal when it comes(...)

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 (...)

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