Jacob Rees Mogg

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Ukip and pro-Brexit supporters in London, Britain. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

All versions of Brexit will leave the UK poorer. So said UK chancellor Philip Hammond as he attempted to sell what Theresa May sees as the least painf(...)

 British prime minister Theresa May: met Conservative backbenchers in her office to listen to their concerns about the backstop. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May is considering offering a formal guarantee to MPs that they will be given a vote before Britain enters the Northern Ireland backstop in an(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney: he was described by Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg as “a failed second-rate Canadian politician who is talking down the pound”. Photograph. EPA/Will Oliver

It’s been another bad week for experts. Mark Carney, Bank of England boss, was described by Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg as “a failed second-rate C(...)

Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s Brexit. Illustration: Angelo McGrath (with apologies to Jamie Reid)

If you are English and in your 50s or early 60s, two things are likely to be true of you. One is that in 2016 you voted to leave the European Union: 6(...)

The Final Table: the third World War is a food fight

When did chefs go from being teatime distractions usually to be found cooking up fairly recognisable dinners before the soaps started, to their now, a(...)

On the way down? A day of reckoning is fast approaching for Theresa May. Photograph: Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty Images

Politics always looks forward, but the Brexit-shaped barrier ahead of Irish and British politics at the moment is preventing a clear view of the path (...)

Theresa May during her visit to  Scotland on Wednesday. MPs will hold a crucial vote on December 11th to approve or reject the Brexit deal agreed with EU leaders. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/AFP/Getty Images

The Bank of England’s chilling analysis of the possible impact of a no-deal Brexit, which followed a similar report from the treasury, drew a predict(...)

 Giana Ferguson,  of Gubbeen Cheese, has lived in west Cork for more than 40 years and is concerned   about the impact of border controls. Photograph: Emma Jervis Photography

Standing in the dairy of her 250-acre coastal farm in west Cork, Gubbeen founder Giana Ferguson ponders the future and, like so many other food produc(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May: nobody serious in London, Brussels or Dublin believes technology can resolve the issue of the Border. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty

Now that the immediate threat to her leadership has receded, Theresa May has turned her focus on how to limit the Conservative rebellion against her B(...)

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg: did not succeed in triggering vote to topple Theresa May as prime minister.  Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Theresa May has revived the idea of a technological solution to keep the Border open after Brexit in an attempt to win over Eurosceptic Conservatives (...)

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