Politics

Trump’s personal lawyer raided by FBI

Emails, financial documents and business records from the offices of Trump's personal lawyer have been seized by the FBI, and the President has called it an "attack on our country".

Female spymaster set to lead the CIA

Gina Haspel has overseen the torture of terror suspects on black sites and headed a number of CIA outposts. Now she is set to make history as the first female director of the agency.

Trump agrees to meet with Kim Jong-un

An historic meeting between the US President and North Korean dictator is set to take place in May, after successful talks between the Koreas in Pyongyang.

Daughter of Russian spy confirmed as second victim

Double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are fighting for life after an apparent assassination attempt, which has invited comparisons to the FSB murder of Alexander Litvinenko in a London hotel in 2006.

Wall Street’s fear gauge surges

The Dow Jones has suffered the worst single-day point drop in its history, and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq have also nose-dived as the stock market fear gauge almost doubles the historical average.

Protests over ‘Pyongyang Olympics’

Anti-North Korea demonstrators gathered outside Seonhak International Ice Rink on Sunday to protest the formation of a joint Korea ice hockey team, which they see as bowing to pressure from Kim Jong-un.

Poland passes controversial holocaust bill

Anyone who refers to Auschwitz as a 'Polish' death camp will soon be risking jail time, as nation's senate introduces law to distance itself from horrors of the Holocaust.

New York Times wins Fake News Awards

The Times has pipped ABC News and CNN to take out the inaugural Fakeys, as Trump names and shames the news agencies that he believes outshone the others with their "dishonesty and bad reporting".

Oprah in line for 2020 presidency

Oprah Winfrey's partner says she would "absolutely" run for president, as calls for her candidacy grow stronger in the wake of her stirring acceptance speech at the Golden Globes.

Trump advisor has to be escorted from CNN set

State of the Union host Jake Tapper wanted to talk about explosive accusations in Fire and Fury, Stephen Miller wanted to expose CNN as fake news. In the end a heated interview was cut short, POTUS applauded, and security had to be called to remove the guest.