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Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during an election campaign event in Dinnington, near Sheffield, on the final day of campaigning on Wednesday. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images

With opinion polls classifying dozens of constituencies as too close to call, Britain’s election night is set to be a long one, with some of the most (...)

A giraffe with two calves. Photograph: iStock

Conservationists have hailed a “big win” for threatened giraffes as countries agreed to protect the African animals from unregulated trade. Giraffes (...)

Conservative  leadership candidate Boris Johnson  with local business people in a  cafe in Oxshott, Surrey. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has toughened his commitment to taking Britain out of the European Union on October 31st, promising a “do-or-die” Brexit and challenging(...)

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(...)

Morning commuters cross Westminster Bridge on Friday with Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in the background. Photogrpah:  Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

Here are eight things we learned on a night of high political drama in Britain. 1 Theresa May’s future as prime minister appears far from strong and (...)

European Parliament president Martin Schulz, front,  with European Council president Donald Tusk and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/ Reuters

The European Council, representing EU member states, may establish a formal working group on Brexit as preparations intensify in Brussels ahead of th(...)

Liberal Democrat candidate (centre) who has secured a surprise win in  the Richmond Park by-election. Photograph: Gettty

The Liberal Democrats are celebrating Sarah Olney’s surprise win over Conservative Party candidate Zac Goldsmith in the Richmond Park by-election. M(...)

A selection of the front pages of British newspapers taken on Friday following the  UK high court ruling yesterday that the Conservative government do not have the power on their own to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. Photograph: Benjamin Fathers/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May faces a Brexit byelection after Conservative MP Stephen Phillips resigned his seat in protest against her handling of the process of leavi(...)

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan: ‘Donald Trump’s ignorant view of Islam could make both our countries less safe.’  Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

London mayor Sadiq Khan has rebuffed Donald Trump’s suggestion that he could be an exception to his proposed policy to ban all Muslims from coming to (...)

 London mayor Sadiq Khan: as long as London is world class, more people will want to live there than can be cheaply accommodated. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Among a commentator’s necessary pretences is that events have meaning. We see shape in chaos and universal lessons in particular happenings. Parties o(...)

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