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UK general election 2019: exit poll predicts 86-seat Conservative majority – live news

Exit polls, first results and the biggest winners and losers after Britain votes in the ‘most important poll in a generation’ As they happen: full election results tracker Hour-by-hour guide… Read more »

General election: PM likens Andrew Neil to Lord Buckethead in interview row – live news

Labour leader says government report states Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal will be ‘highly disruptive’ Leaked Brexit paper negates PM’s Northern Ireland claims – Corbyn Tory ministers back candidates accused of… Read more »

PM strikes secret deal with DUP as he draws up ‘final Brexit offer’

Boris Johnson agrees pact with Northern Irish party as details emerge of ‘two borders’ plan Boris Johnson has struck a secret deal with the Democratic Unionist party involving radical proposals… Read more »

Brexit: Dover could lose £1bn worth of trade a week under no deal, Tory fringe told – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including reaction to leaked UK plans for the Irish border, the PM’s interviews and Priti Patel’s speech to Tory party conference PM dismisses… Read more »

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson pledges to ‘get Brexit done’ at hustings – live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the latest from the leadership contest Lunchtime summary Theresa May’s speech on Scotland and UK union – Summary 8.28pm… Read more »

Brexit: May suffers fresh setback as DUP says it will vote against deal for third time – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including the indicative votes debate as MPs choose from eight options What May told Tory MPs Indicative votes: the eight options Fresh warning… Read more »

Chance of no-deal Brexit has ‘significantly increased’, says EU – Politics live

Statement from Donald Tusk’s spokesman comes after Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffers second heavy defeat Full story: MPs defeat May’s Brexit deal by 149 votes How did your MP vote… Read more »

Brexit: Theresa May urges MPs to ‘take a second look’ at her deal – Politics live

Tory whip Gareth Johnson has resigned, saying he cannot support May’s deal in Tuesday’s vote May makes final case for Brexit deal: ‘Don’t let the people down’ The EU and… Read more »

May hit by two cabinet resignations as Raab and McVey quit over Brexit plan – Politics live

May will address MPs today after cabinet agreed to support draft version during tense five-hour meeting Theresa May wins cabinet backing for Brexit deal How the papers covered the deal… Read more »

Brexit deal: May in crunch cabinet meeting to decide fate of agreement – Politics live

Prime minister expected to hold press conference after discussion on draft deal agreed by UK and EU negotiators Theresa May’s Brexit deal: everything you need to know Labour confident its… Read more »