A Cabinet minister of Muslim descent has condemned Donald Trump for endorsing a “vile, hate-filled racist organisation that hates me” and vowed to keep speaking out. Sajid Javid went further than Theresa May by warning that the US President’s tweets showed his...
Britain failed to stand “shoulder to shoulder” with European allies reeling from a wave of terror attacks when it voted to leave the EU, Brussels’s chief Brexit negotiator has said. Michel Barnier’s comment came as he warned that Britain will be cut...
Families of Native American war veterans and politicians from both major US parties have criticised Donald Trump for using a White House event honouring Navajo Code Talkers to take a political jab at a Democratic senator he has nicknamed “Pocahontas". The US leader turned to the name...
Russia’s former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev has had a difficult year, and it shows. The first serving minister to be arrested for 60 years, Mr Ulyukayev has lost a considerable amount of weight and youthful exuberance.  What lies ahead could be...
The OECD expects Brexit to result in a sharp slowdown in UK growth. In its November forecast, the Paris-based multilateral think tank projects UK GDP growth this year of 1.5 per cent, slowing to 1.2 per cent in 2018. In 2019, when the UK...
Theresa May has condemned Donald Trump over his retweets of posts from far-right group Britain First - but No 10 said his visit to the UK would still go ahead. A spokesman for Downing Street said: "It is wrong for the President...
A European court ruling in favour of a gig economy worker who never got a paid holiday in 13 years has been declared an example of how Brexit would be “a disaster for workers’ rights”. The union representing those in the gig...
North Korea’s state news agency has released photos showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspecting military hardware following the isolated nation’s latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch. A global chorus of condemnations greeted the launch, which propelled a missile roughly 1,000 km into the...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday, shortly before riot police teargassed the convoy of opposition leader Raila Odinga, who promised supporters he would be sworn in himself on 12 December. Such a move would only...
The co-author of Donald Trump’s memoir The Art of the Deal has claimed White House aides are “terrified” over the President’s mental health.  Tony Schwartz, who shadowed and interviewed Mr Trump over an 18 month period in the 1980s, has been a...