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UK foreign secretary Liz Truss told a US audience three years ago that the impact of a no-deal Brexit on Ireland would only ‘affect a few farmers with turnips in the back of their trucks,’ Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

UK foreign secretary Liz Truss told a US audience three years ago that the impact of a no-deal Brexit on Ireland would only “affect a few farmers with(...)

 The USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) in 2017. The ship is en route to Stockholm. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Sweden and Finland began the formal process of joining Nato on Wednesday morning when their ambassadors to the alliance submitted signed letters of ap(...)

Mehmet Oz, celebrity physician and US Republican Senate candidate for Pennsylvania, speaks during a primary election night event in Newtown, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Michelle Gustafson/BloombergGustafson/Bloomberg

Pennsylvania’s hotly contested US senate Republican primary between Donald Trump-backed TV personality Dr Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund executive Da(...)

Finnish prime minister Sanna Marin  during the vote of  the Finnish parliament about the Nato membership bid. Photograph:  Emmi Korhonen / Lehtikuva / AFP via Getty

Finnish president Sauli Niinistö has insisted that the accession of Sweden and Finland to Nato will enhance security for them and other alliance membe(...)

Activists demonstrate during a Planned Parenthood Pro-Choice Rally in Boston, Massachusetts, on Saturday.  Thousands of activists are participating in a national US day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion. Photograph: Joseph Prezioso/AFP/Getty

Supporters of abortion rights took to the streets across the US on Saturday to make clear their anger at the prospect that the Supreme Court will soon(...)

Daniel Kinahan is the registered owner of an office on the 30th floor of the Jumeirah Bay X3 Tower in Dubai  used  by Ducashew, a company  listed by the US last month as being subject to sanctions

“Elite Residence, Dubai, as the name indicates, is a locality for the elites of Dubai,” says a United Arab Emirates property website. The tower, the (...)

Former UK government minister  David Frost argued the Biden the administration did not fully grasp Northern Ireland and the impact of the protocol. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The British were insisting in Washington this week that no decision had been taken as yet to override unilaterally the provisions of the Northern Irel(...)

The late president of United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed al-Nahyan:  dead at 73. Photograph: EPA/WAM

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the United Arab Emirates’ president and ruler of oil-rich Abu Dhabi since 2004, has died aged 73, with his powerfu(...)

The hotel industry is just one sector where prices are rising. The average nightly charge in March was about $147 – up 40 per cent on the figure for the same period last year. Photograph: iStock

At the top of the menu in a restaurant in a busy part of Washington a message was set out for diners. In addition to the usual charges, taxes and tip(...)

 Israeli police arrest a man during a procession in the Old City of Jerusalem for slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh prior to her funeral. Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA

Israeli police officers on Friday charged at Palestinian mourners carrying the coffin of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh killed this week in t(...)

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