Amber Rudd

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

A new musical imagining the alt-right personality’s fictional murder has plenty to say about hate speech and polarised opinions, says MARTIN McQUILLAN. But is she worth the attention?

Tory posturing gives Labour’s leader an opportunity... but will he take it, asks JANE MERRICK

Relations between journalists and politicians should never be too cosy, but being personally rebuked by a home secretary is always going to give an editor pause for thought.

Mandrake challenges the Today presenter John Humphrys to declare the income and hospitality he receives from the Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre

Business secretary Greg Clark has suggested extending a transition period on customs with the European Union.

Labour’s position on illegal immigrants sums up the contradictions tying Labour in knots over Brexit, writes Graham Milne...

On this week’s bumper episode of The New European podcast we analyse the fallout from the local elections.

There are two choices for Amber Rudd now she has resigned, writes Isobel Wheeler...

After Syria and Salisbury, it is back to chaotic normal for the Prime Minister

Jeremy Corbyn covered lots of topics – clips for social media in mind – but again failed to make anything really stick.

In an epic essay, award-winning composer HOWARD GOODALL chronicles the myriad of ways in which the UK’s cultural scene will be a gloomier one as a result of leaving the EU

Losing Amber Rudd from the Brexit war cabinet is a blow to the Remain cause.

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