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Brexit secretary David Davis gives evidence to the Brexit Select Committee in the House of Commons, London on Wednesday. Photograph: PA Wire

The British government has not assessed the full impact of leaving the European Union with no exit deal, Brexit secretary David Davis has told MPs. He(...)

Britain’s Houses of Parliament: MPs voted down a Lords amendment giving parliament a veto over the outcome of the Brexit talks by 331 votes to 226, a majority of 45. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

MPs on Monday night removed the final obstacle in the way of starting formal Brexit negotiations, overturning two amendments from the House of Lords t(...)

 Britain’s prime minister Theresa May: MPs will not be allowed to stop Brexit or send her  back to Brussels to negotiate a better deal. Photograph:  Olivier Hoslet/EPA

The British government has told MPs they will have a vote on the final Brexit deal before the European Parliament has its say on whether to ratify the(...)

 David Davis: wants to “preserve the situation” in the North. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

The British government’s legislation to authorise the triggering of article 50 is set to face numerous amendments from MPs and peers after it is intr(...)

Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer: While   Liberal Democrat and SNP representatives objected to Theresa May’s plan, he welcomed the fact that the prime minister wasn’t advocating an even harder Brexit. Photograph: PA Wire

Among the most surprising aspects of Theresa May’s speech this week outlining her plans for leaving the EU was the mildness of the response from Labou(...)

British prime minister Theresa May delivers her keynote speech on Brexit at Lancaster House, London on January 17th 2017. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/ WPA Pool /Getty Images

Theresa May’s promise to leave the European single market and customs union has won praise from Brexiteers but drew harsh criticism from opposition po(...)

Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan discussed Brexit in London on Wednesday with a number of MPs, including Labour’s Hillary Benn, who chairs the Commons select committee on Brexit. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Britain’s Conservative government has defended the need for secrecy during negotiations to leave the EU, as Labour demanded that a detailed plan shou(...)

British prime minister Theresa May arrives at Riffa Fort in Manama, Bahrain,  during a three-day visit to attend the Gulf Co-operation Council summit. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Theresa May has agreed to reveal her plan for leaving the European Union before triggering formal negotiations in return for a commitment from MPs to(...)

Former Labour leader Ed Miliband said the referendum had left Britain deeply divided and that both sides in the debate had a responsibility to help build a national consensus around Brexit. Photograph: PA Wire

Theresa May has agreed to allow MPs to debate her government’s plans to leave the European Union but has ruled out a parliamentary vote before the st(...)

Graffiti daubed on the highland cottage, named Allt Na Reigh in Glencoe, Scotland, once owned by disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Thousands of extra prosecutions for child sex abuse in England and Wales are expected following the introduction of new guidelines designed to ensure (...)

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