President becomes third in US history to be impeached by the House and acquitted in Senate trial Donald Trump has been acquitted in his Senate trial on both of the articles of impeachment he faced, ending the threat that he […]
I spoke to senior Democrat Joe Crowley. He represented New York’s 14th Congressional district for 20 years before losing the seat to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a fellow Democrat but much further to  the left. He now works as a lobbyist. I […]
It was, said one correspondent, the most outlandish, the most ostentatiously theatrical, the most flamboyantly bizarre State of the Union address of all time. President Trump played to the cheering crowd of Republicans in Congress, while in the most viral […]
He was born one of 27 children in America’s deep south, says he was traded for a bottle of whiskey when he was four, and picked cotton. Lonnie Holly’s life and work addresses a part of the American civil rights […]
The family of Harry Dunn have joined forces with the lawyer representing the alleged victims of the billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, calling for Anne Sacoolas to return to the UK and for Prince Andrew to face questioning by the […]
Senator Mitt Romney of Utah, a Republican but quite a famous foe of President Trump, has said he will vote to convict President Trump of the first charge of impeachment, “abuse of power” – essentially that he did use the […]
PM told to say sorry for remark about ‘spaffing’ money up wall as 4,024 claims lead to guilty verdicts Police say they are uncovering a hidden “epidemic” of paedophile abuse in the 1970s and 1980s, with thousands of allegations leading […]
British police are overwhelmed with suspected and convicted terrorists to track, as they simply cannot keep an eye on every single extremist, says Neil Basu, senior national coordinator for counter-terrorism. In an article for the Evening Standard on Wednesday, Basu […]
Wonders of the world. Sam valadi/Flickr, CC BY-SA The European Patent Office recently turned down an application for a patent that described a food container. This was not because the invention was not novel or useful, but because it was […]
Shutterstock Vaccinating children against serious diseases is a complicated process. Even after all the scientific discoveries and developments, there are important decisions to be made by parents and politicians. In the UK, government policy on whether to fund new vaccines, […]