Friday, July 19, 2019

Ursula Von der Leyen salary: This is how much EU Commission president Von der...

Ursula von der Leyen will replace Jean-Claude Juncker when he steps down on November 1, leaving her as the next president of the...

Leo Varadkar caves in: Irish PM breaks rank with EU and admits he's 'ready...

Tory leadership rivals, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have both vowed to ditch the backstop - a mechanism aimed to prevent a hard...

Corbyn crisis: ‘Inevitable’ Labour will try to oust him if report confirms anti-semitism

The Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launched an investigation in May into whether the party has unlawfully discriminated against or victimised Jewish...

Brexit Live: Desperate Greive in ANOTHER bid to STOP No Deal as MPs vote...

Tory rebels, led by arch-Remainer Dominic Grieve, are set to table another amendment to stop the next Prime Minister suspending parliament in order...

Tory Leader LIVE: Johnson rules out Farage pact – ‘He doesn’t share our values’

Both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt ruled out calling another general election, agreeing that the next UK prime minister must first prioritise Britain’s...

Northern Irish unionists fear post-Brexit land grabs

Some unionists in Northern Ireland fear Zimbabwe-style land seizures by Irish nationalists if the region joins a united Ireland, according to a report...

The lesson from the ruins of Notre Dame: don’t rely on billionaires | Aditya...

You remember the story, of course you do. One of the most ancient and holy buildings on Earth, Notre Dame cathedral in Paris,...

'Wizard' hacker charged after financial records of nearly every Bulgarian exposed

A 20-year-old cybersecurity worker has been arrested in Bulgaria and charged with hacking the personal and financial records of millions of taxpayers, as...

UK will leave on Oct 31! Boris Johnson condemns EU red tape on fish...

And the front runner for the party leadership hailed the Daily Express for showing why restrictive Brussels red tape means quitting the bloc...

G7 leaders to back tech revolution for African women

World leaders are to pledge to shape the technological revolution sweeping through Africa by acting to lift the threat of 400 million predominantly...

Boris Johnson to ‘appoint Brexiteer Daniel Moylan as top Brexit advisor’

Daniel Moylan, a fierce critic of Theresa May’s Brexit deal and the Irish backstop, is in favour of installing “a minimally visible trade...

Louvre removes Sackler name from museum wing amid protests

The Louvre museum in Paris has removed the name of the art philanthropist family Sackler from a major wing devoted to eastern antiquities. The...

FaceApp denies storing users' photographs without permission

The developer of a popular app which transforms users’ faces to predict how they will look as older people has insisted they are...

Theresa May lashes out at Donald Trump after Twitter rant – ‘Zero-sum absolutism’

The outgoing British leader issued a warning against pursuing a politics of “absolutism”. Delivering a wide-ranging speech at the Chatham House think tank,...

Tory leadership: How 15-year-olds can vote for next PM – but NOT in a...

The race to replace Theresa May is quickly coming to an end with just two candidates - Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt -...

Valentina Cortese’s magical performance in The Cherry Orchard | Letter

Ronald Bergan offers a judicious summary of Valentina Cortese’s film roles (Obituaries, 15 July) but omits even a passing mention of her distinguished...

Iran tanker capture: Gibraltar chief minister flies to UK for talks

Gibraltar’s chief minister, Fabian Picardo, has flown to London to hold talks with Theresa May about the possible release of an Iranian-owned tanker...

Theresa May’s last day: When will Theresa May stop being Prime Minister?

Theresa May has delivered her last major speech as the Prime Minister of the UK. In her farewell speech, Mrs May, who has...

EU nations to be vetted on their adherence to the rule of law

EU nations are to be vetted annually on their adherence to the rule of law, in a renewed bid from Brussels to stop...

Boris Johnson's support for EU revealed in Leon Brittan letter

Boris Johnson revealed his support for the European Union’s single market in “a pro-European” letter written the year before he decided to campaign...

Royal Navy fury at boats built abroad! May told 'Europe's ships are built in...

Labour MP John Spellar insisted that as Theresa May leaves Number 10 she should consider that her final actions will impact her overall legacy....

EU fishing row: Macron's France to continue exploiting UK waters even after no deal...

Mr Barclay, when grilled by MPs from the Exiting the European Union Select Committee, said the UK would seek a “continuity approach” with...

Air France could face trial over 2009 crash of Rio-Paris flight

French prosecutors have recommended that Air France face trial for manslaughter and negligence over the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de...

Hammond 'terrified' by Rees-Mogg claim of no-deal Brexit boost

Philip Hammond, the chancellor, has said it is “terrifying” that one of Boris Johnson’s close allies, Jacob Rees-Mogg, believes a no-deal Brexit will...

Brexit latest: Can the Queen stop Brexit? Can the Queen intervene to stop no...

Brexit is currently in a state of chaos and many members of the British public have now lost faith in politicians and their...

Lisbon Beat review – energetic musical odyssey to the city's edge

There is a short, sharp blast of energy in this brief music documentary by DJ Rita Maia and cinematographer Vasco Viana about the...

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice

Angela Merkel’s favoured successor as chancellor has been appointed Germany’s new defence minister in an unexpected and potentially risky move after Ursula von...