Philip Hammond

They be only modest, but let’s take them while we can, says MICHAEL WHITE

The most frustrating thing about the culture secretary’s apparent indifference to his brief is that there is a much better candidate for his job, says JANE MERRICK

The Kiwis would be more than happy with a free trade agreement. It is Britain who shouldn’t be, says MATTEO DI MAIO

MICHAEL WHITE on a counter-factual ‘what-if?’ moment that could have stopped Brexit at birth.

We are already poorer, but worst is to come, writes JAMES BALL in this week’s Deconstructed.

Labour has its own Budget splits – but the party is united in its view that this is not the end of austerity.

David Davis has urged Brexiteers in the cabinet to force Theresa May to dump her bid to strike a deal with the EU.

A no-deal Brexit could see Britons banned from Netflix and Spotify.

Philip Hammond has come out fighting as the row over the Irish border backstop looks set to tear the cabinet apart.

Theresa May is set to dump her assurance that a deal to keep the UK in the European Union’s customs territory must be time-limited.

The threat from climate change is as immediate as that from Brexit and the two problems must be tackled together.

Tim Walker talks to the former attorney general who is now eloquently making the case for a People’s Vote.

The PM is gambling on an appeal to Labour but she could still get her cards from the Tories

News that Boris Johnson is considering stalling Brexit has angered the party’s Leave MPs.

Chancellor Philip Hammond has launched a scathing attack on Boris Johnson, dismissing his Brexit proposals as “fantasy world” and repeatedly saying he does not expect him to become prime minister.

With six months to go until Brexit D-Day, the prime minister’s options are narrow, writes JANE MERRICK.

Michael White explains why the collapse of the ERG blueprint joins Boris as twin embarrassments of the week.

Will there one day be a public enquiry into Brexit? Ponders Alastair Campbell

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.

The Jack and Rose of Brexit are back together at last.

Michael White on how Brexit realist Philip Hammond lit Fleet Street’s blue touchpaper.

The prime minister has rubbished her own chancellor’s no-deal Brexit economic forecast as a “work in progress”.

Dominic Raab has sparked a new cabinet spat with Philip Hammond after questioning the worth of economic forecasts days after the chancellor warned of the grave consequences of a no-deal Brexit.

New Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has admitted the cabinet remains divided over the prime minister’s Chequers plan.

Claims a boost in NHS spending could be covered by a ‘Brexit dividend’ have been rubbished by the Office for Budget Responsibility.

MICHAEL WHITE on May’s supposed ‘Brexit Dividend’ - and an alternative plan to revive and sustain the NHS

Boris Johnson has stoked the Brexit fire within the cabinet delivering an extraordinary attack on the chancellor.

MICHAEL WHITE is on the hunt for solutions as Europe prepares for its showdown summit.

A senior European Union official has brutally branded the UK’s approach to Brexit as a ‘fantasy’.

A fresh cabinet row has erupted after Michael Gove wrote to colleagues blaming the Treasury for a government defeat in the House of Lords.


Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of a series of important votes this year. Here is a list of the events organised across Britain in the coming weeks and months.


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