Penny Mordaunt

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Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley is to meet the North’s political parties today to review progress in the Stormont talks, amid declining hopes(...)

British  prime minister Theresa May making a statement outside 10 Downing Street. She   has announced that she will resign on Friday, June 7th. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Candidates to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister were jostling for position last night after she announced her resignation in a tearful sta(...)

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage during his walkabout while on the European Election campaign trail in Durham on Saturday. Photograph:  Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Two new opinion polls show support for Nigel Farage’s newly formed Brexit party has soared prompting panic in the Tories and Labour. The Opinium poll(...)

Britain’s former secretary of state for defence Gavin Williamson: has denied that he was behind the leak, claiming that a police investigation would exonerate him. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Theresa May has rejected opposition calls to refer former defence secretary Gavin Williamson’s alleged leak from the National Security Council (NSC) t(...)

Britain’s defence secretary Gavin Williamson on his way to Downing Street accompanied by his eventual successor, international development secretary Penny Mordaunt. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Getty

Gavin Williamson has been summarily sacked as the UK’s defence secretary following an inquiry into an unprecedented leak from the National Security Co(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn with parliamentary candidate Lisa Forbes  campaigning in Peterborough ahead of next week’s local elections.  Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Labour could back a Brexit deal without the promise of a second referendum if talks with Theresa May’s government make progress this week, one of the (...)

Oh how we laughed. Photograph: iStock

These words are being written on the eve of one of the silliest yet most cheering days of the year: April Fool’s Day. I regard April 1st as a chink o(...)

British secretary of state for foreign affairs Jeremy Hunt: one of at least 10 MPs considering a prime ministerial bid. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

At least 10 cabinet ministers are considering putting themselves forward to take over from Theresa May as British prime minister after she promis(...)

Brexiteers inside and outside of the cabinet believe new leadership is needed for the next phase of Brexit negotiations. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Senior members of British prime minister Theresa May’s cabinet want her to step down after the local elections in May and allow a new leader to delive(...)

The BBC has bowed to pressure to provide viewers with information about abortion after being criticised following a row sparked by an episode of Call (...)

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