PM warns of ‚breach of trust’ on Brexit

PM warns of ‚breach of trust’ on Brexit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit Secretary Stephen Barclay was questioned by Andrew Marr on whether the government is prepared for no dealThe government has made a fresh plea to MPs to get behind Theresa May’s Brexit deal in Tuesday’s crucial Commons vote. No 10 says it is alarmed by reports MPs…

Bill Gates warns that nobody is paying attention to this state-of-the-art scientific technology, which could make inequality even worse

Bill Gates warns that nobody is paying attention to this state-of-the-art scientific technology, which could make inequality even worse

Gene editing is one of the most promising new approaches to treating human disease today. It also raises „enormous” ethical questions, Bill Gates recently warned, and „could make inequity worse, especially if it is available only for wealthy people.” „I am surprised that these issues haven’t generated more attention from the general public,” he said…

Theresa May warns UK is headed for ‚unchartered territory’ if MPs defeat her Brexit deal

Theresa May warns UK is headed for ‚unchartered territory’ if MPs defeat her Brexit deal

LONDON — Britain is heading for „uncharted territory,” with Brexit potentially being canceled if MPs vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal later this month, the prime minister said today. May warned Conservative MPs who are planning to vote down her deal that they risked triggering „no Brexit” at all. „Don’t let the search for the…

Kim Jong-un warns of ‚change in direction’

Kim Jong-un warns of ‚change in direction’

Image copyright Europoean Photopress Agency North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said he is committed to denuclearisation, but warned he will change course if the US continues its sanctions. He made the remarks during his closely-watched annual New Year’s address. Last year’s speech set the country on an unprecedented path of international diplomacy with South…

Our Brexit deal is at risk, May warns EU

Our Brexit deal is at risk, May warns EU

Image copyright AFP European Union leaders have said the Brexit withdrawal agreement is „not open for renegotiation”, after appeals from Theresa May. She wants legal assurances on the Irish backstop to help her deal get through Parliament, after she delayed a Commons vote in anticipation of defeat. The PM said the deal was „at risk”…

US warns of ‚relentless’ pressure on Iran

US warns of ‚relentless’ pressure on Iran

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMartin Patience reports from Lebanon, where Iranians are already feeling the effects of the sanctionsSecretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned that the US will exert „relentless” pressure on Iran unless it changes its „revolutionary course”. His comments came hours after the Trump administration restored all sanctions…

Theresa May warns that Brexit talks are ‚at an impasse’ and says UK must prepare for no deal

Theresa May warns that Brexit talks are ‚at an impasse’ and says UK must prepare for no deal

LONDON — Brexit talks are „at an impasse” and the UK must step up its preparations for leaving the EU without a deal, Prime Minister Theresa May warned today. In a dramatic statement in Downing Street, May accused the EU of failing to show Britain „respect” in negotiations, following a day in which EU leaders…

US warns Syria preparing chemical attack

US warns Syria preparing chemical attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe war in Syria could be about to enter its final stageThe new US envoy for Syria has said there is „lots of evidence” that Syrian government forces are preparing to use chemical weapons in Idlib. Jim Jeffrey said an anticipated offensive against the last major rebel-held…

Trump warns Syria against Idlib offensive

Trump warns Syria against Idlib offensive

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rebel fighters in Idlib are preparing for an attack by pro-government forces US President Donald Trump has warned the Syrian government and its Russian and Iranian allies against „recklessly” attacking rebel-held Idlib province. In a tweet he warned of „a grave humanitarian mistake” in which hundreds of thousands of…