Huawei has repeatedly denied it is controlled by the Chinese government, military or intelligence services. File photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

The US agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipmen(...)

Republican senator John Cornyn: said that he has confidence in Robert Mueller, the former FBI director who is leading an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

John Cornyn, the US Senate’s number two Republican, came to the defence of Robert Mueller, saying it “would be a mistake” for US president Donald Trum(...)

British Airways aircraft at Heathrow Airport: BA cabin crew have voted in favour of strikes in a dispute over pay, said Unite. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

BA cabin crew vote to strike at Heathrow British Airways cabin crew who are members of the Unite trade union have voted to strike in a dispute over p(...)

US president-elect Donald Trump dining  with Mitt Romney (right) and chief-of- staff  Reince Priebus   on Tuesday. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Photo

Donald Trump has named his key members of his economic team, including former Bank of Ireland director Wilbur Ross as his commerce secretary, as he a(...)