Trump withdraws pick for US intelligence boss

Image copyright Getty Images US President Doanld Trump has withdrawn his choice for director of national intelligence amid criticism that the Texas congressman was under-qualified. Mr Trump tweeted that he told Texas Republican John Ratcliffe…

R. Kelly denied bail in sex crime case…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption R. Kelly denies all the accusations against him R&B star R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty in New York's Brooklyn courtroom on charges of recruiting and sexually exploiting women…

Chokehold cop should be fired, says US judge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Protests were held last month to mark the five-year anniversary of Garner's death A US judge has ruled that a New York police officer should be fired over the…

US slaps fresh sanctions on Russia over Skripals

Image copyright AFP Image caption Parts of the city of Salisbury were sealed off after the nerve agent attack in 2018 US President Donald Trump has imposed new sanctions against Russia over the poisoning of…

By-election loss for Tories cuts Commons majority

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDid the Liberal Democrats play "dirty" to win the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election?The Liberal Democrats have won the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, leaving new PM Boris Johnson…

Heatwave intensity boosted by climate change

Image copyright Getty Images The searing July heatwave that hit Europe last week was made both more likely and more intense by human-induced climate change, scientists say. A rapid attribution study says that heating added…

No defence for Reagans racism, says daughter

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Patti Davis, left, seen with her mother Nancy Reagan, centre, and father Ronald Reagan, right The daughter of the late former US President Ronald Reagan has said there is…