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...

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...

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...

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...

Former MI6 boss condemns Trump’s Twitter diplomacy with Russia amid Syria crisis

A former head of MI6 has hit out at Donald Trump for using Twitter to conduct critical diplomatic communications with Russia ahead of a potential conflict...

Donald Trump’s former strategist Steve Bannon plotting abrupt end to Russia investigation, insiders say

Stephen Bannon, who was ousted as White House chief strategist last summer but has remained in touch with some members of president Donald Trump’s circle, is...

Kevin Spacey: Police hand file on sexual assault allegations to Los Angeles prosecutors

Los Angeles County prosecutors are considering whether to bring sexual assault charges against Kevin Spacey.  The district attorney’s office said it was reviewing allegations presented by sheriff’s...

Russia takes dig at Trump over Syria missile threat: ‘We do not participate in...

It seemed almost appropriate for such strange times that the international crisis over the suspected chemical attack in Syria would be be played out in 280 characters or...

Tyson Fury to return to ring on 9 June at Manchester Arena after signing...

Tyson Fury has signed for Frank Warren and will make his comeback on June 9 at the Manchester Arena. Fury, the former WBA, WBO and IBF world...

James Comey compares Trump to mob boss during interview set ‘to shock the president’

In an interview set “to shock the president”, former FBI director James Comey has reportedly compared Donald Trump to a mob boss. A clip of the interview, which was released ahead of its full broadcast...

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