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A video grab shows former Conservative MP Phillip Lee sitting next to Liberal Democrats  leader Jo Swinson in the House of Commons in London after moving across the House. Photograph: PRU/AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s government has lost its majority in parliament after former Conservative minister Phillip Lee crossed the floor of the House of Common(...)

Boris Johnson in the House of Commons on Tuesday night. Earlier he babbled elegant hyperbole and took low swipes at Jeremy Corbyn.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

When Boris Johnson made his first appearance in the House of Commons as prime minister six weeks ago, it was a two-hour tour de force that had the ben(...)

Boris Johnson: The more the parliamentarians try to block the no-deal Brexit, the more likely it is that we’ll end up in that situation. File photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Politicians who are seeking to block a no-deal Brexit are making it more likely that Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, British prime m(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has for now abandoned hopes of toppling Boris Johnson and succeeding him as a caretaker prime minister. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/AFP/Getty Images

UK opposition parties agreed on Tuesday to move as early as next week to block a no-deal Brexit and prioritise using legislation to try to block prime(...)

Jeremy Corbyn said it was vital the opposition parties met before parliament resumes. File photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Opposition parties have agreed to meet next week to discuss plans to block a no-deal Brexit in Parliament. On Wednesday, Jeremy Corbyn wrote to senio(...)

The proposal is the first attempt by Jeremy Corbyn to forge a cross-party consensus on stopping a no-deal Brexit since Boris Johnson became prime minister. Photograph: Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to prevent a no-deal Brexit by being installed as caretaker British prime minister has been rejected by some of the key MPs neede(...)

Andrea Leadsom launching her campaign in London to become Conservative party leader  and prime minister. Photograph:   Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Labour has tabled a cross-party motion to prevent a new Conservative prime minister from leaving the EU without a deal against the will of parliament.(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in his office in the Houses of Parliament in London on Tuesday, with the Political Declaration setting out the framework for the future UK-EU relationship. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Hardline Brexiteers have reacted angrily to Theresa May’s offer to seek a common approach to Brexit with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Jacob Rees-Mogg,(...)

Labour MP Yvette Cooper (C) said that the government could decide how long an extension to propose. Photograph: Mark Duffy/EPA

A cross-party group of British MPs will step up efforts to stop a no-deal Brexit on Wednesday, tabling a Bill by Labour’s Yvette Cooper to extend arti(...)

MPs are due to vote on a series of indicative voters on Monday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Tory MPs are warning Theresa May they will resist any attempt by the prime minister to call a snap general election in a bid to end the Brexit crisis (...)

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