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Parliament flexed its muscles tonight – and isn’t it glorious?

MPs have dealt a humiliating blow to the Government by “taking back control” of the Brexit process with a House of Commons defeat for Theresa May.

An influential committee of MPs has thrown its support behind a Brexit transition agreement that sees EU laws continue to reign supreme, stressing that it would be a "price worth paying" for stability after March 2019.

Conservative former minister Dominic Grieve has suggested he and the government have run out of road over his call for a meaningful vote on any Brexit deal.

International trade secretary Liam Fox has used a speech in Argentina to lash out at "gloomy" Brexit commentators, urging them to be more positive.

The European Parliament has defeated plans to ban an additive that is considered key in industrial meats for the doner kebab.

A Tory MP and leading Brexiteer has been accused of "Stalinism" over comments attacking those who want any Brexit withdrawal agreement to be put to MPs.

Alex Taylor, a British broadcaster working in France, was so angered by Brexit he decided to become French, a process which ended in a ceremony at the country’s Pantheon. Vanity Fair’s MARION VAN RENTERGHEM was there to watch it happen

The European Union’s chief negotiator has warned the UK integrity of the single market and the preservation of freedom of movement are “non-negotiable”.

Theresa May has insisted that MPs will be given a vote on the Brexit withdrawal deal as she faced the prospect of a Tory revolt and embarrassing Commons defeat on the issue.

Ministers must "give a little bit more" to build a consensus with the 48% of voters who backed Remain, a Conservative former minister has said.

The boss of the US civil aviation regulator has urged the UK to reveal by next month whether it will remain in a key safety body after Brexit.

Henry VIII would "blush" at the Government's attempt to seize powers under key Brexit legislation, a former minister has said.

Nigel Farage is reimagined as The Cheshire Tw*t in a satirical new bedtime story

EU nationals seeking to stay in the UK after Brexit will be able to complete applications in minutes, the immigration minister has claimed.

MITCH BENN discusses how speaking in haste can often signal the truth

The European Parliament is to demand that last week's Brexit deal is converted into a legally binding text as soon as possible.

How POTUS might be plunging America into disaster via social media

More than 60% of Britons believe MPs should be given the final say on the overall Brexit deal, according to a poll.

Firms in the Square Mile are planning to shift 10,500 jobs out of Britain by the first day of Brexit as the economic reality of the vote begins to bite.

Boris Johnson has been accused in the Lords of doing "immense damage" to Britain's reputation abroad with his tendency to "speak first and think afterwards".

In a major climbdown on its flagship Brexit bill, the government has given in to rebels over greater oversight of ministers' powers.

The sanguine British used to shrug off foreign criticism. Not any more. SUNA ERDEM on how we became a hypersensitive nation.

Labour would try to stay in a "reformed single market" if it was conducting Brexit negotiations, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.

David Davis has sought to address concerns about his performance as Brexit secretary by saying he does not have to be very clever to do the job.

The option of staying in the single market must be kept on the table, Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable said, as he called for Labour to support his efforts to rewrite the Government's Brexit Bill.

ANGELA JAMESON on the mercurial currency that adds a whole new level to high-risk investment

Theresa May believes EU negotiations are “not about a hard or soft Brexit”.

London and Dublin have clashed over whether the Brexit agreement intended to trigger trade talks is legally binding or not.

Sir Keir Starmer wants Britain to “stay aligned” to the European Union after Brexit.


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