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

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

Asia

Asia flooding: Dozens killed in China, Pakistan and India

The tens of thousands moved to relief camps can only wait before it is safe to return.

Asia flooding: Dozens killed in China, Pakistan and India

Europe

UK Brexit pressure: Johnson's majority cut to one seat

When the British parliament returns from recess in September, it will have less than two months to decide how it exits the European Union.

UK Brexit pressure: Johnson's majority cut to one seat

Middle East

Tanker dispute: Captain of Iranian vessel arrested

The UK moved to maritime security level 3 after its government said the ship, BP oil tanker British Heritage, was approached by 3 Iranian vessels.

Tanker dispute: Captain of Iranian vessel arrested

Europe

European heatwave: Wildfires burn across Spain

Firefighters are warning the burning area could get five times as big, as they try to douse the flames.

European heatwave: Wildfires burn across Spain

Middle East

Saudi dissident launches case against Saudi Arabia

Living in the UK, Ghanem al-Dosari says his phone was hacked and personal data were stolen.

Saudi dissident launches case against Saudi Arabia