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...

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...

Donald Trump suggested meeting Vladimir Putin at the White House

US President Donald Trump proposed a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the White House in a recent phone call, but preparations have reportedly stalled over...

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...

Pope Francis calls for end to ‘carnage’ in Syria in Easter message

Pope Francis has condemned the “carnage” in Syria and called for political leaders to help stop the “apparently endless war”. The 81 year-old leader of the Catholic Church also...

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...

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...

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...

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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