Brexit

May names new Brexit secretary amid crisis over deal

PM Theresa May promotes largely unknown junior health minister, Stephen Barclay, as new Brexit secretary.

United Kingdom

Assailed from all sides, defiant May vows to see Brexit through

Prime minister defends her draft Brexit deal as several ministers quit amid threat of vote of no-confidence against her.

Europe

Four UK ministers resign over draft Brexit deal

Brexit minister Dominic Raab says he cannot 'in good conscience' support May's proposed EU withdrawal agreement.

Four UK ministers resign over Theresa May's draft Brexit deal

Brexit

UK's Theresa May to take Brexit deal to parliament

British PM wins cabinet support for the draft divorce deal with the EU, but faces rebellion within her own party.

UK's Theresa May to take Brexit deal to parliament

Europe

Anger as Oxford Union says it will host Steve Bannon

Calls for cancellation and protest as debating society at the University of Oxford says it will host far-right figure.

Anger as Oxford Union says it will host Steve Bannon

Brexit

May promises Brexit deal will deliver vote of British people

If the UK government agrees with the draft agreement, an EU vote could take place as soon as November 25.

May promises Brexit deal will deliver vote of British people

Brexit

May calls cabinet meeting after UK, EU agree on draft Brexit deal

PM Theresa May calls special cabinet meeting on Wednesday when she will present the text to her ministers.

May calls cabinet meeting after UK, EU agree on draft Brexit deal

Opinion

Brexit and Suez: A tale of two Tory fiascos

Suez war was indisputably a fiasco, an act of imperial madness. So is Brexit.

Avi Shlaim

by Avi Shlaim

Avi Shlaim

France

Migrants reach UK in stolen French fishing boat

Officials identified the 12-metre boat and contacted its owner, who said the vessel had been stolen in France.

Migrants reach UK in stolen French fishing boat

Yemen

Prospect of Yemen talks rises as Saudi agrees to evacuate Houthis

Saudi Arabia confirms to UK minister willingness to evacuate 50 wounded fighters as a confidence-building measure.

Prospect of Yemen talks rises as Saudi agrees to evacuate Houthis

Reporter's Notebook

Jaywick: A thriving UK town fallen on hard times

The decline of Jaywick shows how Britain - one of the wealthiest nations - has failed its obligation to improve living conditions.

Europe

UN visits UK's poorest places

The UN rapporteur on poverty and human rights is in the UK to find out how some of its downs descended into poverty.

Jamal Khashoggi

UK calls for end to Yemen war, Khashoggi justice

Visiting Saudi Arabia on Monday, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt urges Riyadh to halt the bloody war in Yemen.

UK calls for end to Yemen war, Khashoggi justice

France

Macron urges world leaders to 'fight for peace' on WWI centenary

French president tells leaders on Armistice Day to 'build our hopes rather than playing our fears against each other'.

Macron urges world leaders to 'fight for peace' on WWI centenary

Europe

Female MPs gather in UK to celebrate a century of suffrage

To mark the 100-year anniversary of women's suffrage in the UK, female MPs from 86 countries gather to appreciate the efforts of suffragettes past and hope to inspire future generations of women.