No-deal Brexit dossier shows worst-case scenario – Gove

Image copyright Reuters A leaked cross-government study warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit outlines a “worst-case scenario”, cabinet minister Michael Gove has said. Details from the dossier warn of food and medicine shortages if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Mr Gove, who is responsible for no-deal preparation, said the document […]


Argentina’s economy minister resigns as peso sheds value

Image copyright AFP Image caption Nicolas Dujovne resigned on Saturday after a week of economic turmoil Argentina’s economy minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned amid a financial crisis exacerbated by the president’s defeat in a primary poll. The country’s peso shed 20% of its value against the US dollar after President Mauricio Macri suffered the resounding […]

Lime and soda? No thanks, say non-drinkers

New board to oversee completion of Ferguson ferries

Hong Kong protests: ‘We don’t want to leave but may have no choice’


Iran tanker row: Gibraltar rejects US request to detain ship

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGrace 1: Inside the seized supertanker Gibraltar has rejected a request by the US to again seize an Iranian tanker that it has been holding since July on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria. The US made the last-minute request on Friday, a day after Gibraltar lifted […]

Zimbabwe sanctions: Sadc calls on US and EU to drop policy

Hong Kong protests: Rival demonstrations spread across globe

Hong Kong protests: Tens of thousands gather for major rally



Nasa picks headquarters for Moon lander

Image copyright NASA A Nasa facility in Alabama that developed the giant rocket for the Apollo programme in the 1960s will play a key role in sending astronauts down to the Moon’s surface in 2024. The Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville will lead the development of a vehicle that will land astronauts on the […]


Elephant protection debate to dominate conservation meeting

Image copyright Getty Images Different approaches to protecting elephants are set to dominate the debate at a key conservation conference starting in Geneva today. Delegates from more than 180 countries are gathering for the meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites). Some African nations are again pushing to reopen the trade […]


Welsh bees threatened by deadly disease American Foulbrood

Image caption The chief bee inspector for Wales said it was vital keepers let authorities know how many hives they have Concern has been growing over the spread of a deadly disease among the Welsh bee population. American Foulbrood (AFB) is a highly-infectious disease which is caused by spore-forming bacteria transferred to the bees through […]