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It is 50 years since a huge breakthrough for gay rights in the UK – the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality

The idea that the British establishment is predicated on civilised values of ‘fairness’, ‘openness’ and ‘transparency’ is beginning to unravel.

Everyone is buying Europe just when Britain is selling

How an emboldened Parliament can halt the descent to Brexit chaos

The Brexit vote has divided us in a new way between the Optimists and the Pessimists. Just to complicate things, both tendencies exist in both Remain and Leave.

In an uncertain global landscape, the former deputy prime minister outlines reforms needed to safeguard the international order against nationalism and ‘strong man’ politics

The kingmakers of Theresa May’s diminished government, the Democratic Unionist Party, hold some very controversial views

What next for the pro-European cause in the Conservative Party, asks a Tory peer who has fought an often lonely battle against Brexit

Here is Prime Minister Theresa May’s statement announcing that a General Election is to be held on June 8

Brexit has raised some existential questions about national identity, with many Britons feeling their faith in Britishness eroding

Truth and lies dance circles round each other – and part of us even admires the con men

In these increasingly strange days it seems Westminster’s undead, tempted by a whiff of Brexit flesh, are marching back on to centre stage

Could Britain be forced to surrender the long-disputed territory of Gibraltar as part of Brexit negotiations?

A more pragmatic approach to Brexit is finally emerging – but so too are the threats from zealots

The Brexit Bill is not the only one to have suffered a rough ride in the Lords in recent months.

During the referendum, Leavers loudly defended the rights of EU citizens legally resident in the UK. Now many pro-Brexit MPs are not practising what they preach.

The young and old alike can see the coming calamity of Brexit. And recent encouraging events show that they still have the ability to avert it

Confused by another week in Brexit? We round up the losers and the losers (because there are no winners) of another crazy seven days on Planet Brexit

From brown shoes to foreign lorry drivers, computers to oral sex, the list is as varied as it is perplexing

With the triggering of Article 50 due this month, Keir Starmer outlines what Labour will fight to achieve from Brexit – and acknowledges what the process cannot resolve

The Peers should be heeded – most have been around for considerably longer than their friends in the Commons

Peers vote by an overwhelming majority of 102 to guarantee rights of EU nationals in UK

Confused by another week in Brexit? We round up the losers and the losers (because there are no winners) of another crazy seven days on Planet Brexit

I am a peer in the House of Lords preparing to fight Article 50

Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords will not give up on Europe

The Speaker of the House of Commons didn’t hold back in stating he’s “strongly opposed” to Donald Trump addressing parliament

May has form to suggest her attraction to politics of Trump runs deep

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill to pave the way for the formal Brexit process to begin under Article 50 has cleared its first hurdle in the House of Commons.

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