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MPs convening for the announcement of voting on the ‘Benn Amendment’ calibrated to prevent the next prime minister from suspending parliament to pursue a no-deal Brexit. Photograph: via EPA

Boris Johnson’s prospects of leaving the European Union without a deal on October 31st narrowed on Thursday after MPs voted to prevent him suspending (...)

 British chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond:  one of about 30 Conservatives who abstained from Thursday’s vote. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol

Theresa May will take no disciplinary action against ministers who defied a three-line whip ordering them to vote against an amendment blocking her su(...)

Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson at a campaign event in Wombourne on Friday. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/EPA

Boris Johnson has insisted he is not trying to avoid scrutiny as he campaigns to become British prime minister, saying he is able to unite the Conserv(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May is on the verge of quitting, according to speculation. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Theresa May’s key Brexit legislation has been pulled from the Commons schedule, prompting speculation the British prime minister is on the verge of qu(...)

Theresa May makes a statement to the House of Commons in London on Brexit on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May has promised to give MPs a vote on extending Brexit negotiations or withdrawing from the EU without a deal if her p(...)

A fan looking for a ticket before last weekend’s Six Nations match against England at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Thousands of tickets for the Six Nations have appeared for sale on the controversial website Viagogo for a combined €419,000, according to Guardian an(...)

German minister for foreign affairs Heiko Maas speaks at the  Global Ireland 2025: Making it Happen conference, at  Dublin Castle. Photograph: PA

The Government would not object to a request from London to delay Brexit should an extension be sought to avoid the UK leaving in a damaging no-deal s(...)

 Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay arriving   at No 10 Downing Street to meet  British prime minister Theresa May. Photograph:   EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

MPs at Westminster will seek on Tuesday to block a no-deal Brexit by threatening to restrict the government’s taxation powers if Britain leaves the Eu(...)

US director Ryan Coogler: These actresses could easily carry their own movie. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Ryan Coogler ponders an all-female Black Panther spin-off Ryan Coogler, director of Black Panther, has been enjoying a “rendezvous” (they really do c(...)

The entrance to the Dorchester Hotel in London, where the Presidents Club held its now infamous fundraising dinner last week. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

MPs are to ask police to investigate whether crimes were committed at the men-only Presidents Club dinner in London, attended by billionaires, politic(...)

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