Democrats losing lead on Republicans in midterm election polls

Taking Congress back from the Republicans in this year's midterm elections may be more difficult for Democrats than anticipated, according to recent polling. A new poll from...

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. <!--*/

Young girl raped and killed during wedding in India

A seven-year-old girl was raped and murdered during a wedding in India.  A 23-year-old from the village of Etah was arrested after he was found lying drunk next to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘Most Instagrammable Hotel’ in the world is in the Maldives

The world’s “Most Instagrammable Hotel” is in the Maldives, according to Luxury Travel Advisor magazine.  Despite recent violence and a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean archipelago,...

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...

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...

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