Jessica Savage , Reporter

  • 27 Jan 2019

    The beleagured Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has rejected an ultimatum from European leaders to call new, democratic elections within eight days – instead accusing the opposition leader Juan Guaido of violating the constitution, by declaring himself interim president. But in another blow for Maduro – Venezuela’s top military diplomat to the United States has switched…

  • 26 Jan 2019

    President Trump is facing a backlash from conservatives dismayed that he’s agreed a temporary end to the record 35-day US government shutdown – without funding for his border wall. Mr Trump insisted his deal was “in no way a concession” – but Democratic leaders say they’ve got the upper hand – relishing a rare victory…

  • 5 Jan 2019

    From beautifully crafted suits to flamboyant leisure wear – London Fashion week’s Menswear event opened today with three days of runway shows in the city’s East End. It’s growing success is a sign of the impact mens’ fashion is now having on the British economy. But even for an industry which prides itself on predicting…

  • 4 Jan 2019

    As long as your children have a relatively balanced life, eat properly, get some exercise and interact with people in real life, it might not do them any damage to spend time looking at social media and playing computer games, according to new research. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health say there’s little evidence that screen…

  • 19 Dec 2018

    The Peterborough MP could now face jail, after she was accused of colluding with her brother Festus after her car was clocked driving more than 10mph above the speed limit.

  • 15 Dec 2018

    If you listen to one minister – it IS possible for Theresa May to get her Brexit deal approved by MPs.

  • 9 Dec 2018

    The Brexit Secretary says Tuesday’s crunch vote on Theresa May’s EU withdrawal deal will go ahead despite MPs urging the Prime Minister to go back to Brussels to renegotiate. Parliament looks likely to reject the deal in a move that threatens to bring down Mrs May’s government.

  • 8 Dec 2018

    Grace Millane, from Essex, was on a year-long trip and was last seen a week ago at an Auckland hotel. Her father travelled to New Zealand to help search for his 22-year-old daughter whose body has not yet been found.

  • 30 Nov 2018

    When people talk about a “liquid lunch” they don’t normally mean a sachet of powder mixed with water. But that’s what’s being prescribed by NHS England for thousands of patients who have Type 2 diabetes in the hope of reversing their condition. Nine out of ten people with diabetes in the UK have Type 2,…

  • 24 Nov 2018

    Police in France have used tear gas and water cannons against protestors demonstrating about the rising cost of fuel. Protesters clashed with police on the Champs-Elysées in Paris, where large security cordons are in place to protect key buildings like the Élysée Palace. Jessica Savage reports.

  • 23 Nov 2018

    A British academic convicted of spying in the United Arab Emirates was thrown a lifeline today when the UAE’s London ambassador said the government was considering whether to grant him clemency. Matthew Hedges, who denies the charge, was given a life sentence on Wednesday. The ambassador defended the Emirates’ judicial system, saying Mr Hedges was convicted on…

  • 26 Oct 2018

    There’s been criticism for Sir Philip Green after he was named in parliament as the “powerful businessman” alleged to have used non-disclosure agreements and payouts to conceal allegations of bullying and harassment.

  • 25 Oct 2018

    Labour’s Lord Hain used parliamentary privilege to name Sir Philip as the “powerful businessman” alleged to have used non-disclosure agreements and payouts to conceal allegations about sexual harassment, racist abuse and bullying, which followed a Telegraph investigation.

  • 17 Oct 2018

    The Department for Work and Pensions could pay out many millions of pounds following under-payments it made to sickness benefit claimants after assessors wrongly calculated the cases of tens of thousands of people.

  • 11 Oct 2018

    Ofsted inspectors in England could stop using exam results as the key indicator of success – as the chief inspector of schools outlined new plans which she said should reward “real education” instead. Amanda Spielman said the changes didn’t mean going “soft and wishy-washy” – but focussing too narrowly on test results often left little…