Jacob Rees Mogg

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Jacob Rees-Mogg: his book on 12 Victorians   is described  as “a dozen clumsily written pompous schoolboy compositions”. Photograph: Bloomberg

Let’s hope that Jacob Rees-Mogg is keeping his chin – such as it is – up after last week’s critical reaction to his new book. The archest of arch-Brex(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Theresa May has offered MPs a vote on a second referendum and a customs union with the European Union if they back what she called a “bold new offer” (...)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: the MP is often referred to as the honourable member for the 18th century, ‘a nod to those funny clothes he wears, along with pretending not to know’ any pop songs.  Photograph: Colin McPherson/Corbis/Getty

Adoring colleagues on the right of the British Conservative Party hang on Jacob Rees-Mogg’s every word in the House of Commons, considering him one of(...)

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage on the Andrew Marr Show on BBC television. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC via Getty Images

Some of the most insightful reporting into Britain’s Brexit contortions is found in the non-UK press. A German news magazine reported that Jacob Rees-(...)

The Irish Central Bank: along with the Bank of England and the European Central Bank, it will have a new head  soon.

The qualifications necessary to take charge at a central bank mean that any shortlist of candidates is likely to be very short indeed. A PhD from so(...)

 Cows stand beneath a sign for a disused customs office along the Irish Border  in Newry, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

It is a dastardly trap, designed to lock freedom-loving Britain into the EU’s protectionist customs union: that is the argument against the backstop, (...)

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(...)

European Research Group chairman Jacob Rees-Mogg was involved in “frank exchanges” on the Border issue with the US delegation, led by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

The visiting US congressional delegation had a forceful and at times heated encounter with pro-Brexit UK hardliners as the American politicians reject(...)

Labour MP David Lammy is questioned by host Andrew Marr today on the BBC One current affairs programme, The Andrew Marr Show. Photograph: BBC/PA

Labour MP David Lammy has said comparing the hard Brexit European Research Group of Tory MPs with Nazis and proponents of South African apartheid was (...)

 Nigel Farage addresses the launch of The Brexit Party’s European Parliament election campaign in Coventry. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty

The sister of Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg is to stand as a candidate for Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party in the forthcoming European elections. An(...)

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