In the days leading up to the largest expulsion of Russian spies in US history, few people inside or outside Donald Trump’s administration knew exactly what the president would do. US intelligence officials, who had been pushing to dismantle Moscow’s spy networks,...
Air France has cancelled a quarter of its flights due to a day-long strike over pay. The company said in a statement that 20 per cent of its long-haul flights were cancelled on Friday as well as 30 per cent of its...
An FBI informant thought he was going to have to kill a Trump-backing militiaman to stop him shooting dead two Muslim women, a court has heard. Dan Day said that as they drove past the headscarf-wearing women, Patrick Stein – a member...
John Kricfalusi, the creator of the Nickelodeon animated series The Ren & Stimpy Show, has been accused by two former employees of sexual harassment, statutory rape, and the possession of child abuse images.  Two women, Robyn Byrd and Katie Rice, came forward to Buzzfeed...
The state department wants to require all US visa applicants to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers, vastly expanding the Trump administration’s enhanced vetting of potential immigrants and visitors. In documents to be published in Friday’s Federal Register,...
A French vegan has been handed a suspended prison sentence for saying she had “zero sympathy” for a butcher killed in last week’s terror attack. The woman, named locally as Myriam, an animal rights activist, received a seven-month sentence after she posted...
Based respectively at Wembley Stadium – the £798m concrete bowl opened in 2007 – and in the opulent comfort of Mayfair, London, the Football Association and the Premier League pull the strings when it comes to the modern game. With the...
Scientists haven’t rendered a verdict on whether coffee is good or bad for you but a California judge has. He says coffee sellers in the state should have to post cancer warnings.  The culprit is a chemical produced in the bean roasting...
A fundraising campaign to cover the legal bills of sacked former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe has smashed its target to hit $370,000 (£260,000) in just 14 hours. The page set up by the “Friends of Andrew McCabe” has already received more than 8,700...
Oil and gas extraction in west Texas is driving the formation of massive sinkholes, according to a new study. As the fossil fuel industry has expanded its operations in the region, it has been accompanied by an increase in seismic activity and other...