Michael White says the home secretary's overreaction to the migrant drama at Dover was too tempting for a vote-hungry politician to resist
Cabinet minister Liz Truss has been accused of being loose lipped in a busy London restaurant.
Michael Gove has said that if MPs do not back Theresa May's Brexit plan there could be a fresh EU referendum.
So what now? What is the next hurdle for the prime minister to clear?
We still don't know much about Theresa May's mammoth cabinet meeting as she begged her ministers not to ditch the Brexit deal.
After a marathon five-hour crunch meeting Theresa May's cabinet has backed her Brexit deal.
The International Monetary Fund has warned Theresa May the UK economy will suffer a brutal hit if the country crashes out of Europe.
The Russian ruler's strategy is short-termist, simple and successful, says John Kampfner. But it is ultimately hollow
ALASTAIR CAMPBELL: Former-head of the Civil Service, Jeremy Heywood, was living proof that fairness and impartiality are essential
Germany led in Europe on the back of British guidance while the UK faltered as it distanced itself from the continent, writes Andrew Adonis.
The campaign for a People's Vote has been transformed by the Labour Party, says ZOE WILLIAMS. But now we need to start making a new Remain case
From the ruins left by the Luftwaffe Britain had to rebuild. IAN WALKER charts the process from high rise living to the out-of-town cineplex
Michael White on how Brexit realist Philip Hammond lit Fleet Street's blue touchpaper.
There have always been two compelling practical reasons for the Labour leadership to come out against Brexit: the first is that it would win them votes.
MICHAEL WHITE sees a glummer holiday ahead amid fears we may end up worse off than in the seventies.
Would a People's Vote actually be in the interests of Brexiteers as well? Former UKIP official GAWAIN TOWLER on an intriguing school of thought.
MICHAEL WHITE on more own goals from the Foreign Secretary as he dodges Heathrow vote and patronises the public.
MICHAEL WHITE on May's supposed 'Brexit Dividend' - and an alternative plan to revive and sustain the NHS
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
From the local elections to the House of Lords, the case for a Brexit rethink is inescapable, says ANDREW ADONIS
Recent celebrations of the Belfast Agreement anniversary glossed over the fact that it is simply not working, and the flaws are intrinsic.
It's hard to keep up with all these claims of plots and counter-plots swirling around the political system, isn't it?
MICHAEL WHITE on whether a tapestry is all we get from Le President.
Britain desperately needs leadership and vision and the post-war, reforming Prime Minister Clement Attlee should be the inspiration.
In dangerous times, the Labour leader needs to work harder or give way, argues MICHAEL WHITE.
The Prime Minister is doomed even if she survives yet another self-created crisis, writes reader Daniel Hunt.
August is known as the silly season.
The working class were the key to Brexit. They must be the key to its defeat.
The architect of the Labour's introduction of student fees says the money charged is now nothing more than vice-chancellors profiteering
The mid-90s saw the triumph of two very different double acts - Robson and Jerome and the Gallagher brothers.
Here's our weekly pick of the upcoming Remain-focused campaign activities, talks and events nationwide.