Sam Gyimah, who has resigned as universities minister in protest over the government’s Brexit plan. Photograph: PA

Britain’s Universities and Science Minister Sam Gyimah on Saturday became the latest minister to quit the government over prime minister Theresa May’s(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel and UK prime minister Theresa May in London. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

Two vice-chairs of the Conservative Party have quit over the Brexit proposal agreed by Theresa May in Chequers last week, which led to the resignation(...)

The hashtags #CatsAgainstBrexit and #CatsForBrexit have  flooded Twitter ahead of Thursday’s referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. File photograph: Michele Tantussi/Getty Images

The fur is flying on social media as Britons prepare to vote on Thursday on whether the UK should remain in the EU. The hashtags #CatsAgainstBrexit a(...)

Conservative MP for Lewes in East Sussex Maria Caulfield, the daughter of Irish immigrants to the UK,  believes the UK should operate an immigration system where migrants are assessed for entry on what skills they have in order to fill job shortages.

In a similar way to Australia, Conservative MP Maria Caulfield believes the UK should operate an immigration system where migrants are assessed for en(...)