Opinion

Amid Brexit chaos, Britain's political system finally implodes

A second referendum could help ease the problem, but what Britain really needs is a radical economic transformation.

Nick Dearden

by Nick Dearden

Nick Dearden

Brexit

Britain's Brexit drama: What you need to know

Draft UK-EU Brexit deal sparks political turmoil in Britain, with Prime Minister Theresa May assailed from all sides.

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

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

Brexit

Irish PM: Brexit undermines Good Friday Agreement

Uncertainty about the status of the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland is a major obstacle in Brexit talks.

Irish PM: Brexit undermines Good Friday Agreement

United Kingdom

UK crime agency opens probe into major Brexit campaigner

Investigation into Brexit backer Arron Banks comes amid deepening uncertainty over future of the UK-EU ties.

UK crime agency opens probe into major Brexit campaigner

Brexit

UK eyes higher growth and spending in Brexit year

British finance secretary revealed plans to increase spending if Brexit deal agreed and introduce tax on tech giants.

UK eyes higher growth and spending in budget for Brexit year

Brexit

May: UK could seek extension to Brexit transition

Question of the Irish border remains a major hurdle as London and Brussels seek to agree the terms of UK withdrawal.

UK could seek extension to Brexit transition, says Theresa May

United Kingdom

Anti-Brexit protesters gather to demand second referendum

Britons march in London demanding 'people's vote' to give public final say on UK's political future as EU talks stall.

Anti-Brexit protesters gather to demand second referendum

UpFront

Does Brexit mean chaos for the UK?

We debate whether another referendum would be undemocratic, and what the consequences of a 'no deal' would look like.

Does Brexit mean chaos for the UK?