Donald Trump's administration is putting the lives of American citizens abroad at risk, a diplomat who resigned last week has said.  The State Department has been sidelined by the administration, which does not "realise the role we play," Elizabeth Shackelford told CNN.  Ms...
The Israeli military said it had carried out air strikes on a Hamas training compound in the Gaza Strip in response to rocket attacks from the Palestinian territory. Militants in Gaza have stepped up rocket attacks on Israel since Donald Trump's decision to recognise...
Over the past 18 months I’ve been called a racist, a xenophobe, stupid, ignorant. Why? Because I’m a young person who voted for Brexit. Polls estimate that a quarter of under-25s voted Leave, in contrast to 52 per cent of the country...
The MPs who are tweeting about having taken back control having defeated the Government on the need for a “meaningful vote” in Parliament may be congratulating themselves a bit prematurely. Britain’s biggest problem at this moment is not that we are leaving...
Imagine a business model that enabled your firm to compel customers to purchase things from you that they wouldn’t otherwise buy. To sellers it probably sounds like a dream. To buyers it sounds like a bad joke. But it’s neither a...
Uber’s food-delivery business will begin offering an insurance package to its couriers in Europe, a move to address the conditions of “gig economy” workers. Riders for food-delivery companies such as Uber Eats and Deliveroo are typically self-employed and the firms have come...
House of Commons Deputy Speaker Lindsay Hoyle has spoken of his devastation following the sudden death of his daughter Natalie.  His 28-year-old daughter died suddenly in Essex on Thursday.  The Labour MP for Chorley, Lancashire said: “I am truly devastated by the death of our...
When it comes to starting a business, there remains a notable disparity between the sexes. Encouragingly, that gender gap is closing – but the UK is playing catch-up with its global counterparts. Data from NatWest released this year puts Canada at the top of...
The oldest son of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has been arrested in Alaska on charges of domestic violence. Track Palin, 28, was prosecuted on Sunday on charges of felony burglary, assault in the fourth degree and criminal mischief for causing property...
Nobody knows what happened to the Uighur student after he returned to China from Egypt and was taken away by police.  Not his village neighbours in China's far west, who haven't seen him in months. Not his former classmates, who fear Chinese...