Michael Bloomberg ‘to write $4.5m cheque to cover US commitment to Paris climate agreement’

Billionaire former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg has said he will write a $4.5m cheque to cover the US’s financial commitment to the Paris Climate...

Kabul bombing: 57 dead in Afghan suicide bombing at voter registration centre

Afghan officials say 57 people have been killed and 119 wounded in a suicide bombing in Kabul that targeted a voter registration centre. The Isis militant group...

India’s vice-president rejects calls to impeach chief justice over alleged misuse of public office

India‘s vice-president has rejected an unprecedented petition by seven opposition parties to impeach the country’s most senior judge for alleged misuse of public office. Venkaiah Naidu, who chairs...

Indian government introduces death penalty for child rapists

India is to introduce the death penalty for child rapists, in a move aimed at alleviating nationwide protests over a number of brutal and high profile...

Coinbase: WikiLeaks calls for boycott of world’s biggest bitcoin brokerage

WikiLeaks has called for a “global blockade” of Coinbase, after the world’s biggest bitcoin brokerage banned the whistleblowing organisation’s online store from using its service. The organisation's...

British Army veteran who has lived in UK for 67 years faces fight for...

A grandfather who came to the UK aged seven, before going on to serve in the Grenadier Guards, said he felt "betrayed" when he was refused a British passport. Tadeusz Polanski,...

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam jailed for 20 years for attempted murder in Brussels...

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been jailed for 20 years over a shoot-out with police in Belgium. The 27-year-old was convicted of attempted murder with a terrorist...

California National Guard ‘to get federal funding’ despite Trump’s claim to the contrary

The California National Guard said it had received an assurance of federal funding for a campaign against transnational crime, knocking down Donald Trump’s claim to the contrary. “We...

Jack Johnson: Donald Trump considering ‘full pardon’ of black boxer convicted by all-white jury...

Donald Trump said he is considering pardoning a black boxer who had been convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines more...

What has Trump tweeted today? The latest Twitter posts from the US President and...

Donald Trump's Twitter account provides an extraordinary unfiltered insight into what the President is doing and thinking in real time. He posts on the social media site almost...

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