Dominic Grieve: ‘“I have always worried that the DUP’s position, firstly in advocating and promoting leave was a great mistake.’ Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Former British attorney general Dominic Grieve MP says the DUP could be “sold down the river” by the Conservative government. Mr Grieve was speaking (...)

Anti-Brexit protesters outside the  Edinburgh courts. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

The ruling from three judges in Scotland’s highest court could not have been starker: Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for five weeks&nb(...)

A video grab shows former Conservative MP Phillip Lee sitting next to Liberal Democrats  leader Jo Swinson in the House of Commons in London after moving across the House. Photograph: PRU/AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s government has lost its majority in parliament after former Conservative minister Phillip Lee crossed the floor of the House of Common(...)

Jeremy Corbyn said it was vital the opposition parties met before parliament resumes. File photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Opposition parties have agreed to meet next week to discuss plans to block a no-deal Brexit in Parliament. On Wednesday, Jeremy Corbyn wrote to senio(...)

Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson  at  Westminster. “No to time limits or unilateral escape hatches or all these elaborate devices, glosses, codicils and so on that you could apply to the backstop.” Photograph: Getty Images

Fears of a no-deal Brexit rose in London and Brussels on Tuesday after both candidates for the Conservative leadership said the Northern backstop must(...)

Dominic Grieve told an audience in Dublin that the chances of a border poll on Irish unification ‘go up’ if Britain leaves the EU without a deal in October. Photograph: Simon Carswell

A “crash-out Brexit” would make a political crisis over the future status of Northern Ireland “more likely”, the Conservative MP and former UK attorne(...)

Boris Johnson visits a JD Wetherspoon pub as part of his  Conservative Party leadership campaign tour, in London. As the frontrunner he is expected to become prime minister on June 24th. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Pool via Bloomberg

 Theresa May abstained on Tuesday in votes on amendments to a Northern Ireland Bill that would extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to th(...)

 Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt go head to head on ITV’s debate: “If you don’t get us out of the EU on October 31st, will you resign?” Mr Hunt  asked his rival. Photograph: Matt Frost/ITV

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt clashed over Brexit, Donald Trump and tax policy in a fiery, hour-long Conservative leadership debate on Tuesday night. (...)

DUP MP Sammy Wilson has criticised a warning to unionists over a Border poll. Photograph: Liam McBurney/The Irish Times

The chair of Westminster’s Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has warned unionists that a hard Border after Brexit could lead to a united Ireland and (...)

Boris Johnson insists he is not bluffing about being prepared to leave the EU without a deal. Photograph: Frank Augstein/Pool via Bloomberg

MPs at Westminster could use a Northern Ireland Bill on Monday to block Boris Johnson from suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit in (...)

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