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It is an "illusion" to think key Brexit legislation will have an "untroubled passage" through the House of Lords, a Tory former chancellor has said.

Failure to incorporate the EU charter of fundamental rights into UK law after Brexit sends out "a really strange message" about the attitude of the Conservative Party, a senior Tory has said.

The House of Lords could face the prospect of fundamental reform if peers attempt to hamper Brexit, prominent Tory hardliner Jacob Rees-Mogg has warned.

Boris Johnson's comment that the Leave campaign under-estimated when it claimed Brexit would allow an extra £350m to be spent on the NHS weekly has been branded "ridiculous".

European Council president Donald Tusk has demanded more clarity from prime minister Theresa May over her plans for Brexit - and again held open the possibility of the UK changing its mind.

Theresa May has been accused of lying to the British people by a senior ally of German chancellor Angela Merkel over the plan to restore dark blue British passports after Brexit.

Boris Johnson has said the Brexit campaign's claim of an extra £350m a week to spend on the NHS was an underestimate - but his working out shows why the original figure was a lie.

Ukip leader Henry Bolton has ended his "romantic relationship" with his controversial model girlfriend, but still faces a backlash from senior figures within his party.

Scotland's first minister has described delays to amendments to key Brexit legislation as "absolutely disgraceful".

A senior Conservative MP demands Theresa May appoints a 'minister for Hard Brexit' to her team as he claims she had "promised".

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said that "maybe" there should be a second referendum on EU membership to "kill it off for a generation".

Theresa May has been accused of "capitulating" to Hard Brexiteers after appointing an influential Tory Europhobe as a minister in the Brexit department.

Theo Paphitis has launched an blistering attack on the government, branding Theresa May's administration as "incompetent" and accusing it of posing a threat to the high street.

The appointment of a "no deal" Brexit minister is a sign that the UK is "hurtling towards retreat and isolation", MPs have heard.

The chair of the Commons Treasury Committee has called for more clarity on what impact Brexit will have on VAT bills for firms importing goods from the EU.

David Davis has been accused of "extraordinary moaning" after attacking the EU for preparing for a no-deal Brexit while setting aside £3.7bn ready for the scenario himself.

Jeremy Corbyn has snubbed a cross-party summit at the Houses of Parliament on retaining UK membership of the single market and customs union.

Chancellor Philip Hammond has refused to rule out Britain being part of a customs union with the European Union after Brexit.

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In another important intervention, TONY BLAIR lashes out at a deeply divided Tory government and a feeble opposition while highlighting the damage Brexit is already causing

Our editor-at-large ALASTAIR CAMPBELL on the influence wielded by Len McCluskey, the general secretary of Unite, on Brexit

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Labour's "timidity" will usher in Brexit if the party continues to go along with leaving the European Union and insists on withdrawing from the single market, Tony Blair has said.

A former Treasury minister has described Boris Johnson as "ludicrous" as he criticised the government's approach to future trade deals after Brexit.

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has defended plans to use his party's strength in the House of Lords to fight Brexit, even though he views the unelected chamber as a "bad system" that he did not want to be a member of.

Lord Adonis has quit the government’s infrastructure role delivering a scathing verdict on the handling of Brexit and claiming the PM has become an ally of UKIP and the Tory hard right.

Tory peer and former deputy Prime Minister Michael Heseltine has suggested that a Labour government led by Jeremy Corbyn would be less damaging for the country than Brexit.

Remain politicians have poured scorn on plans to bring back the blue cover for the British passport.

The Brexit department has been mocked after publishing 'sectoral analyses' revealing that electricity is vital for light and heating, fishing is important to coastal communities and postal services are used to supply goods.

Editor-at-large ALASTAIR CAMPBELL on how William Shakespeare, the King of Word-Invention, provides us with the language to describe Brexit

While the Telegraph has never been shy about its politics, it was once known for its tolerance and diversity of views. Not any more, says its former diarist TIM WALKER

STEVE ANGLESEY on how a book of less than 400 words provides the most compelling illustration of why Leave won

It's been another ludicrous year in Brexit politics - but what do you remember of some of the most preposterous moments?

RICHARD PORRITT with the week's big stories, including a diplomatic spat between Austria and Italy

The government must take its share of the EU's wine and art when Britain leaves, a Brexiteering Tory MP has demanding.

A blistering assault on Brexiteers in the European Parliament, labelling them "political crooks", is proving a viral sensation on social media.

RICHARD PORRITT with the week's big stories, including Brexit health risks, trouble in Ukraine and controversy in Italy

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.

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

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.



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