Losing a Remainer minister will be hard for PM to swallow

Sam Gyimah, the universities and science minister, has quit the government over Theresa May’s Brexit plan and warned he cannot vote for the deal. The Remain-voting Conservative MP had previously backed the prime minister, making him an unusual addition to the...

British teen held in Egypt for 'filming military helicopter'

A British teenager has been arrested over a smartphone video he recorded which showed a military helicopter in the background, his family says. Muhammed Fathi Abulkasem, 19, from Manchester, was detained shortly after he arrived in the Egyptian city of Alexandria on...

Sir Billy Connolly wants to die at Loch Lomond

Sir Billy Connolly has revealed he wants to die in his native Scotland by the shores of Loch Lomond. The veteran comedian – who moved from New York to Florida two years ago – said he longed to return to the Scottish lake where he played during his time in...

UK won't use EU's Galileo satellites after Brexit, says May

The UK must build its own satellite system after Theresa May confirmed the country will not be involved in the EU’s Galileo project after Brexit. The prime minister said Britain would explore other options to build its own system that can guide military drones,...