Julian Smith

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 Theresa May: “The sofa is up against the door, she’s not leaving,” said former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May appeared to have won a 48-hour reprieve from the crisis surrounding her leadership on Wednesday night when Andrea Leadsom announced “with (...)

 MPs voting in the House of Commons in London, Britain, on Wednesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Proposed legislation to further delay the date of Brexit has cleared the House of Commons by one vote. MPs passed the Bill instructing British prime (...)

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, who chose four options for debate on Monday. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May has called her cabinet to a five-hour meeting on Tuesday – more than three times the usual length – to discuss the next steps on Brexit fo(...)

Prime Minister Theresa May making her statement on Brexit to the House of Commons. Photograph:  PA

MPs at Westminster have voted to take control of Brexit away from Theresa May’s government by staging a series of votes on Wednesday on alternatives i(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May leaving church near High Wycombe, England, on March 24th. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Theresa May’s cabinet will seek to agree a new strategy for Brexit on Monday amid mounting pressure on the prime minister to set out a timetable for h(...)

Theresa May’s disastrous televised statement on Wednesday was the last straw for many ministers and backbenchers alike. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

The UK’s negotiating position was already weak when Theresa May walked into the council chamber at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday. But sh(...)

Democratic Unionist Party  deputy leader Nigel Dodds, speaks to the media outside the Cabinet Office, in London. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Talks between the British government and the DUP are expected to continue through the weekend after what the party’s deputy leader Nigel Dodds describ(...)

Greg Clark, Amber Rudd and David Gauke, who have issued a blunt warning to Tory Brexiteers that UK parliament will prevent them forcing a ‘disastrous’ no-deal break with the EU. Photograph: PA Wire

A trio of pro-EU UK Cabinet ministers have issued a blunt warning to Tory Brexiteers that the UK parliament will prevent them forcing a “disastrous” n(...)

A lorry carrying an effigy of Theresa May passes outside the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Thursday’s Brexit debate promised to be plain sailing for Theresa May after she told MPs this week they would have another chance to vote on an amenda(...)

British prime minister Theresa May in the House of Commons on Tuesday for the meaningful vote on her Brexit withdrawal deal. Photograph:  Mark Duffy/UK Parliament

As MPs took their seats to hear the result of the vote on the Brexit deal, chief whip Julian Smith approached Theresa May and whispered in her ear. Sh(...)

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