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Myers apologises to Jewish presenters Feltz and Winkleman

A Sunday Times columnist has apologised to Vanessa Feltz and Claudia Winkleman after suggesting they earned high salaries because they were Jewish. Kevin Myers said he was “very, very sorry” for offending the broadcasters and said he was genuinely contrite. ...

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Malaysian Fund Tied to Scandal Misses Payment to Abu Dhabi

LONDON — Malaysia’s scandal-hit sovereign wealth fund has missed a July deadline to make about $ 629 million in payments as part of a settlement with an Abu Dhabi government fund, a setback to efforts to clean up a yearslong ...

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General election 2017: Brexit dominated voters' thoughts

It’s no secret that Theresa May lost her majority in June’s election and that Jeremy Corbyn won more seats than expected. But what was really behind the decisions made by the UK’s voters? For the past three years the British ...

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UK theme park rides closed after Ohio death

Five high-speed theme park rides have been shut across the UK after a death on a similar attraction in the US. An 18-year-old man died and three others were critically injured after being flung from the ride at the Ohio ...

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In Mosul, Revealing the Last ISIS Stronghold

Days after the Iraqi government officially declared victory over the Islamic State in Mosul in July, the fighting was far from over. Roughly the size of a block in Manhattan, the last ISIS holdout of the Old City did not ...

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British Gas to raise electricity prices

British Gas will increase electricity prices by 12.5% from 15 September, its owner Centrica has said, in a move that will affect 3.1 million customers. However, the company’s gas prices will be held at their current level. The average annual ...

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Trump 'dictated' son's statement on Russian lawyer meeting

President Donald Trump personally dictated the statement his son gave on his talks with a Russian lawyer during the election campaign, US media report. The statement said Donald Trump Jr and the lawyer primarily discussed the adoption of Russian children ...

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World leaders asked how UK would 'get round' Brexit, says Hague

Business leaders and politicians asked former Foreign Secretary William Hague how the UK would “get round” the EU referendum result, he has revealed. In the Daily Telegraph, Lord Hague said he was asked the question “for months… everywhere I went ...

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Kensington moped attack: Man left with facial injuries

Media playback is unsupported on your device A man has been left with facial injuries after two people on a moped threw an unknown liquid at him in London’s Knightsbridge. The Met Police said the 47-year-old man was attacked in ...

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