The new-look Britain – in pictures

What does it mean to be British today? Simon Roberts has been trying to find out – as a landscape photographer and an official general election artist Continue reading...


Iranian oil tanker sinks off China as official says no hope of survivors

Officials play down fears of environmental disaster after vessel carrying 136,000 tonnes of crude oil goes down off ChinaAn Iranian oil tanker has burst into flames and sunk, eight days after a collision with a cargo ship off the coast of China, according

United States

US diplomat in charge of refugee issues quits amid Trump shakeup

Simon Henshaw is the third senior official to leave or be sidelined at the state department in recent weeksThe US diplomat in charge of refugee issues plans to leave his post within days, becoming the third senior official to depart or be re-assigned from


‘Creeping Stalinism’: secrecy law could imprison whistleblowers and journalists

Proposed changes to Australia’s official secrecy laws a threat to democracy, say human rights and media organisations Government whistleblowers and journalists who report on leaked information could face 20 years’ imprisonment if changes to


Reuters journalists covering Rohingya crisis to appear in court in Myanmar

Two reporters had been investigating violence in Rakhine, from where hundreds of thousands of Muslim refugees have fledTwo Reuters journalists detained in Myanmar are due to appear in court on Wednesday, when prosecutors could request that charges be file

Other news portals:,,
Other portals: Property for sale in UK,, Best jobs in United Kingdom, Beste jobs in Deutschland.