Children with malaria smell sweeter to mosquitoes, finds study

Children infected with malaria produce a scent which attracts mosquitoes and could be a new target for efforts to control the spread of the parasite which...

IRS site down: US tax service suffers partial outage ahead of filing deadline

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website has suffered a number of technical difficulties on what is the last day for Americans to file their tax returns. A number of pages key to amending tax records or...

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...

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...

Frenchman becomes first person to undergo two full facial transplants

A Frenchman has become the first person in history to undergo two full face transplants. Jerome Hamon, 43, left hospital last week for the first time since...

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...

Nationwide manhunt after grandmother ‘killed her husband then murdered her lookalike’

With her platinum blonde hair and a cherubic smile, Lois Riess looks in photos like what she is – a 56-year-old grandmother from small-town America. And that,...

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...

US Supreme Court restricts deportation of immigrant criminals just as Trump looks to increase...

The Supreme Court has ruled to restrict mandatory deportation of immigrants convicted of some crimes, just as President Donald Trump’s administration is looking to increase them. In a...

Fifa charges 2018 World Cup host Russia for fan racism

Fifa has charged World Cup host Russia with fan racism less than two months before the tournament begins. Monkey chants were aimed at black French players, including...

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