White House criticised for lack of diversity after releasing photo of spring 2018 interns

The White House released a photo of its spring 2018 interns and people quickly noted a lack of people of colour. One reaction on Twitter noted: "Last summer...

Theresa May accused of breaking promise to champion poorest by failing to appoint social...

Theresa May is accused today of breaking her promise to champion the life chances of people from poorer backgrounds, after the failure to appoint a chief...

Female MPs launch #PayMeToo campaign to end gender pay gap

A cross-party group of female MPs has launched a campaign to force employers to publish details of their gender pay gap as the first step to...

Donald Trump suggested meeting Vladimir Putin at the White House

US President Donald Trump proposed a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the White House in a recent phone call, but preparations have reportedly stalled over...

Four killed as Indian police clash with members of Dalit caste protesting against discrimination...

Protesters led by India's lower-caste Dalit community on Monday set fire to police posts and blocked railway tracks as they opposed a Supreme Court ruling that...

Florida shooting survivor David Hogg labels Fox News host ‘a bully’

Critics have questioned whether 17-year-old David Hogg and the other high school students demanding that the nation’s gun laws be strengthened are mature enough to understand...

Centre-left candidate Carlos Alvarado wins Costa Rica presidency after promising to allow same-sex marriage

Costa Rica’s governing party has secured a big presidential election victory as many voters rejected an evangelical pastor who had jumped into political prominence by campaigning against same-sex...

One year to Brexit: How well has the British economy really been performing? And...

There is now just one year to go before the UK exits the European Union. Before the June 2016 referendum the Treasury famously warned that a Leave...

Top financial adviser: The fate of your career is ‘no longer about a degree’

In the professional world, it’s long been held that obtaining a university degree sets you up to ascend the corporate ladder and establish a fruitful career. Well,...

Pope Francis calls for end to ‘carnage’ in Syria in Easter message

Pope Francis has condemned the “carnage” in Syria and called for political leaders to help stop the “apparently endless war”. The 81 year-old leader of the Catholic Church also...

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