An FBI investigation into the Donald Trump election campaign’s alleged collusion with Russia was justified and not motivated by political bias against him, a government watchdog has concluded. A report
Five people have died and eight are still missing after an eruption on a volcanic island in New Zealand, the country’s prime minister has said. Jacinda Ardern confirmed that New Zealanders and tourists
The Mail on Sunday (MoS) falsely claimed that Labour was planning to scrap a tax exemption on homeowners, in a prominent story that has since been used by the Conservatives as part of their election campaign.
One of the victims of the serial rapist Joseph McCann has told of having to pay for her own counselling because of a waiting list of eight months to a year to access the treatment on the NHS. The woman,
It wasn’t exactly Woodstock. It wasn’t even Birmingham 2017. Back then nearly 10,000 people had turned up to hear Clean Bandit and Steve Coogan appear as warm-up acts for Jeremy Corbyn in the final days
A Conservative general election candidate shared a message on social media claiming Muslims play the “race card” and have a “nasty culture”, in the latest escalation of concern over Islamophobia in the
Public funding for environment bodies in Scotland has plummeted by 40% in a decade, placing already declining wildlife at risk, according to analysis of government budgets. Scottish Environment Link, coalition
Children and young people must be at the heart of dealing with the climate crisis, the UN and campaigners have said as climate talks in Madrid enter their second week with little concrete progress. Young
‘My girl, she likes it both ways,” sings Liam Payne, in Both Ways, a song about bisexuality from his recent new album, LP1. Listeners have quickly taken offence at the track, which describes a woman “switching
Russia has been handed a four-year ban from international sporting competition for a doping cover-up that means the country will not feature at the Tokyo Olympics next summer or the 2022 football World
Hundreds of confidential interviews with key figures involved in prosecuting the 18-year US war in Afghanistan have revealed that the US public has been consistently misled about an unwinnable conflict.
John McDonnell said the pound would rise if Labour won the election. Asked about the potential for a run on the pound should Labour win power, the shadow chancellor said: “There wouldn’t be. That’s all
“What are you getting Carrie for Christmas?” Boris Johnson was asked by BBC Radio West Midlands. And the prime minister replied: “I’m going to get Brexit done.” Wow. I feel like I know how this fairytale
Phoebe Waller-Bridge will be only the second woman ever credited on a Bond movie script but she has insisted gender was not the reason she was hired. The Fleabag creator said it was “mad” and “exciting”
Boris Johnson has been accused of not caring after he repeatedly refused during a TV interview to look at a photo of a four-year-old boy forced to sleep on the floor at an overcrowded A&E unit, before
A quarter of the world’s population are at risk of water supply problems as mountain glaciers, snow-packs and alpine lakes are run down by global heating and rising demand, according to an international
Assessing awards season for snubs has become a favoured form of critical jiu-jitsu in recent years, and maybe it is too easy when a five-strong nomination list in any category inevitably has to miss people
Deserted ski lifts and ruined hotels are some of the relics of a tourist industry that first seduced and then abandoned the Alps, along with cement, steel cables, paved car parks and deforested slopes.
The COP25 climate talks in Madrid may have officially opened on Monday 2 December, but they only really started on Friday evening. That was when Greta Thunberg arrived to join a 500,000-strong march through
Every actor has a war story about a disastrous audition, but Martin Compston’s is particularly chaotic. In 2002, the Scottish actor – then in his late teens – flew down to London to audition for a guest
Alfie Meadows spoke of the “excruciating pain” he felt after being hit with a police baton during a student protest in 2010 that resulted in a brain injury requiring emergency surgery, a hearing has been
Brian Blessed had just finished his reading at a charity carol service in London last Thursday, when he tripped and fell. Shocked audience members rushed to help, but it turned out that the 83-year-old
In his final pre-election speech, John McDonnell has repeatedly attacked Boris Johnson for being untrustworthy and making promises he did not intend to keep. The shadow chancellor said the leader of the