Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Lib Dems Cable and Farron attacked for missing Brexit vote

The Liberal Democrat leader, Vince Cable, and his predecessor, Tim Farron, have been criticised for missing the votes on two government-backed amendments tabled...

The ugly scandal that cancelled the Nobel prize

In the eyes of its members, there is no more important cultural institution in the world than the Swedish Academy. The members, who...

Residents in tourism hotspots have had enough. So what's the answer?

How do you solve a problem like tourism? It employs hundreds of millions of people, buoys entire industries – but can tear apart...

Remoaner Nick Clegg warns EU will NEVER accept Theresa May’s Brexit compromise deal

Speaking on BBC Newsnight, the former deputy prime minister criticised the Government’s progress on the UK’s Brexit Customs Bill and warned that the...

Dover-Calais 'facing economic catastrophe' due to Brexit

Dover and Calais are facing “economic catastrophe” because of Brexit, and both the UK and the EU are allowing the two ports to...

'Putin's poodle': newspapers declare Trump a traitor after Helsinki summit

Newspapers around the world have reacted to Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s performances at the Helsinki summit, and are united in their assessment...

US lawmakers blast 'shameful' Trump after Helsinki summit with Putin

Donald Trump returned late Monday to Washington, where US intelligence officials...

New Caledonia referendum: call to reject 'colonising power' France

The time has come for New Caledonia to throw off “colonising power” France and take its place on the world stage, the head...

Putin rejects UK's 'ungrounded accusations' over novichok poisoning

Vladimir Putin has accused Britain of making baseless allegations against Russia over the former Soviet spy and three other people poisoned, one fatally,...

'Utterly ridiculous': Putin denies US election meddling in tense interview

Vladimir Putin dismissed allegations that his government meddled in the 2016 US presidential election as “utterly ridiculous”, and denied suggestions that Russia had...

Theresa May survives crunch Brexit vote but faces more chaos as ANOTHER minister resigns

Guto Bebb, a Welsh Conservative MP and minister for defence procurement, resigned on Monday night ahead of the vote.Glen Davies, Tory MP for...

PM rejects Greening’s vote rerun proposal

The Prime Minister made it clear that the idea of a second referendum – or so-called people’s vote – proposed by Ms Greening,...

Davis tells MPs to back altered Customs Bill

The former EU Exit Secretary insisted he was not making a “resignation statement” but was instead taking part in the normal parliamentary scrutiny...

May bows to pressure from Brexit rebels

GETTYTheresa May opening the Farnborough...

The French national football team's victory parade – in pictures

Midfielder Paul Pogba speaking next to the president, Emmanuel Macron, and the team coach, Didier Deschamps (second left) during a reception at the...

Phew! May SCRAPES Brexit victory by THREE VOTES as No10 plot to avoid LEADERSHIP...

Downing Street aides claimed the changes were...

David Davis urges Brexit rebels to BACK Theresa May – 'Do NOT vote against...

In his first remarks on the Commons backbenches since quitting the Cabinet last week, the senior Tory urged his colleagues to support the...

BREXIT DOUBLE-BLUFF! May could LOSE vote just HOURS after agreeing ERG amendments

Earlier today the Government agreed to a series of amendments from the ERG for the Taxation (Cross Border Trade) Bill, which is being...

France team celebrate World Cup win with Paris victory parade

France’s young, World Cup-winning football team have staged a victorious home-coming parade in an open-top bus down the Champs Élysées as hundreds of...

Russian pro-gun activist linked to NRA charged with spying in US for Moscow

A Washington-based pro-gun activist affiliated with the National Rifle Association (NRA) has been charged with spying in the US for Russia. Maria Butina was...

Trump beholden to Putin? Summit does nothing to dispel impression

Donald Trump’s press conference with Vladimir Putin will go down in history as one of the most astonishing ever. The US president took...

France squandered the unity of its last World Cup win. This time must be...

France’s recent history with football has been tightly linked to the struggle over its identity. For decades, politicians have used the diversity of...

Trump shows he trusts an ex-KGB agent more than US intelligence

For those hoping the US president would refrain from making unwarranted concessions to Vladimir Putin, the omens were not good. Before his departure...

The Guardian view on the Trump-Putin summit: Russia is the winner | Editorial

Before he left Washington last week for the Nato summit, his UK visit and talks with Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump raised eyebrows by...

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Helsinki – in pictures

Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin begin their summit on Monday as the US president says ‘the world wants to see us get...

Migration to UK from EU falls to lowest level for four years

The number of people moving to the UK from EU countries has fallen to the lowest level for four years, according to official...

Croatia's real World Cup star? The president in the stands

She wore the team shirt and cheered as Croatia faced France in a thrilling World Cup final on Sunday. Later, soaked by the...