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Britain’s prime minister Theresa May: to win opposition votes, she will have to move towards a softer Brexit. Photograph: Henry Nicholls

Halfway through his catalogue of Theresa May’s inadequacies at the end of Wednesday’s no-confidence debate, Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson identifi(...)

British prime minister Theresa May in the House of Commons on Tuesday. Under a future amendment MPs could attempt to make a no-deal Brexit illegal. Photograph: EPA/Parliamentary handout

Tuesday’s crushing defeat in the House of Commons leaves Theresa May’s Brexit deal hanging by the most delicate of threads with just 10 weeks to go be(...)

 A demonstration featuring a paper mâché Theresa May outside the Houses of Parliament in London. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty

The UK parliament’s rejection of the proposed withdrawal agreement with the EU marked the biggest defeat ever inflicted on any British government. Th(...)

Britain’s defence secretary Gavin Williamson  and attorney general Geoffrey Cox:  plans include chartering ferries for supplies of food and medicines. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

Theresa May’s cabinet has agreed to ramp up planning for a no-deal Brexit, telling government departments to make contingency planning their top prior(...)

Theresa May during her visit to  Scotland on Wednesday. MPs will hold a crucial vote on December 11th to approve or reject the Brexit deal agreed with EU leaders. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/AFP/Getty Images

The Bank of England’s chilling analysis of the possible impact of a no-deal Brexit, which followed a similar report from the treasury, drew a predict(...)

Former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson accused the EU of  ‘manipulating the issue of the  Border’. Photograph: Ben Stansall/Getty Images

Theresa May’s proposal for Brexit has come under renewed attack from both wings of her Conservative party, as Downing Street sharply rebuked Boris Joh(...)

Brexit: “Central to politics is the picking of battles, and Britain has picked an all-absorbing one.” Photograph:  Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The signatories of a recent letter to Theresa May must have daunted even that sceptic of the business lobby. The CBI, the Institute of Directors, the (...)

Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson. His allies have called for about £5 billion a year extra for the NHS, which is facing the worst flu outbreak in years. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Theresa May and her chancellor Philip Hammond have rejected demands from Boris Johnson to set aside an extra £100 million (€114 million) a week for th(...)

Password sharing: Nadine Dorries tweeted after pornography was found on the office PC of Theresa May’s deputy, Damian Green. Photograph: Twitter

In the absurdity sweepstakes this has been a winning week for the United Kingdom. I am not talking about the ways in which Brexit discussions seem to (...)

Andrea Leadsom, Theresa May and Michael Gove, the remaining candidates in contention to replace David Cameron as UK Prime Minister. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The bitter battle to be Britain’s next prime minister will see the final two candidates for Tory leader decided today, as the party was rocked by acc(...)

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