Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has ruled out a second referendum but Lord John Kerr’s report says it is possible. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

MPs will be able to legislate for a second referendum on Brexit even if Theresa May’s government opposes it, according to a new report by John Kerr, t(...)

Theresa May was accused of breaking “the promise she made to her own backbenchers and forced this issue back on the table”. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Theresa May has set the stage for a major parliamentary confrontation over Brexit on Wednesday after she ruled out accepting an amendment to the EU wi(...)

The British prime minister, Theresa May, with the chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, and the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, ahead of delivering a speech at the Royal Free Hospital in London on Monday. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Theresa May faces another showdown with pro-European Conservative MPs on Wednesday after the House of Lords approved an amendment that would give par(...)

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve said he was not prepared to sign ‘in blood now that I will follow over the edge of the cliff’. File image: AFP/Getty Images

Conservative backbench rebels could bring down Theresa May’s government over the role of parliament in approving the final Brexit deal or if there is (...)

Trouble ahead: British prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Theresa May faces a fresh defeat on the EU withdrawal Bill in the House of Lords on Monday after Downing Street defended her last-minute change to an (...)

 Jacob Rees-Mogg: The European Parliament is not, he claims, “a serious parliament” or a proper democratic forum because it doesn’t represent a single people. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Theresa May has spent much of this week struggling to reconcile the two ends of her party over Brexit, shuttling between former attorney general Domin(...)

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve:  there are three parts in the amendment he tabled. Photograph: AFP Photo/PRU

Theresa May’s government will table a new amendment to the EU withdrawal Bill on Thursday setting out what parliament can do if it rejects the final B(...)

MPs line up to announce the result of the vote in the House of Commons during the debate for the EU withdrawal Bill on Tuesday. Photograph: PA Wire

Theresa May has escaped defeat in a crucial Brexit vote by promising to give parliament a more meaningful vote on the withdrawal agreement and on leav(...)

A file image  Phillip Lee who resigned as Justice minister on Tuesday. Photograph: AFP

British prime minister Theresa May has suffered a ministerial resignation ahead of crunch Commons votes on Brexit, with Phillip Lee hitting out at the(...)

Nikki Haley, US ambassador to the UN greets her Russian counterpart Vasily Nebenzya. The US, Britain and France have blamed the chemical weapons attack on Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Photograph: Reuters/Eduardo Munoz

Britain has rejected as a “grotesque, blatant lie” a Russian claim that London helped to fake last week’s chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town (...)

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