Richard Ratcliffe, husband of jailed British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe speaks to journalists after giving a press conference in London to mark the start of her hunger strike in Tehran’s Evin prison. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

A British-Iranian aid worker who has been jailed in Tehran is going on hunger strike in protest at her treatment, her employer and her husband have s(...)

 Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband said his wife was not receiving medical treatment for lumps in her breasts or psychiatric care. Photograph: Family Handout/PA

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British woman imprisoned in Tehran on espionage charges, is to go on hunger strike to protest at being denied access to(...)

 Theresa May leaves Downing St: A relatively calm week for the British prime minister.  Photograph:  Jack Taylor/Getty Images

There was an unfamiliar scene in the House of Commons this week as Conservative MPs cheered loudly at the end of Theresa May’s weekly joust with Jerem(...)

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted in Iran of plotting to overthrow the clerical establishment. She denies the charges. Photograph: family handout/PA Wire

The British foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, said the UK would appeal to Iran on humanitarian grounds to free a jailed aid worker but expressed reser(...)

The tragicomic scale of the disarray in the British government, which grows more dysfunctional with every week that Theresa May’s rudderless administr(...)

British prime minister Theresa May with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn during Remembrance Sunday in London. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May lacks the authority to secure a transitional Brexit deal from the European Union and avoid an economic cliff edge after the UK leaves the (...)

Iranian state television has cited Boris Johnson’s erroneous statement about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe as “an inadvertent confession” that she was spying in Iran. Photograph. EPA/Michael Reynolds

Boris Johnson has described Donald Trump as “one of the great global brands” and said he was penetrating corners of the world’s consciousness that few(...)

 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe with her husband Richard Ratcliffe and their daughter Gabriella. Photograph: Family handout/PA Wire

Boris Johnson, the UK foreign secretary, has called for the release of a British woman held in Tehran, days after he appeared to jeopardise her safety(...)