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EU summit: No breakthrough but new Brexit headache for Theresa May

There had been hopes this week's gathering of EU leaders in Brussels - previously dubbed the "moment of truth" for Brexit - could overcome the impasse in negotiations

UK and US pull out of Saudi Arabia conference over missing...

The international trade secretary was due to attend a major investment summit in Riyadh next week, dubbed Davos in the Desert

Welfare staff’s ‘good housekeeping’ praised for uncovering disability benefits error

Sarah Newton, the disability minister, said it was a "dreadful administrative" mistake that "should not have happened"

Bercow refuses to confirm departure date amid calls for him to...

The independent investigation found a culture of "deference, subservience, acquiescence and silence" had allowed misconduct of staff to thrive

Theresa May pleads for unity after marathon cabinet talks on Brexit

The prime minister said she was "convinced" that if the cabinet retains a "firm" unitary position that Britain would get a breakthrough in negotiations

Tory MP Craig Mackinlay ‘overspent on campaign to beat Nigel Farage’

South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay, 52, along with his election agent Nathan Gray, 29, and party activist Marion Little, 63, are alleged to have been complicit in submitting false expenditure declarations

Commons Speaker John Bercow faces calls to quit over bullying MPs...

The House of Commons speaker was told to "consider his position" by Maria Miller, chair of the women and equalities select committee

Energy minister admits she drives diesel car during questioning on own...

Claire Perry said a smart meter was fitted in her home over the summer, but admitted she drives a diesel car

Theresa May to give Brexit update after talks break down

The prime minister is looking to reassure her minority government partners the DUP that a proposed "backstop" keeping Northern Ireland aligned with the EU to avoid a hard border would be time-limited

Caviar, diamonds, Netflix and Aberdeen Angus cattle: The latest ‘no-deal’ Brexit...

Covering areas from train travel to consumer rights and caviar imports to diamond trading, here's what they say