Gavin O'Toole

Gavin O'Toole

United Kingdom

British PM May tells Cabinet to holds its nerve over Brexit

May under increased pressure from ministers after a failed meeting with EU leaders, who rejected her proposals.

British PM May tells Cabinet to holds its nerve over Brexit

United Kingdom

Constance Markievicz: A revolutionary Irish woman history forgot

Suffragette activist was the first woman to be elected to Commons in 1918, but as a Sinn Fein member refused her seat.

Constance Markievicz: A revolutionary Irish woman history forgot

Europe

Brexit anniversary brings little cheer to Walsall

The UK marks the second anniversary of the historic vote to pull out of the EU.

Brexit anniversary brings little cheer to Walsall

Arts & Culture

Age of Terror: Art since 9/11 explores complexities of conflict

Controversial art exhibit in London's Imperial War Museum showcases artists' responses to conflict post-9/11.

Age of Terror: Art since 9/11 explores complexities of conflict

Saudi Arabia

Saudi women scholars call out prince's reform agenda

Academics say Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman appealing to Western governments while cracking down on female activists.

Saudi women scholars call out prince's reform agenda

Saudi Arabia

Can Saudi Arabia's economic reforms succeed?

Analysts give mixed reviews of plans to transform economy, but agree it will be tough for Riyadh to wean itself off oil.

Can Saudi Arabia's economic reforms succeed?

Qatar

Qatar calls for renewed push against 'terror groups'

Qatar's foreign minister says countries must not use fighting terror as an excuse to attack opponents.

Qatar calls for renewed push against 'terror groups'

Saudi Arabia

UK: Leaders, academics raise alarm over Saudi 'crisis'

From Yemen war and princes' detentions to women's rights, delegates meet in UK to discuss succession of developments.

UK: Leaders, academics raise alarm over Saudi 'crisis'

Business & Economy

Uber beefs up security after hacking scare

Popular taxi application insists security was not breached but implements extra measures to protect users.

Uber beefs up security after hacking scare

Media

Give us a break: Guinness Records turns 60

First published in 1955, global authority on record-breaking achievement recently unveiled its 60th anniversary edition.

Give us a break: Guinness Records turns 60

Europe

UK Muslim charities shift focus to local aid

Growing poverty is strengthening a trend among UK Muslims to fund charitable work closer to home.

UK Muslim charities shift focus to local aid

Environment

Is UK ready to embrace US-style fracking?

Plans to allow shale companies to drill under people's homes were included in recent Queen's Speech.

Is UK ready to embrace US-style fracking?