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A video grab of Theresa May speaking in the House of Commons in response to a motion of no confidence on Wednesday afternoon. Photograph:  HO/PRU/AFP/Getty Images.

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has urged Theresa May’s “zombie government” to make way and declared her “Frankenstein” Brexit deal officially dead as (...)

Labour Party MP Yvette Cooper was one of the leading backers of the amendment to the finance Bill. File photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May has suffered a major defeat on Brexit after MPs voted to restrict the government’s taxation powers if Britain leaves the European Union wi(...)

 British prime minister Theresa May is seeking to gather support for her Withdrawal Agreement ahead of a crucial vote. Photograph: Reuters

British prime minister Theresa May will continue efforts to win over Tory critics of her Brexit deal as MPs return to Westminster next week, but both (...)

British  prime minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street, London, after she survived an attempt by Tory MPs to oust her. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

British prime minister and Conservative Party leader Theresa May has survived a vote of confidence in her leadership on Wednesday evening. The vote w(...)

 British prime minister Theresa May: met Conservative backbenchers in her office to listen to their concerns about the backstop. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May is considering offering a formal guarantee to MPs that they will be given a vote before Britain enters the Northern Ireland backstop in an(...)

 Sam Gyimah, who has resigned as universities minister in protest over the government’s Brexit plan. Photograph: PA

Britain’s Universities and Science Minister Sam Gyimah on Saturday became the latest minister to quit the government over prime minister Theresa May’s(...)

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg: did not succeed in triggering vote to topple Theresa May as prime minister.  Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Theresa May has revived the idea of a technological solution to keep the Border open after Brexit in an attempt to win over Eurosceptic Conservatives (...)

Dominic Raab speaking outside his Surrey home.  Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Dominic Raab has hit out at Theresa May, suggesting she has failed to stand up to a bullying European Union over the Brexit deal. Mr Raab, who steppe(...)

  Steve Baker: “The Irish were asked twice, and by the time the Irish had been asked twice I was going through the roof.” Photograph: Getty Images

Within hours of the news that British and EU negotiators had agreed a draft withdrawal agreement, Conservative Brexiteers in the European Research Gro(...)

Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom: “It must be capable for the United Kingdom to decide to leave that customs arrangement and it cannot be something the European Union can hold us to.” Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Theresa May’s hopes of winning parliamentary support for a Brexit deal dimmed further on Sunday with MPs from all sides threatening to vote against he(...)

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