Brexit: UK caves in to EU demand to agree divorce bill before trade talks

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On first day of Brexit negotiations chief EU negotiator makes clear Britain cannot dictate timing of negotiations British negotiators have capitulated to key European demands for a phased approach to Brexit talks, agreeing to park discussions on free trade until they have thrashed out the cost of the multibillion-euro UK divorce settlement. Putting a brave […]

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Britain and the US once ran the world. Now theyre all at sea | Linda Colley

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The parallels are striking. Both were global and political giants. Now both must adjust to their loss of influence Events last Thursday on the two sides of the Atlantic were at once momentous and in some ways connected. In Washington the former FBI director Theresa May squandered her majority. As a result, on both sides […]

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Dennis Rodman hopes to do ‘something pretty positive’ in North Korea

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Beijing (CNN)NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman told CNN he was hoping to do “something that’s pretty positive,” as he prepared to board a plane for a trip to North Korea Tuesday. Four Americans are currently being detained in North Korea. When asked if he planned to raise their detention with North Korean officials, Rodman […]

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Gianforte will plead guilty to assault in incident with reporter, official says

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(CNN)Greg Gianforte, the Montana congressman-elect who was accused of “body slamming” a reporter, has agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor assault, according to the county attorney in the case. “My sentencing recommendation will be heard at that time,” Lambert said in a statement to reporters. He did not say what the sentencing recommendation will be.

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The Snap: Theresa May still prime minister, but for how long?

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Tories (and press) turn on May Labour wins in Kensington most diverse parliament ever and can DUP deal survive questions over hardline beliefs? Here we are, the morning after the morning after, with Theresa May still in No 10, still prime minister and still without a majority. Like the snap election itself, the signing up […]

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I cant fight anorexia any more. Ive tried so hard

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Pip McManus died three years after becoming ill with an eating disorder. Her parents explain how medical care failed their daughter Marie McManus wants to show me the final photograph taken of her daughter Pip. It was 9 December 2015, and the 15-year-old is standing on the platform of a railway station five minutes walk […]

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