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British  prime minister Boris Johnson: “I do want people to start to go to work now if you can, but remember to follow the guidance because that is the way to save lives”

Boris Johnson has urged people to go back to work if they can, contradicting his government’s advice that they should work from home if possible. Answ(...)

How Brexit will affect the use of English in the European institutions is a live question in Brussels. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

It seems somehow fitting, after a 47-year relationship defined by mutual incomprehension, that the EU’s final words to the UK as it departed the union(...)

British MEP Richard Corbett holds a banner after a vote on the withdrawal agreement at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, on January 29th. Photograph: Francisco Seco/Pool via Reuters

The European flag comes down from 10 Avenue d’Auderghem, at the heart of Brussels’ European quarter, at midnight on Friday. The building is reclassif(...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson: has not ruled out trading fishing rights for concessions in other areas post-Brexit. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas

Boris Johnson has rejected Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s assertion that Britain may need to seek an extension to its post-Brexit transition period beyond D(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May, whose Brexit “war cabinet” agreed a fragile compromise on a “Canada plus plus plus” model for Britain’s future EU relationship after eight hours of talks at her country retreat, Chequers, on Thursday. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Theresa May’s Brexit inner cabinet broke up last night after eight hours of talks, amid signs that the factions in her top team have stitched together(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May:  Conservatives fail to understand the UK is a multinational state with four nations. Photograph: Parliament TV via Reuters

The benches and the galleries in the House of Commons were packed but the chamber was quiet and Theresa May looked grave as she made the announcement(...)

18: The number of months the two sides have to agree the terms of Britain’s exit. Photograph: iStock

1: The amount of times Article 50 has been used since its creation in 2009. Nobody really knows what will happen next. 2: The duration in years for(...)

Anti-Brexit protesters demonstrate on Whitehall opposite Downing Street in London, England. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May formally began the UK’s divorce from the EU on Wednesday, ushering in a tortuous exit process that will test the bl(...)

The newly issued £1 coin. Sterling rallied by as much as 0.6 per cent to 86.3p after the prime minister’s speech and the European Commission’s initial response. Photo Illustration: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

European financial markets endured a choppy day of trading on Wednesday as markets digested the UK’s formal pressing of the start button on leaving th(...)

The resignation of Sir Ivan Rogers,  Britain’s ambassador to the EU, has raised fears that a hard Brexit is becoming more likely. Photograph: EPA/Thierry Roge

The Christmas lull in the world of finance has thawed, and while the first week of the year has been punctuated with positive indicators for the year (...)