Why Singapore works (hint: it's not because of colonialism)

'Singapore’s path shows that it is as wrong to extol the virtues of colonialism as it to promote the benefits of authoritarianism'

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Botswana's Ketumile Masire has died

A report on the SKMF website said Masire was in a critical condition when he was admitted to the intensive care unit at Bokamoso Hospital on June 18

Shock poll shows Corbyn now more popular than May

When asked who make the best prime minister, the YouGov poll for The Times showed 35 percent of voters would prefer Corbyn, while 34 percent favoured May

George Soros warns Britain at economic 'tipping point'

The UK may have no choice but to dump Brexit before the damage is too severe

Brexit talks get off to a friendly but guarded start

Negotiations over Brexit begin with mild flirtation, but the clock is ticking on a tough agenda

Why the media keeps missing political earthquakes

Mainstream pundits were too old, too rich, and too enthralled with their own thinking to call the U.K. election correctly

Conservatives forgive Theresa May after 'stonking performance'

She started off at the meeting by saying she had got the party into 'this mess and I'm the one who is going to get us out of it'

Can May march through June?

'Unable to govern without support after the snap election, she has yet to secure the backing of a eurosceptic Northern Irish party with 10 parliamentary seats'

Weak Theresa May takes divided party into Brexit negotiations

Britain's typically right-wing press savaged May over the election outcome, questioning whether she will be able to remain in power

Theresa May says she will form government with 'friends'

'We will continue to work with our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party in particular. Our two parties have enjoyed a strong relationship over ...

TIM WEINER: How Comey’s 'smoking gun' could kill the Trump presidency

'Comey’s testimony has made it clear that the FBI is on the case again – and that one of the crime scenes is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue'

Shock British election result - what does it mean?

'May called the election earlier than she needed to, and made the campaign all about her personal leadership'

D-Day for Theresa May as Britain votes

May's campaign has not gone to plan, and as the poll leads of 20 points or more she was enjoying when she called the early election in April have shrunk

Eight minutes on London Bridge: How years of training led to rapid police response

The attack in London was horrific but armed officers were on the scene and ending it with astonishing speed

Musk quits as Trump continues scorched earth policy

Musk says he did all he could do to convince Trump to stay in the Paris climate accord

Is Theresa May losing the plot? The poll numbers seem to think so ...

'She is no longer guaranteed to get the landslide majority that she was originally setting out to get'

Europe can no longer rely on its allies, says Merkel after meeting Trump

'I have experienced this in the last few days. And that is why I can only say that we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands'

Suicide bomber kills 19 at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

'It was a huge explosion - you could feel it in your chest. It was chaotic. Everybody was running and screaming and just trying to get out'

Donald Trump's mind? It's like a Google algorithm

'He keeps things vague, and then pokes his way into a given explanation, but leaves himself room to change direction in case he senses disapproval'

Two Chinese jets intercept US aircraft over East China Sea

'The issue is being addressed with China through appropriate diplomatic and military channels'