Theresa May is unconcerned that the 27 other EU leaders are excluding her from a dinner after a European council meeting, Downing Street has said.
Although he spent nearly 30 years in the House of Commons and served as a cabinet minister for nine of those years, in two Conservative administrations, James Prior, who has died aged 89, failed to fulfil his true potential.
Philip Hammond has told MPs that it will be necessary to have a post-Brexit “transitional deal” because it will not be possible to complete divorce negotiations within the timetable set out by article 50.
UK businesses will have to deal with 60m more pieces of paperwork each year if Britain leaves the customs union as it departs the EU, according to research from a group campaigning to keep trade links with the bloc after Brexit.
The government should end uncertainty for EU nationals living in Britain by promising that those based in the UK when article 50 is triggered can stay, according to a report compiled by both sides of the Brexit debate as well as employers and unions.
Labour’s poll rating will improve by this time next year, Diane Abbott has said, claiming after two disastrous byelections that infighting in the party had been largely to blame for its electoral woes.
Senior Tory MPs have rallied behind Boris Johnson, saying that he and Theresa May were an ideal double act who should use their “chalk and cheese” personalities to deliver a successful Brexit and redefine the UK’s position on the world stage.
The Fast Show, which ran on BBC television from 1994 to 1997 – the last few years of Ken Clarke’s chancellorship – has been voted the second-best television sketch show ever, after Monty Python.
The populist right are “political parasites feeding on people’s concerns and worsening conditions”, Jeremy Corbyn has told a gathering of European socialist and progressive parties.
Labour MPs have denied a newspaper report claiming that Jeremy Corbyn walked out of a Christmas party after politicians sang the New Labour anthem Things Can Only Get Better and chanted “We want Tony”.
Jeremy Corbyn believes he will be able to fill the vacant posts in his shadow cabinet without offering Labour MPs the right to elect them.
The former Liberal Democrat minister Vince Cable has broken ranks with his party to argue that it is politically necessary to limit immigration from the EU as part of the UK’s Brexit deal.
Labour frontbencher Emily Thornberry twice mouthed “bollocks” at David Cameron across the dispatch box on Wednesday but managed to avoid being reprimanded for unparliamentary language.
U.S-China relations may take a turn for the worse after President-elect Donald Trump publicly insulted Beijing twice in a span of 72 hours.
Theresa May is struggling to summon enough political courage to admit there will be difficulties in Britain’s exit from the European Union, according to the head of the senior civil servants’ union.
Margaret Thatcher’s resignation as British prime minister provoked tears in Washington and consternation in Moscow, according to a secret Downing Street file released on Friday.
Theresa May’s two closest aides have visited Washington to pave the way for a meeting between the prime minister and Donald Trump in the spring, No 10 has confirmed.
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Theresa May has distanced the UK from Washington over John Kerry’s condemnation of Israel, in comments that appear to be designed to build bridges with the incoming Trump administration.
Government sources have played down reports that Theresa May could promote David Cameron as a future Nato secretary general, saying no decision has yet been made about whether to push for a British candidate.
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