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Technological solution to Irish border issue could be a decade away,...

A presentation drawn up by the Home Secretary's Policy Unit and sent to HMRC and the Treasury implies that they think a technological solution - which would aim to keep the Irish border entirely open and without physical checkpoints - is a distant (and likely very expensive) prospect

‘Incompetent, self-interested s****’: Fear and loathing on the doorstep over Brexit

They're used to braving the elements, leafleting and door knocking in the depths of midwinter and encountering the uninterested, the unruly and even the odd bloodthirsty dog

Government adviser sacked for ‘white supremacist’ language

Sir Roger Scruton, an academic who chaired the Building Better Building Beautiful Commission, was dismissed after telling the New Statesman that Islamophobia was "a propaganda word invented by the Muslim Brotherhood in order to stop discussion of a major issue"

Brexit timetable in EU hands and long delay could speed up...

As she stands in front of EU leaders today - after what European media dubbed a "begging tour" of Berlin and Paris yesterday - she knows the length of delay is in their hands and could well be far longer

May in diplomatic dash to Berlin and Paris to get support...

Theresa May will meet Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this morning, before later travelling to Paris to hold talks with President Emmanuel Macron

Why did Theresa May ditch a no-deal Brexit?

Her statement after the marathon cabinet meeting on Tuesday night, however, put paid to that

Make no mistake, something has finally changed on Brexit

Just two weeks ago, the prime minister stood in Downing Street defiant. She lacerated MPs, harried parliament, blamed them for the logjam. She insisted that her deal must be passed at all costs

Brexit crisis: Theresa May loses leverage over rebel MPs as Commons...

MPs had been under pressure to come to a consensus view on an alternative to Theresa May's plan after taking the process out of the prime minister's hands, a highly unusual move

Brexit settled status scheme ‘risks new Windrush scandal’

Alberto Costa, the MP for South Leicestershire, told Sky News large numbers of those who need to apply are elderly or vulnerable and should not be forced to go through the procedure

General election closer than ever as Commons fails to make mind...

Government or opposition, ayes or noes, Tory or Labour - it's not a place where you can have a bit of everything