Opinion

May and Merkel backing Mnangagwa is bad news for Zimbabwe

Foreign governments ignoring rights abuses to secure economic benefit in Zimbabwe will only enable oppression.

Tafi Mhaka

by Tafi Mhaka

Tafi Mhaka

Brexit

UK outlines contingency plan in event of 'no-deal' Brexit

Brexit secretary releases documents advising companies and the public on how to prepare if no deal is reached with EU.

UK outlines contingency plan in event of 'no-deal' Brexit

Brexit

Britain sets out plans for 'no-deal' Brexit

Document details contingency planning if Britain leaves the European Union in March with no transition deal.

Britain sets out plans for 'no-deal' Brexit

Europe

Boris Johnson 'to face probe' over Islamophobic remarks

The former UK foreign secretary compared Muslims who wear veils with bank robbers in article published in major outlet.

Boris Johnson 'to face probe' over Islamophobic remarks

United Kingdom

'Dehumanising': Muslims dissect Boris' 'burka' comments

The former foreign secretary is yet to apologise for saying Muslims wearing the full face veil 'look like letter boxes'.

UK Muslim women on Boris Johnson's racist 'burka' comments

United Kingdom

UK official Brexit campaign fined for breaching spending rules

UK Electoral Commission rules that Vote Leave exceeded spending limits as PM May faces deep divisions over Brexit.

UK official Brexit campaign fined for breaching spending rules

Brexit

Brexit: UK PM May says Trump told her to sue the EU

US president told May to sue the EU instead of negotiating as she pushes to unite her party behind Brexit blueprint.

Brexit: UK PM May says Trump told her to sue the EU

Europe

'Dump Trump': 250,000 march against US president's UK visit

Hundreds of thousands of people take to the streets of central London to protest against Donald Trump's trip to Britain.

United Kingdom

Trump baby blimp launches as US president meets May

Thousands gather in central London to protest Trump's visit as UK PM hosts the US president at Chequers.

Donald Trump

Trump says May's Brexit plan could kill hope of US trade deal

Against the backdrop of protests, Trump directly criticises PM May as he kicks off his working visit to the UK.

Trump says May's Brexit plan could kill hope of US trade deal

Inside Story

What will it take for a smooth Brexit?

As government ministers resign, Britain's prime minister is accused of being soft on divorce from the EU.

Opinion

Chaos in Brexit Britain

What does the recent political turmoil in the UK mean for the future of Theresa May's government and for Brexit itself?

Anand Menon

by Anand Menon

Anand Menon

Brexit

UK names new foreign secretary after Johnson exit

British PM Theresa May holds cabinet meeting after two senior ministers quit over Brexit disagreements.

Brexit

Boris Johnson quits as UK foreign secretary amid Brexit crisis

PM Theresa May loses second key minister as divisions over EU exit strategy threaten to tear her government apart.

Brexit

Timeline: Key moments in Brexit process

Here is what happened since the UK voted in favour of Brexit in 2016, setting the country on a path to leave the EU.