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    1. July 21, 2016

      Brexit: Three men and a country estate

      Britain’s new prime minister, Theresa May, has ruled that Chevening, the country retreat of the foreign secretary, will...

    2. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      UK Snoopers' Charter compatible with EU law - ECJ

      Britain should be allowed to force telecoms groups to retain customer data as long as “strict safeguards” are followed,...

    1. July 18, 2016

      City of London sees Brexit differently to new minister

      For those who felt the UK’s Brexit vote was an earthquake, the formation of a new government has been the aftershock....

    2. Brussels Blog

      July 18, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Europe shaken

      To receive the Brussels Briefing every morning, sign up here. There is something numbing about watching the events...

    3. July 17, 2016

      Cabinet aims to have trade deals in place before Brexit

      Theresa May’s new government in setting in motion a number of informal trade talks with countries including Australia...

    4. July 17, 2016

      How to make Brexit manageable

      We have moved beyond “Brexit means Brexit”. We know the new UK government is seeking a relationship with the EU,...

    5. July 15, 2016

      A tempest tears through British politics

      After one of the most violent tempests in British political history, a sense pervaded Westminster this weekend that...

    6. July 15, 2016

      Redesigning Conservatism will be harder than May thinks

      Until a new prime minister promises to govern for the privileged few, make the UK less unified and ignore social...

    7. July 14, 2016

      New PM Theresa May culls Cameron’s cabinet

      Theresa May conducted a ruthless cull of David Cameron’s old cabinet as she put together a new administration with a...

    8. July 14, 2016

      After the Brexit storm, a semblance of order

      Theresa May has displayed the necessary ruthlessness to be prime minister. Within hours of taking office, she sacked...

    9. July 14, 2016

      Theresa May’s first cabinet: Who’s who

      Theresa May com">the UK’s second female prime minister has appointed her first cabinet. There are 10 newcomers in the...

    10. Westminster Blog

      July 14, 2016

      May overhauls top team - as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 19:22 on 14 Jul 2016. Theresa May, Britain’s new prime minister, has announced...

    11. July 14, 2016

      Brexit Briefing: Britain’s new Mr Brexit

      David Davis is the person to watch in Theresa May’s new cabinet.  Much of the early attention has been on the...

    12. David Allen Green

      July 14, 2016

      David Davis, Brexit and the shapelessness of things to come

      The attention of the public and the media has been grabbed by the appointment by the new prime minister, Theresa May,...

    13. July 14, 2016

      Theresa May’s bold cabinet gambit on band of Brexiters

      Theresa May’s appointment of Boris Johnson, David Davis and Liam Fox to take Britain out of the EU is a bold move to...

    14. July 13, 2016

      Eurosceptic David Davis in key Brexit role

      David Davis, the man who has been charged by Theresa May with the task of steering Britain out of the European Union,...

    15. Westminster Blog

      July 13, 2016

      Theresa May becomes PM - as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 20:47 on 13 Jul 2016. Theresa May has taken over as prime minister after David...

    16. July 13, 2016

      Theresa May poised to announce her Cabinet line-up

      Theresa May is poised to appoint her Cabinet. A handful of top roles will be announced on Wednesday evening and others...

    17. July 10, 2016

      Blair to face Iraq contempt motion in Commons

      Tony Blair is set to face a motion of contempt in the House of Commons over the 2003 invasion of Iraq — with his...

    18. May 30, 2016

      The Conservatives are not yet at war — here’s why

      A British bank holiday weekend is usually a good opportunity to take a break from politics. Alas, not for some in the...

    19. March 16, 2016

      Brexiters attack ‘perfunctory scare story’ in speech

      George Osborne triggered a row with his party’s Eurosceptics by mentioning the economic impact of leaving the EU in his...

    20. March 3, 2016

      French minister’s warning puts focus on border deals

      The warning by French economy minister Emmanuel Macron that thousands of migrants could head from Calais to Kent if...

    21. FT Data

      March 2, 2016

      Immigration statistics: what’s behind the numbers row?

      Why is one measure of EU immigration to Britain nearly three times as high as the other? That is the question...

    22. February 26, 2016

      The bloody history of civil war in the Tory party

      That the Conservative party believes as much in the strong state as it does in the free economy has long been both its...

    23. December 4, 2015

      Questions about Cameron’s political purpose persist 10 years on

      David Cameron celebrates the 10th anniversary of his election as leader of the Conservative party on Sunday — an event...

    24. December 2, 2015

      Cameron struggles to find consensus on Syria vote

      David Cameron urged MPs to “come together” in the fight against Isis in Syria, but during a Commons debate lasting more...

    25. November 22, 2015

      Freedom of information in the UK is a fundamental civic right

      The belief that access to information about government is a fundamental civic right lay behind the long campaign for...

    26. November 18, 2015

      Campaigners fear watering down of Freedom of Information Act

      It was the policy that made Tony Blair call himself a “naive, foolish, irresponsible nincompoop” in his memoir. As...

    27. November 6, 2015

      UK government’s missed chance to fix broken surveillance system

      The UK security services have at last begun to put some effort into their PR. With the publication of the draft...

    28. October 12, 2015

      Tories to drop plan for social media limits on trade unions

      Ministers are preparing to drop a plan in the UK for trade unions to reveal to the police two weeks in advance any...

    29. September 15, 2015

      Margaret Hodge to lead group focusing on ‘responsible’ tax

      Labour MP Margaret Hodge, who led the political backlash against tax avoidance is to head a new cross-party group...

    30. June 8, 2015

      David Cameron in U-turn over Conservative eurosceptics

      David Cameron has retracted a threat to all cabinet ministers that they would have to quit if they wanted to campaign...

    31. May 20, 2015

      Former banker considers bid to lead UK Treasury committee

      A former investment banker is considering a bid to lead the Treasury select committee, promising to end...

    32. David Allen Green

      May 13, 2015

      Tories and civil liberties: the fascinating appointment of Dominic Raab

      There is a misconception that the UK’s Conservative party is opposed to fundamental constitutional reform. And it is a...

    33. May 11, 2015

      Tory MPs cheer as David Cameron vows to fight for better EU deal

      David Cameron on Monday began his fight to “get a better deal” in Europe to resounding cheers from 330 newly elected...

    34. November 26, 2014

      Publish guidance on lethal drone strikes, says former GCHQ chief

      A former head of GCHQ has urged foreign secretary Philip Hammond to publish secret guidelines governing how ministers...

    35. November 26, 2014

      Banks need a generation to change culture, report says

      It will take British retail banks a generation to change the aggressive sales culture which has provoked a string of...

    36. August 25, 2014

      Cameron under pressure to take tougher action on extremists

      David Cameron came under pressure from Boris Johnson on Monday to take tougher action against Britons who fight with...

    37. April 11, 2014

      Celebrity sex case acquittals raise questions for CPS

      Acquittals of famous figures on sex charges, culminating in the clearing of former House of Commons deputy Speaker...

    38. April 6, 2014

      Davis calls for action on tech sector

      Technology companies could be driven out of Britain by the government surveillance activities exposed by Edward...

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