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What does the ruling on the suspension of British parliament mean?

The court said that the advice the PM had given to the queen, who formally issued the prorogation order, was "unlawful, void and of no effect"

The law aimed at blocking no-deal Brexit

The Brexit law that received royal assent on Monday is at the centre of a constitutional stand-off with enormous implications for Britain

Contenders jockeying to replace May

Here is a look at the hopefuls to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister

British MPs set to vote on no-deal Brexit

Some eurosceptics are now pressing to end Britain's 46-year EU membership with no deal, but May warned this could cause "significant economic shock"

UK opposition launches parliamentary confidence manoeuvre against PM May

​British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on Monday tabled a non-binding no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May

The week Brexit got real: Britain turns pragmatic

A week ago Britain had strict red lines on Brexit, and pro-EU lawmakers were "traitors"

May clings to power amid Brexit resignation turmoil

​British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative opponents could trigger a confidence vote against her if at least 48 MPs support it

Britain’s Brexit minister steps down in blow to May

All eyes are on whether there will now be further resignations by Brexit hardliners that could threaten May's leadership

Brexit bill becomes law, allowing the UK to leave the EU

The bill transfers decades of European law onto British statute books, and also enshrines Brexit day in British law as March 29 2019

Italy votes in uncertain election stalked by populism

Tensions between far-right and anti-fascist activists have marred a gloomy campaign dominated by fears about immigration and economic malaise.

KFC falls fowl in Britain with chicken run

Hundreds of KFC outlets remained shut in the the UK due to a supply crisis after the company changed delivery partners

UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal

The scandal led to the resignation of Oxfam's deputy head and has thrown into question government funding of roughly £32 million for the charity

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!