European council president: Britain needs a concrete plan that parliament can support  Follow the latest political developments – live updates  Theresa May has been told by Donald Tusk that it is her job to find a solution to the Brexit impasse during what sources have described as an “open and frank” 45-minute phone call in the wake

An 11-month-old baby was burned alive in a stove by his grandparents, say police. Baby Maxim Sagalakov was left by his mother Viktoria, 20, in the care of her parents in the Khakassia district of Russia. When she returned, the distraught woman found the child’s charred remains in the stove of the family’s house in Kharoy

Maduro presidential rival Juan Guaidó claims he has held secret meetings with military, which hold key to power Britain’s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, is expected to urge EU nations to impose sanctions on members of Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle in Venezuelaas pressure mounts on the president. Hunt is expected to use an informal summit in Romania

They allegedly assisted foreign ‘students’ in fraudulently obtaining immigration documents from the varsity and facilitated the creation of false student records. At least eight people – all either Indian citizens or of Indian origin – have been arrested across cities in the U.S. in connection with visa fraud charges according to the US District Court

Thai capital has been shrouded in murky haze for weeks, forcing residents to don masks and sparking criticism of government Toxic smog forced Bangkok authorities to issue an unprecedented order to shut nearly 450 schools on Wednesday as authorities struggled to manage a pollution crisis that has stirred widespread concern. The Thai capital has been

The destruction of signature trees and driving off-road during the partial government shutdown have led park officials to believe that it could take 300 years for Joshua Tree National Park to fully recover.  Earlier this month the park, which is located in Southern California, temporarily shut down.    Closure of the vast desert park allowed staff to

Government facing calls to ban riot police’s use of explosives The French government is under growing pressure to review police use of explosive weapons against civilians after serious injuries were reported during gilets jaunes street demonstrations, including people alleged to have lost eyes and to have had their hands and feet mutilated. France’s legal advisory body, the

An Anglican minister has pleaded with lawmakers to introduce pill testing after leading a moving funeral service for a teenager who died of a suspected drug overdose. Father Rod Bower, of Gosford Anglican Church, said he led the service for Alex Ross-King, 19, which was attended by ‘her devastated family and 500 of her closest

MPs pass amendment pledging to replace Irish backstop with ‘alternative arrangements’ Follow all the day’s political developments – live How each MP voted – interactive Theresa May was handed a two-week deadline to resuscitate her Brexit deal last night after she caved to Tory Eurosceptics and pledged to go back to Brussels to demand changes to

A couple have hired two armed guards to protect their property after violent thugs threatened his family.    The man named only as Frank and his partner Jade hired guards worth an eye-watering $1,000 per day, following a string of ferocious confrontations with a gang of youths outside their home in Chelsea, southeast of Melbourne.   The armed guards,