Ken Clarke

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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(...)

Fox’s bid of £10.75 a share values Sky — which was founded by Mr Murdoch — at about £18.5 billion (€21.1 billion).

The UK government has cleared two bids for Sky from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox and Comcast, setting up a bidding war for the pan-European media(...)

Conservative MP and leading supporter of Brexit Jacob Rees-Mogg. “Rees-Mogg’s nonsense can travel halfway around the world before the fact-checkers have got their boots on”. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

Debate over the wisdom of using a referendum to rule on a complicated issue has a very different tone on each side of the Irish Sea. Former chancellor(...)

Prime minister Theresa May listens to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking after she made a statement to MPs in the House of Commons over her decision to launch air strikes against Syria. Photograph: PA Wire

If Theresa May had any doubts about her decision to launch air strikes against Syria without prior parliamentary approval, she showed no sign of it on(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May making a statement in the House of Commons defending British participation in air strikes on Syria. Photograph: AFP/PRU/Getty Images

Theresa May faced widespread criticism from opposition MPs on Monday for her failure to consult parliament ahead of Saturday’s air strikes against Syr(...)

British prime minister Theresa May gives a press conference at Downing Street in central London on April 14, 2018 following British military action against Syria.  Photograph:  Simon Dawson/AFP/Getty Images

When Theresa May comes to the House of Commons on Monday afternoon, she will face two major questions about Saturday’s bombardment of Syria: was it le(...)

Theresa May: although Britain is expected to take part in any military strike alongside allies the US and France, Downing Street has offered no details of any discussion at cabinet of military options. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Theresa May’s cabinet has unanimously agreed to take action in response to the chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma last Saturday, but stopped (...)

Good kava: Arnold Schwarzenegger helps himself to a plant-based beverage in the company of Fijian prime minister Frank Bainimarama. Photograph: Reuters/Wolfgang Rattay

In numbers: Game, set, match $110.2m Sum that tennis phenomenon Roger Federer has won in prize money over the course of his career, as of his victory(...)

Ken Clarke, a staunch Europhile and supporter of the Remain campaign, said while the UK government had committed to not reinstating a fixed border, this would be the inevitable outcome of leaving both the customs union and single market. File photograph: PA Wire

Former conservative chancellor Ken Clarke has said the UK should stay in the customs union to solve the Northern Ireland Border question or, alternati(...)

Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May,and  Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon: the two are meeting in a bid to break their deadlock over Brexit. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

It was an uplifting afternoon in the House of Commons for Remainers, with stirring speeches from opposition MPs and Conservative rebels. Ken Clarke’s (...)

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