A COUNCIL publication has been labelled as an ‘expensive back slapping scheme’ for the Labour party after it was revealed it has cost more than £160,000 to produce in the past three years. The Bolton Scene is a ...

CAIRO: Egypt has released political activist Ahmed Maher, a leading figure in the 2011 revolt that toppled the government, after he completed his jail term, his lawyer and a security source said on Thursday. Maher, 36, ...

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is trying to gin up House support for his alternative timeline for repealing and replacing ObamaCare. Paul on Thursday huddled with the House Freedom Caucus to discuss his push to block the ...

Republicans in the newly-sworn in US Congress are putting together a number of measures to defund the United Nations in retaliation against the global body’s recent resolution against Israeli settlement activities.   ...

By LINDSEY McPHERSON and BRIDGET BOWMAN The House Freedom Caucus will meet with Sen. Rand Paul Thursday morning at the Kentucky Republican’s request to discuss his concerns about the fiscal 2017 budget resolution ...

A new medical report warns that jailed Chilean Indigenous Mapuche leader Francisca Linconao is at risk of dying as her hunger strike to demand her freedom continues to weaken her already-fragile health. ...

House Republicans are preparing legislation that would decrease or potentially eliminate U.S. funding for the United Nations, BuzzFeed News is reporting. The House Freedom Caucus will convene next Monday to discuss two ...

More than €8m has been spent on the Garda air units over the past 6 years. In excess of €1m a year is spent maintaining the two Garda helicopters. Sean Defoe reports that the figures show an almost €8.5m spend on ...

The de Blasio administration has agreed to pay $1,515 to three homeless New Yorkers who had their possessions illegally destroyed by city cops and sanitation workers, a leading civil rights group announced Wednesday. ...

Holiday parks are resorting to security cameras and camper wrist bands to prevent growing numbers of freeloaders using their facilities without paying. Camping ground managers said the problem was definitely worse ...

Freedom of the press is one of the most valued rights protected under the United States Constitution. Among other things, the constitution’s First Amendment bars creation of any law limiting freedom of speech, or of ...

ANALYSIS/OPINION: At the start of each new year we’re subjected to a whole host of new laws. The modern liberal government, you see, imagines itself not as the champion of individual freedom but as Mommy and Daddy, a ...

House Republicans reversed course Tuesday and removed a provision from a House rules package that would have gutted the budget of the Office of Congressional Ethics.   House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte ...

MORE than 150 prisoners escaped a jail in the southern Philippines after an attack by gunmen early Wednesday morning, authorities said. Jail officer Peter Bongat said the gunmen attacked a jail facility in North ...

It has been proven time and again that evil prevails if the good remain quiet. We have witnessed this so atrociously in the brutality of Aleppo. But the first step in bringing stability to Syria, is to bring justice to ...

The British military’s secretive internet trolling unit has failed to meet its recruitment targets despite a high-profile campaign, according to new figures. Freedom of information requests by the Register show that ...

At the time of year when neighbours are welcome visitors to bring in the New Year, Dunfermline found Raith Rovers hospitable hosts as they first-footed and were allowed to leave with all three points. Nicky Clark was ...

They've raised eyebrows, created national controversies, settled national controversies, won elections, lost elections, stuck it to their political enemies and signed truces with their political enemies. These ...

Compensation paid out by Police Scotland has hit record levels, according to new figures. In 2015-16 the force paid out £1.27 million in damages as a result of 516 claims, up from almost £1.17m the 
previous year ...

NEW YORK -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that a former radical who drove a getaway car during a 1981 Brinks armed car robbery that left three dead impressed him as community-minded when they met before he commuted ...