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David Frost: new role in charge of Britain’s relationship with the EU. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

David Frost’s promotion to the cabinet marks the return of open factionalism to Downing Street after months of quieter manoeuvring following the sacki(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson: Government is working on a response to rising support for Scottish independence. Photograph: Leon Neal/PA Wire

The Scottish National Party’s (SNP) promise to hold a second independence referendum with or without Boris Johnson’s approval has upped the stakes in (...)

People celebrate on the street  in London as Britain officially left the European Union last January  31st. Britain and the EU have struck a trade deal on Thursday, almost a year later. File photograph: Andrew Testa/New York Times

Negotiators have finally unlocked the deal that will define the future of the UK and EU’s £660 billion (€734 billion) trading relationship after a flu(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty

As negotiations between Britain and the European Union enter what must be their last days, the two sides remain deadlocked on the three outstanding is(...)

Number 10 special adviser Dominic Cummings leaves his home in London on Thursday. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

The drama surrounding Boris Johnson’s advisers in Downing Street is not so much an episode of The West Wing as of The Tudors, with the king’s consort (...)

Dominic Cummings and Lee Cain. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/PA Wire

Conservative MPs have welcomed the resignation of Lee Cain as Boris Johnson’s director of communications amid doubts about the future of the prime min(...)

Lee Cain arrives in Downing Street on Thursday morning,  after he announced that he is resigning as Boris Johnson’s director of communications. Photo graph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris Johnson was on Thursday urged to reshape his chaotic and faction-riven Downing Street operation, after his communications chief quit in a power (...)