Brexit: Less than 50% chance of EU trade deal, says Michael Gove

There is a less than 50% chance of the UK striking a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU, a senior Cabinet minister has told Sky News. Michael Gove, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, told the bloc’s chief negotiator Michael Barnier that “the ball is in his court” as to whether negotiations resume in the coming days. He blamed […]

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Lightning kills more than 100 in northern India

More than 100 people in northern India have been killed by dozens of lightning strikes across two states in recent days, officials say. The disaster management team in Bihar state said 83 were killed there, while another 20 were in hospital with injuries. At least 20 more people are reported dead in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh. Lightning strikes are common in […]

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