British prime minister Boris Johnson onboard a lighthouse tender  on the river Thames. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has said it is “absolutely not true” that he misled the queen over his reasons for proroguing parliament, after a Scottish court ruled t(...)

Ready to serve: Kenneth Clarke. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/File Photo/Reuters

Veteran Tory and Labour MPs have both said they would be willing to lead an emergency government to halt a no-deal Brexit, the leader of the Liberal D(...)