Dominic Raab: We can get Brexit deal done by October

Dominic Raab: We can get Brexit deal done by October

Media captionThree politicians give their view on a Brexit “no deal” A deal with the EU can be reached by October but the UK is preparing for the possibility of no deal, the new Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has said. He said he would return to Brussels for talks on Thursday and strain “every sinew” […]

Anti-Semitism row: Labour will ‘get it right’ says Rebecca Long-Bailey

Anti-Semitism row: Labour will ‘get it right’ says Rebecca Long-Bailey

Labour will get its new code of conduct on anti-Semitism “right” and restore faith among the Jewish community, a shadow cabinet minister has said. Rebecca Long-Bailey said the party had been in a “very dark place” because of “the actions of a minority… and the failure of us to deal with it quickly”. Labour’s new […]

John Major: ‘I think Theresa May will survive’

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NI abortion reform: More than 170 politicians sign letter

NI abortion reform: More than 170 politicians sign letter

Image copyright PA Image caption Attention has turned to Northern Ireland after the Republic of Ireland voted to overturn the country’s abortion ban More than 170 politicians from the UK and Ireland have signed a letter urging the UK government to reform Northern Ireland’s abortion laws. It is the only part of the UK where […]

Trump-Putin: Top US spy retracts ‘awkward response’

Trump-Putin: Top US spy retracts ‘awkward response’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Dan Coats has downplayed his “awkward response” to news of a second Trump-Putin summit The head of US intelligence has said that he did not mean to disrespect President Donald Trump with his “awkward response” on hearing the news that he had invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to visit Washington. […]

Syria conflict: Israel evacuates White Helmets

Syria conflict: Israel evacuates White Helmets

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Members of the White Helmets operating in Aleppo in northern Syria Israel says it has carried out an evacuation of members of Syria’s White Helmets civil defence group from a war zone in south-western Syria. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said they had acted on a request from the US […]

Trade war a reality, French finance minister warns

Trade war a reality, French finance minister warns

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Trump administration says protecting US steel and aluminium producers is a matter of national security A trade war is now a reality, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has warned as G20 ministers gather for a summit in Argentina. The current US trade policy of imposing unilateral tariffs […]

LA police arrest suspect after deadly shop siege

LA police arrest suspect after deadly shop siege

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police sealed off the area around the supermarket Los Angeles police have arrested a suspect who earlier barricaded himself in a shop with about 40 people inside. “We have successfully taken the suspect into custody without incident,” the LAPD tweeted after a three-hour siege. People were seen fleeing the Trader […]

The National Science and Maths Quiz has kept Ghanaians thrilled for 25 years

A TV science and maths quiz show where schools are pitted against each other has had Ghanaians hooked for years. The BBC followed one contestant on his journey of persistence and preparation, in the pursuit of victory. Video Journalist: Sulley Lansah The National Science and Maths Quiz has kept Ghanaians thrilled for 25 years

‘Trade war a reality’ French finance minister warns

‘Trade war a reality’ French finance minister warns

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Trump administration says protecting America’s steel and aluminium producers is a matter of national security A trade war is now a reality, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has warned as G20 ministers gather for a summit in Argentina. The current US trade policy of imposing unilateral tariffs […]