Swaziland king officially renames country Kingdom of eSwatini to mark 50th anniversary of independence

Swaziland’s king has officially renamed the country the Kingdom of eSwatini to mark 50 years since independence from British rule. The name Swaziland has angered some in the...

Donald Trump suggests Mueller’s Russia investigation is illegal in late night Twitter rant

Donald Trump has hinted he believes the probe into Russian interference in US elections is illegal, the latest in a line of thinly veiled attacks that...

France bans use of meat-like terms in packaging for vegetarian food

Food producers in France will be forced to think of new ways to describe some of their vegetarian and vegan foods when they are banned from using...

New York City to ban cars in Central Park: ‘This was not its purpose...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is banning cars from entering Central Park this summer, and opting to return the roadways in the 800 acre...

US regulators hit Wells Fargo with $1bn fine

A leading US bank is to pay $1bn - the largest fine imposed since Donald Trump became president - as punishment for selling customers car insurance...

Democrats’ lawsuit against Trump, Russia and Wikileaks is a ‘victory’ regardless of outcome, expert...

A lawsuit filed by the Democrats against President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, the Russian government, and Wikileaks “is a victory” for the party regardless of the...

PUBG goes free for the weekend on Xbox One, allowing people to play Fortnite...

You can finally play PUBG for free. But you'll have to be quick: you will have to pay again after this weekend. The free days run from Friday...

Israeli government denounces Natalie Portman for pulling out of prestigious awards ceremony in protest

Natalie Portman has been criticised by the Israeli government over her decision not to attend a prestigious awards ceremony in the country. “Recent events in Israel have been extremely...

US Air National Guard member fired over woman who took enlistment oath with dinosaur...

Three US Air National Guard members have been disciplined, and one of them fired, for an incident involving a children’s dinosaur puppet. Master Sergeant Robin Brown, a...

US senate minority leader Chuck Schumer introducing bill to decriminalise marijuana across country

The top Democrat in the Senate has introduced a bill to decriminalise marijuana across the US. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on 20 April – a day known for its...

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