Michael Bloomberg ‘to write $4.5m cheque to cover US commitment to Paris climate agreement’

Billionaire former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg has said he will write a $4.5m cheque to cover the US’s financial commitment to...

What has Trump tweeted today? The latest Twitter posts from the US President and...

Donald Trump's Twitter account provides an extraordinary unfiltered insight into what the President is doing and thinking in real time. He posts on the social...

Smallville actor Allison Mack charged with trafficking over ‘involvement in sex cult’

Allison Mack, an actor best known for her role in the US TV show Smallville, has been charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy. She...

Biologists in national park accidentally kill one of world’s rarest bears

One of the world’s rarest species of bear has become even more endangered after park staff in Italy accidentally killed one of the...

Kabul bombing: 57 dead in Afghan suicide bombing at voter registration centre

Afghan officials say 57 people have been killed and 119 wounded in a suicide bombing in Kabul that targeted a voter registration centre. The...

The DNC’s lawsuit against Trump, Russia and Wikileaks is making the parallels with Watergate...

The Democratic Party’s abrupt dropping of a multi-million-dollar lawsuit into the simmering cauldron that is the Trump-Russia affair took some folk by surprise. Why risk...

Man jailed for 50 years for stealing $1.2m-worth of fajitas

A former youth offenders’ centre employee in Texas has been convicted of stealing more than $1.2m (£860,000) worth of fajitas. Gilberto Escamilla, 53, was jailed for 50...

Westworld season 2 episode 1 confirms there are six parks, hints at an Indian...

Back in February, an eagle-eyed Westworld fan decoded a binary sequence hidden in the season 2 trailer which signposted an unlisted website called...

Women on the front line in the deadly no-man’s land of Gaza’s buffer zone

In the deadly no-man’s land of Gaza’s buffer zone, a small group of Palestinian protesters hidden by black smoke, braved Israeli sniper fire...

Russia raises the stakes with wide-reaching and blunt internet clampdown

On Friday 13 April, inside a cramped Moscow courtroom, judge Yulia Smolina made Russian internet history. It took her just 19 minutes to...