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 Theresa May leaves Downing St: A relatively calm week for the British prime minister.  Photograph:  Jack Taylor/Getty Images

There was an unfamiliar scene in the House of Commons this week as Conservative MPs cheered loudly at the end of Theresa May’s weekly joust with Jerem(...)

Former British prime ministers Gordon Brown and  Tony Blair. Brown’s memoirs 'remind us that no living prime minister thinks Brexit is a good idea'. File photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty

It is the bit where Gordon Brown professes a distaste for spin that makes you close his new memoirs, exhale and pinch the bridge of your nose between (...)

The tragicomic scale of the disarray in the British government, which grows more dysfunctional with every week that Theresa May’s rudderless administr(...)

The Niederaussem coal-fired power plant operated by German utility RWE. Photograph:   Lukas Schulze/Getty

Predictions about the likely impact of global warming up to the start of the next century have become more accurate through the use of new mathematica(...)

Michel Barnier, chief negotiator for the European Union: the EU is drawing up contingency plans for the possible collapse of Britain’s departure talks. Photograph: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

There were warnings of a “no deal” Brexit in Dublin, London and Brussels on Sunday as fears grow that the EU-UK talks will fail to reach agreement on (...)

British prime minister Theresa May with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn during Remembrance Sunday in London. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May lacks the authority to secure a transitional Brexit deal from the European Union and avoid an economic cliff edge after the UK leaves the (...)

Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Davis (left) and EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels on November 10th, 2017. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the Republic needs to be prepared for a situation where the British government is unable to negotiate a deal to quit the E(...)

British prime minister Theresa May during the annual Remembrance Sunday memorial on Sunday. Photograph: Getty

Forty British members of parliament from British prime minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party have agreed to sign a letter of no-confidence in her,(...)

A total ban on bee-harming pesticides across the European Union has edged closer after the UK dropped its opposition, on foot of research confirming t(...)

Buster the Boxer: our ideas will give the John Lewis Christmas ad a run for its money

Halloween is over. The whimsical Christmas ads are about to start, and The Irish Times wants to steal a march on the season by selling some ideas to T(...)

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