Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Tory leadership LIVE: Pressure on Johnson as Hunt ‘closing gap’ in final days of...

The race for Number 10 enters its closing stages and many see tonight’s debate in front of a live studio audience in London...

Invasion of the electric scooter: can our cities cope?

Most of the people riding electric scooters around Copenhagen glide like swans, bodies motionless and serene with heads tilted into the sunshine. I am...

What’s wrong with Angela Merkel? As a doctor, I will sit out the pop...

This month my dear friend died from cancer, leaving behind a young family. A continent apart, we talked about her illness and what...

Brexit Party threatens Strasbourg chaos in EU takedown 'can you smell Verhofstadt's fear?'

Brexit Party MEP Martin Daubney mocked the EU's cheif Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt when he asked: "Can you smell Mr Verhofstadt's fear?" in...

Darroch resignation: Ambassador's fault for giving ‘wrong advice’, says MP

Eurosceptic Mr Kawczynski, who said Mr Trump had managed to boost the US economy significantly, added it was now "absolutely crucial" to appoint...

Leftwing parties must grapple with victory as well as defeat | Letters

Gary Younge might have examined Portugal alongside Greece in his persuasive argument on what a left party elected to power can do (Syriza’s...

Inquiry needed into the UK’s role in framing Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe | Letters

The acquittal of Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe (Eritrean man accused of human trafficking cleared in case of mistaken identity, 13 July) is a much...

France: riot police use teargas to disperse Bastille Day protesters

French riot police fired teargas to disperse masked protesters from the Champs Élysées after the annual Bastille Day military parade ended in Paris...

How Boris Johnson's Brussels-bashing stories shaped British politics

It was a classic Boris Johnson dispatch from Brussels – funny, mocking and only partially based on fact. Under the headline “Italy fails to...

Jet-powered flyboard steals the show at France's Bastille Day celebrations – video

This year’s Bastille Day celebrations in France featured a French inventor hovering above Paris on a jet-powered flyboard. The former jetskiing champion and...

Who to blame for Brexit chaos? Express poll results overwhelmingly condemns one person

Three years since her entry into Downing Street, Theresa May topped the poll “by a landslide” – although she wasn’t the only politician...

Labour implodes as peers turn on Jeremy Corbyn with ‘strong concern’ over leadership

ANGRY... Unite's Len McCluskey yesterday (Image: Getty)The letter is being prepared amid a meltdown at the top of Labour with Mr Corbyn’s biggest...

Re:Creating Europe review – voices from history echo through Brexit

Way back at the start of the Brexit wars, Rufus Norris and Carol Ann Duffy put together a play based on interviews with...

Nigel Farage: Labour has signed its own death warrant by backing Remain

Just look at today’s exclusive Sunday Express poll. Overall, 37 per cent of voters say they are now less likely to vote Labour. That...

Gina Miller brands Boris ‘dictator’ over Brexit no deal plan in shock legal warning

The businesswoman whose legal action forced Theresa May to ask for Parliament’s permission before triggering Article 50, has announced today she has reassembled...

Brexit Party speaks out on ‘risible’ claims chairman Richard Tice involved in Trump leaks

The chairman of Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party has been embroiled in the scandal which saw emails written by the UK’s ambassador to the...

Permafrost thaw sparks fear of mammoth ivory 'gold rush' in Russia

Activists and officials in northern Russia have warned of a “gold rush” for mammoth ivory as prospectors dig up tusks and other woolly...

Boris Johnson tops Tory leadership poll in five areas as UK says he’s best...

Asked to choose between Mr Johnson, his rival for the Tory leadership Jeremy Hunt, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Brexit Party leader Nigel...

Tory leadership LIVE: Boris Johnson plots Remainer wipeout to get Brexit delivered as PM

The Tory leadership frontrunner is said to be wary of ministers who have now done a u-turn and backed no deal in order...

Vatican hunt for Emanuela Orlandi uncovers two sets of bones

One of Rome’s most enduring mysteries – the 1983 disappearance of 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, a Vatican employee’s daughter – took a new twist...

As rudderless Britain drifts, the predators start to circle | Observer editorial

The government’s decision to send a second Royal Navy warship to the Gulf will intensify concerns that Britain is unintentionally sliding into armed...

Farage's plot to take down Labour 'donkeys' and Corbyn after he commits 'historic mistake'

The Brexit Party leader told how Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to support a second referendum handed him a “golden opportunity”. Mr Farage spoke out after...

Kim Darroch leak: Trump axed Iran nuclear deal in 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama

Sir Kim Darroch, who was forced to step down as Britain's Ambassador to the US last week over a set of leaked memos,...

Hunt issues ultimatum to Iran as chief vows to defy UK and continue oil...

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt revealed he had spoken to his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif about the Grace 1 tanker, which was detained last...

Boris Johnson unleashes the ogre of recession – cartoon

A no-deal Brexit comes closer, thanks to Donald Trump’s little helper•You can buy your own print of this cartoon Continue reading... READ SOURCE

Three years since Theresa May became PM – who is to blame for Brexit...

Mrs May was standing outside No10 alongside her smiling husband Philip May on July 13 2016, when she was appointed Prime Minister. She...

Angela Merkel must give health update after shaking, third of Germans say

A poll of 4,495 German voters found 34 percent of voters favoured details on the German Chancellor’s health being published. Up to 51...

MP's fury as Cabinet pair warn against no-deal Brexit

Business Secretary Mr Clark said the next Downing Street administration – expected to be led by Boris Johnson – should “strain every sinew”...

Boris Johnson: ‘I’ll get that deal done and unite the country’

In a television showdown with his Tory leadership rival Jeremy Hunt, Mr Johnson hit out at the prospect of setting another "phoney deadline". "We...