Watchdog says EPA broke law with Scott Pruitt’s $43,000 phone booth

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) broke the law in purchasing a $43,000 soundproof booth for administrator Scott Pruitt, a government watchdog has concluded. Federal law imposes a...

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...

Tottenham will aim to complete their transfer business before World Cup, insists Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has strongly hinted that his side are set to carry out their transfer business early this summer in a change to...

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...

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...

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...

James Comey is right about one thing — impeaching Trump would rob America of...

So much had been trailed in advance of James Comey’s over-hyped interview on ABC News at the weekend that when it actually aired there wasn’t much...

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...

Trump request to review personal lawyer’s documents seized in FBI raid rejected by judge

A judge has rejected Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Michael Cohen's requests to vet documents seized by the FBI, before prosecutors are allowed to see them.  However, officials would...

Trump halts plans for new sanctions on Russia over chemical attack in Syria

President Donald Trump has reportedly decided to halt the roll-out of sanctions against Russia for its support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, contradicting a top diplomat's claims that the sanctions would be announced on Monday. US...

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