Senator John McCain will return to Arizona early for Christmas and miss tax vote

Republican Senator John McCain will reportedly head back to Arizona this week to continue recovering from the side effects of chemotherapy for a brain tumour, meaning...

Prince Harry was ‘nervous’ interviewing Barack Obama for BBC Radio 4

Britain's Prince Harry has admitted he was nervous about interviewing former US President Barack Obama as a guest editor for BBC Radio 4.  “You're excited about this;...

Power outage at Atlanta airport grounds flights and causes ‘literal pandemonium’

Chaos erupted at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta after a complete power outage grounded flights on Sunday afternoon. Passengers at the United States busiest hub were plunged...

EU and 12 other countries condemn Japan over whaling and reject claim annual slaughter...

The international community has condemned Japan’s current whaling mission, and questioned the reason it has stated for plans to kill 333 minke whales in the Southern Ocean...

Trump predicts Republicans will do well in 2018 midterms while distancing himself from Roy...

Donald Trump has predicted the Republicans will "do well" in next year's midterms as he distanced himself from recent losses in Alabama and Virginia.  "Remember, Republicans are 5-0...

Gig economy: One in three zero-hours workers juggle at least two jobs at same...

One in three gig economy workers juggle at least two jobs at the same time, according to a study by one of the world’s biggest insurance...

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attacks from Palestinian area

The Israeli military said it had carried out air strikes on a Hamas training compound in the Gaza Strip in response to rocket attacks from the Palestinian territory. Militants...

Liam Fox under fire over £1m-plus plans for new ‘trade commissioners’ on packages enjoyed...

Liam Fox is under fire over £1m-plus plans to appoint new “trade commissioners” around the world, on gold-plated packages normally handed to the UK’s ambassadors. The roles...

New York attack: Terror manuals containing instructions for bomb used by Akayed Ullah remain...

Terrorist manuals showing jihadis how to build the same type of bomb used in last week's New York subway attack remain online amid warnings of further attacks. Google's...

South Korea scrambles fighter jets after China military planes enter country’s airspace

South Korean fighter jets were scrambled after five Chinese military planes entered the country's airspace. The Chinese aircraft entered the Korean Air Defence Identification Zone (KADIZ) from southwest of...

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