Brexit: Lack of clarity still surrounds how a hard Irish border can be avoided...

The Government has failed to provide any evidence that it will be able to avoid introducing a hard border between the UK and...

Japan urged to scrap law forcing transgender people to be sterilised before they can...

The Japanese Government is being urged to end a rule requiring transgender people to undergo sterilisation to legally change gender. People who seek to...

Brexit: Government must ring fence any agreement on citizens’ rights even if negotiations collapse,...

Any agreement reached on citizens’ rights in the Brexit negotiations must be ring-fenced even if the talks collapse and no deal is agreed...

White House infested with cockroaches, documents reveal

The White House is plagued with cockroaches, mice and ants, building maintenance files have revealed.  Cockroach infestations were found in at least four parts...

Taliban disguised in burkas storm university campus in Pakistan

Pakistani Taliban gunmen disguised in all-enveloping burkas stormed the campus of an agriculture university in Pakistan on Friday, wounding at least five people,...

European Court ruling ‘shows how Brexit will be a disaster for workers’ rights’

A European court ruling in favour of a gig economy worker who never got a paid holiday in 13 years has been declared...

There is no need for us to cancel Trump’s state visit, because it’s unlikely...

It is an unprecedented problem of diplomatic etiquette: How do you disinvite the leader of your most powerful ally to an already announced state...

As a Remainer, I’d like to apologise to everyone for causing the pound to...

When the Chancellor Philip Hammond didn’t blame me in his Budget speech, I thought I’d got away with it. But the Internet never forgets;...

Bitcoin isn’t a currency or even a cryptocurrency, says France’s central bank governor

Bitcoin is a speculative asset and people who invest in it do so at their own risk, the Bank of France Governor Francois...

Government to create ambitious new forest in Northumberland

A new forest spanning the equivalent of 650 football pitches has been given the green light, in what will be England's largest woodland-planting...