New York City to ban cars in Central Park: ‘This was not its purpose...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is banning cars from entering Central Park this summer, and opting to return the roadways in the 800 acre...

World’s largest plane with wingspan bigger than football pitch to take first full flight

The largest plane ever built – backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and his company Vulcan Aerospace – is set to take full flight for the...

California National Guard ‘to get federal funding’ despite Trump’s claim to the contrary

The California National Guard said it had received an assurance of federal funding for a campaign against transnational crime, knocking down Donald Trump’s claim to the contrary. “We...

Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen drops lawsuits against BuzzFeed and Fusion GPS

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, has dropped his libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and research firm Fusion GPS but still continues to face other legal troubles.  Mr...

Chingford fire: Woman dies in blaze at care home for people with learning disabilities

A woman has died after a fire at a care home for people with learning disabilities in northeast London. More than 70 firefighters were called to Connington...

Joe Biden honours ‘hero’ student who was shot twice while stopping a rape at...

Former US Vice President Joe Biden has honoured a student who was shot while attempting to stop a rape at a party in Long Island in New York. The veteran...

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...

France bans use of meat-like terms in packaging for vegetarian food

Food producers in France will be forced to think of new ways to describe some of their vegetarian and vegan foods when they are banned from using...

Trump ally Rudy Giuliani to join president’s legal team

Stalwart Donald Trump ally Rudy Giuliani is joining the president’s legal team. A statement from Mr Trump’s attorney Jay Sekulow announcing the decision quoted Mr Trump as...

Michael Cohen may have to declare Stormy Daniels case could affect criminal probe

Donald Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen must formally declare that his right to avoid self-incrimination would suffer if adult actress Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit is not delayed, a...

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