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.

Press Releases

Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

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