Australian bloggers Jolie King and Mark Firkin. Photograph: The Way Overland

The families of a British-Australian woman and her Australian partner have pleaded for their immediate release from a notorious Iranian prison. Jolie(...)

 Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from Evin prison  to the mental ward of Iman Khomeini hospital, in Tehran, where she is being held under the control of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. Photograph: Family Handout/PA Wire

A British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran has been transferred to a hospital mental health ward, her husband said. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe (40) was ar(...)

Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of detained Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe, is embraced by his mother and father outside the Iranian Embassy in Knightsbridge, London after ending his hunger strike. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended a hunger strike in Tehran designed to push for her release, her husband told the(...)

BORIS JOHNSON – CLEAR FRONT RUNNER IN THE TORY LEADERSHIP RACE – IS CHERISHED BY OLDER CONSERVATIVES BUT VIEWED BY OTHERS AS A SERIAL LIAR AND AMOR(...)

Boris Johnson added to the impression of shiftiness by backing away from a promise to cut taxes for high earners. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Rory Stewart’s elimination from the Conservative leadership race has robbed the contest of some of its excitement and spared Boris Johnson from facing(...)

Rory Stewart: “I remain deeply committed to you and to this country.” Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Conservative MPs will on Thursday choose between three candidates to face Boris Johnson in a leadership contest that will be decided by the party mem(...)

 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested on espionage charges in 2016, at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport as she prepared to board a plane with her daughter back to the UK after visiting relatives. Photograph: Family Handout/PA Wire

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe – the British-Iranian mother jailed in Iran on spying charges – has begun a new hunger strike, her husband has said. Richar(...)

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(...)

 Aaron Monaghan in Druid’s riveting production of “Richard III” at the Abbey Theatre  Aaron Monaghan in Druid’s riveting production of “Richard III” at the Abbey Theatre

The riveting production of Richard III at the Abbey reminded me of one of the all-time great understatements. It was supposedly the last thing spoken (...)

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