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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

Betting on Boorish to bugger up

My mum Winnie, who lives in Belfast, worries that the evil fop will cut benefits, mess with the border and restart an Irish war. So do I

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

UK PM contender Johnson’s biggest controversies

Here are some of the most contentious episodes in the life of the 55-year-old former foreign secretary and London mayor

Final hours of voting in race to become British PM

The result will be announced on Tuesday

List of good leaders is receding

'I think it’s safe to say the world is experiencing a leadership crisis'

Systemic prejudice in the UK, and visa refusals for African academics

Accusations of racism continue to be directed towards the UK following an inquiry concerning denials of visit visas for African applicants

Why I do not support active euthanasia

In a country where spirituality and faith play such an important role, the rational argument will not convince

Trump hits out at May after leak of damning cables

London has been scrambling to stem the damage caused by the weekend release of confidential telegrams

Trump says Iran ‘playing with fire’ after nuclear deal limit breached

​US President Trump warned on Monday that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves

Don’t attack the Chinese — learn from their example

By labelling China as a colonial threat, Zambian historian Sishuwa Sishuwa is helping its enemies

UN orders UK to end rule of Chagos Islands

The Indian Ocean archipelago has been at the center of a decades-long dispute over Britain's decision to separate it from Mauritius in 1965

May’s final bid to salvage Brexit deal appears doomed

The embattled leader on Tuesday promised to give lawmakers a vote on holding a second Brexit referendum

Britain faces UN defeat over Chagos islands

The Indian Ocean archipelago has been at the centre of a decades-long dispute over Britain's decision to separate it from Mauritius in 1965

Trump moves to strangle Iran economy as nuclear deal withers

​US President Donald Trump on Wednesday tightened the screws further on Iran with sanctions on its mining industry

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