Jacob Rees Mogg

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House Ways and Means committee chairman Richard Neal said he hoped that the British government ‘upholds the rule of law and delivers on the commitments it made during Brexit negotiations’. Photograph: Erin Schaff/New York Times

The long-standing links between Ireland and the US came to the fore this week, as the latest development in the Brexit negotiations made waves statesi(...)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: “Brexit”, he told the Tory party conference in 2017,  “is Magna Carta . . it’s Waterloo, it’s Agincourt, it’s Crécy. We win all these things”. Photograph: Peter Summers/Getty Images

One of the reasons psychoanalysts deserve their fees is that they have to listen to other people’s dreams. “Tell a dream, lose a reader,” Henry Jame(...)

Boris Johnson: will not seek an extension to the transition period but he does want a deal with the EU. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

At the end of its second week back from recess, when Jacob Rees-Mogg put a stop to remote voting and promised a return to business as usual, the Palac(...)

Marcus Rashford has turned his attentions towards helping his loca community during the coronavirus pandemic. Photograph:  Oil Scarff/AFP via Getty Images

Who knew that Greater Manchester had a sheriff? And how many of us would have guessed, if pushed for an answer, that his name is Eamonn O’Neal? And if(...)

Members of UK Parliament queue outside the House of Commons in Westminster as they wait to vote on the future of proceedings, amid a row over how Commons business can take place safely. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

MPs who are shielding because of coronavirus will be able to take part in debates remotely but will no longer be able to vote without being present at(...)

Labour  leader Keir Starmer (bottom right) during  prime minister’s questions  in the  Commons on Wednesday. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/AFP via Getty Images

Boris Johnson has promised to introduce a “world-beating” coronavirus track-and-trace system by June 1st, although Downing Street suggested that the l(...)

William Ackman, founder and chief executive officer of Pershing Square, made trades that reaped $2.6bn of profits during March’s coronavirus sell-off. File photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on international stock markets in recent months, but some investors – think short-sellers, hedge funds, bargain-hunting (...)

Britain’s health secretary Matt Hancock attending a remote press conference to update the nation on the Covid-19 pandemic, at 10 Downing Street, on Tuesday. Photograph:  Andrew Parsons/AFP via Getty Images

British ministers have denied an assertion by the country’s most senior diplomat that they made a “political decision” to stay out of a European Union(...)

Public Health England medical director Yvonne Doyle answering questions  during a media briefing in Downing Street. Photograph: PA Wire

Britain’s death toll from coronavirus has leapt by 563 to 2,352 amid growing concern about the slow pace of testing frontline National Health Service (...)

The problem is that this unity of national purpose functions within a nation that does not actually exist: non-metropolitan England and parts of English-speaking Wales. Photograph: iStock

We know what the week running up to the glorious day of Brexit is supposed to be like. A few nights before the original chosen date of March 29th, 201(...)

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