Even if the UK decides it can withdraw from the Irish backstop unilaterally under international law, there will be consequences.
Three scholars react to the spectacle, finger-pointing and long-term harms of the stalemate in British Parliament.
A series of amendments failed, but the prime minister must now appeal for more time.
A last minute meeting with the EU couldn't save her universally detested deal. Now there's less than three weeks to Brexit – and no one knows what to do.
What do Theresa May's last minute Brexit guarantees mean for the Irish border?
The current system favours London and the south east of England – and previous regeneration campaigns have failed to make much of a difference.
As the UK careens towards a disastrous "no-deal" Brexit, the only sensible option is to put another vote to the people, now the implications of leaving the EU are clearer.
The right to rent scheme has been found by the high court to breach human rights. What's more, it doesn't work, and can prevent society's most vulnerable from finding a home.
It now looks increasingly certain that the deadline for a deal will be extended beyond March 29. But what happens after that?
Even if parliament votes to delay Brexit beyond March 29, the EU27 would have to unanimously agree. Would they?
The Conservative Party might not be able to survive the fallout if May worked with the opposition against her own MPs.
Majority thinks Brussels is playing hardball – but a generational divide is apparent, as so often in the Brexit debate.
The question of what to do on the Irish border issue has become more about identity than practicality.
Theresa May is back in Brussels, but how can she get a deal without understanding where her negotiating partners are coming from?
What Brexit means for future UK-Japan business.
It suddenly looks like the party of government has reached a compromise on its long-held divisions over Europe. But it's more an unseasonal warm spell than a complete thaw.
Always just check in with Brussels before you come up with a zany new Brexit plan.
Fox hunting has been banned in the UK since 2004 – so why is it still happening?
MPs want the prime minister to get back to the negotiating table, but will anyone from the EU be willing to meet her?
Faced with an intractable problem, bravery is needed. Instead, the only thing on offer is playground politics.