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 British environment secretary Michael Gove out for a run in London. He told Conservatives he would seek to negotiate a “full stop” to the backstop through alternative arrangements to keep the Irish Border open. Photograph: EPA

Michael Gove has told Conservative MPs that he would consider seeking a further delay to Brexit beyond October 31st if Britain and the EU were close t(...)

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage: “The Conservative Party are bitterly divided and I consider it to be extremely unlikely that they will pick a leader who is able to take us out on October 31st come what may.” Photograph:  Peter Summers/Getty

Nigel Farage has predicted that his Brexit Party will win the next general election if a new Conservative leader fails to take Britain out of the Euro(...)

 UK chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond  on The Andrew Marr Show: refused to rule out voting against his own government in the event of a no-deal exit. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, has warned Conservative leadership candidates they will not survive long in office if they try (...)

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(...)

Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson. Photograph: Andrew Yates/File Photo/Reuters

With Theresa May facing ever-increasing pressure from her backbenchers to name a date when she will quit Number 10, you can barely move in Westminster(...)

An anti-Brexit placard depicts British PM Theresa May: She  will meet 1922 Committee chairman Graham Brady after the second reading of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill  in the first week in June. Photograph: Toby Melville

Theresa May’s agreed statement with 1922 Committee chairman Graham Brady on Thursday confirmed that she will soon become the fourth successive Conserv(...)

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(...)

A Leave supporter arguing with a Remain supporter outside parliament in London.The  police  have been “briefed to intervene appropriately” if the law is broken. Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

‘Corpulent generals, safe behind lines” is a line taken from a song Children’s Crusade, written by British rock star Sting in 1985. Those lyrics captu(...)

HMP Birmingham: Inspectors found blood, vomit and rat droppings on the floor of the prison, where drugs were used openly and inmates appeared to be in control.   Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA

 Britain’s prisons minister has warned that up to 20 jails are facing problems similar to those in HMP Birmingham, which the government has taken(...)

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