‘I’ve never seen protests like this’: Former Columbine principal says Parkland students are leading...

Nineteen years after two teenage gunmen shocked the US by entering Columbine High School and killing 13 people, the former principal who helped guide his students through the...

Anti-abortion group distances itself from former leader after she embraces white nationalism

A prominent anti-abortion group is distancing itself from one of its former leaders after it emerged that she embraced white nationalism.  Kristen Walker Hatten has spoken at universities across the US...

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...

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...

Donald Trump suggests Mueller’s Russia investigation is illegal in late night Twitter rant

Donald Trump has hinted he believes the probe into Russian interference in US elections is illegal, the latest in a line of thinly veiled attacks that...

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...

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...

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...

Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea cases expected to emerge worldwide

Health officials are warning a strain of gonorrhoea that is highly resistant to antibiotics can be expected to travel worldwide. The strain was contracted by a British man who...

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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