Violence against NHS staff rockets as cuts cause ‘hostile’ environment, warns report

Tens of thousands of NHS workers faced physical violence from patients and the public last year as a new analysis shows pressure from funding cuts and...

Book vending machines installed across US by French publisher

Stories are shared in many ways. They are recounted in books and magazines. They are read aloud around the campfire at night. They are randomly dispensed...

Sydney bush fire: ‘Absolutely unforgivable’ if blaze deliberately lit, says premier

The New South Wales (NSW) premier has said it would be “absolutely unforgivable” if it emerged a huge bush fire in the Australian state was started deliberately. On...

Pulitzer Prize: New York Times, Washington Post and The New Yorker win for Weinstein...

Exposes on mogul Harvey Weinstein that helped spark the #MeToo movement and coverage of Russian election interference earned top 2018 Pulitzer prizes. <!--*/

UK is the world’s biggest exporter of legal cocaine and heroin, show new figures

The UK is the world’s biggest exporter of legal cocaine and heroin, new figures show, prompting campaigners to call on the government to regulate the drugs trade. According to...

Bitcoin price – latest updates: Cryptocurrency steadies above $8,000

The value of bitcoin has steadied above $8,000 after last week's dramatic price surge, which saw the world's most valuable cryptocurrency gain more than $1,000 in the space of an hour. The volatile cryptocurrency’s price has...

Russian hackers targeting millions of devices around the world, US and UK warn

Russian hackers are targeting millions of devices around the world to spy, steal information and build networks for potentially devastating future cyberattacks, the US and UK...

Trump 2020 campaign spent 20 per cent of its money on legal fees during...

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign has focused roughly 20 per cent of its spending in the first three months of the year on legal fees, according...

Alex Jones sued for defamation by families of Sandy Hook victims over hoax claims

Controversial radio host Alex Jones has been sued by the parents of several Sandy Hook shooting victims over his claims that the 2012 massacre was staged. Three...

Taliban destruction inspires Google virtual reality museum preserving Wonders of the World

The destruction of 1,500-year-old Buddhist statues at the hands of the Taliban in 2001 has sparked a virtual reality conservation project that now has the backing of Google. The Open Heritage project aims to recreate...

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