Boris Johnson: Russia has ability to disrupt UK politics with hacking – The Guardian

The foreign secretary has said there is “plenty of evidence” that Russia has the ability to disrupt British politics with cyber-attacks following reports that intelligence officials are to brief political parties on how to defend against hacking from Moscow. Boris Johnson, due to meet his Russian counterpart in the coming weeks, said there was no […]

Liam Fox says no Brexit deal ‘would be bad’ for UK – Sky News

But speaking to Sky’s Sophy Ridge On Sunday, the International Trade Secretary argued it would also damage Europe and so was “not in anybody’s interest”. His comments were at odds with those of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who insisted Britain would be “perfectly OK” if it was unable to reach an agreement and that it […]

UK Sport refuses to back British Cycling chairman Jonathan Browning – The Guardian

Senior figures in UK Sport believe the position of British Cycling’s new chairman, Jonathan Browning, is untenable following the leak of an independent review into the culture at the Manchester velodrome. The 57-year-old replaced Bob Howden as the chairman last month but was a nonexecutive director on British Cycling’s board from April 2014 onwards. Last […]

Willie Rennie sets out ‘new case for the UK’ – BBC News

Media captionWillie Rennie spoke to his party’s supporters in Perth Willie Rennie has set out what he said was the “new case for the United Kingdom” as he pledged to fight to keep Scotland in the UK and the UK in the EU. The Scottish Liberal Democrat leader told the party’s conference in Perth that […]

After Brexit, Israel senses a chance to boost trade with UK – The Guardian

From a hilltop in Masa’ada on the Israeli side of the Syrian border in the Golan Heights, Faried al-Said Ahmed surveys his cherry and apple trees 80 feet below. Barbed wire surrounds the steep hillside, preventing people entering a minefield planted when the Six-Day War ended 50 years ago. Currently, the trees are bare. Cherry-picking […]