UK could ask for Brexit transition beyond 2020, business minister says

The United Kingdom could ask for a longer Brexit transition period if needed, Business Secretary Greg Clark said on Monday, not ruling out the possibility it could last until 2022.

The United Kingdom could ask for a longer Brexit transition period if needed, Business Secretary Greg Clark said on Monday, not ruling out the possibility it could last until 2022.

Ten years’ jail term for Chinese author of homoerotic novel sparks outcry

A Chinese court’s 10-year jail term for an author of a homoerotic book found guilty of profiting from selling “obscene” literature has been met with disbelief among some internet users who question how the crime could warrant so severe a punishment.

A Chinese court's 10-year jail term for an author of a homoerotic book found guilty of profiting from selling "obscene" literature has been met with disbelief among some internet users who question how the crime could warrant so severe a punishment.

Lights, camera, factions: Stars at Chinese-language ‘Oscars’ split over Taiwan

The Chinese-speaking world’s version of the Oscars, the Golden Horse Awards, has created a sharp political divide between film stars and directors as the annual event becomes a lightning rod for questions about Taiwanese independence.

The Chinese-speaking world's version of the Oscars, the Golden Horse Awards, has created a sharp political divide between film stars and directors as the annual event becomes a lightning rod for questions about Taiwanese independence.

Draft Brexit deal is better than no deal: German minister

There will be no new negotiations on Britain’s departure from the European Union and the draft Brexit deal is better than a no-deal outcome, Germany’s European Affairs Minister Michael Roth said on Monday.

There will be no new negotiations on Britain's departure from the European Union and the draft Brexit deal is better than a no-deal outcome, Germany's European Affairs Minister Michael Roth said on Monday.