U.S.

R Kelly's lawyer compares him to Martin Luther King...

Women accusing R Kelly of sexual abuse were motivated by money to lie and were little more than star-struck fans, a lawyer for the...

Louisiana police trooper charged after beating black man...

A former Louisiana police officer has been charged with a civil rights violation after hitting a black motorist 18 times with a torch...

US special envoy to Haiti resigns over 'inhumane'...

The American special envoy to Haiti has resigned in protest at the "inhumane" deportation of hundreds of Haitian migrants back to...

FBI agents and divers search vast alligator-infested reserve...

An alligator-infested reserve in Florida has been searched by a team of divers, police and FBI agents in the hunt for Brian Laundrie,...

US projections on drought-hit Colorado River which serves...

The US government has released even more dire drought projections for a river that serves 40 million people. Lake Mead and Lake Powell...

'I am unrecognisable': Supermodel Linda Evangelista...

Supermodel Linda Evangelista has shared her pain over being left "permanently deformed" by a cosmetic procedure. The 56-year-old,...

'Sexy' Bernie Sanders outfit could be scariest...

It could well be the scariest Halloween costume of the year - a racy take on Bernie Sanders' now-infamous outfit from Joe Biden's...

Melvin Van Peebles: 'Godfather of black cinema'...

Influential filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles - who was described as the "godfather of black cinema" - has died aged 89. Van Peebles, known...

R Kelly prosecutor says singer hid his crimes in 'plain...

Closing arguments are under way at R Kelly's abuse trial in New York, after the singer decided not to testify in court. Warning: This...

Federal Reserve prepares to scale back pandemic support...

The US Federal Reserve has signalled that it could soon start scaling back its emergency pandemic policies even as the recovery slows...

US to donate 500m extra vaccine shots - as Biden tells...

The US is buying a further 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to donate to other countries, bringing its total commitment to over...

Vehicles form barrier at Texas border to deter migrants...

Parked vehicles have created a steel barrier which stretches for miles along the US border with Mexico in the latest measure to deter...

Amazon is lobbying the US government to legalise cannabis

Amazon is lobbying the US government to legalise cannabis and in support of a law that would expunge cannabis-related offences from...

Uma Thurman reveals teenage abortion as she criticises...

Uma Thurman has revealed she had an abortion in her late teens as she criticised the "horror" of Texas's new ban. The 51-year-old...

Tributes paid to 'endlessly funny' Sex And The...

Tributes have been paid to Sex And The City actor Willie Garson following his death aged 57. Garson was best-known for playing flamboyant...

Remains of suspected victim of worst ever US serial killer...

The skeletal remains of a woman found nearly 44 years ago have been identified as those of Clara Birdlong - and investigators believe...

A couple of wins for Johnson, but no trade deal with the...

It's been four years since a British prime minister stepped into the White House and during that time the leading characters and the...

Human remains found in Wyoming identified as missing Gabby...

Human remains found in a national park in remote northern Wyoming are those of missing Gabby Petito, the FBI has confirmed, with the...

US to double climate change finance to poorer nations,...

The US will again double the money it gives to help developing nations respond to climate change, President Biden has announced. Mr...

Lady Marmalade singer and Labelle co-founder Sarah Dash...

R&B singer Sarah Dash, who co-founded the groundbreaking group Labelle which had a number one hit with Lady Marmalade, has died aged...

PM refuses to commit to US-UK trade deal by 2024

Boris Johnson has refused to commit to securing a UK-US free trade deal by the next general election. Asked if he would get the post-Brexit...

PM refuses to commit to US-UK trade deal being done by...

Boris Johnson has refused to commit to securing a UK-US free trade deal by the next general election. Asked by Sky News if he would...

White House responds to 'horrific' photos of...

The White House has criticised images that show a US border patrol agent on horseback appearing to use a whip to threaten migrants....

Mars was doomed to become a barren lifeless planet from...

Mars was born with a fatal flaw that doomed it to become a barren lifeless place, according to new research: it was always too small...

NASA announces landing site for robotic moon rover mission

NASA has announced the landing site for its robotic lunar rover which is planned to reach the moon in 2023. The VIPER (Volatiles Investigating...

School employee suspended after wearing blackface in 'vaccine...

An employee of a school in the US has been suspended after showing up on campus in blackface. It happened last week at Mabel Rush...

Biden has 'a lot of fish to fry': PM plays down...

Boris Johnson has played down the prospect of an imminent trade deal between the UK and US, saying that Joe Biden has "a lot of fish...

Post-mortem to take place on body found in search for Gabby...

A post-mortem examination is due to be conducted later on a body found in Wyoming to determine if it is Gabby Petito, the 22-year-old...

PM buoyed by relaxation of COVID travel rules ahead of...

US President Joe Biden will welcome Boris Johnson to the White House later. The prime minister will travel from the UN General Assembly...

Doctor who performed abortion in defiance of new Texas...

A US doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law is being sued by two people seeking to test the legality...

COVID-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-20...

The number of Americans who have died as a result of COVID-19 could surpass the fatalities caused by the 1918-19 Spanish flu outbreak,...

$1bn recovered for victims of Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme...

Efforts to compensate victims of Ponzi fraudster Allen Stanford have recouped more than $1bn, lawyers for a court-appointed receiver...

Joe Biden launches plan to protect Americans from 'silent...

Joe Biden has launched a series of measures to protect Americans from the "silent killer" of extreme heat, with dangerous temperatures...

FBI searches home of Gabby Petito's missing fiance...

The FBI have searched the home of Brian Laundrie - the fiance of Gabby Petito, whose body was apparently found over the weekend in...

People can be 'fat but fit' and should focus...

People can be "fat but fit" and should focus on exercise rather than dieting for a longer life, experts have said. In a new review...

US launches mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The US has started expelling Haitians from a large makeshift camp at the Texas border, in an...

Pfizer COVID vaccine trial for children aged under 12 shows...

[unable to retrieve full-text content]A Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine trial for children aged between five and 11 has produced...

Facebook denies 'wilfully' ignoring own research...

Facebook has denied reports which claimed it "conducts research and then systematically and wilfully ignores it if the findings are...

Standing ovations to red carpet returns - five talking...

It was a night celebrating the TV shows the world has been watching over the past year, when we have been glued to our favourite programmes...

And the Emmy goes to... the Brits! Huge night for UK stars...

British talent has dominated TV's biggest awards night, with stars including Kate Winslet, Ewan McGregor and Michaela Coel honoured...