A day after its latest intercontinental ballistic missile launch, North Korea released photos of what it's calling the “Hwasong-15.” And the collective response from missile experts was - not to get too technical - whoa. The missile and its launcher truck do,...
A politician in Sweden has been forced to step down after he said in a live TV debate that Muslims were not “fully human”. Martin Strid, a member of the right-wing Sweden Democrats, sparked the controversy when he ranked Islamists on a...
Britain should threaten the “weak” Republic of Ireland with new border controls in order to get its way over Brexit, Ukip has said. Gerard Batten, the party Brexit spokesperson, said Ireland was “a tiny country that relies on UK for its existence”...
Britain’s economy is slowing. Talks on quitting the European Union have stalled. And the Government is in disarray, troubled by cabinet resignations and embroiled in a series of sex and sleaze accusations. Yet the national gloom seems to have bypassed Craven, an...
An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck off the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, the US Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of any damage or injuries from the quake, which struck 125 km (78 miles) east of...
Tesla switched on the world’s biggest lithium ion battery on Friday in time to feed Australia’s shaky power grid for the first day of summer, meeting a promise by Elon Musk to build it in 100 days or give it free.  “South...
Any agreement reached on citizens’ rights in the Brexit negotiations must be ring-fenced even if the talks collapse and no deal is agreed between the UK and EU, a new Commons report has demanded.  In a report before the crucial European Council...
Russia will host the 2018 World Cup draw on Friday, the glittering ceremony providing a welcome distraction to the unrelenting diet of doping and corruption news that has sullied the nation's sporting reputation in recent years. The draw ceremony will give Russia...
The Government has failed to provide any evidence that it will be able to avoid introducing a hard border between the UK and Ireland after Brexit, an influential House of Commons committee has said.  The Exiting the EU Committee said it appeared...
Donald Trump's retweets of extremists will stay on his profile, Twitter has said. The controversial Britain First tweets will remain visible for everyone to see on the President's profile because they allow users to "see every side of an issue". The site recognised...