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Scottish National Party’s Nicola Sturgeon: “Boris Johnson has a mandate to take England out of the EU but he must accept that I have a mandate to give Scotland a choice for an alternative future.” Photograph:  Andrew Milligan

The Scottish National Party scored a landslide across Scotland as party leader Nicola Sturgeon said its “overwhelming” victory presented an undeniable(...)

Methodist Central Hall polling station opens in London, as voters go to the polls in today’s general election. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire.

It’s Election Day. After a five-week campaign that saw Boris Johnson accused of wholesale dishonesty and callousness towards the victims of Conservati(...)

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: “The Conservatives are the only option for Brexit supporters and democrats alike.”  Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

Three Brexit Party MEPs have quit the party to back Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal and the Conservatives instead. Annunziata Rees-Mogg – sister of Commo(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson speaks at a press conference  in London, England. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

British prime minister Boris Johnson has promised to introduce new rules governing state aid to ailing companies after Brexit and to offer preferentia(...)

An ice sculpture is put in place for Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the studio before the start of the Channel 4 News election climate debate. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

It’s 13 days to Election Day. Protecting a poll lead that puts him on course for a comfortable victory, Boris Johnson has been avoiding scrutiny, dod(...)

Krishnan Guru-Murthy (foreground) with leaders of British political parties, standing next to ice sculptures representing the Brexit Party and Conservative Party who didn’t appear at the event, before the start of the Channel 4’s General Election climate debate on November 28th, 2019 in London, England. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/WPA Pool/Getty Images

A row has erupted between the Conservative Party and Channel 4, with the Tories saying the broadcaster “conspired” with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to(...)

Dominic Cummings, special adviser to the British prime minister, Boris Johnson. Universally hailed as some kind of genius, Cummings is a candidate for some revisionist history

Every time they confront reality, Brexiteers lose. That’s why it’s important for them to remain in their parallel universe where facts, truth and cons(...)

Leslie Garvan  on board one of his two fishing boats in  Kilkeel harbor in Northern Ireland. Photograph: James Forde for The Irish Times

Leslie Garvan, a trawler owner from Kilkeel in Co Down who has done well out of fishing, wants to take back what he views as rightfully British. “Go (...)

Sterling is likely to weaken as markets open, said Lee Evans, head of foreign exchange trading and strategy at Bank of Ireland’s markets and treasury division. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP

Sterling and European markets are likely to succumb to another wave of volatility this week as the odds of a no-deal Brexit have tightened after UK pr(...)

Speaker John Bercow. Photograph: UK Parliamentary Recording Unit handout

Boris Johnson’s task of assembling the 320 votes he needs to win a majority for his Brexit deal at Westminster on Saturday is complicated by the fact (...)

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