Reno shooting: Gunman with hostage killed by SWAT team after firing on streets from...

A gunman with a hostage opened fire from the eighth floor of a luxury high-rise condominium in Nevada onto the streets below, authorities said. No injuries...

Brexit: Panicky Government to splash cash in bid to boost stricken economy

“A huge vote of confidence,” is how the Government, with no false modesty, described an investment of up to £1bn by MSD (Merck in the US) in a...

Uber’s car-sharing service banned in Israel in latest legal setback for taxi firm

Uber has been banned from operating in its car-sharing service in Israel, according to local news outlets. A judge ordered that all of Uber’s “ride-sharing” services...

Vladimir Putin’s secret daughter revealed to be professional acrobatic dancer

A colleague of Katerina Tikhonova from the world of acrobatic rock'n'roll has confirmed that she is the younger daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The confirmation from...

Bitcoin too small to threaten global economy, says Bank of England deputy

Bitcoin isn’t big enough to pose a risk to the global economy, Bank of England deputy governor Jon Cunliffe said on Wednesday, as the cryptocurrency hit...

Theresa May arrives in Middle East to strengthen post-Brexit links with other trading partners

Theresa May has arrived in the Middle East as part of her efforts to strengthen links with other trading partners as Brexit approaches. The Prime Minister will...

Pound sterling jumps on reports of UK-EU agreement on Brexit divorce bill

The pound has spiked against the dollar in the wake of a report that the UK and the EU have agreed a deal over the UK's...

Australia senate passes same-sex marriage bill

Australia's upper house has approved legislation to legalise same-sex marriage, meaning it could be signed into law as early as next week. Politicians rejected efforts from conservative politicians to...

Help a Hungry Child: 500,000 children go to school on an empty stomach daily...

When money is tight eight-year-old Emma’s parents are forced to send their daughter to school, tummy rumbling, without any breakfast. In the evening, she fills up...

Trump hosts meeting with empty chairs for Democrats after they refuse to attend

Sitting between two empty seats reserved for missing Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump has said Democrats used to be “all talk, no action” and that now...

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