Arnold Schwarzenegger compares California Republicans to ‘the Titanic, after it hit the iceberg’

Arnold Schwarzenegger has compared the California Republican Party to the sinking Titanic as the group struggles to attract voters in the Democratic state. “Today we are the Titanic, after it hit the...

Boots replaces Marks & Spencer as women’s top brand

Boots has replaced Marks & Spencer at the top of a ranking of brands among women. The pharmacy chain climbed from third place in...

Cambridge Analytica scandal poses test for Facebook investors – with a backlash already beginning

As politicians around the world call Facebook to task over its data use crisis, the tech giant is confronting a rising backlash from another key constituency: its shareholders. Even after a tumultuous year of...

Jeff Sessions tells federal prosecutors how they can use the death penalty against drug...

Donald Trump’s Justice Department has outlined how federal prosecutors can apply the death penalty to certain drug-related crimes, even as public health experts warn...

Northern Ireland’s economy to fall behind the rest of the UK as employment rate...

Northern Ireland’s economy is expected to grow less than all other regions in the UK next year due to a combination of slowing...

Boris Johnson compares Putin and Russia World Cup to Hitler hosting the 1936 Olympics

Boris Johnson has compared the upcoming World Cup in Moscow to the 1936 Olympic Games under Hitler amid escalating tensions over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the UK. The...

Israeli chief rabbi calls black people ‘monkeys’

One of Israel’s chief rabbis called black people “monkeys” during his weekly sermon. Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef’s comments were denounced as ”racially charged” and “utterly unacceptable”...

Fears Russia could move to unmask British spies in bitter ‘tit-for-tat’ over poison attack

Security officials are deeply concerned that the Kremlin may reveal the identities of British intelligence officers in the escalating and bitter confrontation following the Salisbury nerve agent attack, The Independent has...

India takes down Cambridge Analytica’s local website after Facebook personal data allegations

India has suspended the website of a political intelligence company linked to Cambridge Analytica (CA) following allegations the British company misused the data of millions of Facebook users. SCL India is a joint...

Payday loans rated most unhealthy credit product in report backed by actor Michael Sheen

Payday loans are the most “unhealthy” financial product on the market in the UK, according to new research. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) carried out an investigation into the impact debt...