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Trump links UK crime rise to ‘spread of Islamic terror’

In latest Twitter outburst US president makes terrorism link even though annual figures cover all police-recorded offencesDonald Trump has erroneously linked a rise in recorded crime in England and Wales to the spread of radical Islamic terror in his latest outburst on Twitter. Just out report: United Kingdom crime rises

UK is confusing the EU over Brexit, says Corbyn after meeting Barnier

Labour leader says he told chief EU negotiator step-by-step how he would reboot talks as PM in 80-minute meetingEuropean leaders are bemused and confused by Britains attitude towards the Brexit negotiations, according to Jeremy Corbyn, who met Michel Barnier and three continental prime ministers on his visit to Brussels. The

Brexit talks: UK must prepare to leave without deal, say ex-ministers

Conservatives write to Theresa May urging her to walk away from talks if EU27 continue refusing to discuss future tradeThe UK will inevitably leave the EU without a deal and businesses should start preparing for trade on World Trade Organisation terms, the former cabinet minister Owen Paterson has said. Paterson,

Harvey Weinstein: Met police investigating five sexual assault claims

Scotland Yard to investigate five more allegations against producer as Hollyoaks actor Lysette Anthony says he attacked her in 1980sScotland Yard is looking into five allegations of sexual assault by three women against the disgraced Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein in Britain. A team of officers has been established to

I did not ‘hunt’ for Harvey Weinstein, claims alleged fixer

Miramax executive Fabrizio Lombardo denies setting up Hollywood producers alleged sexual encountersIn the week that allegations against he falsely told her she would be attending a party. When they arrived at the room she found the movie mogul alone, and Argento alleges the meeting led to her being raped by

British-American family split across Atlantic after Home Office error

Rajesh Westerberg, an American with an English wife and two British children, has returned to US while appeal is processedThe Home Office is urgently reviewing the case of a British-American family hit by costs of 45,000 and split between different sides of the Atlantic after it refused to reverse a

Wellbeing enhanced more by places than objects, study finds

Research using brain scans finds people experience feelings of contentment from places more than from objects such as photographs or wedding ringsThe poet WHAuden is credited with first coining the word topophilia to describe a strong emotional pull to a special place. Now scientific research, using cutting-edge brain imaging, suggests

Bitcoin price soars above $5,000 to record high

Rising price of the cryptocurrency, now worth four times as much as an ounce of gold, has led to warnings of a bubbleThe price of bitcoin has smashed through $5,000 to an all-time high. The cryptocurrency rose by more than 8% to $5,243 having started the year at $966. Bitcoin

Theresa May refuses to say if she would vote for Brexit in fresh poll

Prime minister repeatedly avoids question during radio phone-in where she struggles to give clear answers on Brexit issuesTheresa May has refused to say if she would vote for Brexit if another referendum were held today, saying instead she would have to weigh up the evidence before deciding what to do