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Scotland was always going to push for independence. Nationalists in the North were always going to be watching the clock. Photograph: Andy Rain

Now, less than three months away from the UK’s departure from the European Union, a new report by Policy Exchange has set out a list of things the gov(...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson: playing with fire on sterling. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AFP/Getty Images

“People who bet against Britain,” Boris Johnson said after becoming prime minister, “will lose their shirts.” Markets think otherwise, as evidenced (...)

There was a bevy of merry ex-ministers at Lord’s, demob-happy evictees from the Tory cabinet – Greg Clark, David Gauke, Gavin Barwell, and Theresa May(...)

Conservative Party leadership contender Boris Johnson leaving his office in Westminster, on Monday. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Boris Johnson is poised to become Conservative leader on Tuesday with senior MPs in open revolt against his threat to take Britain out of the European(...)

Britain’s international development secretary Rory Stewart leaving Downing Street on Tuesday. He denied ever having worked for the MI6 intelligence agency. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Rory Stewart has been rounded on by his fellow Conservative leadership candidates as they fear he has the momentum to take on Boris Johnson, while his(...)

Lorna Jennings leads Hanover’s Dublin office

London-headquartered public relations agency Hanover, which has a presence in Dublin, has been acquired by Canadian group Avenir Global for an undiscl(...)

Chris Patten, Lord Patten of Barnes, being interviewed by  Harry McGee at NUI Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Standing under the tower clock in the chilly quadrangle of National University of Ireland, Galway, Chris Patten is being buffeted by two storms. The f(...)

An actor playing the part of Theresa May leads a pantomime unicorn. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Febrile doesn’t begin to describe it. The two dominant political parties are beginning to rupture, Brexit is just over a month away and the economy sh(...)

Britain’s attorney general Geoffrey Cox leaving Downing Street after a cabinet meeting on Wednesday. He is expected to return to Brussels to meet EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May will meet European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Wednesday as Britain prepares to outline the legally-binding ch(...)

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said  it now appeared “inevitable” the Government would have to apply for an extension to the Article 50 withdrawal process. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Britain’s shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer has said Labour must keep open the option of a second EU referendum. Following the defeat of prime min(...)

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