Johnson urges May to ‘stand up to EU bullies’

At the start of a make-or-break week for the prime minister which could determine how long she survives, he said a crisis was looming...

Who is PM’s ‘Brexit brain’ on whose shoulders deal rests?

But one man has been a constant, a survivor; a civil servant on whose shoulders the Brexit deal rests. In Whitehall circles, Olly Robbins is...

‘Key issues’ remain despite Raab’s dash to Brussels

News of the talks fuelled reports that a divorce agreement may be close ahead of Wednesday's crunch summit of European leaders. Politico went as far...

Universal credit: PM ‘should back £2bn welfare funding’

The prime minister and Chancellor Philip Hammond have been coming under pressure to increase funding for universal credit after it was revealed that some...

Davis urges cabinet mutiny to kill PM’s Brexit plan

In what will be seen as an insurrection against the prime minister, he says her "flawed" plan to keep the UK in a customs...

‘Dodgy’ Brexit deal will annex N Ireland, Foster warns

The DUP leader said proposals for a "backstop" arrangement - effectively keeping Northern Ireland in the single market and custom union to avoid a...

Caviar and Netflix – the latest ‘no-deal’ Brexit impacts

Covering areas from train travel to consumer rights and caviar imports to diamond trading, here's what they say: :: ELECTRICITY The government has warned a no-deal...

Ireland ‘cannot accept’ Brexit backstop time limit

Simon Coveney, who is also Ireland's foreign minister, directly contradicted UK Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab's stance on a key part of the UK's withdrawal...

Eurostar services could stop under ‘no-deal’ Brexit

The government has released its latest batch of documents covering the potential effects of such a scenario, covering areas like consumer rights, rail transport,...

PM won’t agree deal that ‘traps’ UK in customs union

The future status of the frontier between Northern Ireland and the Republic has emerged as a key sticking point in the exit negotiations. A particular...

The NI port town that is Brexit in a microcosm

The cattle compromise could unlock the backstop - a bovine Brexit breakthrough. Much rests on the shoulders of Daisy and friends. I first heard of...

Grant cuts for electric cars condemned

The RAC and AA criticised the move which will see fewer models eligible for the scheme and the money available to drivers reduced from...

Chancellor under pressure to increase universal credit funding

Universal credit replaces a range of existing welfare payments, but has so far been applied only to around one million new claimants or those...

Tories may have to depose PM to ‘heal wounds’ – DUP

Sammy Wilson, the DUP's Brexit spokesperson, issued a stern warning to the Conservatives as he pressed Mrs May to change her course on Brexit. He...

Cost of WannaCry cyber attack to NHS revealed

The breach, which affected computers worldwide last May, severely disrupted services and left thousands of appointments cancelled. Figures revealed for the first time by the...

Doctors able to prescribe cannabis to patients

The new rule will apply to England, Wales and Scotland, and follows several high-profile court cases. Mr Javid said the "heartbreaking" accounts of sick children...

Fury over Brexit plan to turn M26 into ‘parking lot’

Tom Tugendhat told the Commons that work on the M26 in Kent started on Wednesday night, even though he was given assurances that nothing...

DUP: We’re not afraid of a general election

The Northern Ireland party, which backs Theresa May's minority Conservative government in key votes at Westminster, has made it clear the radical move is...

Brexit deal may be struck by next Wednesday – EU

Michel Barnier announced 80-85% of the treaty has been agreed and promised Brussels would respect the "constitutional integrity" of the UK. But he vowed checks...

Suicide prevention minister’s Beachy Head joke revealed

Jackie Doyle-Price told the Thurrock Gazette in 2014: "I would sooner jump off Beachy Head than join UKIP. "I am a Conservative. I have never...

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