Students take a selfie against a mural including Emmeline Pankhurst (top left) in Manchester to mark the 100th anniversary of the Representation of People Act which allowed women to vote in the UK. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images

Theresa May will on Wednesday chair the first of two meetings of her Brexit war cabinet this week amid rising tension between pro-Europeans and hard B(...)

Anti-Brexit protesters  outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The British government does not expect to ratify an agreement to withdraw from the European Union until after parliament has voted on it, a Brexit min(...)

British prime minister Theresa May need not look far to find enemies arrayed against her on the Conservative backbenches. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Reuters

While Theresa May plodded through prime minister’s questions on Wednesday, many eyes were looking over her left shoulder at an MP sitting on the farth(...)

Minister of State for Immigration Caroline Nokes on Tuesday. Ms Nokes, who opposed Brexit in the 2016 referendum, has shown no interest in immigration as an issue since becoming an MP in 2010. Photograph:  Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

British prime minister Theresa May has sought to refresh her government after Monday’s botched cabinet reshuffle by introducing more women and members(...)

Britain’s health secretary Jeremy Hunt: spent an hour with prime minister Theresa May before emerging with an enhanced portfolio. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

After last month’s agreement in Brussels to move on to the second phase of Brexit negotiations, Theresa May’s allies started sounding giddy about the (...)

Britain’s minister for women and equalities Justine Greening said: ‘Our sisters need to have their human rights to be upheld’. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

The UK government has detailed its plans to provide free abortion services in England for women from Northern Ireland. The government announced a ch(...)

British prime minister Theresa May campaigning in Eshott airfield, Northumberland, in May. She has repeatedly rejected the idea of excluding students from the Conservatives’ target of bringing net migration down to the tens of thousands. Photograph:  Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Theresa May’s determination to continue counting foreign students in the British government’s immigration target left her increasingly isolated on Thu(...)

British prime minister Theresa May and Boris Johnson: former leadership contender believed to back “the idea of public-sector workers getting a better deal”. Photograph: Leon Neal/PA

Theresa May’s government appeared in disarray over public service pay on Monday night, with ministers calling for a cap on pay increases to be lifted (...)

Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond told the Commons on Thursday the UK government will fund abortions for women coming to have them in England from Northern Ireland. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The UK government has announced a major concession to give Northern Irish women access to terminations on the NHS in Great Britain, in an attempt to h(...)

Britain’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s speaks after retaining her seat at a counting centre for Britain’s general election in Hastings. Photograph: Reuters

There will be a record number of female MPs in the House of Commons after at least 207 women were elected in Thursday’s general election. The 2017 pa(...)

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