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Who is Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch?

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Who is Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch?

Donald Trump on Tuesday night nominated Neil Gorsuch, a federal judge from Colorado, to fill the vacancy on the US Supreme Court. If confirmed by the senate, Mr Gorsuch at 49 years of age will be the youngest justice to join America’s highest court since William Rehnquist in 1971. Mr Trump

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Criminal investigation launched after battery found inside chocolate Easter bunny 

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Criminal investigation launched after battery found inside chocolate Easter bunny 

A criminal investigation has been launched after a battery was found inside a chocolate Easter bunny. The Co-op has initiated a UK-wide recall of its hollow milk chocolate Easter bunny figures as a precaution following an alleged tampering incident in Nottingham. The National Crime Agency

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Glenda Jackson: Acting roles for women have not improved because writers still find them ‘boring’

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Glenda Jackson: Acting roles for women have not improved because writers still find them ‘boring’

Glenda Jackson has said acting roles for women have not improved during her 25 years off stage because writers still find women "boring".  The Oscar-winning actress, who recently returned to the stage to play the traditionally male role of King Lear, said creatives often stuck women

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Period dramas should not be criticised for a lack of black actors, Julian Fellowes suggests

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Period dramas should not be criticised for a lack of black actors, Julian Fellowes suggests

Period dramas should not be criticised for a lack of black actors, Julian Fellowes has suggested, as his new musical became the latest theatre production to be drawn into a race row. The Downton Abbey creator has written the book for a revival of Half A Sixpence. The show’s all-white cast has

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Lord Janner’s family to ‘undermine’ sex abuse inquiry ‘from within’ after being given formal role in investigation

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Lord Janner’s family to ‘undermine’ sex abuse inquiry ‘from within’ after being given formal role in investigation

The family of Lord Janner yesterday vowed to ‘undermine from within’ the Government’s beleaguered child sex abuse inquiry after being given a formal role in the investigation. The family were granted core participant status which gives them access to documents and to have lawyers attend

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Indonesia prepares to to issue a fatwa against fake news

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Indonesia prepares to to issue a fatwa against fake news

Indonesian clerics are preparing to issue a fatwa against “fake news” after a series of damaging hoaxes on social media which targeted the Chinese and Christian minorities. The move follows growing concern in the world’s most populous Muslim nation about the spread of fake news  – a

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EU migrants could be barred from coming to Britain unless they have a job after Brexit

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EU migrants could be barred from coming to Britain unless they have a job after Brexit

EU migrants could be barred from coming to Britain unless they have a job after Brexit, the Home Secretary has suggested.  Amber Rudd highlighted the fact that 82,000 people came from the EU last year who were "looking for work".  82,000 is a large numberAmber Rudd She told the

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Warning of cuts to family doctors in NHS overhaul

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Warning of cuts to family doctors in NHS overhaul

GP leaders have warned that local health chiefs are exploiting plans to overhaul the NHS in order to slash the the number of family doctors. The Royal College of General Practitioners said last night the number of GPs proposed for many of the regional re-organisations went “against all common

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Health watchdog spent £250,000 on lawyers to hide information from bereaved father 

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Health watchdog spent £250,000 on lawyers to hide information from bereaved father 

A health watchdog spent almost £250,000 on lawyers in a bid to hide the truth from a bereaved father, documents show. James Titcombe exposed a baby deaths scandal at Morecambe Bay, and an ensuing cover-up by NHS authorities, which led to an overhaul of the system of inspection. His son

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Molten iron creates dazzling scenes

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Molten iron creates dazzling scenes

Bright molten iron is thrown against a wet wall to create these fantastic displays for Chinese New Year celebrations. Video block text

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