Soil Association raises concerns over chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef Britain urged to reject ‘backward’ US food safety standards Opinion: If US insists on chlorinated chicken, it can forget a trade deal Chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef are already infecting the debate over a post-Brexit trade deal, with one of the US’s most senior diplomats

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer is returning to Capitol Hill for a fourth day of testimony as Democrats pursue a flurry of investigations into Trump’s White House, businesses and presidential campaign. Michael Cohen became a key figure in those investigations after turning on his former boss and cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe. He

Preethi Reddy’s body was found stuffed in a suitcase in her car parked in an eastern Sydney street, New South Wales Police said. A 32-year-old Indian-origin woman dentist has been found dead with stab wounds in Australia, days after she went missing from Sydney’s busiest area under mysterious circumstances, police said on Wednesday. Preethi Reddy’s

Deputy head of up-and-coming Future Forward party falls foul of new online content laws The deputy leader of an up-and-coming political party contesting Thailand’s general election has become the latest target of heavily restrictive online content laws after unwittingly sharing a false news article. A spokeswoman for the Future Forward party said on Tuesday that a representative

US national security adviser John Bolton warns US may ramp up sanctions if nuclear weapons program is not scrapped North Korea has begun rebuilding a rocket launch site that had been partially dismantled as a goodwill gesture after the first summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in June last year. Satellite images show the reconstruction work

The prime minister is facing his first major scandal, with claims of political pressure to prosecutions What is going on in Canada? Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, is facing the biggest political scandal of his administration. The affair centres around allegations that his former attorney general, Jody-Wilson Raybould, was improperly pressured by some of his closest

Gang violence will be reduced only if the Government admits it largely affects black people, the former race watchdog chief has said. Trevor Phillips is calling for ministers to discuss why a worryingly large number of violent crimes are committed by black teens on other black youngsters. It comes after a series of stabbings in London and Birmingham in

Amendment proposed by backbenchers would see party abstain on PM’s deal as long as it is put to a public vote Labour is moving towards a compromise plan that would allow Theresa May’s Brexit deal to pass but make clear that parliament “withholds support” until it has been put to a public vote, according to multiple

Senior officials were concerned about decision, prompting memos from John Kelly and White House counsel, New York Times says Donald Trump ordered his chief of staff in May to grant his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner a top-secret security clearance, the New York Times reported on Thursday. Senior administration officials were troubled by the decision, which prompted

If Netanyahu wins re-election, he will become Israel’s longest-serving premier – besting even the country’s founder, David Ben-Gurion. Benjamin Netanyahu has had a long career in Israeli politics. On Thursday, however, his political future was thrown into doubt as Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit recommended that the prime minister be indicted on charges of fraud, bribery