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...

New bill would ban local politicians from passing gun control in South Carolina after...

A bill set to be introduced this week in South Carolina would bar local governments from enacting stricter gun control, dramatically reducing the ability of local...

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...

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...

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...

The World Trade Organisation is terrified of Donald Trump and will not stop the...

You may recall a few weeks ago, before the Great Facebook Disaster, and before America started a trade war with China, that Donald Trump greeted record...

Israel scraps plans to forcibly deport thousands of African asylum seekers

Israel is to resettle thousands of African migrants in Western countries instead of forcibly deporting them, the Israeli government has said. The country’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he had reached an...

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...

Climate change rules introduced by Barack Obama will be further rolled back by Trump...

Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency is expected to roll back greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards for automobiles, further undercutting his predecessor Barack Obama’s aims...

Theresa May needs to be honest with the public about post-Brexit immigration

In three weeks it will be 50 years since Enoch Powell’s infamous “rivers of blood” speech warning about the perils of immigration. His prophecy proved wrong....

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