Jo Johnson, the Remain-backing brother of Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson, resigned as Britain's transport minister Friday, branding a proposed EU withdrawal deal a "terrible mistake" that needed a fresh referendum.
An Indian journalist and a Filipina campaigner won Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Press Freedom Awards on Thursday for their bravery in holding governments to account in the face of persistent threats.
Britons would vote to remain in the European Union by a 54-46 percent margin in a second referendum, a survey said Monday. The apparent boost in remain support will be seized by campaigners who want a binding second vote taken on the terms London and Brussels reach before Britain splits from the bloc on March 29.
French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday called for a "real European army" as the continent marks a century since the divisions of World War I, to better defend itself against Russia and even the United States.
More than 70 percent of Earth's last untouched wilderness lies in the territories of just five countries, scientists said Wednesday -- mostly nations that alarm environmentalists with their lukewarm response to climate change.
The world's oceans have absorbed 60 percent more heat than previously thought over the last quarter of a century, scientists said yesterday, leaving Earth more sensitive still to the effects of climate change.
Britain's Brexit minister believes a divorce deal with the European Union could be struck by November 21, it emerged Wednesday, prompting EU leaders to warn this would require a breakthrough within days.
France has launched a nationwide probe into incidents of babies being born with either missing or malformed arms after abnormal rates of birth defects in several regions have sparked a public health scare.
France has expelled an Iranian diplomat in response to a failed plot to carry out a bomb attack at a rally near Paris organised by an exiled Iranian opposition group, diplomatic and security sources say.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday that Saudi Arabia would not have murdered prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi without American protection, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).