Brexit trade talks continuing in ‘difficult times’

Image copyright Getty Images Post-Brexit trade talks are continuing with the EU “in these difficult times”, according to the UK’s chief negotiator.David Frost said he and his EU counterpart, Michel Barnier, would decide a timetable for further discussions in April and May.Opposition parties have called for a delay to the December deadline for reaching an…


Who is Dominic Raab?

Image copyright EPA The UK government says Prime Minister Boris Johnson is “still very much in charge”, after he was admitted to hospital with “persistent” coronavirus symptoms. But Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is chairing meetings in his absence. So who is he?Less than three years ago, Dominic Raab wasn’t even in the government.But now, as…


Coronavirus: Key workers ‘overlooked and underpaid’, says Starmer

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSir Keir Starmer says the government still needs to be asked ‘difficult questions’ in the fight against coronavirus. Key workers have been “overlooked and underpaid” and there will have to be a “reckoning” after the coronavirus crisis, the new Labour leader has said.Sir Keir Starmer told the…