James Pheby

Brexit is a ‘massive economic opportunity’: PM Johnson

In a speech in Manchester where he pledged new investment in Leave-voting areas, Johnson promised to step up negotiations on post-Brexit trade deals

Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain’s next PM

The former London mayor easily beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, in a poll conducted among members of the governing Conservative Party.

Theresa May: A legacy sunk by Brexit

The Conservative premier's turbulent time in office was swamped and ultimately sunk by her legacy-defining battle to secure a Brexit divorce deal

Assange in UK court over US extradition request

WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson said on Wednesday that all efforts would now be focused on preventing Assange's extradition to the US

UK minister breaks ranks with no-deal Brexit warning

Greg Clark's comments contradicted official government policy of not ruling out a no-deal Brexit

‘Love Corbyn, hate Brexit’: Labour faces Brexit split

​Britain's main opposition Labour Party is bracing for a tumultuous debate on the toxic issue of Brexit at its annual conference

UK to ban gay ‘conversion therapy’ after massive survey

​Britain on Tuesday unveiled its 'action plan' to tackle discrimination against the gay community

Pink-haired whistleblower at heart of Facebook scandal

With Christopher Wylie's help, Carole Cadwalladr revealed how Cambridge Analytica scooped up data from millions of Facebook users in the US.

Assange in new bid to cancel UK arrest warrant

The ​WikiLeaks founder has been dodging an arrest warrant and extradition to Sweden over a probe into rape and sexual assault allegations against him.

The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies aged 46

Irish singer-songwriter Dolores O'Riordan, frontwoman of the multi-million selling rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly in London on Monday.

World gears up for electric cars despite bumps in road

Technological advances mean fossil fuel in cars could be phased out within decades but switching to electric carries its own concerns.

Radical Muslim preacher set for extradition to US

Britain has prepared to hand over radical Muslim preacher Abu Hamza to the United States on terrorism charges.

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