UNITED KINGDOM

Almost half of British people want Donald Trump’s state visit scrapped,...

Around half of the British public think the UK must scrap its invitation for a full state visit to Donald Trump following his support...

Briton Michele Anison found stabbed to death while volunteering in Belize 

A British volunteer has been found dead with multiple stab wounds at her apartment in Belize as police search for her killer.   Michele Anison,...

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Trump demands, gets apology from Washington Post reporter

President Donald Trump has demanded and received an apology from a Washington Post reporter over a photo of Trump’s Florida rally on Friday. Trump tweeted...

Taiwan county gives pedestrian traffic light men a girlfriend

A county in southern Taiwan has pledged to give its lonely traffic light men a girlfriend to cross the road with, and even propose...

See zig-zags in this optical illusion? Then you’re suffering from ‘curvature blindness’

It is the optical illusion which might just send you round the bend. Dr Kohske Takahashi, a psychologist at Chukyo University in Japan, has discovered...

EU will not produce Brexit trade negotiating guidelines until at least March

The EU will not produce its Brexit negotiating guidelines on the future EU-UK relationship until at least March, it has now emerged. The decision, which...

Prince Philip goes back to his Danish roots in new portrait

A new portrait of the Duke of Edinburgh is to go on display in the UK and Denmark next year. Painted by artist Ralph Heimans, Philip is...

EUROPE

World ‘losing battle’ to curb climate change, warns Macron

The world is "losing the battle" against climate change, French President Emmanuel Macron warned dozens of leaders on Tuesday at a summit in Paris...

Inflation up as food costs jump – and gas crisis threatens...

Mark Carney nearly scraped through. The Governor of the Bank of England came so close to keeping inflation on target. But, after two months...

Wellcome Trust ups donations to £1.1bn as charitable fund outperforms markets

Warning signs are flashing as a golden age for investors looks to be ending according to the Wellcome Trust, the giant investment fund which...

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AFRICA

MIDDLE EAST

Two Palestinian militants killed in Gaza ‘preparing attack on Israel’

Two Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants riding on a motorcycle in Gaza were killed in an explosion on Tuesday which the group implied was caused...

British volunteers killed in Syria given military send-off

A military ceremony has been held in Syria for two British volunteers with a Kurdish group fighting Islamic State in Raqqa, who were killed...

ASIA