Brexit – live updates: Theresa May to meet Cabinet ministers to discuss EU trade...

Welcome to The Independent’s politics live blog. Today Theresa May is due to meet her most senior ministers to discuss what...

Brexit: UK economy may see boost after Theresa May’s breakthrough deal in Brussels, says...

Policymakers at the Bank of England believe the risk of a “no-deal” Brexit has been reduced by Theresa May’s Brussels...

Senator John McCain will return to Arizona early for Christmas and miss tax vote

Republican Senator John McCain will reportedly head back to Arizona this week to continue recovering from the side effects...

The one book every student should read in 2018, according to Harvard professors

Harvard University professors constantly read and assign texts to their students. So they know a good book when they...

Chili Klaus gives ghost peppers to Danish boys choir, chaos ensues

This could be a way to spice up boring carol singers at Christmas.  Danish musician and YouTube star Chili Klaus...

Young people – you can’t call yourself ‘radical’ if you don’t support Brexit

Over the past 18 months I’ve been called a racist, a xenophobe, stupid, ignorant. Why? Because I’m a young...

Saudi Arabia set to hike domestic petrol prices by 80% in January

Saudi Arabia plans to raise the price of domestic petrol and jet fuel in January, part of a programme to...

Commons deputy speaker Lindsay Hoyle ‘devastated’ by daughter’s death

House of Commons Deputy Speaker Lindsay Hoyle has spoken of his devastation following the sudden death of his daughter...

Russia ‘could cut UK’s undersea internet cables’, defence chief warns

Britain’s military has prioritised the protection of undersea cables from Russia because if they are cut or disrupted there...

Sarah Palin’s son Track arrested on domestic violence charges

The oldest son of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has been arrested in Alaska on charges of domestic violence. Track...

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