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Ex-marine calls Russia spy case ‘political kidnap’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Whelan was arrested in Moscow on 28 December after taking a group of wedding guests on a tour of the Kremlin museums A former US...

‘Sabotaged’ tanker in Gulf of Oman leaked oil

Image caption Oil flattens the sea surface, reflecting radar energy away from the satellite. Oil therefore appears dark A sizeable oil slick developed in waters where...

Here’s what’s just happened in UK politics

Image copyright Reuters It's the question that has kept British politics awash with rumours for months - when will Theresa May resign? Her Brexit plans failed again and...

Three more die on Everest amid overcrowding

Image copyright AFP Image caption There have been calls to limit the number of permits issued to climbers Three more climbers have died on Mount Everest, taking the...

Theresa May to resign as prime minister

Image copyright Reuters Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a contest to decide a new prime minister. In an emotional...

Latest as May statement expected outside No 10

Sir Graham, seen here earlier this yearImage caption: Sir Graham, seen here earlier this year Mrs May is reportedly meeting Sir Graham Brady, the chairman of the...

Why Assange charges are a challenge to free press

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Wikileaks co-founder faces a US extradition request For over a decade, there has been a raging debate over precisely what...

Trump boosts spying inquiry over Mueller report

Image copyright AFP Image caption US Democrats have accused Mr Barr of acting on behalf of the president US President Donald Trump has ordered US intelligence agencies...

Weinstein ‘to settle with accusers for $44m’

Image copyright Getty Images Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein and his former studio's board members have reached a tentative deal with women who accuse him of...

Students walk out in global climate strike

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Climate protests are under way in Melbourne School students in Australia and New Zealand have gone on strike, marking the start of...