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British prime minister Boris Johnson told parliament ‘we have already moved quite some way’. Photograph: EPA

Boris Johnson is planning a tour of European capitals at the weekend in an attempt to win support for his Brexit proposal, as he signalled that he is (...)

Not laughing: Arlene Foster. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

There were few enough laughs at Manchester’s Comedy Store on Monday when Arlene Foster joined Conservative Brexiteers John Redwood and Mark Francois a(...)

UK Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay: “We’re leaving the EU on October 31st with or without a deal.” Photograph: Tolga Akmen

The EU has raised with UK ministers claims by some Tory MPs that they will not support the current Brexit deal even if Boris Johnson’s demands to scra(...)

MPs are due to vote on a series of indicative voters on Monday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Tory MPs are warning Theresa May they will resist any attempt by the prime minister to call a snap general election in a bid to end the Brexit crisis (...)

An anti-Brexit protester outside the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

It was 20 minutes before MPs were due to vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday evening, and the Conservative MP Steve Double didn’t know w(...)

A Pro-Brexit protester demonstrates outside Downing Street in London at the weekend.  Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Michel Barnier offers the UK the option of allowing Great Britain out of the backstop. In Pavlovian fashion, Brexiteers cry foul, accuse EU negotiator(...)

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa Mayspeaking during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons in London on Wednesday Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/ AFP/Getty

Theresa May faces the threat of a fresh defeat in the House of Commons on Thursday after hardline Brexiteers said they would not support her latest Br(...)

The Bombardier plant in Belfast is “a living legacy of a British and Protestant industrial world that shaped unionism itself”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Forget the Border and the backstop for a moment. Think Bombardier – that huge plant you pass on the way to Belfast City Airport, just east of Harland (...)

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve speaking during a convention on a second EU referendum at the Emmanuel Centre in central London. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

A leading Conservative rebel has called on Theresa May to delay Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union if she loses next week’s vote on her Brex(...)

Shadow secretary of state for Brexit Keir Starmer addresses delegates at the Labour Party conference in  Liverpool. ‘Nobody is ruling out remain.’ Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Britain’s Labour party has voted to keep open the option of a second referendum on Brexit, which could lead to a reversal of the 2016 vote to leave th(...)