When the Chancellor Philip Hammond didn’t blame me in his Budget speech, I thought I’d got away with it. But the Internet never forgets; someone always has receipts. And after a week of reflection I can no longer ignore the damage caused...
Owners of private jets are among those set to benefit from a major tax bill passed by the US Senate in a late-night vote, a result Donald Trump said was a major win for “millions of hardworking families”. The Republican Senate’s version...
Maltese police have arrested eight suspects in the murder of blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said, almost two months after her car was blown up while she was driving it. All of the suspects are Maltese nationals and most...
Former Attorney General Eric Holder is weighing into the he-said he-said of American politics in 2017, refuting comments from President Donald Trump that the FBI’s reputation is in tatters. Mr Holder, who served as the chief of the Justice Department under President...
On December 2, 1993, Pablo Escobar, the wealthiest drug kingpin the world has ever seen, attempted to flee from a hideout in his home base of Medellín, Colombia, by scrambling across a neighbouring rooftop. Instead, he was cut down by gunfire, and...
Google Doodles are often challenging, fun and help illuminate the ideas and people that have changed the world. But today's homepage celebrates something even more fundamental than normal. The Doodle centres on coding – helping children to learn the languages that power...
Allies of Jeremy Corbyn have been accused of trying to engineer the election of a left-winger to a key Labour committee. The party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) this week passed changes to rules on how its youth representative is chosen, just weeks...
Jose Mourinho praised the impact of two-goal Jesse Lingard after Manchester United's 3-1 Premier League win at Arsenal. The England midfielder struck United's second after 11 minutes and a second-half third as Arsenal were pushing for an equaliser. "He played well," United boss...
Canada's largest online travel website — has launched its first annual list of The World’s 50 Best Beaches, chosen by 632 of the world’s top travel professionals, including experienced travel journalists, travel agents and bloggers. Calling the list "a diverse collection of off-the-beaten-path...
He was a member of the Rohingya student union in college, taught at a public high school and even won a parliamentary seat in Burma's thwarted elections in 1990. But according to the government of Burma, Kyaw Min’s fellow Rohingya do not...