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UK prime minister Boris Johnson told the House of Commons in December 2019: ‘watch the space between the islands.’ Photograph: PA Wire

At their closest point, only 20km separate Torr Head in Co Antrim from the Mull of Kintyre; on a clear day on the north coast, you can see Scotland. (...)

The 120-strong delegation from Ireland visited Hong Kong as part of the annual EY Entrepreneur of the Year CEO Retreat. Photograph: Getty Images

“Build Your Dreams” reads the sign at the entrance to the vast industrial campus in Shenzhen occupied by BYD, a Chinese conglomerate that manufactures(...)

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge which cost $15 billion and took 10 years to build.  Photograph:  Anthony Wallace

China has opened the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge linking Hong Kong to the mainland, a feat of engineering carrying immense economic and politi(...)

Caroline Wozniaki of Denmark serves during her singles final match against Germany’s Julia Goerges  at the WTA Auckland Classic tennis tournament in Auckland on January 7th, 2018. Photograph: Michael Bradley/AFP/Getty

World number 14 Julia Goerges won her third successive tournament as she blasted her way to a 6-4 7-6(4/7) victory over Caroline Wozniacki to seal the(...)

A collapsed bamboo scaffolding brought down by winds from Typhoon Nida is seen hanging from the side of a building in Wanchai district in Hong Kong, China August 2nd, 2016. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Typhoon Nida swept through Hong Kong on Tuesday, shutting down most of the financial hub and disrupting hundreds of flights with gale-force winds, whi(...)

Winner’s Venus Williams of the United States and Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic pose with their trophies after the  WTA Elite Trophy final in Zhuhai, China. Photograph: AP Photo

Former world number one Venus Williams scraped past Karolina Pliskova to win the WTA Elite Trophy on Sunday, the American claiming her third title of (...)