British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt will unveil the diplomatic and economic measures on Monday in response to the apprehension and detention of the Stena Imperto. Photograph: Stena Bulk/PA Wire

Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain “domestic political forces” intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran’s seizure o(...)

Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson gives a speech at  JCB headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshireon Friday. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters.

Former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said it would be “shameful” for Theresa May’s g overnment to request an extension to the Article 50 proc(...)

Former Leeds United player Paul Madeley has died at the age of 73.

Former Leeds player Paul Madeley has died at the age of 73, the club have announced. Madeley spent his entire 17-year career with the West Yorkshire (...)

Firemen search the wreckage of one of two Birmingham pubs bombed in November 1974.  File p	hotograph: Press Association

Families of the victims of the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974 want forthcoming inquests to shed light on what intelligence services knew about the IR(...)

A selection of the front pages of British newspapers taken on Friday following the  UK high court ruling yesterday that the Conservative government do not have the power on their own to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. Photograph: Benjamin Fathers/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May faces a Brexit byelection after Conservative MP Stephen Phillips resigned his seat in protest against her handling of the process of leavi(...)

Angela Eagle, left,  is mounting her challenge to Corbyn’s leadership with the party on a bizarre seesaw: as its membership rises, so its support in the country falls. LEON NEAL,DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images

There she stands, the new prime minister , so unassailable that her final opponent melted away . Even her party’s most rabid Brexiters crumpled. There(...)