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...

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...

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 Air National Guard member fired over woman who took enlistment oath with dinosaur...

Three US Air National Guard members have been disciplined, and one of them fired, for an incident involving a children’s dinosaur puppet. Master Sergeant Robin Brown, a...

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...

Syria: Chemical weapons inspectors are entering Douma, Russia says

Chemical weapons inspectors from the international watchdog are on their way to the site of an alleged gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma, Russia...

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...

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...

Syria returns Legion d’honneur to France because Assad will not wear award of ‘slave...

Syria has returned the prestigious Legion d’honneur that was presented to President Bashar al-Assad, by France, saying he would not wear the award of a “slave country” to the US.  It comes just...

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