Is this all part of Boris Johnson's master plan to negotiate a better Brexit deal with the EU?
Every so often a 'sure thing' comes along when the markets decide that a currency is going to move in only one direction.
Hong Kong’s protesters like many Brexiters seek political freedom – but this may come at a heavy price.
Infecting the City – a performance arts festival in Cape Town.
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From Cape Town to Kisumu and Greater Manchester, cities around the world are seeing the benefits of festivals that celebrate traditions and people.
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Urgent intervention is needed to secure H&W – and other strategic UK industrial assets – before key skills and capacity are irretrievably lost.
Gig economy workers in the UK report better self-worth and happiness.
The real work starts now.
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Brexit should not be Johnson's sole focus if he wants to re-engage the disaffected voters he'll need to bring on side in a general election.
Footage released by Iran’s Sepah News reportedly shows Revolutionary Guard Corps boarding the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero.
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The wisest course from here would seem to be reopening discussions with Tehran about Gulf security and an American-imposed sanctions regime. But this will be easier said than done.
Not a doctor’s domain.
Doctors in the US and UK are being urged to act as immigration officials. But doctors are resisting.
Behrouz Kamalvandi, left, spokesman for Iran’s atomic energy agency, listens to a man wearing a surgical mask, an official with the Ahmadi Roshan nuclear site in Natanz, Iran, during a news conference on May 20, 2019.
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Nearly 50 years old, the treaty has been signed by 190 countries – more than any other arms limitation treaty. But now Iran is threatening to withdraw.
English will remain an official EU language – even after Brexit – and this will impact the way it evolves.
British Steel workers face an uncertain post-industrial future.
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The experience of former industrial heartlands offers lessons in how to revitalise communities when big industries close.
Don't let that fly land in your hospital room. It could be carrying dangerous strains of bacteria.
The UK must accept that colonialism belongs in the history books, and that it must comply with its obligations under international law.
Boris Johnson has threatened to withhold Britain’s Brexit bill if he’s the country’s next prime minister.
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It's hard to say if, legally, not paying the Brexit bill will classify as a sovereign default. But credit agencies will take serious notice.
Sure Start saved the NHS millions of pounds.
Charisma isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
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The quickest and simplest solution seems to be installing a new leader – someone with nerve, daring and, of course, charisma.
Cutting Huawei out of the picture would limit Western access to new, state-of-the art technology.
Days of protest by Extinction Rebellion have brought parts of London to a standstill.
The move has been likened to putting the country on a "war footing", with climate and the environment at the very centre of all government policy, rather than being on the fringe of political decisions.
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Supermarkets have been hit by multiple disruptions in the past couple of decades and they are struggling to survive.