Vice President Mike Pence has taken an eight-car motorcade through an island which banned cars more than 100 years ago.

Boris Johnson is going to give scientists up to £1bn to develop technology that will tackle climate change.

Australia’s foreign minister has called footage purporting to show hundreds of shackled and blindfolded Chinese Muslim prisoners by a train at a station "deeply disturbing".

The foreign secretary has insisted Thomas Cook passengers will not be stranded overseas if the company collapses into administration.

Labour will campaign at the next general election with a promise to effectively abolish private schools and "redistribute" their properties to the state sector.

Thomas Cook, Britain’s oldest travel agent, was close to collapsing on Sunday night as last-ditch rescue talks looked like ending in catastrophic failure.

Commitments made under the Paris climate agreement are now no longer enough to limit global warming to acceptable levels, the United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Change has told Sky News.

Iran’s president has warned Western nations to stay away, claiming their presence has brought "calamity" to the Gulf region.

Jeremy Corbyn is pushing for Labour to delay its decision on whether to campaign for Remain or a renegotiated Brexit deal in another referendum until after the next election.

Jonathan Van Ness – one of the stars of hit US TV show Queer Eye – has told fans he is taking a short break from the spotlight, after revealing in his book he is HIV positive.

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