Long a flashpoint, tensions in East Jerusalem have been inflamed in recent weeks by old hatreds and modern social media, including videos of assaults posted on TikTok.
Former Prime Minister David Cameron’s lobbying for a finance firm has been defended by a Government minister and described as ‘acceptable’. Environment Secretary George Eustace says existing rules for lobbyists are ‘quite robust’ but that tweaks may be possible. This comes as further details have emerged of David Cameron’s efforts on behalf of Grensill.
The number of people who have died across the world is now more than three million, according to Johns Hopkins University in America who have tallied this number since the beginning of last year. This comes as the latest 24-hour government figures show nearly 120,000 people received their first dose of the Covid vaccine yesterday.…
As many as 114 people – including several children – are feared to have been killed in one of the bloodiest days of protest in Myanmar since last month’s coup.
Sarah Everard’s family described her as “strong and principled”, “a wonderful daughter and sister.” in a statement released today.
The Pope has called on people of all faiths in Iraq to forgive the injustices against them and to rebuild as he visited the ruins of churches in the city of Mosul – a former stronghold of the militant Islamic State group. His Holiness led prayers at the broken churches before celebrating mass at a…
More than a hundred charities have written a joint letter to the Government condemning the decision to slash humanitarian aid to Yemen. They said it was a “misjudgement” to think the public was in favour of stepping away from helping those most in need. A leaked Foreign Office document seen by this programme suggests officials…
The first trials are taking place to study the effectiveness of the Oxford Covid vaccine in children, with 300 volunteers aged six to 17 taking part in the research.
The first travellers have been checking into quarantine hotels as part of tougher restrictions to curb the spread of new Covid variants.
The founder of Kids Company, Camila Batmanghelidjh, has been exonerated after a court threw out allegations of financial mismanagement.
Downing Street’s senior ethnic minorities adviser reportedly considered resigning over fears that the Conservative Party was pursuing “politics steeped in division”.
The government says it wants to make sure the most vulnerable people in the UK have been vaccinated before it helps other countries with their vaccine shortage.
It took only a few hours for the announcement to be withdrawn but the damage was done within the UK and the Republic of Ireland united in condemnation.
Rescuers have been battling to reach the men since the blast, which trapped them almost two thousand feet below ground.
Several hundred thousand people took part in demonstrations from Moscow to Siberia and the far East, braving temperatures as low as -50C.