Paul Brennan

Paul Brennan

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

Europe

UK ex-FM Johnson urges scrapping of Brexit plan

His speech at ruling Conservative Party's conference was a blatant challenge to Prime Minister Theresa May.

UK ex-FM Johnson urges scrapping of Brexit plan

Europe

UK Labour Party meets to discuss stance on Brexit

Thousands protest against Brexit as Labour's Jeremy Corbyn faces intense pressure to support a new vote on withdrawal

UK Labour Party meets to discuss stance on Brexit

Europe

Brexit countdown: IMF chief gives no-deal warning

The International Monetary Fund warns of major problems for the UK head if it fails to agree on an exit deal with the European Union.

Brexit countdown: IMF chief gives no-deal warning

Africa

Lake Chad donors hope funds will help more than current crises

Donors promise millions more for Africa's Lake Chad, but will it be enough for a region beset by violence, famine and climate change?

Lake Chad donors hope funds will help more than current crises

Africa

UK seeks to tap Kenya markets as Brexit deadline approaches

The UK's prime minister wraps up a three-day Africa tour in Kenya. With Brexit looming, what can rebuilding old links help shore up Britain's economy?

UK seeks to tap Kenya markets as Brexit deadline approaches

Europe

French fishermen assault British boats over scallops

Dozens threw smoke bombs and rammed UK vessels in the English Channel, where British boats are allowed to fish, but the French say it is depleting shellfish stocks.

French fishermen assault British boats over scallops

Middle East

UAE-UK Lobbying: New report reveals secret meetings

A newly-published report has claimed that the UAE used 'clandestine' lobbying tactics in the UK and US.

UAE-UK Lobbying: New report reveals secret meetings

United Kingdom

UK's May loses two key cabinet ministers over Brexit row

David Davis resigned as Brexit secretary, followed by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, as disagreements over strategy for leaving EU deepens.

UK's May loses two key cabinet ministers over Brexit row

Europe

UK: National Health Service marks 70th anniversary

The NHS established universal healthcare, guaranteeing free access to treatment regardless of income or status, but many have questions over its future.

UK: National Health Service marks 70th anniversary