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Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn? Yes, she could lose and he might win, but that is unlikely to  happen. Photograph: Jack  Hill and Andy Buchanan/ AFP/Getty Images

Why is Britain going to the polls next week? The next election was not due until May 2020 and Theresa May needed a two-thirds majority in the House o(...)

Nicola Sturgeon: the SNP leader called Theresa May’s call for a general election a huge political miscalculation. Photograph: Andrew Testa/New York Times

While Theresa May was addressing the media in front of 10 Downing Street on Tuesday morning the Scottish government was holding its weekly cabinet mee(...)

In a survey of more than 700 Conservative Party members, two in three were sanguine about the end of the UK union. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Is Britain’s governing party still conservative and unionist? That last word was originally a reference not to the union with Northern Ireland, but wi(...)

British prime minister Theresa May said  ‘right now we should be working together, not pulling apart.’ Photograph: PA

British prime minister Theresa May has said “now is not the time,” for a second Scottish independence referendum, while the government puts “all its e(...)

Screen grabbed image taken from the UK Government and Parliament site of a petition calling for US President Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK to be called off which has been backed by over one million people. Photograph: Parliament UK/PA Wire

An online petition calling for Donald Trump to be prevented from making an official state visit to the UK has reached 1m signatures. The petition o(...)

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

UK and Scottish leaders have clashed over the role of the Edinburgh parliament in the upcoming Brexit negotiations, raising the possibility of a Scott(...)

SNP leader and first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon: she has hailed the start of “a new conversation” to gauge Scottish views on Brexit, Europe and independence. Photograph:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

At the Scottish National Party’s spring conference in March, leader Nicola Sturgeon was greeted with rapturous applause when she announced a new drive(...)

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson MSP poses in front of a mural titled ‘Love Wins’ in Belfast, where she delivered the Amnesty International Belfast Pride Lecture on the theme Marriage Equality: From Scotland With Love. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Supporters of same sex marriage should try to persuade their opponents to change their minds rather than “shout them down”, the leader of the Scottish(...)

Theresa May (above) will succeed David Cameron as British prime minister on Wednesday. This follows the decision by her rival Andrea Leadsom on Monday to pull out of the Tory leadership race. Photograph: Getty

Theresa May will become Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after an anticipated contest for the leadership evaporated in the wake of her rival(...)

Undated file photographs  of British Home Secretary Theresa May (left) and Andrea Leadsom who are both in the race for the Tory leadership. Photograph: PA

Andrea Leadsom, one of two candidates to be the next British prime minister, has caused an uproar by suggesting that being a mother means she has a gr(...)

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