Grandmother who ‘killed husband and then murdered her lookalike’ arrested in Texas after nationwide...

A woman suspected of killing her husband in Minnesota and a woman in Florida has been captured at a South Texas resort.  Lois Riess, 56, was arrested by two federal deputy...

US senate minority leader Chuck Schumer introducing bill to decriminalise marijuana across country

The top Democrat in the Senate has introduced a bill to decriminalise marijuana across the US. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on 20 April – a day known for its...

E Coli outbreak prompts warning to throw away Romaine lettuce

American consumers have been told to throw out any store-bought romaine lettuce as an E Coli outbreak has hospitalised dozens. All types of romaine grown in a...

The DNC’s lawsuit against Trump, Russia and Wikileaks is making the parallels with Watergate...

The Democratic Party abruptly dropping a multi-million-dollar lawsuit into the simmering cauldron that is the Trump-Russia collision affair took some folk by surprise. Why risk complicating the...

Manny Pacquiao still has ‘a couple more fights’ in him ahead of first bout...

Manny Pacquiao says he still has "a couple more fights" left in him before he retires. Pacman faces Argentine WBA welterweight world champion Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur...

Trump takes first step in aggressive effort to drill for oil in Arctic National...

The Trump administration has taken the first step towards an aggressive effort to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - one of the country’s most pristine and...

Hindu priest carries ‘untouchable’ into temple to show ‘everyone is equal in the eyes...

A Hindu priest has carried a Dalit – formerly known as an "untouchable" – man into an Indian temple’s inner sanctum, a move that might once have...

Dying 700-year-old tree put on insecticide drip in final attempt to save it from...

A 700-year-old tree in India has been put on a drip in a last-ditch attempt to save it from being eaten by termites. Pillalamarri, said to be...

UK accuses Russia of creating ‘fantasies’ over Salisbury attack as Ofcom launches investigation into...

Britain has accused Russia of creating “fantasies” around the nerve agent attack in Salisbury as the broadcasting watchdog investigates its state broadcaster over impartiality. Ofcom has opened seven...

North Korea offers to denuclearise without demanding withdrawal of US troops from peninsula

As a planned summit between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un approaches, Pyongyang has indicated it would abandon its nuclear programme without requiring American...

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