Alasdair Soussi

Alasdair Soussi

Alasdair Soussi is a freelance journalist, who has worked across Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

United Kingdom

The UK's smaller parties step up to election fight

It is not just about Labour and the Conservatives.

The UK's smaller parties step up to election fight

United Kingdom

Scottish independence activists wary of bad Salmond publicity

Scotland's former first minister has been charged with a series of sexual offences, including attempted rape.

Scottish independence activists wary of bad Salmond publicity

United Kingdom

Johnson and Corbyn duel in first televised debate of UK election

Prime Minister Johnson tries to keep focus on Brexit as opposition leader Corbyn stresses National Health Service.

Johnson and Corbyn duel in first televised debate of UK election

Europe

UK: LibDems, SNP fail in TV election debate court bid

The third- and fourth-largest political parties in the UK's Parliament will be excluded from Tuesday's TV debate.

UK: LibDems, SNP fail in TV election debate court bid

Europe

Catalan academic to fight Spanish extradition from Scotland

Clara Ponsati is preparing to hand herself in to Scottish police, to fight a legal battle against extradition to Spain.

Catalan academic to fight Spanish extradition from Scotland

United Kingdom

Sign of the times: Glasgow's slavery profits in the spotlight

Road names dedicated to slave-trade profiteers could be changed as the Scottish city studies its past.

Sign of the times: Glasgow's slavery profits in the spotlight

Europe

Scottish independence in spotlight as UK election kicks off

SNP's Nicola Sturgeon will take a strong showing for her party as an endorsement of another independence referendum.

Scottish independence in spotlight as UK election kicks off

Middle East

Thirty years after Taif, Lebanese seek end to sectarian politics

Lebanon's leaders signed the Taif Accord 30 years ago, pledging to end a 15-year civil war and phase out sectarianism.

Thirty years after Taif, Lebanese seek end to sectarian politics

Europe

Campaigners in court bid to make Johnson obey Brexit law

The British prime minister has frequently implied he would ignore Parliament's ruling to seek a Brexit delay.

Campaigners in court bid to make Johnson obey Brexit law

United Kingdom

British MPs to return to work as Johnson faces calls to resign

Calls getting louder for British PM to step down after Supreme Court rules his move to suspend Parliament was unlawful.

British MPs to return to work as Johnson faces calls to resign

Brexit

UK Supreme Court begins hearing on parliament suspension

Court weights arguments on whether PM Boris Johnson 'acted unlawfully' when he prorogued parliament.

UK Supreme Court begins hearing on parliament suspension

Brexit

UK Parliament suspension 'improper and unlawful'

In an historic constitutional precedent, court rules the prime minister intentionally misled the country's monarch.

UK Parliament suspension 'improper and unlawful'