key policies, at a glance

Nigel Farage has laid out the Brexit Party’s general election policies, promising a “political revolution”. The party’s Contract With The People was unveiled during a speech in Westminster in which Mr Farage promised a “clean break” from all EU institutions. The 21-page manifesto also contains policies on transport, the environment and business. Here is an […]

British Rohingya activist fears retaliation over Hague genocide trial

One of the UK’s most prominent Rohingya activists says he fears for his young family’s safety after reports that ardent Myanmar government supporters have been looking for his home address ahead of the opening on Tuesday of a genocide trial in the Hague.  Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi will personally appear at the International Court […]

Donald Trump backs down over plans to designate Mexican cartels as terrorists

Donald Trump has backed down on his plans to designate Mexican drug cartels as terror groups, saying he was doing so at the request of the Mexican President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Last month, Mr Trump had called for a “war” on the cartels after the killings of nine women and children from a US-Mexican Mormon […]