Tories are jostling for position to succeed Theresa May, with a potential alliance between Boris Johnson and Amber Rudd seen by supporters as a way of bridging the party’s Brexit divide.
Several senior Tories appear to have begun manoeuvres to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister after another Brexit defeat reignited speculation that her days in Downing Street are numbered.
EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has indicated he does not believe the UK will have enough time to approve Theresa May’s withdrawal deal by the scheduled exit date of March 29.
Brussels is ready to give the UK further “guarantees, assurances and clarifications” that the Irish backstop should only be temporary, Michel Barnier has said.
The Scottish and Welsh governments have called for more clarity to be issued over funding after Britain leaves the European Union.
Cabinet ministers have heaped further pressure on veteran Tory Sir Christopher Chope over his “unacceptable” decision to block child protection proposals linked to female genital mutilation (FGM).
Female-led start-ups get just a penny for every £1 of venture capital investment in the UK, research commissioned by the Chancellor shows.
The BBC’s flagship political debate programme faced going on air with a reduced line-up after a Conservative MP got stuck on a train.
The BBC’s flagship political debate programme had a reduced line-up after a Conservative MP got stuck on a train and missed the show.