No 10 behind Orgreave violence – government lawyer

Counsel general for Wales Mick Antoniw has called on the new Labour UK government to deliver on its promise of an inquiry into violence at Orgreave as soon as possible. The BBC has taken miners back to the South Yorkshire town to re-live the most

The winners and losers in South Africa’s historic new government

L iving up to his reputation as a skilled negotiator, South Africa’s President Cyril Rampahosa appears to have outmanoeuvred his main coalition partner – the Democratic Alliance (DA) – in talks over the formation of a new government, while also taking steps to neutralise radical

Instant view: S.Africa President Ramaphosa announces cabinet of unity government

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday a cabinet of the country’s government of national unity following weeks of protracted and at times acrimonious negotiations. Ramaphosa retained the African National Congress’ Enoch Godongwana as finance minister and appointed former opposition leader John Steenhuisen as

South Africa’s new coalition government unveiled

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has unveiled a new coalition government, after his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party lost its parliamentary majority in May’s elections. He said “the government of national unity… is unprecedented in the history of our democracy”.