US Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell has abruptly changed his proposed rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, backing off the condensed two-day schedule to add a third for opening arguments after protests from senators.
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has wasted little time to push back against US president Donald Trump’s description of climate campaigners as “the perennial prophets of doom” who predict the “apocalypse”.
Face masks sold out and officials at airports and train stations checked passengers for fevers as China sought to control the outbreak of a new virus.
Forcing terrorists to take lie detector tests to prove they are not planning another attack is “misguided” and would be a “waste of resources”, according to an expert.
The Prince of Wales is to travel by electric car to the World Economic Forum in Davos, where climate change has been high on the agenda.
The Government has defended its use of lie detector tests after it announced plans to use them on terrorists to see if they had reformed.
A sheep was hauled up a 100ft cliff after it became trapped while apparently running away from a dog.
London’s FTSE 100 Index finished in the red as worries over the spread of a new coronavirus in China sent global stock markets lower.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have issued a legal warning to the media after various outlets published paparazzi shots of Meghan walking her dogs with baby Archie.
President Donald Trump has said he will strongly consider imposing tariffs on European car imports if the US and European Union cannot strike a trade agreement.
Latest images from the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station show remarkable progress since the first reactor’s base was completed last year.
The next leader of the Labour Party will be unveiled in just over 10 weeks’ time – with four candidates vying for the top job.
Facebook’s second in command has been told that social media companies must do more to tackle online abuse, in a meeting with Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Priti Patel.
President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial quickly burst into a partisan fight as proceedings began unfolding at the Capitol.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to the Auschwitz memorial site in Poland ahead of the 75th anniversary of the day Soviet troops liberated the sprawling Second World War German Nazi death and concentration camp complex where an estimated 1.1 million people died.
Jess Phillips has abandoned her bid to become Labour’s next leader as she admitted she would not be able to bring the party together after its “cataclysmic” election defeat.
Hundreds more management jobs are being cut at Sainsbury’s in the latest overhaul following its takeover of Argos.
Boris Johnson is due to meet Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband to discuss efforts to secure the release of the British-Iranian mother who is in prison in Tehran.
The Government has been heavily defeated in the Lords as peers backed a move to ensure the rights of unaccompanied child refugees to be reunited with their families in the UK post-Brexit.
An Olympic gold medal-winning canoeist convicted of a public order offence after Extinction Rebellion protests has said he acted out of fear for the future of the planet.
Detectives are hunting three suspects after two off-duty policemen were attacked when they tried to break up a fight.
Jess Phillips has abandoned her bid to be Labour leader, acknowledging that she would not be able to unite the party.
A 95-year-old D-Day veteran has lost a High Court bid to have his second wife receive his police pension.
President Donald Trump said he hears European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is a “very tough negotiator”, but said he hoped the US and European Union could make progress on a new trade deal.
Fine Gael has pledged it will only vote for an EU trade agreement that ensures a level playing field for farmers, if they are re-elected.
An Earth sandwich has been created by two men who placed bread on the ground at precise locations at opposite ends of the world.
Seven people have been arrested following a major police operation against money laundering in Northern Ireland.
Boris Johnson has vowed to invite African leaders to the UK “regularly” following the investment summit in London this week.
A skirt, bodice and bloomers owned by Queen Victoria have fetched more than £16,000 at auction – more than a century after they were handed to a royal photographer.
The chairman of Aviva will make room for new blood at the top as the business embarks on a major plan to cut costs.
Reunited in Canada, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are likely to be focused on house-hunting as they make a fresh start away from the UK.
Boris Johnson has said next week’s meeting of the Cabinet will be held in the North of England on Friday to mark Britain’s departure from the EU.
The Bank of England has joined forces with a raft of global counterparts to look at the case for launching their own digital currencies.
New employment figures are likely to take some of the pressure off the Bank of England to slash interest rates next week, analysts have said.
The Duke of Cambridge has called on organisations to help end the “abhorrent crime” of illegal wildlife trade, following what he called an “encouraging” year of seizures and investigations.
A high court judge is set to become Greece’s first female president after two opposition parties sided with the centre-right government’s nomination.
Jess Phillips’ campaign to become Labour leader is hanging in the balance as her rivals compete for the support of the GMB trade union.
Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has slammed US President Donald Trump’s speech at the World Economic Forum for misrepresenting the economy and for failing to tackle climate issues.
Scientists have developed a new method that they believe could cut the cost of making and transporting vaccines by “by about 80%”.
The main TV election debates in Ireland should be limited to Fine Gael and Fianna Fail, Micheal Martin has insisted.
Four people have died and hundreds have been infected by a new coronavirus that appears to have originated in China.
Investors in Eve Sleep have given the company a vote of confidence, sending shares soaring as it said it could continue to break even in 2020, after balancing its books for the first time.
President Donald Trump sought to sell the United States to the global business community, telling an economic conference in the Swiss Alps that America’s economic turnaround has been “nothing short of spectacular”.
Parts of the UK woke up to sub-zero temperatures on Tuesday morning, with the Met Office warning of freezing fog and tough driving conditions.
The Justice Secretary has defended plans to make terrorists take a lie detector test to prove they have reformed and are not planning to carry out another attack.
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has said the United States is “over-concerned” about the Chinese company and its rise in the world of technology.
British retailer Joules has revealed a half-year hit due to the timing of Black Friday, less than two weeks after poor Christmas trading saw it warn over annual profits.
Emily Thornberry said she would “frighten the life out of” Boris Johnson if she became the next Labour leader.
A minority of schools are still gaming the system and putting their own interests above that of students, Ofsted has warned.
Network Rail is being investigated over its poor performance on routes used by train operators Northern and TransPennine Express (TPE).