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Boris Johnson to table motion for election after failed vote – as it happened

Boris Johnson to table motion for election after failed vote – as it happened

More than a dozen Tories defy leader by voting in favour of seizing control of Commons timetableThis live blog is closed: follow the latest on our new live blog Full report: Johnson suffers Commons
UN experts discover British-made bomb parts in Yemen

UN experts discover British-made bomb parts in Yemen

Guidance unit for ‘high explosive bomb’ found at site in Yemen capitalA United Nations panel of experts has uncovered fragments of British-made laser guidance missile systems at an air raid site in
Post-Brexit trade pact with US may take some time, says Liam Fox

Post-Brexit trade pact with US may take some time, says Liam Fox

Trade secretary says there are potential complications and no deal can be agreed pre-BrexitThe international trade secretary, Liam Fox, has said a post-Brexit trade arrangement with the US may take
The UK ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch, resigns over leaked Trump memos

The UK ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch, resigns over leaked Trump memos

The memos prompted the US president to vow to no longer deal with the ambassador, calling him a “pompous fool."
Trump lashes out at 'foolish' May as crisis over ambassador grows

Trump lashes out at 'foolish' May as crisis over ambassador grows

US commerce secretary pulls out of trade talks as president calls envoy ‘very stupid’ Transatlantic tensions over the British ambassador’s leaked criticisms of Donald Trump have grown into a
UK ministers challenge court ruling on Saudi Arabia arms sales

UK ministers challenge court ruling on Saudi Arabia arms sales

Exclusive: Corbyn says government is risking lives in Yemen by seeking to set aside judgment Ministers have asked the courts to set aside a landmark ruling that British arms sales to Saudi Arabia are
Liam Fox 'tilting at windmills' over tariffs, say Tory Eurosceptics

Liam Fox 'tilting at windmills' over tariffs, say Tory Eurosceptics

Trade minister rejected Boris Johnson’s claim exporters would be spared tariffs after no dealEurosceptic Conservative MPs have hit back at the trade secretary, Liam Fox, for “ludicrously tilting at
Carney Dismisses Johnson's No-Tariff Plan for No-Deal Brexit

Carney Dismisses Johnson's No-Tariff Plan for No-Deal Brexit

Mark Carney Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
Johnson Says He Doesn't Expect No-Deal Departure: Brexit Update

Johnson Says He Doesn't Expect No-Deal Departure: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson softened his Brexit rhetoric once again, saying the chances are “a million to one against” the U.K. leaving without a deal.
No-Deal Brexit Takes Center Stage in Battle to Be U.K. Premier

No-Deal Brexit Takes Center Stage in Battle to Be U.K. Premier

Boris Johnson toughened his Brexit rhetoric with a "do or die" pledge to leave the European Union on Oct. 31 as Jeremy Hunt, his underdog rival to become U.K. prime minister, battled to persuade Tory
Why Article 24 Is No Soft Landing for a No-Deal Brexit

Why Article 24 Is No Soft Landing for a No-Deal Brexit

It’s a solution that’s already been rejected by the EU and the WTO.
U.K. Trade Secretary Denies Uncertainty Will Hit Tech Investment

U.K. Trade Secretary Denies Uncertainty Will Hit Tech Investment

U.K. Trade Secretary Liam Fox dismissed fears that foreign companies will slow down their investment in domestic technology businesses, despite the ongoing uncertainty around the country’s exit from
Brexit Bulletin:  Dodging Scrutiny

Brexit Bulletin:  Dodging Scrutiny

Today in Brexit: The campaign is now all about scrutiny, but both candidates are dodging questions on Brexit.
Boris Johnson Faces Fresh Scrutiny Amid Private-Life Turmoil

Boris Johnson Faces Fresh Scrutiny Amid Private-Life Turmoil

Boris Johnson faced fresh pressure in his bid to become U.K. prime minister amid calls for him to answer questions about a spat with his partner that brought the police to his London home and signs he
Tusk Says U.K. Is Wasting Time as It Picks New PM: Brexit Update

Tusk Says U.K. Is Wasting Time as It Picks New PM: Brexit Update

European Union leaders are grappling with questions over how a new British prime minister will affect Brexit at a summit in Brussels. The one thing they agree on is that the divorce accord that
Johnson and Hunt Go Head-to-Head in Race to Be Next U.K. Leader

Johnson and Hunt Go Head-to-Head in Race to Be Next U.K. Leader

The public face of Brexit, Boris Johnson, will fight former remainer and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to become Britain’s next prime minister in a critical contest for the country and the European
U.K. Halts New Saudi Arabia Arms Licenses After Court Ruling

U.K. Halts New Saudi Arabia Arms Licenses After Court Ruling

The U.K. government will temporarily halt new arms export licenses to Saudi Arabia for weapons that might be used in the conflict in Yemen, after a court ordered it to review its decision-making over
Hunt and Johnson in Final Runoff to Be UK Premier: Brexit Update

Hunt and Johnson in Final Runoff to Be UK Premier: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt won through to the final runoff in the race to succeed U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May after five rounds of voting by Conservative members of Parliament. Grassroots
Donald Trump should not get his hands on our NHS under any circumstances

Donald Trump should not get his hands on our NHS under any circumstances

JON ASHWORTH: Americans have a system that checks your purse before it checks your pulse. That is the last thing we want in this country.