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...

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. <!--*/

‘Unarmed’ black man killed in Walmart parking lot by police officers firing ‘dozens of...

Police have shot and killed a 26-year-old black man in a packed car outside of a Walmart in what his family say was an overly aggressive...

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...

‘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,...

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...

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...

Europe’s top clubs opposed to Fifa expansion plans for 2022 World Cup and Club...

Top leagues across Europe are opposed to Fifa’s expansion plans for the 2022 World Cup and future editions of the Club World Cup, the European Leagues...

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...

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...

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