Paul Brennan

Paul Brennan

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

Europe

Death penalty examined at Belgium forum

At the World Congress against the Death Penalty in Brussels, the use of capital punishment is considered a political and human rights issue.

Death penalty examined at Belgium forum

Europe

UK's weapon sales to Saudi unlawful: Lords committee

The UK has licensed nearly $7bn of arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the coalition nations since the war started.

UK's weapon sales to Saudi unlawful: Lords committee

Europe

As Brexit vote looms, protests held outside UK parliament

Has Theresa May done enough to muster the support she needs to win the closing vote on Brexit?

As Brexit vote looms, protests held outside UK parliament

Europe

Protesters march ahead of voting on Brexit deal in UK Parliament

Protesters marched in London demanding general election, while demonstrators in Sheffield called for second referendum.

Protesters march ahead of voting on Brexit deal in UK Parliament

Europe

UK firms must publicise pay gap between workers and executives

New law requires listed companies with more than 250 employees to calculate and reveal the pay ratio between bosses and the shop floor.

UK firms must publicise pay gap between workers and executives

Europe

UK outlines post-Brexit immigration plan

The cap on skilled immigrants’ number is being scrapped and unskilled labourers will be granted temporary visas.

UK outlines post-Brexit immigration plan

Europe

Price of oil: OPEC nations meet in Vienna

On Thursday, OPEC’s meeting kicks off in Vienna aiming to decide on the organization's future course of action.

Price of oil: OPEC nations meet in Vienna

Europe

Female MPs gather in UK to celebrate a century of suffrage

To mark the 100-year anniversary of women's suffrage in the UK, female MPs from 86 countries gather to appreciate the efforts of suffragettes past and hope to inspire future generations of women.

Female MPs gather in UK to celebrate a century of suffrage

Africa

DR Congo election: First major pro-government rally

Tens of thousands of supporters of DR Congo's President Joseph Kabila turned up on Saturday to hear a speech by his favoured candidate in a long-delayed presidential election in December.

DR Congo election: First major pro-government rally