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British prime minister Neville Chamberlain  making his ‘peace in our time’ address at Heston Airport on his return from Munich on November 30th, 1938. Photograph: Fox Photos/Getty Images

The eyes have become livelier, and that thin voice much more resonant. Nor does the upward revision of Neville Chamberlain in Munich: The Edge of(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson on the second day of his government reshuffle. Photograph: Handout/AFP via Getty

Boris Johnson has sacked a number of experienced junior ministers on the second day of his government reshuffle, and appointed Belfast-born Conor Burn(...)

Labour Party leader Keir Starmer, who is self-isolating, speaks remotely to the UK parliament. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP via Getty

 Britain is set to reject the European Union’s proposal to maintain the status quo on fisheries for 12 months after a no-deal Brexit, Downing Str(...)

Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Frost: Negotiations with Michel Barnier continue.  Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP via Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s decision to give MPs a vote before he breaks international law by reneging on the Brexit withdrawal agreement should be enough to spar(...)

Brexit supporters: The UK government will  soon publish plans for preparing Britain’s border operations for changes after the post-Brexit transition period. Photograph: Andrew Testa/New York Times

Britain wants to accelerate the pace of its negotiations with the European Union by changing the format of the talks, a cabinet office minister told M(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson appearing before the House of Commons liaison committee  via Zoom, from  10 Downing Street, on Wednesday. Photograph: Andrew Parsons/Downing Street

Boris Johnson has ruled out an inquiry into Dominic Cummings’s apparent breaches of lockdown rules as the number of Conservative MPs calling publicly (...)

Michael Gove giving evidence by videolink to MPs during a select committee on the future relationship with the European Union and on post-Brexit negotiations. PA Photo. Photograph: House of Commons/PA Wire

The British minister leading negotiations on the post-Brexit Northern Ireland protocol has rejected a European Union request for what he described as (...)

Medical ventilators being constructed at the OES medical supply company in Witney. The National Health Service  has said it needs thousands more ventilators to treat patients with coronavirus. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Britain could take part in a European Union procurement scheme for ventilators in future after missing an email from Brussels inviting it to participa(...)

Britain’s new prime minister Boris Johnson being clapped into 10 Downing Street by staff in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty Images

Shortly before 4pm on Wednesday, Boris Johnson marched up to the podium outside 10 Downing Street and promised to “change the record” after three year(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley is to meet the North’s political parties today to review progress in the Stormont talks, amid declining hopes(...)

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