UPDATE 1-UK PM Sunak urges lawmakers to back “good deal” on Northern Ireland – spokesperson

(Adds quotes, detail) LONDON, March 21 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s spokesperson on Tuesday urged lawmakers to back a major element of the new deal over post-Brexit trading arrangements in Northern Ireland, adding it was a good deal amid criticism from some Conservatives. An influential group of eurosceptic […]

Storm Freddy: Malawi declares state of disaster as death toll rises to 99

The storm has destroyed transport infrastructure including roads and bridges At least 99 people have died in Malawi after Tropical Storm Freddy ripped through southern Africa for the second time in a month. Terrifying amounts of brown water have cascaded through neighbourhoods, sweeping away homes. Malawi’s commercial hub, Blantyre, has […]