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Beverage drinkers who need plastic straws for medical reasons in the UK will be able to procure them from registered pharmacies. Photograph: Getty Images

Plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds are to be banned in England from next year to tackle pollution and protect the environment. British environm(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May  and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn: plug has been pulled on six weeks of Brexit compromise talks. Photograph: Philippe Lopez and Paul Ellis

British prime minister Theresa May could give MPs a chance to consider a series of options for Brexit in indicative votes following the collapse of he(...)

“I think there was a simple message from yesterday’s elections to both us and the Labour Party – just get on and deliver Brexit.” Photograph: Nigel Roddis/PA Wire

Theresa May faced renewed calls to resign on Friday night after the Conservatives lost more than 1,200 seats in local elections in England, losing con(...)

Labour MP Hilary Benn:  ‘This is one example of how Brexit is proving to be very costly for our country.’ Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The British government has stood down an army of 6,000 civil servants who had been preparing for a no-deal Brexit, at an estimated cost of £1.5 billio(...)

Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Rime of the Ancient Brexiter (Scene: The entrance to a polling booth, somewhere in England, in the distant future. A trio of Eurosceptic voters is(...)

Attendees hold placards and shout during the People’s Vote Rally in Westminster on April 9th, 2019. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP

MPs have voted by 420 to 110 to approve Theresa May’s request to delay Brexit until June 30th, as four hours of talks between the government and Labou(...)

 Northern  Secretary Karen Bradley. The DUP is not  pleased by her declaration  that Dublin would have an input into direct rule  under  the Belfast and St Andrews agreements. Photograph: Getty Images

The declaration by Sir Mark Sedwill, Whitehall’s most senior civil servant, that Northern Ireland faces direct rule from London if the UK quits the Eu(...)

British secretary of state for foreign affairs Jeremy Hunt: one of at least 10 MPs considering a prime ministerial bid. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

At least 10 cabinet ministers are considering putting themselves forward to take over from Theresa May as British prime minister after she promis(...)

Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer.  He said  presenting the withdrawal agreement without the political declaration meant MPs would not know what they were voting for. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Theresa May faces a likely third House of Commons defeat over her Brexit deal on Friday as the DUP and hardline Brexiteers joined Labour and other opp(...)

 Former  foreign secretary Boris Johnson: he is not as popular in Westminster as he is with party members

Boris Johnson After Theresa May outlined her exit plan on Wednesday evening, the former foreign secretary told a meeting of the European Research Gro(...)

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