Attorney general Jeff Sessions has rebuffed calls from Republicans to have a new special counsel investigate federal law enforcement’s alleged bias and surveillance abuses. In a letter to a trio of top Republicans, Mr Sessions said the Justice Department’s inspector general was...
A £30m fund to cut the number of people living on the street has been announced by the government, amid intense criticism of the soaring numbers of rough sleepers. But the sum was immediately dismissed as “a pitiful response to a national...
Britain's climate change targets must be strengthened by 2020 in order to meet stringent international targets, a new report  has warned. The nation must strive to cut its emissions to “net zero”, the point at which annual greenhouse gas emissions are balanced by...