Denmark gets 23ft regal statue of ‘rebel queen’ who led fiery revolt against colonialism

The statue of the woman is nearly 23ft tall. Her head is wrapped and she stares straight ahead while sitting barefoot, but regally, in a wide-backed...

Israel scraps plans to forcibly deport thousands of African asylum seekers

Israel is to resettle thousands of African migrants in Western countries instead of forcibly deporting them, the Israeli government has said. The country’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he had reached an...

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...

Flight attendants share 15 of their best travel hacks

For flight attendants, who often spend more than 80 hours in the air a month, traveling can become almost second nature. So who better to turn to...

France strikes cause travel chaos for rail and airline passengers

Travellers heading to, from and through France face chaos from Monday evening as strikes disrupt rail and air links. Railway workers are staging a series of two-day stoppages...

General Efrain Rios Montt: Former Guatemalan dictator who got away with mass murder

“When Efrain Rios Montt, the former Guatemalan dictator, held power in the early 1980s, thousands of civilians were shot, tortured and ‘disappeared’ in the most violent episode...

Florida shooting survivor David Hogg labels Fox News host ‘a bully’

Critics have questioned whether 17-year-old David Hogg and the other high school students demanding that the nation’s gun laws be strengthened are mature enough to understand...

Judge allows 2,300 women to proceed with gender bias lawsuit against Goldman Sachs

More than 2,300 women are pushing forward with a lawsuit claiming one of Wall Street’s largest banks discriminated against them on grounds of gender, after 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...

Donald Trump renews attack on Amazon as he accuses retailer of running a US...

Donald Trump is again attacking the online retailer Amazon, calling its business deal with the US Postal Service to deliver packages a money losing agreement that...

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