Amber Rudd

As Labour's travails over anti-Semitism deepen, the Conservatives are showing themselves hopelessly tone deaf on diversity, reports JANE MERRICK.

Beware the reckoning... the public inquiry that will leave Brexiteers marooned.

The Tory and Labour defectors have acted as extraordinary political catalysts, says Jane Merrick. They have raised the prospect of stopping Brexit altogether.

Nigel Farage has still to claim expenses for his much-talked-about private jet to Strasbourg, the Brexit evangelist who wrote about the "cloying molasses of Brussels," and who was behind Amber Rudd's defiant stand against Theresa May?

Boris Johnson looked like he'd blown it. But at a critical moment for Brexit, the former foreign secretary is once again being tipped for Downing Street.

The UK government is barrelling down the Brexit motorway while ignoring the no-deal shaped brick wall in front of it, writes MICHAEL WHITE.

MICHAEL WHITE on May's mission impossible as Tory unit trumps all again.

MICHAEL WHITE looks at how public contempt for politicians is increasingly mutual towards the public.

The work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd has said she is "committed" to ensuring that the UK does not leave the European Union without a deal.

Michael White says the home secretary's overreaction to the migrant drama at Dover was too tempting for a vote-hungry politician to resist

JANE MERRICK writes about an immovable political object facing irresistible forces.

Theresa May has set the timetable for a decisive showdown with MPs over her Brexit deal in January.

Theresa May has vowed to battle on "with everything I have got" as she faces a leadership challenge sparked by her chaotic Brexit.

At the eleventh hour, we need not only cross-party cooperation but a cross-party government, says JONATHAN CHAPLIN.

MARK LEMON has voted Labour since 1979 but feels he will not be able to vote for the party any longer if it does not changes its stance on Brexit.

Voters in the constituencies of Jacob Rees-Mogg, Theresa May and Michael Gove now back Remain according to new polling.

MICHAEL WHITE: Lack of alternative leaders - on all sides - is narrowing the options

RACHEL JOHNSON on hobnobbing with the high priests of remain. And getting a screen break from Brexit.

Theresa May is facing yet more challenges on her Brexit plans - with a "warning shot" from the DUP and an objection to the draft agreement from Spain.

A former director at Barclays bank, Stephen Barclay, has been promoted to Brexit Secretary from a ministerial role in the Department for Health.

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has demanded the government does not plunge the UK into a "vague or blind Brexit".

In the absence of any leadership, party discipline or coherence on Brexit, the Tories have fallen into a state of constant, low-level civil war, with colleagues openly sniping at one another.

Amber Rudd has slammed Boris Johnson over his newspaper column that savaged the prime minister's Chequers plan.

Bluffocracy - the new book which has Britain's political class abuzz - chronicles how the country's establishment has been taken over by chancers. In the final part of our serialisation, authors JAMES BALL and ANDREW GREENWAY examine the Windrush debacle

The Labour MP tells Tim Walker that voters won't forgive politicians who put party politics before the national interest.

In a provocative article, former UKIP official GAWAIN TOWLER describes the significant shift which has taken place in Brussels, as the EU blinks first over immigration.

Tim Walker's diary focuses on the astonishing 168 films Boris Johnson has commissioned - starring himself, naturally - and asks if Bernard Jenkin will turn up fully clothed at Buckingham Palace for his investiture.

Michael White on another fudge which sees Theresa May survive but Brexit's judgement day is approaching

This week our columnist Marie Le Conte, aka the Young Vulgarian, questions whether men should be allowed to govern if they don't have the maturity to behave well.

With Brexit negotiations due to come to a close this year, Michael White suggests that its time for the characters to step aside and the real politicians to step up

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