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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Businesses are in danger of failing to prepare for something more than ‘damage limitation...

Do you remember when we heard “Brexit means Brexit” or when we were offered a “red, white and blue Brexit”? Well with one year to go,...

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...

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...

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