Nikki Haley fires back at Trump adviser on Russia sanctions: ‘I don’t get confused’

America’s ambassador to the United Nations rebuked a fellow Trump aide’s suggestion that she was “confused” in announcing new sanctions on Russian firms. “With...

Puerto Rico hit with island-wide power outages

Power outages have cut off electricity across Puerto Rico, whose residents have already endured long periods of darkness after Hurricane Maria. The island’s power...

Donald Trump calls Stormy Daniels’ composite sketch a ‘total con job’

Donald Trump has dismissed a sketch of the man Stormy Daniels says threatened her over her alleged affair with the president, calling the...

Matthew Mellon dead: Billionaire banking heir and cryptocurrency backer dies, aged 54

Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon has died at the age of 54 while in drug rehabilitation in Mexico. Mr Mellon was the ex-husband of co-founder...

David Copperfield hearing: British man sues magician claiming he suffered brain injury while taking...

A British man is suing American magician David Copperfield claiming he was badly injured while participating in a 2013 Las Vegas show. Gavin Cox, who...

UK accuses Russia of creating ‘fantasies’ over Salisbury attack as Ofcom launches investigation into...

Britain has accused Russia of creating “fantasies” around the nerve agent attack in Salisbury as the broadcasting watchdog investigates its state broadcaster over impartiality. Ofcom...

New York announces it will allow convicted felons on parole to vote

New York state is granting voting rights to convicted felons who are currently out on parole. The move would allow approximately 35,000 people...

Iran earthquake latest: Magnitude-5.5 quake strikes near nuclear power plant

An earthquake has hit southern Iran just 60 miles from the country’s Bushehr nuclear power plant. It hit on Thursday morning and was also...

Government announces £5.5m boost to end modern slavery in Commonwealth

Efforts to root out human trafficking and child exploitation in some of the poorer countries in the Commonwealth will receive a £5.5m boost under...

Second Southwest airlines flight forced to make emergency landing after bird strike

Another Southwest Airlines flight has been forced to make an emergency landing, this time in Nashville, Tennessee, as a result of a bird...