Government lawyers are exploring the possibility of arguing in the supreme court that the article 50 process could be reversed by parliament at any time before the UK completes its exit from the European Union.
Theresa May has spoken on the phone to Donald Trump and stressed to the new US president-elect that he should seek to unite America when he takes office, Downing Street has said.
Theresa May has congratulated Donald Trump on his US presidential election victory, as the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, and his Lib Dem counterpart, Tim Farron, expressed deep unease at the result.
Oh for the days, before the start of the end of the world, when all one had to worry about was Bake Off moving to Channel 4, and whether or not England striker Harry Kane should be taking corners.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton encouraged her supporters and challenged them to continue their work as she delivered her concession speech Wednesday morning.
Donald Trump gave an unusually statesmanlike victory speech today, congratulating his opponent and promising to unite his country.
Politicians around the world have been reacting this morning to news that Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States.
Nicola Sturgeon has backed away from making significant changes to Scotland’s income tax system, instead unveiling a modest cutin taxes for the better-off.
Theresa May was personally responsible for stalling talks on an EU free trade deal with India, because she was obsessed with controlling immigration, according to former business secretary Vince Cable.
Theresa May has angered European leaders by telling her first EU summit that she expects Britain to be at the centre of European decision-making until Brexit takes place.
Labour should not back an English parliament because that would look like “giving up on Britain”, Tom Watson, the party’s deputy leader, will say on Saturday.
Think about UKIP, and most will reflect on three things - leader Nigel Farage (either a man of the people, or a knob - depending on your viewpoint), immigration and Europe.
The phone connection is terrible, but I interview TV star Andrew Michael despite such interference and the noise from passing cars.
Nigel Farage has said he would stand for parliament again if there were a re-run of the South Thanet election, going back on a previous pledge to retire from frontline politics.
Philip Hammond, the chancellor, is coming under mounting pressure from Tory MPs to bring forward help for the NHS and social care services, amid dire warnings that council budget cuts are causing unsustainable problems.
Brexit will bring about fundamental changes to the devolution settlement across the UK, making possible the return of “significant powers” from the EU to Scotland, according to the Scottish secretary.
The government has a less than 50% chance of securing an orderly exit from the European Union within two years and will potentially have to accept a phased departure lasting much longer, prompting “a decade of uncertainty”, Lord Kerr, Britain’s most experienced EU negotiator, has said.