Incoming national security adviser John Bolton casts doubts on North Korea talks

Donald Trump’s hawkish new choice for national security adviser has cast doubt on upcoming talks with North Korea, a Republican senator said. “He has a very healthy...

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...

New bill would ban local politicians from passing gun control in South Carolina after...

A bill set to be introduced this week in South Carolina would bar local governments from enacting stricter gun control, dramatically reducing the ability of local...

Centre-left candidate Carlos Alvarado wins Costa Rica presidency after promising to allow same-sex marriage

Costa Rica’s governing party has secured a big presidential election victory as many voters rejected an evangelical pastor who had jumped into political prominence by campaigning against same-sex...

Jeremy Corbyn needs to give the speech of his life if he ever hopes...

When you’re in a political hole, it isn’t always enough to just stop digging. With a hole is as deep as Jeremy Corbyn’s, you need to...

Theresa May accused of breaking promise to champion poorest by failing to appoint social...

Theresa May is accused today of breaking her promise to champion the life chances of people from poorer backgrounds, after the failure to appoint a chief...

As Hope Hicks departs, the White House faces a difficult time replacing a key...

As the Trump administration continues to churn through staff, the White House is contemplating the post-Hope Hicks era, and how difficult the former communications director will...

Good Friday Agreement: What was the historic deal reached in Northern Ireland 20 years...

This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Belfast Agreement, more commonly known as The Good Friday Agreement, which was signed in Northern Ireland on 10th...

Brexit: Japan says trade deal with EU is a greater priority than deal with...

Japan is more focused on a securing major trade deal with the European Union than pursuing an agreement with a post-Brexit Britain, a senior minister has said. Shinichi Iida, minister...

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...

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