White House criticised for lack of diversity after releasing photo of spring 2018 interns

The White House released a photo of its spring 2018 interns and people quickly noted a lack of people of colour. One reaction on Twitter noted: "Last summer...

Merkel ally suggests longer Brexit transition period as May admits Britain may not be...

Angela Merkel’s closest ally in the EU’s Brexit apparatus has said the transition period could be extended if Britain needs more time to prepare for leaving...

Out-of-control Chinese space station to crash into Earth within hours, experts warn

A defunct Chinese space station will drop to the Earth within hours, according to experts. Most of the craft should burn up as it comes into the...

TV licences, dental appointments and prescriptions are all increasing in price this weekend

Prices for a range of goods and services are set to go up this Sunday, and British households will have to shell out an extra £100...

Baby dies afer cardiac arrest at West Midland Safari Park

A two-month-old girl has died in hospital after going into cardiac arrest at a safari park. Emergency services were called to West Midland Safari Park in Bewdley,...

Facebook and Google are becoming too big to be governed, French president Macron warns

Emmanuel Macron, the French president, has warned that Google and Facebook are becoming too big to be governed and could face being dismantled. Internet giants could be...

15 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigerian city of Maiduguri

A suspected Boko Haram attack in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri killed 15 people and wounded 68 in the biggest strike since the government said it was...

Tesla car involved in fatal crash in California ‘was on Autopilot’ when it hit...

The vehicle in a fatal crash last week in California was operating on Autopilot mode, making it the latest accident to involve a semi-autonomous vehicle, Tesla...

Alex Salmond’s LBC radio show ends amid criticism of his weekly RT programme

Alex Salmond will no longer present his political debate show on a national radio station. The former first minister of Scotland’s weekly Sunday afternoon phone-in on LBC has ended...

Government to hit litter louts with Singapore-style £150 on-the-spot fines

Litter louts will face Singapore-style on-the-spot fines of up to £150 from today as part of government plans to clamp down on the scourge of rubbish dumped on Britain’s...

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