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British prime minister Boris Johnson: ‘If there is one thing that can hold us back in these talks it is the sense in Brussels that MPs may find some way to cancel the referendum.’ Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

British prime minister Boris Johnson will call a general election for October 14th if he loses a Commons vote on Tuesday aimed at blocking a no-deal B(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson speaking outside his official residence in London’s Downing Street. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

UK prime minister Boris Johnson has said he does not want a general election, and claims the chances of a Brexit deal with the EU are rising. Mr John(...)

Conservative MPs have been told to vote with the government and preserve the chance of a deal, or vote with Corbyn and destroy any chance of a deal. Photograph: Tom Jamieson/The New York Times

Boris Johnson has dug in for trench warfare over Brexit as Tory rebels were put on notice they face losing the whip and being barred from standing for(...)

British chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

A furious Sajid Javid confronted Boris Johnson on Friday and demanded an explanation of why his media adviser was sacked without his knowledge, amid c(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has for now abandoned hopes of toppling Boris Johnson and succeeding him as a caretaker prime minister. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/AFP/Getty Images

UK opposition parties agreed on Tuesday to move as early as next week to block a no-deal Brexit and prioritise using legislation to try to block prime(...)

Danish prime minister Mette Frederiksen (second from left) has annoyed Donald Trump by refusing to sell him Greenland. Also pictured are Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg (left),  Iceland’s prime minister Katrin Jakobsdottir and German chancellor Angela Merkel (right). Photograph: Halldor Kolbeins / AFP

Image of the week: Nordic example Climate change was top of the agenda this week in Iceland, where various Nordic leaders plus Germany chancellor Ang(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson accused MPs of “collaboration” with the EU to thwart Brexit.

The bitter rhetoric around Brexit was dialled up this week by parties on both sides of this divisive debate. Former chancellor of the exchequer Phil(...)

Boris Johnson during his first  “People’s PMQs” session on Facebook  at  Downing Street. Photograph: Downing Street/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has accused former chancellor Philip Hammond of undermining the government’s strategy with a “terrible collaboration” with the EU to thw(...)

Britain’s former chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond: called for ‘smooth and orderly’ Brexit. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Boris Johnson would commit a betrayal of the referendum if he enacted a no-deal Brexit by listening to the “unelected” saboteurs “who pull the strings(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson: One MP said a vote of confidence in his government would have more chance of success later in October, as the reality of no-deal drew nearer. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via Reuters

Boris Johnson is preparing for a parliamentary battle against MPs trying to block a no-deal Brexit in the second week of September, as his cross-party(...)

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