UK Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay: “We’re leaving the EU on October 31st with or without a deal.” Photograph: Tolga Akmen

The EU has raised with UK ministers claims by some Tory MPs that they will not support the current Brexit deal even if Boris Johnson’s demands to scra(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson: One MP said a vote of confidence in his government would have more chance of success later in October, as the reality of no-deal drew nearer. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via Reuters

Boris Johnson is preparing for a parliamentary battle against MPs trying to block a no-deal Brexit in the second week of September, as his cross-party(...)

The Tory government has urged the EU to seek a new negotiating mandate from the 27 member states because the UK will not accept a Brexit deal involving the Border backstop.

Downing Street would be wrong to think it is already too late for MPs to stop a no-deal Brexit, the British Labour party has said. The shadow health (...)

Britain’s Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said ‘political realities’ had changed after Boris Johnson’s election to PM. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier must go back to the bloc’s leaders to change the terms of the talks because Britain’s parl(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announcing in Adare on Thursday that Ireland will host the Ryder Cup.  Photograph: Merrion Street/PA Wire

In choosing his own hardline Brexit strategy, newly-installed British prime minister Boris Johnson has left Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in no doubt about h(...)

 Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson speaking in the House of Commons on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters TV

Boris Johnson used his first House of Commons statement as prime minister on Thursday to demand the complete removal of the so-called Irish backstop a(...)

Britain’s new prime minister Boris Johnson being clapped into 10 Downing Street by staff in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty Images

Shortly before 4pm on Wednesday, Boris Johnson marched up to the podium outside 10 Downing Street and promised to “change the record” after three year(...)

IConservative party leadership contender Boris Johnsonat the Wight Shipyard Company at Venture Quay on the Isle of Wight on Thursday. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has told senior Conservatives that if they are to serve in his cabinet then they will have to sign up to leaving the EU on October 31st,(...)

Luxembourg’s prime minister Xavier Bettel, Latvia’s Krisjanis Karins, France’s Emmanuel Macron and the Netherlands’ Mark Rutte at the EU summit in Sibiu, Romania. Photograph: Ludovic Marin

EU leaders on Thursday put action on climate change at the top of the union’s agenda for the next five years. Meeting in Sibiu, Romania, leaders gave (...)

Attendees hold placards and shout during the People’s Vote Rally in Westminster on April 9th, 2019. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP

MPs have voted by 420 to 110 to approve Theresa May’s request to delay Brexit until June 30th, as four hours of talks between the government and Labou(...)

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