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There are reports that Tory cabinet ministers have initiated talks with Labour MPs to secure cross-party backing for a softer Brexit.

Pressure on British prime minister Theresa May to pursue a more cross-party approach to Brexit with greater focus on the economy is growing amid repor(...)

 British prime minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on the way to a meeting of the Conservative Party’s 1922 Committee. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Theresa May has put her future as prime minister in the hands of Conservative MPs, apologising for last week’s election result and telling them she wo(...)

Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May: power in her  cabinet has shifted since the election to those who favour a soft Brexit. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth

Theresa May’s contrite appearance before the 1922 committee on Monday has won her a reprieve but not a pardon following last week’s general election d(...)

Brexit secretary David Davis: “They [Brexit talks] will start next week. The precise date will be given when we have it.” Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

The Queen’s speech is unlikely to go ahead as planned next Monday, No 10 Downing Street has suggested, to allow the Conservatives to reach a formal ag(...)

Arlene Foster and the DUP pictured at Stormont.  Through long experience, the politicians of Northern Ireland are masters of power-sharing, deal-making and concession-squeezing. They will run rings round the Tories.  David Young/PA Wire

I agree with Jeremy. As the Labour leader told the BBC’s Andrew Marr on Sunday, the present parliamentary configuration is more or less unsustainable.(...)

Arlene Foster, leader of the DUP, with British prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/PA Wire

Theresa May has reshuffled her cabinet amid continuing speculation about her future in Downing Street, as the Conservatives attempt to hold on to powe(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May has made clear she wants support from her “friends and allies” in Northern Ireland’s DUP. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

British prime minister Theresa May’s grip on power following the UK general election appears far from secure, despite a proposed deal with the Democra(...)

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson with her partner Jen Wilson after visiting the Meadowbank Sports Centre counting centre in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Friday. Photograph: Lesley Martin/AFP/Getty Images

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said she has received assurances from the prime minister over gay rights should the Tories do a deal with t(...)

British prime minister Theresa May waits for the results to be declared at the count centre in Maidenhead. Photograph: Geoff Caddick/AFP/Getty Images

No precedent does justice to the speed and depth of Theresa May’s political collapse. When the Conservative prime minister of Britain volunteered for (...)

The SNP’s deputy leader, Angus Robertson, campaigning in Elgin, Moray, Scotland. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

The Clock Tower in Dufftown is stuck at two minutes past three. Below, sitting on a bench, pensioner David MacPherson laments the fact that the counci(...)

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