Jacob Rees Mogg

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An eastern European food shop in England. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

“I think they should just get on with it,” said Jo McAllister as she served customers at JP Fruits in the Shropshire market town of Wellington in the (...)

Hardline Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg praised the prime minister  before describing how she had broken her commitments on Brexit, while DUP MP Nigel Dodds dispensed with the weasel flattery. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May cut a forlorn figure in the House of Commons on Thursday morning as one MP after another, many of them from her own party, stood up to den(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May battled against a rebellion over her draft Brexit deal on Thursday, as ministers resigned and members of her own party plotted to oust her. Photograph: AFP

Theresa May has defended the draft withdrawal agreement as the best way to deliver Brexit, telling a press conference in Downing Street that the Europ(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn asking a question during prime minister’s questions in the House of Commons. File photograph: Mark Duffy/PA

British prime minister Theresa May said “difficult days lie ahead” as she announced her Brexit deal had been approved by her cabinet. One of the chie(...)

 Prime minister Theresa May preparing to make a statement outside 10 Downing Street  on Wednesday. Photograph:    Reuters/Henry Nicholls

When Theresa May emerged from 10 Downing Street after a five-hour cabinet meeting, she made no effort to disguise the stormy nature of the discussion.(...)

  Steve Baker: “The Irish were asked twice, and by the time the Irish had been asked twice I was going through the roof.” Photograph: Getty Images

Within hours of the news that British and EU negotiators had agreed a draft withdrawal agreement, Conservative Brexiteers in the European Research Gro(...)

The IFSC in Dublin. Marshall Wace has become the latest investment group to activate its Brexit contingency plan after receiving licences to run management companies in the Republic.

Marshall Wace, one of the UK’s biggest hedge funds and chaired by Brexit-supporting Paul Marshall, has bulked up its Dublin operation as a protective (...)

Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom: “It must be capable for the United Kingdom to decide to leave that customs arrangement and it cannot be something the European Union can hold us to.” Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Theresa May’s hopes of winning parliamentary support for a Brexit deal dimmed further on Sunday with MPs from all sides threatening to vote against he(...)

The eternal struggle between Wile E Coyote and the Roadrunner

Maybe Jacob Rees-Mogg really did refer to the euro as the “acne of failure” at a Brexit rally last month, as reported by the online Daily Express and (...)

Outgoing editor of Waitrose’s food magazine William Sitwell, whose response to a freelance journalist’s pitch made vegans bay for blood when it was made public. Photograph: Dave Benett/Getty Images

Some people who are treated roughly are simple to defend. Others less so, such as William Sitwell, a plummy British food writer, harshly driven from h(...)

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