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A post-Brexit data-sharing agreement between the EU and UK could be terminated if London diverges too much from privacy standards, the European Commission has warned. File photograph: Getty

A post-Brexit data-sharing agreement between the European Union and Britain that underpins cross-border businesses and services could be immediately t(...)

Rahima Asadi,  wife of Naiemi, and their daughter, Zainab, outside the airport in Kabul on June 1st. Photograph: Kiana Hayeri/The New York Times

The Asadi family was up before dawn last Tuesday after a fitful night’s sleep. They dressed quickly in new clothes bought the day before and tucked a (...)

Dubai International Airport. File photograph: Sam Sarkis/Getty Images

Four people have died after a UK-registered light aircraft crashed near Dubai International Airport, the United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation A(...)

An Airbus A380 preparing to land at Heathrow airport. The British government approved a third runway at the London airport on Tuesday, a decision that follows decades of debate. Photograph: AFP Photo/Justin Tallis

“It’s about time.” As the British government finally made a decision on Tuesday on the expansion of the UK’s airport capacity, that was the blunt rea(...)

An Emirates airline Boeing 777-300 A6-EMW plane lays on the ground in Dubai airport after being gutted by fire due to a mechanical failure. According to Emirates airline there were no fatalities in the 282 passengers and the 18 crew members. Photograph: EPA

Four Irish people were among the passengers and crew who safely escaped from an Emirates airline flight which crash-landed and burst into flames on We(...)

Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah  celebrates with team-mates Sarfraz Ahmed and Wahab Riaz after dismissing England’s Adil Rashid  to win the second Test  at Dubai Cricket Stadium. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

In October 1952, Pakistan beat India on a matting wicket in Lucknow to record their first Test victory. Sixty three years on to the very day, in the D(...)