U.K. will leave on March 29 with or without a deal, says Raab
15 January 2019 | 11:47 am
Former U.K. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab discusses today's key Brexit vote, the possibility of a no deal Brexit and a general election.
19 Mar 2022
The UK national broadcaster has apologized to Patrick Jephson, who served as Princess Diana's private secretary when the BBC's Martin Bashir conducted a controversial interview.
24 Mar 2022
The first female US secretary of state, Madeleine Albright, has died at the age of 84. Born in what was then Czechoslovakia, Albright never shied away from speaking her mind.
3 Apr 2022
The Russian YouTubers "Vovan222Prank" are known for pranking high-profile officials. During a 16-minute call with UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, the pranksters pretended to be the Ukrainian prime minister. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
11 May 2022
Enter the twilight of the world's longest reign. The 96-year-old Queen Elizabeth II missed what is arguably the highlight of any British monarch's calendar: the reading of the government's parliamentary program instead delivered by her son, the crown prince. The importance is mostly symbolic, since the Queen's Speech is written by the prime minister. However the optics of the exercise beget the question: what United Kingdom will Charles inherit?
14 May 2022
Britain said it would "not shy away from taking action" over post-Brexit trade tensions in Northern Ireland as it rejected EU proposals to resolve the standoff.
20 May 2022
Boris Johnson has again threatened to break post-Brexit agreements with the EU as victorious Sinn Fein accuses him of pandering to the DUP, which is blocking the formation of a government after recent elections.
21 May 2022
Brussels has said a British proposal to effectively override parts of a Brexit deal with a new law is "not acceptable." The UK has proposed a new law to drop part of the Brexit agreement on Northern Ireland trade.
4 Jul 2022
Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has written an opinion piece with her Irish counterpart in a British paper, saying the UK was "not engaging in good faith" with its plans to change the Northern Ireland protocol.
9 Jul 2022
In a tumultuous week for British politics, European Union lawmakers continue to call on Westminster to resume post-Brexit talks. German-British MEP David McAllister is chairman of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee and closely involved in Brexit-related issues on the EU side.
5 Sep 2022
Boris Johnson is soon to leave Downing Street for the last time. According to a recent Ipsos survey, the British public rank him as the country's worst performing postwar leader. Johnson will be forever remembered as one of the men behind Brexit and as a PM who attended illegal parties at Downing Street during lockdown. But some Conservatives are already nostalgic for the leader they affectionately call "Boris". FRANCE 24's Julien Sauvaget and Clovis Casali report from across the UK on Johnson's divisive legacy.
11 Oct 2022
As the Scottish government pushes on with its bid to hold a referendum on leaving the United Kingdom, with a hearing scheduled at the British Supreme Court on October 11 and 12, Scotland's Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs Angus Robertson has told FRANCE 24 that his government is "not giving up".
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This is the moment Former President Muhammadu Buhari departed the Eagle Square and Abuja after handing over power to the New President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
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The new governor of Kano State, Yusuf Abba, his deputy, and the acting chief judge were all on the podium as the stage collapsed during oath-taking. In Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde's oath-taking was also disrupted by heavy rain.
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Justine Triet's “Anatomy of a Fall” won the Palme d'Or at the 76th Cannes Film Festival in a ceremony Saturday that bestowed the festival's prestigious top prize on an engrossing, rigorously plotted French courtroom drama that puts a marriage on trial.
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Riyadh and Ottawa said the decision to restore "full" diplomatic ties came after high-level talks in November last year. Ties were severed in 2018 after Canada called on Saudi Arabia to release arrested activists.
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German lawmakers have given the green light for the country's troops to remain in Mali until May 31, 2024, at the latest. The opposition called for a troop withdrawal by the end of this year.
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Former Rwandan police officer Fulgence Kayishema, accused of ordering the killing of around 2,000 Tutsis during the 1994 genocide, has appeared before a South African court. He was on the run for more than two decades.