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Trump claims ‘Obamacare is dead’ despite failure to repeal legislation

Its gone. There is no such thing as Obamacare any more, says president having slashed federal healthcare subsidies for lower-income AmericansDonald Trump on Monday absolved himself of responsibility for Republicans falling one vote short of repealing the 2010 law, saying: Im not going to blame myself, Ill be honest. Theyre

The Secret Actress: in Hollywood, Harvey Weinstein is not an anomaly

Harvey Weinstein represents a culture in which women are deemed either screen-bait or difficult. If these men are dinosaurs, bring on the asteroidThe Secret Actress is an Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated actor who lives and works in LA today. I had a thought the other morning. Yet another actress I

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

Amazon suspends studio chief amid Weinstein scandal

Roy Price is accused of sexually harassing producer and ignoring actors allegation that Harvey Weinstein raped herAmazon has put the head of its video content service on leave after he became embroiled in the widening scandal surrounding the disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein. Roy Price, who is in charge of

Iran to blame for cyber-attack on MPs’ emails British intelligence

Evidence points to Iran, says unpublished report, after initial suspicion of Russia and North Korea dismissedIran is being blamed for a cyber-attack in June on the email accounts of dozens of MPs, according to an unpublished assessment by British intelligence. Disclosure of the report, first revealed by the Times but

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

Rose McGowan suspended from Twitter after Ben Affleck tweets

Actor who has spoken out in Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal is banned in move that will reignite controversy around Twitter abuse rulesActor Rose McGowan, in an Instagram post. During this period she is not able to send tweets or retweets from her account, unless she deletes tweets that violate

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