Brexit deal: key points from the draft withdrawal agreement

Brexiters will find many contentious clauses difficult to stomach within the 585-page draft document

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British PM Theresa May loses majority, faces pressure to resign

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced pressure to resign on Friday after losing her parliamentary majority, plunging the country into uncertainty as Brexit talks loom. The pound fell sharply amid fears the Conservative leader will be unable to form a government and could even be forced out of office after a troubled campaign overshadowed by two terror attacks. After being…

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Theresa May faces ‘chaos and confusion’ claims after social care U-turn

Prime minister spends day battling against accusations of indecision after change to policy outlined in manifesto

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Theresa May calls UK general election for 8 June

Prime minister makes surprise announcement outside No 10, saying she has delivered stability after the Brexit referendum result
Theresa May announces UK general election – live

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British MPs approve first stage of Brexit bill

British MPs on Wednesday approved the first stage of a bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start pulling Britain out of the European Union. MPs approved the bill, which would allow the government to trigger Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty and formally begin two years of exit negotiations, by a margin of 498 to 114. It was…

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Trump hosts first foreign leader as May visits White House

British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged her commitment to the “special relationship” between Britain and the US at a Republican party meeting British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Donald Trump on Friday, the US president’s first official meeting with a foreign leader that is set to be dominated by talk of trade and security. After igniting a row this…

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