Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann in a face-off against Native American  Nathan Phillips in Washington, in an image that has caused much controversy in the US. Photograph: Kaya Taitano/Social media/Reuters

It began like any typical January day in Washington. Beneath the bright blue skies, tourists and visitors braved the icy cold temperatures to walk alo(...)

The Florida State Capitol building in the US

The newly installed official who oversees elections in the critical swing state of Florida resigned Thursday after a newspaper obtained photos of him (...)

Former CBS chief executive Leslie Moonves. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

CBS said on Monday it has fired Leslie Moonves for cause and has denied a $120 million (€105 million) severance package as it girds for a potential le(...)

Failure to agree a deal on the withdrawal by the UK’s formal exit from the EU on March 29th, 2019, could provide “the kind of salutary shock that would be needed for both sides to get their acts together”, claims Sir Michael Leigh.

A former EU negotiator has said he does not see London and Brussels agreeing a deal to avoid a hard border in Ireland in this month’s Brexit negotiati(...)

Mugshots released by the Chicago police department of assault suspects (left to right) Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper and Brittany Covington. Photograph: AFP

The parents of a teenager whose beating was broadcast live on Facebook received text messages at the time from someone claiming to be holding him capt(...)