Former FBI boss Robert Mueller is set to lead the inquiry into Russian interference of the most recent U.S election and any collusion with the Trump campaign. Robert Mueller is well respected in Washington, having headed the government intelligence agency...
The U.S and China have agreed upon a trade deal, after a month of negotiations between the two nations. The two superpowers have agreed a ten-point trade agreement, which will see the Chinese market open to U.S creditors and credit...
The United Nations has said it requires a further $900 million (£700 million) in aid this year for the drought in Somalia. Speaking at a UK-hosted international conference on Somalia the UN secretary general, António Guterres, said "The drought is the most...
Independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron claimed a decisive victory over National Front leader Le Pen, in a tense presidential election race for France. Despite the increasing concern over a surge in populist sentiment sweeping the continent, ultimately Macron beat Le...
The Australian government has announced plans to build a second international airport in Sydney for A$5 billion (£2.9 billion). The decision comes over 70 years after the idea was first suggested, and follows promises from successive governments. “Sydney airport’s decision not to...
Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has pulled his support from the controversial garden bridge across the Thames river. Khan said his decision to pull support was due to the continuing shortfall in fundraising and lack of the necessary land use agreements. With the...
Next year will see the first ever non-stop passenger flight from Europe to Australia, departing from Heathrow in March 2018. The route, which will be London-Perth-Melbourne will be the first of its kind, but with a hefty ticket price. An economy...
Donald Trump will sign two new executive orders on the environment this week as he comes to the end of his first 100 days in office.  The new orders are expected to make it easier for the US to develop...
US President Donald Trump reiterated his plans to build a wall on the border with Mexico over the weekend, despite not yet having the money to pay for it. Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to highlight his promise, made...
Last week President Trump gave the go-ahead for air strikes in Syria after a suspected chemical weapons attack devastated the region, in a move that has led many critics to label him as a warmonger. The unexpected "hawkish" turn for...
US President Donald Trump sparked fears in Italy over the weekend after saying that his government would begin to target products responsible for the US trade deficit, including the Vespa scooter. National daily Il Messaggero ran the headline "Trump declares war...
It has been only five days since Article 50 was triggered but there has already been talk of 'war' between two European nations, after ex-Conservative leader Michael Howard inferred that Theresa May would act to defend the sovereignty of Gibraltar. The row...
The Eurozone growth is at its highest for the last six years for the first months of 2017, according to a flash PMI index report by IHS Market. The data suggests that Europe has shrugged off Brexit concerns, noting an...
Thames Water was handed a record £20 million fine on Wednesday after for breaching environmental regulations and pumping sewage into the River Thames in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire to the west of the capital. The fine imposed on Wednesday was for numerous offences in 2013...
Under Trump administration, US authorities have asked airlines from up to 13 different countries to ban passengers from carrying electronic devices larger than a mobile phone when on board the aircraft. This new move comes from the US in an attempt...
Hundreds of Twitter accounts were hacked earlier this week, with high-profile members tweeting messages of support towards Turkey in its diplomatic row with the Netherlands. Nazi hashtags were tweeted the messages, written in Turkish, alongside links to the Turkish President Recep...
The people of the Netherlands turned their back on populist sentiment on Wednesday, in a closely watched election that saw the party of sitting Prime Minister Mark Rutte gain the largest proportion of votes. Conservative party leader Geert Wilders, who...
The Sweden abolished the draft in 2010, the country has decided to reintroduce a military draft for men and women over security concerns and the growing threat from Russia. The Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist said the government is reintroducing the draft...
An ongoing court-ordered investigation into French Presidential candidate François Fillon has raised further doubts over his increasingly troubled bid for power. Despite a promising start to his campaign, having secured the conservative candidacy and defeated former President Nicolas Sarkozy, François...
The Premium Friday campaign kicked off in Japan today, where the government is urging employees to leave the office early every last Friday of the month to tackle the workaholic culture and boost the economy. “We hope this will encourage people...