Angela Merkel has said the UK has “illusions” about the realities of Brexit and insisted talks on the UK’s divorce bill from the EU must be dealt with before trade negotiations can begin.
MPs would be given the chance to halt a Brexit deal secured by a Labour government, Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer has said.
All the election news, reaction and updates on April 25.
Labour could still shock Theresa May at the ballot box. But Corbyn needs to up his game on Brexit
Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron will face far-right Marine Le Pen in a head-to-head battle for the French presidency.
Tony Blair has called for a “movement” of pro-EU voters to prevent Theresa May getting a mandate for a “Brexit at any cost”.
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has said Theresa May’s appetite for a Hard Brexit makes Nigel Farage look like a moderate.
The UK would be welcomed back with open arms by the EU if it turned its back on Brexit after the General Election, the European Parliament’s president has said.
The manifestos are a few weeks away yet. But here is a look at some of the main themes already taking shape.
Leaked documents have revealed Brussels will demand Britain pays the cost of moving EU agencies out of the UK after Brexit.
Sitting MP Douglas Carswell has announced he will not stand in the general election – dodging a dust up with Brexit bad boy Arron Banks.
Jeremy Corbyn has ruled out backing a second referendum on the final Brexit deal after suggestions Labour could include the policy in their general election manifesto.
The election machine is rolling into action – here are the key dates:
Theresa May wants to railroad Britain into a Hard Brexit by increasing her majority in the House of Commons to stifle any opposition or Tory rebellion.
Although it makes absolute political sense to do it – very few Westminster watchers saw this decision coming.
Theresa May has announced her intention to hold a snap general election to strengthen her hand going into the Brexit negotiations.
Theresa May is trying to impose a Hard Brexit with the announcement of a snap general election, Nicola Sturgeon said, as she urged voters north of the border to “stand up for Scotland”.
Here is Prime Minister Theresa May’s statement announcing that a General Election is to be held on June 8
The Prime Minister has shocked the nation by announcing a snap General Election.
Theresa May used her traditional Easter message to talk of people “coming together” ignoring growing fears over Hard Brexit
Filming has started on a movie which aims to persuade Leave voters to change their minds on Brexit.
A former MI6 chief has called the allegations of contact between Trump’s team and Moscow “unprecedented”
A group of MPs have called on the Government to ensure Brexit does not impact science
MPs have expressed their fears that hackers attacked the voter registration website in the weeks before the EU referendum
UKIP’s former leader gets dressing down after “embarrassing” rant to EU parliament