Bereaved parents spared funeral costs as Government scraps child burial fees in England

Bereaved parents will no longer have to pay exorbitant funeral costs for their children after Theresa May backed a campaign by a Labour MP who needed a...

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...

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...

Donald Trump vows ‘no more DACA deal’ as he pushes for Mexico border wall...

Donald Trump renounced a push to give young unauthorised immigrants legal status as he lashed out at Democrats and Mexico in an Easter morning Twitter barrage. “Republicans...

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...

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...

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...

Female MPs launch #PayMeToo campaign to end gender pay gap

A cross-party group of female MPs has launched a campaign to force employers to publish details of their gender pay gap as the first step to...

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