Mark Field

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Boris Johnson leaves number 10 Downing Street  to meet with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and request the dissolution of Parliament. Photograph:  Tolga Akmen

Boris Johnson faces into next month’s general election with a double-digit Conservative poll lead over Labour and a simple promise to “get Brexit done(...)

Former Conservative attorney general  Dominic Grieve is standing as an Independent in Beaconsfield. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The UK general election officially began on Wednesday following the dissolution of parliament at midnight. Here are ten battleground constituencies to(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May said the footage of Mark Field was concerning. Photograph: BBC/PA Wire

Tory MP Mark Field has been suspended as a foreign office minister after he was seen physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in t(...)

A woman carries an ill Rohingya refugee child through a camp in Bangladesh. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

International aid groups in Myanmar have urged the government to allow free access to Rakhine State, where an army offensive has sent more than 500,00(...)

Brexit minister David Davis: Donald Tusk, EC president,  said it was  illusion for anyone to think they could have the EU cake and eat it. “I propose a simple experiment. Buy a cake, eat it, and see if it is still there on the plate.” Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

When it comes to the Brexit negotiations, “having cake and eating it” is not the official policy, a cabinet minister has said, in reference to a handw(...)