Gulf Stream current at ‘record low’ with potentially devastating consequences for weather, warn scientists

Catastrophic changes in global weather patterns could be on the horizon as scientists confirm the warming Atlantic current has reached a “new record low”. The Gulf Stream...

Fortnite down: Battle royale game goes offline on PS4, Xbox and PC for ’emergency...

Fortnite Battle Royale, one of the world's biggest games, has been offline for hours. Players on all platforms – Xbox, PS4, PC and mobile – have been unable to access the game because of "emergency...

Asifa Bano: Rape and murder of eight-year-old girl highlights tensions between Indian Hindus and...

She was an eight-year-old girl, who, while grazing her horses in a meadow in northern India in January, followed a man into the forest. Days later,...

Police fired after claiming mice ate half a ton of marijuana that mysteriously disappeared...

When more than 500kg of marijuana disappeared from a police warehouse in Argentina, officers had an improbable explanation: it must have been eaten by mice. Senior officers, it seems, were not convinced, and eight members of staff have...

John Boehner: Ex-Republican speaker joins marijuana firm despite previously being ‘unalterably opposed’ to legalisation

A former senior Republican politician, who for many years was “unalterably opposed” to the legalisation of cannabis, is to join the advisory board of a marijuana...

China executes more people than rest of world combined, Amnesty report reveals

China executed more people than the rest of the world combined last year, according to Amnesty International’s new annual report on capital punishment. Thousands of people were...

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...

Bill Cosby trial: Three more women tell court comedian sexually assaulted them

Three women accused Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting them in court on Wednesday, as the aging comedian stood trial for the alleged assault of...

Kim Jong-un may not have an aircraft capable of taking him to meet Trump...

As the intrigue behind the upcoming US-North Korea summit gains momentum, theories on where the summit will be held prompted an additional question: how will North...

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,...

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