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...

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...

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...

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....

What’s Trump tweeting now? The latest Twitter posts from the US President and what...

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 media site almost...

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...

If we’re going Dutch on takeovers please can we first plan the route?

Blimey. I had no idea. I simply did not realise that GKN was so vital to the interests of national security. There I was, supposing it...

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...

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...

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...

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