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Environment secretary Michael Gove, right, on BBC1’s The Andrew Marr Show, urging support for Theresa May. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Theresa May’s ministers have moved to dampen a Conservative backbench revolt against a plan agreed at Chequers last Friday that would keep Britain clo(...)

Theresa May was accused of breaking “the promise she made to her own backbenchers and forced this issue back on the table”. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Theresa May has set the stage for a major parliamentary confrontation over Brexit on Wednesday after she ruled out accepting an amendment to the EU wi(...)

Former UK attorney general Dominic Grieve speaking in a debate on Brexit legislation in the House of Commons on Tuesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May is heading for a fresh showdown with Conservative rebels next week after they rejected a government-drafted amendme(...)

The whole of the United Kingdom would effectively remain in the EU customs union and aligned to single market regulations under a proposal from Theres(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a public lecture in the Great Hall at Queen’s University Belfast.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn has said the British Labour Party will not support any Brexit deal that includes the return of a hard border in Ireland. He was speaki(...)

 Peers voted by 335 votes to 244 in favour of an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill despite government warnings that the vote would put Britain at a disadvantage in negotiations with the EU. File photograph: PA Wire

Theresa May’s government has suffered a major defeat on Brexit in the House of Lords, which voted to allow parliament to reject a withdrawal agreement(...)

Britain’s shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer: “Legal certainty is now needed.” Photograph: Darren Staples

Theresa May has told MPs that a “backstop” arrangement to avoid a hard border in Ireland will be part of Britain’s withdrawal agreement with the Europ(...)

Brexit secretary David Davis (right) tells the BBC’s Andrew Marr that when it comes to the Border there will be “no cameras, no booths, no wire, no nothing”. Photograph: PA

Brexit secretary David Davis has promised that there will be no cameras or any other physical infrastructure on the Border after Brexit. Mr Davis to(...)

“I trust the Prime Minister. She has said on so many occasions that she will take us out of the customs union,” Jacob Rees-Mogg said.  

Theresa May has rejected the EU’s draft legal text, asserting that no British prime minister could agree to it. Answering questions in the House of C(...)

Boris Johnson delivering his Brexit speech in London on Wednesday.  He said Britain must “take back control” of its regulatory framework. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Anti-Brexit politicians from all parties, business groups and union leaders have dismissed an attempt by Boris Johnson to reassure former Remain voter(...)

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