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Britain’s Northern secretary James Brokenshire arrives at a   weekly meeting of the British cabinet. File photograph: Tolga Akmentolga/AFP.

Britain has two proposals on how to secure a frictionless Irish border between the UK and the European Union after Brexit, Northern secretary James Br(...)

Gerry Adams during a Christmas tree lights ceremony in Leinster house this week. Photograph: Collins

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has said his party will continue to make the case for special status for the North in the EU as he rejected unionist s(...)

British prime minister Theresa May with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn during Remembrance Sunday in London. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May lacks the authority to secure a transitional Brexit deal from the European Union and avoid an economic cliff edge after the UK leaves the (...)

Shadow Brexit secretary  Keir Starmer: says that Theresa May is sending out a confused message on Brexit because the Conservative party is so divided on the issue. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Any other time but now, a former Conservative chancellor calling for the current Conservative chancellor to be sacked would be news. But when Nigel La(...)

Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson:  received the most enthusiastic reception of the conference when he spoke on Tuesday. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Prime minister Theresa May will on Wednesday tell her government to shape up and focus on solving Britain’s problems rather than on their own politica(...)

British prime minister Theresa May  welcomes president of the European Council Donald Tusk, ahead of a meeting in Downing Street. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Jeremy Corbyn has played down the prospect of a Labour government holding a second referendum on Brexit, and said there were some “positive” aspects t(...)

Speaking in Brighton, where Labour’s annual conference began yesterday, Jeremy Corbyn identified the European Union’s state aid rules as an obstacle. Photograph:  Leon Neal/Getty Images

Remaining in the single market permanently could prevent Labour from implementing its policies, Jeremy Corbyn has warned. Speaking in Brighton, wher(...)

MPs in the House of Commons during the second reading of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. Photograph: PA

Britain’s parliament backed a second reading of legislation to sever ties with the European Union early on Tuesday, a reprieve for British prime minis(...)

Brexit countdown: after a few summer weeks of sanity, UK strategy has returned to chaos. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

After a few summer weeks of sanity while Theresa May was tramping the mountains of Austria and Wales, the United Kingdom’s Brexit strategy has returne(...)

Conservative MP Anna Soubry: said it was wrong to suggest that critics like her were trying to thwart the will of the people, insisting that she accepted that Britain is leaving the EU. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

A number of Conservative MPs have joined the opposition in sharp criticism of legislation to facilitate Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. (...)

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