Jacob Rees Mogg

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  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(...)

‘I’ve lived in London for three years. I didn’t expect this toxic mix of dismissal and casual disdain.' Photograph: iStock

Last month, some video footage went viral in Ireland of a group of English men verbally abusing young women at a Dublin housing crisis protest. The me(...)

Chancellor Philip Hammond. Photograph: PA

British finance minister Philip Hammond has warned rebels in his Conservative Party that he would have to quickly reverse plans to ease nearly a decad(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May told Jacob Rees-Mogg that reports the European Court of Justice would be the final arbiter in most cases arising from Brexit were wrong. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May received a warm reception from Conservative backbenchers on Wednesday night despite widespread disquiet within the party over the directio(...)

Let us consider the following scenario. In order to come to power, Jeremy Corbyn agrees a pact with the SNP. But he is still three seats short. Photograph:  Leon Neal/Getty Images

There was a time when the phrase “not beyond the bounds of possibility” didn’t sound quite so scary. But in an era when we hardly even notice that the(...)

British prime minister Theresa May and European Council president Donald Tusk during at the Asia-Europe Meeting in Brussels, on Friday.  Photograph:  Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

One of Theresa May’s key allies called on Conservatives to unite behind her on Friday after MPs on all sides of the party criticised a proposal to ext(...)

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