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Bill Browder: has campaigned internationally for sanctions – including visa bans and asset freezes – against Russian officials accused of corruption and human rights abuses. Photograph: Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/EPA

Russia’s campaign to extradite Vladimir Putin’s arch foe Bill Browder suffered a setback on Wednesday after police in Spain first detained the US-born(...)

British journalist Rachel Johnson. Photograph: Channel 5

British journalist Rachel Johnson has apologised for a controversial tweet following the State’s landmark abortion referendum. In the now-deleted twe(...)

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson, who took a phone call from two Russian pranksters, one of whom posed as the prime minister of Armenia. Photograph: Pablo E Piovano/Bloomberg

Two well-known Russian pranksters enjoyed an 18-minute phone call with British foreign secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday after one posed as the prim(...)

The ‘Miracle of Istanbul’:  Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard and manager Rafael Benitez hold the trophy aloft after the dramatic victory over  AC Milan.   Photograph: Mustafa Ozer/AFP/Getty

Rafael Benítez has already selected the shirt he intends wearing on Saturday evening. “It’s grey,” says Newcastle United’s manager, deadpan. Conside(...)

Sir Ivan Rogers, who resigned as Britain’s diplomatic emissary to the EU in January last year. Photograph: Thierry Roge/EPA

It was a long, repetitive exercise that kept the British establishment waiting; some of them willing it on, some of them concealing distaste. Bishop M(...)

Lisa Chambers said agreeing to the proposal would weaken Ireland’s negotiating position. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil will not support a ‘max fac plus delay’ customs arrangement for the Irish border after Britain leaves the European Union, according to the(...)

During a meeting with Conservative backbenchers on Monday, Theresa May is reported to have slapped down Jacob Rees-Mogg. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

In the House of Commons on Tuesday, Labour’s shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry teased Boris Johnson over his role in the cabinet’s split over (...)

British prime minister Theresa May said there were  flaws in both  customs models being considered by the government. Photograph: AP

British prime minister Theresa May has invited all Conservative backbench MPs to private Brexit briefings in Downing Street on Tuesday, as she tried t(...)

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg: his use of “cretinous”, along with Boris Johnson’s “crazy”, to describe Theresa May’s customs partnership ideas suggests the histrionics of ham actors. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty

So nostalgic and moleskin-trousered by stereotype, Britain’s Eurosceptic right is actually mesmerised by technology. In the referendum campaign, Leave(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney categorically ruled out some of the technical solutions to the Border issue that have been advanced from the British government. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/EPA

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has insisted the Government will be “inflexible” on any border infrastructure but said Ireland was open to any “new thinking” f(...)

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