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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(...)

British prime minister Theresa May need not look far to find enemies arrayed against her on the Conservative backbenches. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Reuters

While Theresa May plodded through prime minister’s questions on Wednesday, many eyes were looking over her left shoulder at an MP sitting on the farth(...)

British prime minister Theresa May is meeting European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on October 16th. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/AP

Top allies to Jean-Claude Juncker and Theresa May have engaged in a public clash over an account of a private Brussels dinner between the two leaders (...)

  British police  previously  temporarily suspended intelligence-sharing with the US  following a series of leaks to American media. Photograph: Getty

Donald Trump has threatened to spark a new row over intelligence-sharing between Britain and the US after he claimed the Parsons Green Tube bombers ha(...)

Brexit countdown: after a few summer weeks of sanity, UK strategy has returned to chaos. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

After a few summer weeks of sanity while Theresa May was tramping the mountains of Austria and Wales, the United Kingdom’s Brexit strategy has returne(...)

British prime minister Theresa May campaigning in Eshott airfield, Northumberland, in May. She has repeatedly rejected the idea of excluding students from the Conservatives’ target of bringing net migration down to the tens of thousands. Photograph:  Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Theresa May’s determination to continue counting foreign students in the British government’s immigration target left her increasingly isolated on Thu(...)

Slow Brexit? David Davis, UK exiting the EU secretary (left) and  Michel Barnier, chief negotiator for the EU. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

At 7am on Friday, June 23rd last year, as the last votes in the EU referendum were being counted and the pound collapsed on currency markets, David Ca(...)

Arlene Foster and the DUP pictured at Stormont.  Through long experience, the politicians of Northern Ireland are masters of power-sharing, deal-making and concession-squeezing. They will run rings round the Tories.  David Young/PA Wire

I agree with Jeremy. As the Labour leader told the BBC’s Andrew Marr on Sunday, the present parliamentary configuration is more or less unsustainable.(...)

There is some scepticism in Brussels about the ability of Theresa May’s minority administration to make effective decisions. Photograph: Getty Images

Theresa May is to be told the EU will take a year to draft a new mandate for its chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, effectively killing the Brexit nego(...)

Michael Gove: returning to the British cabinet as environment secretary. Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Theresa May has endured one humiliation after another since last Thursday’s general election, as the party which celebrated her only days ago as its g(...)

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