The government was defeated by 432 to 202, a margin of 230.

Alex Wickham • 10 hours ago

“The ball is now exclusively in the UK’s court,” a senior EU official told BuzzFeed News.

Alberto Nardelli • 12 hours ago

While the decision was not a total surprise, the UK received no advance warning of the announcement.

Alberto Nardelli • 26 days ago

Brussels viewed the prime minister's unusual and personal intervention on a cosmetic detail of presentation as a clear sign of what drives and defines her Brexit.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

“Safe for now, but wounded,” one government source told BuzzFeed News.

Alex Spence • One month ago

The prime minister spoke to EU officials about her thinking on Sunday, a senior source told BuzzFeed News, but the cabinet was not told until 11:30am on Monday.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

Two sets of ministers — some loyal to May, others with leadership ambitions — lobbied for the vote to be pulled.

Alex Wickham • One month ago

What happens when your only currency is Trump–Russia fame?

Vera Bergengruen • One month ago

Yes, Trump signing a document in the right place is a news story in 2018.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

“There would need to be a clear purpose. It cannot be for Britain to continue negotiating with itself,” a European diplomat told BuzzFeed News.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

News of the phone conversation comes after Trump said May's Brexit agreement "sounds like a great deal for the EU."

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

Amid growing concern over pro-Kremlin propaganda in the region, the BBC launched its Serbian service following a suggestion from Britain’s Foreign Office, sources told BuzzFeed News.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

Officials are concerned that after Sunday’s summit, the messaging on the Brexit agreement risks becoming undisciplined and confused.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

The US is concerned that Italy's populist and Kremlin-leaning government could drop its support for the measures.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

Exclusive: Notes seen by BuzzFeed News show that European government officials raised questions about extending the transition period and were unhappy about fishing rights.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago

Attorney general Geoffrey Cox is expected by ministers to back the prime minister after telling colleagues it was "mutually uncomfortable" for both the UK and the EU.

Alex Wickham • 2 months ago

“We are working towards his appearance,” a lawyer closely associated with the Maltese professor wrote in an email to BuzzFeed News.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago

EXCLUSIVE: BuzzFeed News has seen a note detailing a meeting of EU ambassadors that lays out a new backstop plan for the first time.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago

A diplomatic note seen by BuzzFeed News says the EU is still waiting for the UK to set out its solution to avoiding a hard border in Northern Ireland, and whether or not it wants to extend the transition period beyond 2020.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago