India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set to win an election in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state on Monday, the vote count showed, but with a reduced margin, which will be a boost for the opposition. A combined opposition led...
Terrorist manuals showing jihadis how to build the same type of bomb used in last week's New York subway attack remain online amid warnings of further attacks. Google's algorithms could lead extremists to the material, which was still available through search results more than 48 hours after...
Republican Senator John McCain will reportedly head back to Arizona this week to continue recovering from the side effects of chemotherapy for a brain tumour, meaning he will miss the vote on his party’s tax bill.  The Arizona Republican is unlikely to...
One in three gig economy workers juggle at least two jobs at the same time, according to a study by one of the world’s biggest insurance companies. Research conducted by the UK arm of insurer Zurich, found that as well as the...
Donald Trump has predicted the Republicans will "do well" in next year's midterms as he distanced himself from recent losses in Alabama and Virginia.  "Remember, Republicans are 5-0 in Congressional Races this year. The media refuses to mention this," the US President tweeted.  "I...
South Korean fighter jets were scrambled after five Chinese military planes entered the country's airspace. The Chinese aircraft entered the Korean Air Defence Identification Zone (KADIZ) from southwest of Socotra Rock. The submerged rock is the subject of a maritime dispute between South Korea and...
Chaos erupted at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta after a complete power outage grounded flights on Sunday afternoon. Passengers at the United States busiest hub were plunged into darkness while automatic doors would not open and baggage could not be retrieved. “Literal pandemonium...
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...
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...
Liam Fox is under fire over £1m-plus plans to appoint new “trade commissioners” around the world, on gold-plated packages normally handed to the UK’s ambassadors. The roles offer £120,000 salaries – akin to the pay for the most glittering ambassador jobs in...