Penny Mordaunt outlines new approach to foreign aid spending telling those with concerns: ‘I...

International development secretary Penny Mordaunt has outlined a new approach to her department’s foreign aid spending as she told those who had concerns: “I hear you.” Ms...

Ethereum, ripple and other cryptocurrency value surges as bitcoin price spikes

Bitcoin’s sudden price rise has resulted in gains across cryptocurrency markets, with ethereum, ripple and litecoin all surging in value. Within the space of an hour on...

Robert Mueller requests 35 blank subpoenas against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

Special counsel Robert Mueller has petitioned a judge for 35 blank subpoenas as a part of its case against Donald Trump's former presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Mr Mueller,...

Donald Trump says US attack on Syria ‘could be very soon or not so...

Amid speculation over an impending US missile strike on Syrian military assets, Donald Trump has tweeted that an American attack could come “very soon or not so soon at all”. The US president said he “never said...

US has a ‘crisis’ on Mexico border, attorney general Jeff Sessions claims

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the US has a “crisis” on the border with Mexico as Texas and Arizona have committed to sending National Guard...

Pregnant Pakistani singer shot dead during performance

Footage has emerged of the moment a pregnant singer was shot dead in Pakistan after reportedly refusing to dance for an armed man. Samina Samoon, 24, who was also known as Samina Sindhu, was shot...

Russian TV reporter sneaks into Salisbury hospital where Sergei Skripal is being treated –...

A Russian TV reporter walked into the hospital where former double agent Sergei Skripal is being treated for poisoning by a nerve agent. He then roamed corridors before being asked to leave by security. The crew, from...

Hit-and-run driver crashes into Los Angeles vigil for man killed in hit-and-run

A vigil for a cyclist killed in a hit-and-run crash in Los Angeles was disrupted when a pedestrian was struck by a car in another hit-and-run. One mourner attending the roadside service was hurt when...

Prejudiced parents abuse the right to withdraw children from RE classes, say teachers

Islamophobic and antisemitic parents are abusing the right to withdraw their children from religious education lessons due to their prejudices, teachers have said. The government should take...

Another high-ranking member of Trump’s National Security Council resigns following John Bolton appointment

Another high-ranking member of President Donald Trump’s National Security Council is stepping down from their post as John Bolton, the president’s new national security adviser, moulds...

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