New York City to ban cars in Central Park: ‘This was not its purpose...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is banning cars from entering Central Park this summer, and opting to return the roadways in the 800 acre...

Man jailed for 50 years for stealing $1.2m-worth of fajitas

A former youth offenders’ centre employee in Texas has been convicted of stealing more than $1.2m (£860,000) worth of fajitas. Gilberto Escamilla, 53, was jailed for 50 years after authorities...

Nicaraguan journalist shot dead on Facebook Live while covering protests

A journalist was gunned down during a Facebook Live broadcast as he covered an anti-government protest in Nicaragua. Angel Gahona was describing damage to a cash machine at a bank...

British Army veteran who has lived in UK for 67 years faces fight for...

A grandfather who came to the UK aged seven, before going on to serve in the Grenadier Guards, said he felt "betrayed" when he was refused a British passport. Tadeusz Polanski,...

Amazon forces people to buy James Comey book if they want to review it

Amazon is banning people from reviewing James Comey's book until they buy it. The company will only let people who buy the explosive new book through its...

Seeds for new financial crisis ‘being planted’, warns economist Douglas Diamond

One of the world’s top financial economists has warned that, a decade after the fall of Lehman Brothers, the “seeds are being planted” for the next...

E Coli outbreak prompts warning to throw away Romaine lettuce

American consumers have been told to throw out any store-bought romaine lettuce as an E Coli outbreak has hospitalised dozens. All types of romaine grown in a...

Would you pass America’s green card marriage interview?

Every marriage is tested at times, some more literally than others. The marriages of immigrants to American citizens must stand up to the scrutiny of the US...

India’s vice-president rejects calls to impeach chief justice over alleged misuse of public office

India‘s vice-president has rejected an unprecedented petition by seven opposition parties to impeach the country’s most senior judge for alleged misuse of public office. Venkaiah Naidu, who chairs...

Donald Trump suggests Mueller’s Russia investigation is illegal in late night Twitter rant

Donald Trump has hinted he believes the probe into Russian interference in US elections is illegal, the latest in a line of thinly veiled attacks that...

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