Bereaved parents spared funeral costs as Government scraps child burial fees in England

Bereaved parents will no longer have to pay exorbitant funeral costs for their children after Theresa May backed a campaign by a Labour MP...

Spy poisoning reaction: Russia refuses to back down as it expels diplomats in tit-for-tat...

The Kremlin showed little sign of backing away from confrontation as it outlined its response to international sanctions taken over the poisoning of former...

Eddie Izzard urges party to stamp out ‘stain of antisemitism’ as he joins Labour’s...

Eddie Izzard has called on Labour to "stamp out the stain of antisemitism" as he replaced a senior party official embroiled in a row over...

Easter travel: misery for many on roads, railways and flights

Travel disruption is the norm on bank holidays, but the Good Friday rush was even more chaotic than usual – with a swan causing...

Theresa May praises ‘triumph of human spirit’ after terror attacks and Grenfell Tower fire...

Theresa May has used her Easter message to pay tribute to the “triumph of human spirit” following the terror attacks in London and Manchester and...

New bill would ban local politicians from passing gun control in South Carolina after...

A bill set to be introduced this week in South Carolina would bar local governments from enacting stricter gun control, dramatically reducing the...

Donald Trump attacks Mexico for failing to close ‘Northern Border’ and allowing ‘large caravans’...

Donald Trump has attacked Mexico for failing to close its “Northern Border” and allowing “large caravans” of people to pass through the country and...

China fires back at Donald Trump by imposing tariffs on 128 US imports worth...

Donald Trump’s protectionist measures have sparked fears of an all-out trade war after China retaliated by imposing tariffs of up to 25 per...

Female MPs launch #PayMeToo campaign to end gender pay gap

A cross-party group of female MPs has launched a campaign to force employers to publish details of their gender pay gap as the...

Incoming national security adviser John Bolton casts doubts on North Korea talks

Donald Trump’s hawkish new choice for national security adviser has cast doubt on upcoming talks with North Korea, a Republican senator said. “He has...

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Egypt elections: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi promises stability, despite the past four...

Election posters for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi cover Cairo’s iconic Tahrir Square, and with Egypt going to the polls on Monday,...

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