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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in his office in the Houses of Parliament in London on Tuesday, with the Political Declaration setting out the framework for the future UK-EU relationship. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Hardline Brexiteers have reacted angrily to Theresa May’s offer to seek a common approach to Brexit with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Jacob Rees-Mogg,(...)

Labour MP Yvette Cooper (C) said that the government could decide how long an extension to propose. Photograph: Mark Duffy/EPA

A cross-party group of British MPs will step up efforts to stop a no-deal Brexit on Wednesday, tabling a Bill by Labour’s Yvette Cooper to extend arti(...)

Theresa May’s disastrous televised statement on Wednesday was the last straw for many ministers and backbenchers alike. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

The UK’s negotiating position was already weak when Theresa May walked into the council chamber at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday. But sh(...)

British prime minister Theresa May is seen in the House of Commons, London, on Thursday. Photograph: UK parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

MPs have voted to delay Britain’s departure from the EU by at least three months as talks continue between Theresa May’s government and the DUP in an (...)

UK prime minister Theresa May (front centre) in the House of Commons. Photograph: Mark Duffy/UK Parliament/AFP/Getty

Theresa May has told MPs that they must pass her Brexit deal by next Wednesday or face a lengthy delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union.(...)

Chris Patten, Lord Patten of Barnes, being interviewed by  Harry McGee at NUI Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Standing under the tower clock in the chilly quadrangle of National University of Ireland, Galway, Chris Patten is being buffeted by two storms. The f(...)

Members of the Our Future, Our Choice youth movement  during a mass lobby of parliament outside St John’s Smith Square, London. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

MPs have voted overwhelmingly to hold Theresa May to her commitment to give them a vote on delaying Brexit if her withdrawal agreement fails to win a (...)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: now says  he could vote for the prime minister’s deal even if the Northern Ireland backstop was not replaced.  Photograph: Ho Pru/AFP/Getty (

Few at Westminster were expecting MPs to vote on Yvette Cooper’s amendment confirming Theresa May’s commitment to give them a vote on delaying Brexit (...)

British prime minister Theresa May said she would bring her deal back to the House of Commons for a “meaningful vote” by March 12th. Photograph: Getty Images

Theresa May has promised MPs that if they reject her Brexit deal next month, they will be able to vote to delay Brexit rather than leave the European (...)

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(...)

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