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 Britain’s prime minister Theresa May makes a statement at Downing Street after  she won a vote of no confidence in the government. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Good morning. It says something about the current Brexit crisis that today - with Theresa May attempting to cobble together a cross party way forward(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during prime minister’s questions in the House of Commons. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/AFP/Getty Images

For most of the debate on Labour’s motion of no confidence in the British government, the green benches were largely empty as backbenchers delivered d(...)

UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson who was in Dublin this week for the Pendulum business conference. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

UK environment secretary Michael Gove this week said hardline Brexiteers pushing for an improved withdrawal deal with the European Union were like “mi(...)

Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings in Brexit: The Uncivil War. Photograph: Nick Wall/Channel 4

Two and a half years after the Brexit referendum, and with less than three months to go before the UK likely crashes out of the European Union, is the(...)

British environment secretary  Michael Gove   said that in particular smaller farmers would be harmed if the withdrawal agreement were rejected. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

A no-deal Brexit could lead to tariffs of more than 40 per cent on meat and would trigger a “turbulence” that would damage UK farming, the British env(...)

Earlier on Wednesday, the UK currency had been sitting close to a 20-month low against the dollar and the euro. Photograph: Getty

Sterling pulled back from its highs on Wednesday evening as UK prime minister Theresa May won a vote of confidence among members of her own Conservati(...)

How is  a Tory leadership contest triggered? It takes 48 Conservative MPs to back a no-confidence vote in Theresa May to trigger a lea(...)

Manufacturing at the Combilift Forklifts. Ahead of Brexit, Combilift is applying to the Revenue  for authorised economic operator status, which allows for a quicker passage through checkpoints. Photograph: David Sleator

Many Irish businesses were caught in the fallout from Brexit almost as soon as UK voters chose to leave the world’s biggest trading bloc, in June 2016(...)

A road sign  on Westminster Bridge in London. Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

The UK could become bogged down in “protracted and repeated rounds of negotiations” if it tries to exit a “backstop” customs union with the EU, accord(...)

Anti-Brexit campaigners protest outside the House of Commons in London, Britain. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

On Tuesday, the historic five-day debate on the treaty intended to govern the UK’s withdrawal from the EU begins in the House of Commons, with a vote (...)

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