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An ebullient Boris Johnson after delivering his closing speech at the Conservative party conference in the Manchester Convention Centre. Photograph: EPA

British prime minister Boris Johnson has spoken to European leaders including Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and German chancellor Angela Merkel in an effort (...)

Jeremy Corbyn has said the Labour Party will challenge whoever is the next Tory leader to put their Brexit deal to the public in a second referendum. Photograph: House of Commons/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn has sought to draw a line under Labour’s Brexit travails by announcing a “settled” policy of backing remain in any referendum called on (...)

A copy of the letter send by European Council president Donald Tusk and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker to Theresa May on Monday. Photograph:  Yves Herman/Illustration/Reuters

Theresa May has welcomed the letter from Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as offering “valuable new clarifications and assurances” about the Brexit(...)

An old British passport and a burgundy UK passport in the EU format. The planned new post-Brexit blue passport is seen by  Brexiteers see as a symbol of the UK’s regained independence. Photograph:  PA Wire

Theresa May’s government has ruled out reversing its decision to commission a European firm to print Britain’s blue passports, a move condemned by lea(...)

British prime minister Theresa May  will meet her cabinet on Tuesday for the first time since she told reporters last week that she wants to serve a full term. Photograph: Kazuhiro Nogi/Reuters

MPs returning to Westminster on Tuesday after the summer recess face the prospect of parliamentary trench warfare over Brexit, amid rumours of a cabin(...)

 Sir Keir Starmer: he said maintaining the status quo for a few years would provide more time to resolve the question of the Northern Ireland Border. Photograph: PA

Labour has made a dramatic shift in its policy on Brexit, calling for Britain to retain full membership of the European Single Market and Customs Unio(...)

 A Romanian man is interviewed by Immigration Enforcement officers after a raid on a residential property looking for illegal immigrants in Southall, England. Photograph: Laura Lean/Getty Images

Theresa May turned up on Radio 4’s flagship Today programme at 8.10am on Thursday to talk tough about cracking down on illegal workers in Britain and (...)