Law

Kavanaugh accuser reaches deal to testify

Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her as a teenager, has reached an agreement to testify on Thursday local time.

Brazil sends troops to Venezuelan border

Brazil announced it was taking the measure to "guarantee law and order" as its neighbouring country descends into chaos with hyperinflation rife and food and medicine in short supply.

Former Trump aide: I was offered hush money

Omarosa Manigault Newman, formerly one of Trump's top staffers, has fallen out with the US President and says that a number of former aides are being paid not to dish the dirt on his administration.

White nationalist rally dwarfed by counterprotests

This time last year, the US was rocked by a white nationalist rally in Charlottesburg, Virginia which resulted in the death of protester Heather Heyer. An attempt to reignite white nationalist forces has fallen flat, however, with only around 20 to 40 people attending this year's Washington D.C rally.

Brexit Secretary David Davis quits as consensus frays

Davis quit after deciding he could not abide by the most recent Brexit framework May's government agreed to on 6 July. His resignation will force a government reshuffle and is a serious blow to pro-Brexit factions.