Britain’s prime minister Theresa May delivers a keynote speech in central London. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May has said her “new Brexit deal” will include a requirement for MPs to vote on whether to hold another referendum. “(...)

If the British prime minister and Jeremy Corbyn, above, cannot agree on a common position, the government’s Plan B is to seek Labour’s engagement with a process of ‘definitive votes’. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Theresa May’s announcement last night that she will introduce the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) early next month comes despite no evidence of progre(...)

British prime minister Theresa May and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker are pictured during a  news conference in Strasbourg on Monday. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters.

British prime minister Theresa May says she has secured “legally binding changes” to the Brexit withdrawal agreement and the Northern Ireland backstop(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, President of the Irish Farmers Association, Joe Healy, EU Chief Negotiator, Michel Barnier, and Tánaiste Simon Coveney pictured on their way into the Ireland V France Six Nations rugby match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photograph: Chris Donoghue/Twitter

UK prime minister Theresa May has been warned she faces another crushing House of Commons defeat for her Brexit deal unless she can secure an eleventh(...)

Greg Clark, Amber Rudd and David Gauke, who have issued a blunt warning to Tory Brexiteers that UK parliament will prevent them forcing a ‘disastrous’ no-deal break with the EU. Photograph: PA Wire

A trio of pro-EU UK Cabinet ministers have issued a blunt warning to Tory Brexiteers that the UK parliament will prevent them forcing a “disastrous” n(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has told British prime minister Theresa May in a private phone call that shifting her red lines in f(...)

British prime minister Theresa May will make a statement on Monday afternoon outlining her new Brexit proposals. Photograph: PA

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said the Brexit withdrawal deal, which was comprehensively rejected by the House of Common(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May on the BBC’s “The Andrew Marr Show”: said she would work to secure further assurances from EU leaders on the backstop to assuage members of her Conservative Party and the DUP. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout

A formal exchange of letters between the EU and the UK, stipulating that the Northern Ireland backstop will be temporary and superseded by a comprehen(...)

 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 (...)

 Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern: ‘The decision to downgrade history in our secondary schools and to make it a non-compulsory subject [at Junior Cert level] was short-sighted and quite frankly ill-considered.’ File photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has suggested British children should be compulsorily taught Irish history to combat the “sheer ignorance” in the UK exp(...)

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