Peter Geoghegan contends that the money was channelled to the DUP through the official Vote Leave campaign. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Longford-born journalist Peter Geoghegan was sitting in a train carriage in Newcastle just before the Brexit referendum in 2016 when a quest began to (...)

Dominic Cummings: His new focus reflects the passions developed in his bunker: putting science at the heart of government and ensuring that the government machine delivers what the politicians promise. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

When Boris Johnson walked through the front door of Number 10 on July 26th, 2019, the British political system was in a state of Brexit-induced paraly(...)

 Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson with a bull during a visit to Darnford Farm near Aberdeen, Scotland. Photograph: Andrew MilliganAFP/Getty

UK opposition parties have agreed to work together to thwart Boris Johnson’s plan for an October 15th general election, deepening the political paraly(...)

Vote Leave badge: Almost every aspect of British public life is now refracted through the simplistic slogans of June 2016. Photograph:  John Linton/PA

In early 2016, Darren Grimes, a 21-year-old fashion student from Durham, set up a social media campaign to encourage young people to vote to leave the(...)

Prime minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Conservative Eurosceptics have warned Theresa May against proposing any agreement with the European Union that would keep tariffs or regulations alig(...)

British chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne: ‘Wages would be lower and prices would be higher.’ Photograph: Matt Cardy/PA Wire

Leaving the E U would cause Britain’s economy to shrink and tax receipts to plummet, and cost the average household thousands of pounds a year, an of(...)

Chancellor George Osborne:  described the IMF’s warning as the clearest independent warning yet of the danger posed by Brexit. Photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

Pro-EU campaigners have seized on an International Monetary Fund (IMF) warning about the impact of British exit from the European Union as evidence i(...)

A British exit from the European Union would create serious difficulties for Northern Ireland, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned. Photograph: PA

A British exit from the European Union, or “Brexit”, would create serious difficulties for Northern Ireland, Taoiseach Enda Kenny warned on Monday. T(...)