U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is due to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz to Washington next week to discuss a U.S. Middle East peace plan, a U.S. official said on Thursday. Pence was in Jerusalem for a Holocaust memorial conference. The U.S. official
Prince Charles appeared to pass on a handshake with US Vice President Mike Pence during an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, footage showed.In the video, which was posted on social media, Prince Charles is seen shaking hands with other attendees standing in a row
Prince Charles has denied claims he snubbed US Vice President Mike Pence by avoiding a handshake with him.The pair met at the World Holocaust Forum, which marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, at Yad Vashem - the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre in Jerusalem.
Tottenham continue their FA Cup campaign with a trip to face resurgent Southampton this weekend.Spurs needed a replay to squeeze past Championship Middlesbrough in the third round, while their opponents - who have rocketed up to ninth in the Premier League - saw off second-tier opposition in Huddersfield
An American journalist who exposed ecological destruction in Indonesia has been arrested and could face up to five years behind bars, his lawyer has said. Philip Jacobson, 30, is the editor of the environmental science website Mongabay. Mr Jacobson was first detained in Palangkaraya, the provincial
Several people in the UK are being tested over concerns they may have the deadly coronavirus. Five people are undergoing tests for the virus in Scotland but none have been confirmed as having the disease so far, the country's government said. Two of those being tested had been diagnosed with influenza
Unwavering support for ‘extremist’ groups. Richard Stokes on once being visited by MI5 after a campaign to prevent nuclear convoys travelling through Slough, and his continuing backing for peaceful campaign groups including CND
Animal trade in spotlight as China seeks source of coronavirus. Authorities believe new strain of coronavirus came from a market in Wuhan where wildlife was sold illegally
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Boris Johnson’s Brexit legislation has cleared all stages in parliament after it received royal assent. It follows an EU warning of “sanctions” if Mr Johnson’s government fails to implement controversial goods checks in the Irish Sea after Brexit.Opposition MPs warned the government it would be “foolish
The Muslim Association of Britain has elected his first female president who has vowed to “pave the way to support more female participation and bridge gender disparity” in the religion.
Direct peace talks are still the only way forward for Israel and Palestine. Israeli ambassador Mark Regev responds to a comment article by Saeb Erekat, who has called for a European intervention
Hooked on precut fruit: I must be infected by Goop. Mangoes, melons: ounce for ounce, they’re probably more expensive than heroin. Yet it’s not a sign of wealth but of desperation
The Prince of Wales's office has denied claims he snubbed US vice president Mike Pence during an event to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.Clarence House said Charles did not ignore President Donald Trump's deputy during the World Holocaust Forum, held at Yad Vashem -
Five people in Scotland being tested for coronavirus. Risk to Scottish public low, says government, as five people who have been in Wuhan are examined
Louie Barry has ended his brief Barcelona career and signed for Aston Villa in a deal which the Premier League club believe sends a "powerful message of ambition."Academy manager Mark Harrison insists Villa's capture of the highly-rated 16-year-old striker shows the Birmingham club'
When Gwyneth Paltrow's brand Goop announced its vagina scented candle it immediately sold out - although Twitter users wondered who, exactly, was buying it (for $75, no less).The viral sensation led to a Twitter uproar, with one user asking "Does Gwyneth specify which day of her cycle her vagina
China effectively quarantined 20 million people in what is thought to be the largest ever operation of its kind as authorities mounted a desperate attempt to control the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.
French and Dutch police arrest 23 suspected people smugglers. Europol detains alleged members of group responsible for trafficking 10,000 migrants into Britain
The keepers of the Doomsday Clock on Thursday moved the symbolic countdown to global disaster to the closest point to midnight in its 73-year history, citing “existential danger” from nuclear war and climate change. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, which was founded after the creation of the atomic
U.S. President Donald Trump fired off a new round of Twitter insults aimed at political rival Michael Bloomberg on Thursday, shortly after the Democratic presidential candidate's campaign debuted a new television ad attacking the Republican seeking re-election. Trump mocked Bloomberg's height
I do not believe the coronavirus from Wuhan, China, is going to pan out as the new "Spanish Flu", though it’s clear why mutating strains get folk antsy. The Spanish flu – so named because Spain, neutral during WWI, was the first country to openly acknowledge the problem – killed between 20
Nigeria's financial crime watchdog charged former attorney general Mohammed Adoke in court on Thursday for allegedly receiving bribes to facilitate a $1.3 billion (£989.04 million) oil deal, the agency said in a statement. It is the latest development in one of the oil industry's biggest corruption