Paul Brennan

Paul Brennan

Europe

UK's Conservative Party launches manifesto ahead of election

Boris Johnson's election promise is a 'triple tax lock' for the next five years, which means the Conservatives will not increase income tax, national insurance tax, and VAT.

UK's Conservative Party launches manifesto ahead of election

Europe

UK election: Jeremy Corbyn reveals 'radical' Labour manifesto

Britain's Labour Party launches a 'radical and ambitious' manifesto, aimed at winning next month's general election.

UK election: Jeremy Corbyn reveals 'radical' Labour manifesto

Europe

UK PM 'undaunted' by MPs' backing for Brexit extension

Boris Johnson said he still believed he can command 'overwhelming' support for his new Brexit divorce plan and will introduce required legislation to make that happen.

UK PM 'undaunted' by MPs' backing for Brexit extension

Europe

Brexit deal in its final stages, hint UK, EU officials

Officials in London and Brussels have signalled a new Brexit agreement is in its final stages and could be agreed by EU leaders as soon as Thursday.

Brexit deal in its final stages, hint UK, EU officials

Europe

UK Parliament resumes after prorogation ruled unlawful

MPs return to work as calls get louder for British PM to step down after Supreme Court rules his move to suspend parliament was unlawful.

UK Parliament resumes after prorogation ruled unlawful

Europe

Brexit turmoil: Small towns could swing election result in UK

It is set to be another week of political turmoil in the UK, as parliament grapples with a looming Brexit deadline.

Brexit turmoil: Small towns could swing election result in UK

Europe

Flying Frenchman crosses English Channel by hoverboard

Franky Zapata reached speeds of 160 kph, flying just a few metres above the waves.

Flying Frenchman crosses English Channel by hoverboard

Middle East

Iran says EU has 'not done enough' to help it avoid US sanctions

Diplomats met in Vienna on Friday in a bid to save a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

Iran says EU has 'not done enough' to help it avoid US sanctions

Europe

Bosnia mass killings: Efforts under way to identify victims

In 1992, a group of more than 200 Bosnian men was taken to the edge of the ravine and shot dead by Bosnian Serb police. Their corpses are now being recovered.

Bosnia mass killings: Efforts under way to identify victims

Asia Pacific

Rescuers search for survivors after deadly Philippine quake

Rescuers race to find survivors after the second earthquake hits the island nation.

Rescuers search for survivors after deadly Philippine quake

Europe

Brexit 'Leave Means Leave' march sets off from Sunderland

Ahead of the third vote on Theresa May's EU withdrawal deal, a pro-Brexit march sets off from northeast England to London.

Brexit 'Leave Means Leave' march sets off from Sunderland

Europe

Germany resists European pressure to ease Saudi arms export halt

The fighter jet is at the centre of Germany's tug-of-war with European allies over selling arms to Saudi Arabia.

Germany resists European pressure to ease Saudi arms export halt