Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer:  has said Labour could agree to a deal only if it included a confirmatory referendum. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Theresa May’s cabinet will consider on Tuesday whether to continue Brexit talks with Labour as a new poll spelt trouble for both main parties ahead of(...)

 Nigel Farage addresses the launch of The Brexit Party’s European Parliament election campaign in Coventry. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty

The sister of Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg is to stand as a candidate for Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party in the forthcoming European elections. An(...)

Luciana Berger said she was “embarrassed and ashamed” to remain in Labour. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

Seven MPs have left the Labour Party to form a new group in the largest exodus from any British parliamentary party since the establishment of the Soc(...)

 EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker at a meeting in Brussels on Wednesday. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

We are in clutching-at-straws mode here, with barely 50 days to go to a “hard” British departure. And so on Monday, when there was a hint that the Eu(...)

Pro-EU campaigner attends a rally outside of the parliament in London. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Proponents of a second EU referendum are urgently trying to fight back against the impression that the plan might be doomed after a series of setbacks(...)

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Like the doctors who put General Francisco Franco through needless torment for weeks before his death in November 1975, Theresa May’s ministers will s(...)

Protesters demonstrate against prime minister Theresa May’s Chequers plan. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has dismissed a Canada-style free trade agreement with the European Union as unacceptable because it would trigger a ba(...)

Britain’s  Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says party is “not wedded to freedom of movement for EU citizens as a point of principle”. Photograph: Reuters

Britain’s Labour Party backs “the reasonable management of migration”, its leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Tuesday in a speech aimed at winning back mill(...)

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the U.K. opposition Labour party, leaves after launching his leadership campaign at the Institute of Education in London, U.K., on Thursday, July 21, 2016.  Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Policies are the staple of political debate, but every so often, the focus shifts from ‘what is to be done?’ to ‘who should be in charge of doing it?’(...)

Boris Johnson: Described as a “flatulent man-child”. Photograph: Matt Frost/ITV via Getty Images

Until this week, it was hard to find a leading figure in the Leave campaign who seriously believed they were likely to win the UK’s EU referendum on J(...)

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