Special prosecutor Robert Mueller, tasked with investigating links between the Trump campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 election, has filed charges against 13 Russian nationals, as his investigation continues. A federal grand jury indicted the suspects last week. Mueller...
Canada became the latest country to legalise the use of recreational cannabis, with the first legal purchase occurring on 17 October in Newfoundland. Medical cannabis use has been both legal and heavily regulated in Canada since 2001, but the...
It may seem that there hasn’t been a quiet week in politics for the last two years, and this week has certainly been no exception. On Monday, seven Labour MPs quit over the party’s position on, among other things,...
115 journalists reported killed worldwide in 2016 compared to 72 among UK regular armed forces: how is journalism becoming one of the most dangerous professions?  Mexico’s Miroslava Breach was one of four Mexican journalists to be killed last month, being...
Boris Johnson is under renewed pressure this week after a mistake in wording potentialy doubled the prison sentence of a British citizen in Iran. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been on holiday, visiting her children, when she was arrested last year....
Britain’s exit (Brexit) from the European Union (EU) is fast approaching, with negotiations scheduled to be complete by October 2018 and the official withdrawal in March 2019. This, amongst other political and economic challenges, threatens the founding principles of...