In a call with European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, above,  and European Council president Charles Michel on Wednesday night, Boris  Johnson said he would reflect before setting out the UK’s next steps in the light of his statement of September 7th. Photograph: AP

Boris Johnson has reaffirmed his threat to walk away from talks with the European Union this week if the two sides are not closing in on a free trade (...)

David Cameron:  “Passing an act of parliament and then going on to break an international treaty obligation is the very very last thing you should contemplate, it should be an absolute final resort.” Photograph:  Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

David Cameron has joined all the other former living UK prime ministers in criticising Boris Johnson’s internal market Bill, that ministers admit will(...)

UK’s chief Brexit negotiator, David Frost. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA

Boris Johnson faces a Conservative backbench rebellion on Monday when MPs debate a Bill his government admits will break international law by overridi(...)

The two former British prime ministers wrote  a joint letter published by the Sunday Times newspaper

Former British prime ministers Tony Blair and John Major on Sunday said the United Kingdom must drop a “shocking” plan to pass legislation that break(...)

 A protective barrier is seen around the statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square in anticipation of protests in London. Photograph:  Peter Summers/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has described as “absurd and shameful” the boarding up of a statue of Winston Churchill as police in London fear clashes on Saturday bet(...)

Floral tributes left close to London Bridge on December 1st, 2019, after the deadly terror incident in which two people were stabbed to death. Photograph: Getty

Boris Johnson’s government is to introduce tougher sentences for terrorist offences, ensure that those guilty of serious offences serve their full ter(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during an election campaign event in Dinnington, near Sheffield, on the final day of campaigning on Wednesday. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images

With opinion polls classifying dozens of constituencies as too close to call, Britain’s election night is set to be a long one, with some of the most (...)

Members of the UK parliament awaiting the results of the vote on the programme motion proposing a timetable for the passage of the Brexit Withdrawl Agreement Bill in the House of Commons in London.

So what happened? The bill seeking to put Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal into law was passed by MPs in the House of Commons on its second reading, the i(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (right) and  British prime minister Boris Johnson at Government Buildings on Monday. Photograph: PA Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

British prime minister Boris Johnson said he wants a Brexit deal by October 18th and said a no-deal Brexit would be a failure the British and Irish go(...)

The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, inspects the newly installed infrastructure checkpoints at Dublin Port in anticipation of no-deal Brexit.  Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will discuss a Northern Ireland-only backstop with the British prime minister Boris Johnson when the two men meet for talks in (...)

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