Mr Speaker

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Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi  speaking in the House of Commons on Wednesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty

British prime minister Boris Johnson called Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn a “great big girl’s blouse” and Mr Johnson was described as a racist for his c(...)

Rory Stewart: “I remain deeply committed to you and to this country.” Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Conservative MPs will on Thursday choose between three candidates to face Boris Johnson in a leadership contest that will be decided by the party mem(...)

An anti-Brexit protester outside the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

It was 20 minutes before MPs were due to vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday evening, and the Conservative MP Steve Double didn’t know w(...)

British prime minister Theresa May in the House of Commons on Tuesday for the meaningful vote on her Brexit withdrawal deal. Photograph:  Mark Duffy/UK Parliament

As MPs took their seats to hear the result of the vote on the Brexit deal, chief whip Julian Smith approached Theresa May and whispered in her ear. Sh(...)

Helen McEntee, Eamon Mallie, Noel Murphy, Leo Varadkar, Katherine Zappone and Declan McGrath pose in front of Murphy’s portrait of all the women members of the Oireachtas.

Straight after Taoiseach’s Questions on Tuesday, Leo Varadkar rushed from the Dáil chamber and down the main staircase for a photocall in front of one(...)

Anna Soubry was one of 15 Conservatives pictured on  a newspaper’s front page under the headline “The Brexit Mutineers”.

A Conservative MP identified as a “mutineer” over Brexit in the Daily Telegraph on Wednesday has reported a number of threats to the police since the (...)

David Cameron addressed the House of Commons, praising Iain Duncan Smith, who resigned over government policy, and praising  chancellor of the exchequer Osborne, who abandoned some proposed welfare cuts.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

David Cameron has sought to calm the nascent civil war within his Conservative Party ahead of today’s Commons vote on the budget, retreating from fur(...)

A  Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 fighter jets returning to RAF Akrotiri base in Cyprus after their first mission since the parliamentary vote to undertake air strikes in Syria. Photograph:  Emily Burns/EPA/Royal Air Force

Britain joined US-led air strikes against Islamic State in Syria on Thursday, but Russian president Vladimir Putin issued bitter new denunciations of (...)

British aircraft could start bombing Islamic State (Isis) targets in Syria as early as Thursday after the House of Commons backed prime minister David Cameron’s call to authorise air strikes. Image: AFP/Getty Images.

British aircraft could start bombing Islamic State (Isis) targets in Syria as early as Thursday night after the House of Commons backed prime minister(...)