Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to secure a potential Brexit deal within the next 48 hours, if Brexit talks are to progress. This comes after a series of comments made by Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator to...
Donald Trump's newest travel ban has been approved by the Supreme Court, allowing immidiate restriction from eight countries. The new ban will deny all visa applications from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Chad, Syria and Yemen, North Korea and Venezuala. Trump's ban was expected to take months...
The Trump administration has asked the US Supreme court to allow the travel ban to take full effect, following appeals in California where the court ruled that only parts of it could be enacted. The White House argued that the new...
Vladimir Putin hosted Bashar al-Assad for two days this week in order to discuss switching military operations in Syria and searching for a political solution. Speaking in Kremlin on Tuesday, Putin said he wanted to meet with the Syrian President before...
As Donald Trump comes to the end of his 12 -day Asia tour, the US President declared his “great relationship” with the Philippines’ president, Rodrigo Duterte. Having been described as the “Trump of the East”, Duterte is a controversial President who's...
Speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) conference on Friday, Donald Trump accused several states in the region against “violations, cheating or economic aggression”. Following the successful visit to China, the US President once again showed his true colours in a controversial...
Catalonia' ex-leader has been released by a Belgian judge after a hearing that lasted over ten hours. Puigdemont and four of his ministers turned themselves into the police. They face charges of disobedience and breach of trust following the independence referendum...
Donald Trump will not continue the Presidential tradition of visiting the armed border dividing the Korean peninsula during his tour of Asia next week.  An official told reporters that Trump would be too busy to visit the border on his...
The UN has announced record levels of carbon dioxide in the world's atmosphere. The Greenhouse Gas Bulletin report stated that the last time CO2 levels were at this level was three to five million years ago in the mid-Pliocene era. During this period,...
The Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, released a video message on Saturday vowing to build a "free country". In the pre-recorded message, Puigdemont condemned the suspension of Catalonia's autonomy. “We must do so resisting repression and threats, without ever abandoning, at any time, civic...
The Euro fell against the dollar on Thursday, after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced its move to slash its bond-buying scheme. The ECB has had in operation a €60 billion-a-month quantitative easing programme since 2015 to aid recovery in the Eurozone. However, with...
In an attempt to expand public transport, Singapore has announced plans to freeze the number of private cars allowed on the roads.  The Land Transport Authority said the growth gap for vehicles and motorcycles will reduce from 0.25 to zero...
China's economy grew by 6.8 percent in for the third quarter, according to official data released on Thursday. The latest GDP figures proved slightly slower than that of the previous quarter, however they are still above Beijing's annual growth target of...
The US has pulled out over half of its embassy staff from Cuba after a wave of mysterious attacks that harmed 21 diplomats. It is assumed that the sonic attacks are targeting US embassy staff after an incident in a hotel where...
The National Grid has announced the news that the UK has had the "greenest" summer ever, with over half of the electricity used coming from low carbon sources. 52 percent of electricity generation was provided by low-carbon sources, which was an...
According to Barack Obama, “if you had to choose any moment in history in which to be born, you would choose right now". Despite the seemingly never-ending recent challenges, according to the former US President, there has never been a better time...
The European Central Bank (ECB) has raised its forecast for Eurozone growth to 2.2 percent, marking the fastest pace for a decade. The ECB raised its economic growth forecast from 1.9 percent to 2.2 percent, almost reaching levels of growth...
North Korea has fired missiles over Japan's Hokkaido island, in which Prime Minister Shinzo Abe referred to as an "unprecedented" threat to his country. The missile test took part early on Tuesday morning, local time, flying over the northern island before entering...
China's Fuxing bullet trains will once again be the world's fastest trains, reaching speeds of 350 km/h. Following two crashes in 2011 that killed 40 people, the "rejuvenation" bullet trains were given a capped speed of 300km/h. However, from September 21 they will be reintroduced...
With racial tensions at an all-time high following the riots that erupted in Charlottesville on the weekend, Donald Trump's lacklustre response has sent his approval ratings plunging to new lows. Can the 45th President and his seemingly unraveling administration survive this latest...