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Brexit talks stall after efforts to accelerate

21 October 2017 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, and David Davis, the Brexit Secretary, went to Brussels and had dinner with Jean-Claude…

Brexit can strengthen the Union – but only if handled well

21 October 2017 9:00 am

There will be no chance of the United Kingdom making a success of Brexit if Scotland votes to break up…

No deal with the EU? Sounds like a good deal to me

21 October 2017 9:00 am

So what if we have to trade under WTO rules?

Michel Barnier’s arrogant inflexibility over Brexit comes from a long Gallic tradition

21 October 2017 9:00 am

When it comes to negotiation, the French and the British are worlds apart

Would Theresa May vote for Brexit now? She’s not saying

14 October 2017 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, when asked by Iain Dale in an interview on LBC: ‘If there was a…

The plotters who want Theresa May out think time is on their side

14 October 2017 9:00 am

‘Worst week ever’ is one of those phrases that journalists are, perhaps, too quick to use. Alastair Campbell once quipped…

One of the best shows we’ve seen in ages from the ETO: Giulio Cesare reviewed

14 October 2017 9:00 am

Previously on Giulio Cesare… English Touring Opera’s new season caters cannily to the box-set generation by chopping Handel’s Egyptian power-and-politics…

It’s time for the Tories to talk trade

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Thirty years ago, the Conservatives would have had no problem countering what Jeremy Corbyn had to offer in Brighton. But…

‘Prepare for power,’ Jeremy Corbyn tells the Labour party conference

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Home Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, told the party conference that Labour was ‘on the threshold of power’. The party…

If there’s no plan for a hard Brexit, then the Leave campaign must regroup

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Fight and fight again Sir: In her Florence speech, Theresa May yet again declared that: ‘No deal is better than…

At last! The subversion of Brexit has begun

30 September 2017 9:00 am

The Brexit crowd are right to smell a rat. In any great national debate a columnist may feel tempted to…

The Tories are giving Jeremy Corbyn a clear run at No 10

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Paralysed by Brexit divisions, the Tories risk handing Britain to the hard left

The lady’s not for quitting: Damian Green on Theresa May

30 September 2017 9:00 am

May’s right-hand man Damian Green on her survival plan

Portrait of the week: Boris Johnson challenges Theresa May’s Brexit leadership

23 September 2017 9:00 am

Home Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, issued a manifesto for a ‘glorious future’ for Britain outside the European Union as…

The Remainers are wrong – Boris never promised the UK another £350m a week after Brexit

23 September 2017 9:00 am

Sir David Norgrove, the chairman of the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA), is an honourable man. When he publicly rebuked Boris…

This new Tory Brexit battle will be the bloodiest of all

23 September 2017 9:00 am

The Tories’ latest titanic battle over Europe

When the facts came out, the killing of a Polish man had nothing to do with anti-immigrant feeling

23 September 2017 9:00 am

Beware of jumping to conclusions about Brexit-induced violence

A handy guide to the Tories for the under-10s

23 September 2017 9:00 am

The Conservatives used to have big ideas and shout a lot; now they’re frightened of looking silly. Here's how the party can win back its confidence

Brexit, Hurricane Irma, and an earthquake in Mexico

16 September 2017 9:00 am

Home The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill was given a second reading by 326 votes to 290, with seven Labour MPs…

Star attraction: A detail from Banksy’s mural

How Banksy’s Brexit mural put a smile on Dover’s face

16 September 2017 9:00 am

When people come to Dover, it’s usually to pass through. The magnificent castle on the cliffs may be a tourist…

Voted Leave? It’s one way to lose friends, says Sarah Vine

9 September 2017 9:00 am

September is my time of year. Summer is all very well if you’re one of those golden-haired, long-limbed types who…

Theresa May’s exit strategy

9 September 2017 9:00 am

Nearly all Tory MPs now agree Theresa May should stay on as Prime Minister. She must get the party through…

Britain’s Brexit team must call Barnier’s bluff

2 September 2017 9:00 am

There is a growing perception that Britain is floundering in its EU negotiations, with a professional team from Brussels running…

United Nations condemns North Korea’s ‘outrageous’ missile over Japan

2 September 2017 9:00 am

Home Sir Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, announced a change in Labour’s policy by saying that he wanted Britain…

The mad and the bad have got it in for Theresa May

2 September 2017 9:00 am

I first met Theresa May, or met her properly, way back in the last century. I’d been invited to speak…