Centre-left candidate Carlos Alvarado wins Costa Rica presidency after promising to allow same-sex marriage

Costa Rica’s governing party has secured a big presidential election victory as many voters rejected an evangelical pastor who had jumped into political prominence by...

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...

Parkland shooting survivors ‘have no souls’, NRA board member Ted Nugent says

Ted Nugent, a veteran rock musician and a board member of the National Rifle Association, has claimed the student survivors of the Parkland...

Brexit: Theresa May buys painting showing moment she signed Article 50 letter

Theresa May has paid out of her own pocket for a painting that depicts the symbolic moment of her signing a letter to...

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 vows ‘no more DACA deal’ as he pushes for Mexico border wall...

Donald Trump renounced a push to give young unauthorised immigrants legal status as he lashed out at Democrats and Mexico in an Easter...

How California is taking the fight to Trump over his tough immigration stance

In the nerve centre of the Trump resistance, some volunteers staff 24-hour hotlines in case immigration agents strike in the middle of the...

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...

Donald Trump suggested meeting Vladimir Putin at the White House

US President Donald Trump proposed a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the White House in a recent phone call, but preparations have...

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IMF head Christine Lagarde says euro zone leaders should create a...

International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said on Monday euro zone leaders should set up...

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