William Hague

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Simon Coveney: he said  the migratory nature of fish stocks  meant they  belonged to everyone and needed to be managed effectively as a resource.  Photograph: Getty Images

Europe’s fishing industry will not be sacrificed to secure a free trade deal with the UK, Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said. Altho(...)

William Hague: “Somehow I went from being the outer edge of Euroscepticism to being a pragmatic centrist without moving.” Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

A “late, thin” trade deal between the European Union and United Kingdom might be the best prospect now from trade negotiations, former UK Tory leader (...)

German troops  in southwest Africa in   1914. Namibia was a German colony between 1884 and 1915. Photograph:  The Print Collector via Getty Images

Namibia has rejected €10 million in development aid from its former coloniser Germany, as an apology for a genocide carried out more than a century ag(...)

Pro-democracy protester  waves a British colonial flag during a  rally at a shopping mall in the Central district in Hong Kong. Photograph: Isaac Lawrence / AFP via Getty Images

A group of seven former UK foreign secretaries have reportedly asked Boris Johnson to lead a global effort to respond to the ongoing crisis between Ho(...)

 Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson’s first steps this month in attempting to forge a new global consensus were widely considered a car crash.  Photograph: Jeremy  Selwyn/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

To say humanity is entering a make-or-break decade is no exaggeration, given the latest climate science. The year 2020 arrived with much talk of what (...)

Rishi Sunak leaves 10 Downing Street on Thursday after being appointed chancellor of the exchequer. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

The new British chancellor of the exchequer has arrived in No 11 via public school, Oxford and Goldman Sachs – not an unusual route to one of the high(...)

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow: has been described as a “stupid, sanctimonious dwarf” and  “one of the great speakers”. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP

With his announcement that he will stand down as speaker by October 31st, John Bercow is ending a House of Commons career that has seen him move from (...)

Poor David. Photograph:  Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

It’s hard to decide what the guiding question behind Inside Europe: Ten Years of Turmoil (BBC Two, Monday, 9pm) might be. The first episode of this ne(...)

Paranoid, belligerent Tony Martin, played by Steve Pemberton

When two burglars broke into the home of Tony Martin, late on August 20th, 1999, Martin was prepared. His habit was to sleep in his work clothes, he t(...)

Brexit Secretary David Davis during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, London. Photograph: PA Wire

Brexit secretary David Davis has been accused of holding parliament in contempt after he refused to hand over unedited assessments of the impact of Br(...)

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