Four decades after the end of the Franco dictatorship, Spain’s new government plans to open up more than 1,200 mass graves as part of a state effort to finally examine the dark chapter in the country’s history.
President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian plane, which was accidentally hit by Syrian anti-aircraft
A woman has become the fastest human on a bicycle, reaching a speed of 183.
The health secretary has spoken about how he lost two stone by cutting out carbs, as he called for an overhaul of Britain’s lifestyles
The President of Ukraine is suing the BBC for libel over a news report that claimed he had secretly paid at least £300,000 for a meeti
Sir Cliff Richard will perform a concert at the BBC following his privacy victory over the corporation.
A forensics chief in Mexico has been fired after the grisly discovery of a refrigerated truck that spent more than two years full of 170 cad
A train to a major London station was delayed after the driver got locked in the toilet.
The Tower of London is set to launch a new breeding scheme for its ravens to ensure that a centuries old prophecy never comes to pass.
Violence is to be treated as a disease in a bid to stem the rising number of murders, the Mayor of London has announced.
The Trump administration has published a new biodefence policy to protect against bio-chemical weapons as well as outbreaks of infectious di
A boy with a severe dairy allergy died after he was chased by a schoolmate who threw cheese down his t-shirt, an inquest heard.
Police officers are being given courses on “banter”, it has emerged, in a bid to reduce the number of staff members feeling excl
Self-driving startup Oxbotica has raised £14m in its first funding round, in the latest indication of growing interest in the autonomo
More than five million children risk famine in war-torn Yemen as food and fuel prices soar, Save the Children said Wednesday, warning an ent
A “socially-intelligent” and "friendly" robot that can carry out tasks for busy nurses has begun trials in US hospital
Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood's mother feared he would kill someone while he was still a teenager, an inquest has heard.
Parents of teenagers glued to their smartphones now have a new way to pry them away from their gadgets.
India has made the Islamic practice of "instant divorce" a criminal offence punishable by up to three years in prison.
Britain is set for the most beautiful autumn in some years because of the heatwave, the RHS has predicted.
A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending their prison sentences
Lady Gabriella Windsor is engaged to her boyfriend Thomas Kingston, Buckingham Palace has announced.
Facebook and Google's grip on the US advertising market is loosening, figures released today show, as big brands wake up to Amazon's vast cu
Apple has begun giving secret “trust scores” to users based on how they use their devices.
Experts have highlighted the lack of antivenom to treat victims of snakebite as they call for more research into a condition which kills and
This dramatic image shows a man carrying two small children by their arms during an eviction operation in Bree Street, Johannesburg.
The Latest on President Donald Trump’s meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda (all times local):
If Ford won’t agree to testify, hold the vote tomorrow as planned.
Politicians are particularly fond of “hold them accountable,” which is a way of saying, “Do something!” without proposing any particular cou
These people just don’t stop with the threats.
Via Daily Caller:
Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown called President Do
CBS is reportedly close to purchasing the television rights to fired FBI director James Comey's autobiography, "A Higher Loyalty, Truth, Lie
A woman who claims to have been classmates in high school with Brett Kavanaugh's accuser wrote in a Facebook post on Tuesday that the "incid
A day will come when people have to issue trigger warnings before anyone in the vicinity utters the word "stoner," should the marijuana indu
Patrick Smyth is the latest former Georgetown Prep student to deny Christine Ford’s allegations of sexual abuse. That makes three men who ve
Assault warrants a law-enforcement response, not a visit to the dean or Human Resources.
The costly toll of "believing women," instead of believing evidence, can be seen in the hundreds and hundreds of cases recorded by the Unive
Kavanaugh may be confident that new evidence will emerge that strongly tends to vindicate him.
Big Chief Elizabeth Warren tweeted this short 2015 video clip from Kavanaugh to her followers and then got all outragey about it. Watch: Bre
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) is playing along with the delay game by supporting Brett Kavanaugh's accuser in her decision not to testify before
A messianic faith in salvation through technology is monopolizing the talent of the nation.
Kavanaugh gave no other context for the joke, but it gained attention after a clip surfaced Tuesday.
Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) said in an interview published Wednesday that it would be “irresponsible” for
Sen. Claire McCaskill told reporters she plans to "set aside" the allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaug
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is willing to send staff to speak with the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) sent a letter to the lawyers of Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault accuser asking her to respond to a request t
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The ripples from Dianne Feinstein’s stunt are substantial and not good for progressives.
Hurd notes difficulty bringing Republican colleagues on board immigration bill because "they are afraid of ultimately being pegged as ‘you s