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How Azerbaijan became the ‘Land of Fire’

Editor’s Note — Editor’s Note — CNN Travel’s series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN) — “This fire has burned 4,000 years and never stopped,” says Aliyeva Rahila. “Even the rain coming here, snow, wind […]

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Women being forced into sex work by universal credit, says MP

Women have been pushed into sex work following the rollout of universal credit, an MP has said during a parliamentary debate on the controversial welfare reform. Frank Field, chair of the Work and Pensions Committee, told the House of Commons on Monday that women in his constituency, Birkenhead, had resorted to prostitution for the first time […]

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Labour MPs reveal they are ready to rescue Theresa May's Brexit deal in Commons vote

Multiple Labour MPs have told The Independent they are prepared to support the Brexit agreement Theresa May hopes to bring back from Brussels, boosting the prime minister’s chances of forcing it through parliament. The MPs include the first to state publicly that they will struggle to vote against a deal secured in Brussels if the alternative is […]

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