Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Economy

Boris Johnson dodges questions on future of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Boris Johnson has sidestepped questions about the future of jailed British woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe after Iranian state TV reported that he had made an "unintended confession"...

England inspired by fierce rivals Germany but Gareth Southgate all too aware his side...

It is one of international football’s oldest rivalries, but England manager Gareth Southgate did not hide his admiration for the Germany side – not just their...

Theresa May told to replace Priti Patel with Brexiteer to keep Cabinet balance

Theresa May has been warned to promote another Brexiteer into the Cabinet to keep the balance of her top team in the wake of Priti Patel’s...

‘Isis is finished’: Syria declares end of terror group’s ‘project’ as last town held...

Isis militants withdrew on Thursday from their last stronghold in Syria, a strategic town near the border with Iraq, following a government offensive that has effectively...

Pope Francis bans sale of cigarettes at the Vatican on health grounds

Pope Francis has ordered a ban on the sale of cigarettes inside the Vatican from next year because of health concerns, a spokesman said on Thursday. “The motive...

Brazilian male MPs chant ‘abortion no’ after voting to ban terminations for pregnant rape...

Eighteen male Brazilian MPs chanted "life yes, abortion no" after voting to ban terminations for rape victims and women whose lives are in danger. One Congressman brandished...

Britain would be ‘booming’ if it weren’t for Brexit, says Bank of England Governor...

  Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has said the UK economy should be “booming” but Brexit is holding it back. “Since the referendum, what we're seeing is...

Donald Trump to meet Vladimir Putin tomorrow as investigation into Russia’s US election interference...

Donald Trump will meet Vladimir Putin in Vietnam tomorrow, the Kremlin has said. The leaders, who discussed allegations of Russian meddling in the US election during their...

Donald Trump stands with Japanese PM to warn ‘era of strategic patience’ with North...

US President Donald Trump has said America stands with ally Japan against the North Korean “menace” and that Washington would work with Tokyo to sort out problems...

Trump says China can fix North Korea threat ‘quickly and easily’ and does not...

US President Donald Trump called on China to do more to resolve the North Korean nuclear threat but says he does not blame Beijing for the...