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British prime minister Boris Johnson points his finger during fractious exchanges on Wednesday.   Photograph:  House of Commons/PA Wire

The British newspapers react in their usual partisan manner to the extraordinarily fractious scenes in the House of Commons in which UK prime minister(...)

 British prime minister Boris Johnson speaks during the 74th session of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/Getty

The Scotsman Editorial – “The first thing Boris Johnson does upon his return to the House of Commons should be to announce his immediate r(...)

US president Donald Trump and British PM Boris Johnson hold a meeting at UN headquarters in New York, on Tuesday. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

The speaker of the British House of Commons has said that parliament will resume its business tomorrow morning following a UK supreme court decision t(...)

EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager: “Our investigation into the Irish tax rulings began in 2013, after Apple told a US Senate hearing about what it called a ‘tax incentive arrangement’ with Ireland.” Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Vesna Tomljenovic, the judge tasked with drafting a ruling by the European Union’s second-highest court on Apple’s alleged €13 billion Irish sweethea(...)

 The case stems from an EU inquiry after Apple chief executive Tim Cook told a US Senate subcommittee in May 2013 that his group paid an effective tax rate of below 2% in Ireland over the previous decade. Photograph: Bloomberg

A lawyer for Apple has rejected claims by the European Commission that its alleged sweetheart tax deal with Ireland was partly designed to give the iP(...)

European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

The European Union’s second-highest court, the General Court in Luxembourg, is set to hear arguments on Monday and Tuesday from legal teams represent(...)

Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson speaks at a question-and-answer session at the Party annual Conference in Bournemouth Ion Sunday. Photograph: Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images

The Liberal Democrats have voted to cancel Brexit through an act of parliament without a second referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Uni(...)

Migrants waiting near the Paso del Norte Bridge at the Mexico-US border. Photograph: Paul Ratje/AFP/Getty

The Trump administration has scored a significant legal victory after the supreme court backed the US president’s move to limit asylum rights. The na(...)

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow: “What conceivable moral force do the public’s elected representatives have . . . to disregard a law enacted by parliament?” Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

Commons speaker John Bercow has warned Boris Johnson that parliament will not allow the UK to leave the European Union without a deal unless MPs (...)

Anti-Brexit protesters outside the  Edinburgh courts. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

The ruling from three judges in Scotland’s highest court could not have been starker: Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for five weeks&nb(...)

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