Trump urged to declare national emergency over US opioid epidemic

Report from Chris Christie panel lays out stark depiction of addiction crisis Overdoses are claiming the lives of 142 Americans every day President Trump is being urged to declare a federal state of emergency to address the epidemic of opioid Read More

Labour MP Steve McCabe hit in the face with a brick by attacker on a motorcycle

MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, says he is suffering from ‘sore and swollen face’ and has given statement to police after attack Labour MP Steve McCabe has been left with facial injuries after being hit with a brick by an Read More

University sexual assault report released – live

Australian universities respond to the long-awaited report from the Australian Human Rights Commission on campus sexual assault. Follow all the developments through the day 12.50am BST Once the report is released we will start sharing reaction and comments from students, Read More

Gone in the blink of an eye: Scaramucci's glittering 10-day White House stint in full

Trump’s communications director began his tenure with an air-kiss to the White House press corps. Less than two weeks later, he was dumped Anthony Scaramucci’s tenure as White House communications director was as short as a four-letter word and just Read More

Nicky Morgan requests assessment of City's readiness for hard Brexit

New Treasury select committee chair makes request to Bank of England and also asks its view on format of a transition deal The Conservative MP Nicky Morgan has asked the Bank of England to provide comprehensive details of the City’s Read More