Rory Challands

Rory Challands

Rory Challands is a journalist based in London who has experience working for some of the UK's most respected broadcasters.

Europe

Cyprus struggling with influx of refugees

Some believe the country is deliberately making life unpleasant to discourage others from arriving.

Cyprus struggling with influx of refugees

Europe

Cyprus gas dispute: Island divided over resource control

Turkey's gas exploration in eastern Mediterranean raises concern among neighbours Greece and Cyprus.

Cyprus gas dispute: Island divided over resource control

Europe

Storms Elsa, Fabien wreck parts of Western Europe

Widespread destruction across Spain, Portugal, France as continent braces for more bad weather

Storms Elsa, Fabien wreck parts of Western Europe

Europe

PM Boris Johnson visits northern constituencies of UK

The UK's new political reality presents the prime minister with a dilemma concerning what to do with all those who voted Conservatives for the first time.

PM Boris Johnson visits northern constituencies of UK

Europe

UK election campaign focuses on sentencing after London attack

Boris Johnson is trying to absolve his Conservative Party of blame, despite being in power for a decade.

UK election campaign focuses on sentencing after London attack

Europe

NATO chief in Ukraine says Russia must withdraw troops

Ukraine's president plans to withdraw troops from eastern region and seeks closer ties with NATO.

NATO chief in Ukraine says Russia must withdraw troops

Middle East

Saudi Aramco IPO: Russia will not make big investment

Russia's sovereign wealth fund will not be making a significant investment in the Saudi Aramco initial public offering, according to the chief executive of the Russian Direct Investment Fund.

Saudi Aramco IPO: Russia will not make big investment

Europe

Brexit: Johnson's legislation to fast-track deal rejected

EU Council President Donald Tusk says he will recommend the bloc grant the UK another Brexit extension in order to avoid a no-deal.

Brexit: Johnson's legislation to fast-track deal rejected

Europe

Will Boris Johnson bring customs checkpoints in Ireland?

UK PM's comments have been met with concern in the EU and anger in Ireland, which is against a return to a hard border.

Will Boris Johnson bring customs checkpoints in Ireland?

Europe

UK PM Johnson denies journalist's groping allegation

The alleged harassment of the woman by Boris Johnson 20 years ago overshadows annual Conservative Party conference.

UK PM Johnson denies journalist's groping allegation

Europe

Liberal Democrats conference: Party to cancel Brexit if elected

New leader of UK's Liberal Democrats says party faces fight of its life to stop Brexit.

Liberal Democrats conference: Party to cancel Brexit if elected

Middle East

Saudi attacks: World leaders urge restraint

Donald Trump warned Iran that the US is 'locked and loaded' to respond to the attacks on Abqaiq oil facilities but other countries are urging caution.

Saudi attacks: World leaders urge restraint