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Is there a budding bromance between Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau?

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Social media was swooning on Friday after footage of Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau was posted on the French president’s Twitter. Many users gave their approval of the apparent bromance growing between Mr Macron and the Canadian prime minister, with one person calling them a "dream

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‘The Germans are bad, really bad,’ Donald Trump tells EU officials

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Donald Trump railed against Germany and accused Angela Merkel’s government of unfair economic policies during a meeting with senior EU officials. “The Germans are bad, really bad,” Mr Trump said, according to Spiegel magazine.“Look at the millions of cars they sell in the US. It’s

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Israel and Palestine are a sideshow to the real Middle East peace process

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The quixotic American pursuit of Middle East peace is a perennial. It invariably fails, yet every administration feels compelled to give it a try. The Trump administration is no different. It will fail as well. To be sure, no great harm has, as yet, come from President Trump’s enthusiasm for

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Barack Obama charms golfing crowds as he tees off at St Andrews

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Former US president Barack Obama has teed off his first visit to Scotland with a round of golf in St Andrews. Mr Obama could not resist a game on the Old Course at the home of golf in Fife. Barack Obama looks relaxed at St Andrews Golf Club Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA He is expected to speak

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Will it be a typically rainy bank holiday weekend?

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Watch the Met Office bank holiday weekend forecast for 27-29 May. Video block text

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Everything we know about Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi

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Suicide bomber Salman Abedi is believed to have travelled to Syria and become radicalised before returning to the UK to cause carnage at a gig in the city where he was born. The son of Libyan parents, who reportedly fled their native country and sought refuge in the UK, he is thought to have

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UK weather: Britain roasts in record temperatures before thundery showers ruin bank holiday

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Northern England and Scotland will be hotter than Morocco and Mexico City today as Britain roasts on the record hottest May day for 176 years.  People enjoy the sunshine by the beach huts on Blyth Beach in Northumberland Credit: PA Grahame Madge from the Met Office said: "It is very,

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Scores of patients suffer harm at trust accused of waiting list fiddles 

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 Scores of patients have been harmed, with one left to go blind by a trust accused of fiddling waiting lists. Watchdogs inspecting Kettering General Hospital found 25,000 patients appeared to be waiting more than a year for surgery, with allegations they had been removed from official waiting

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Millionaire rogue landlord discovers his £200,000 Ferrari has been destroyed by police 

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A millionaire rogue landlordhas had his £200,000 Ferrari seized and destroyed by police officers. Zahid Khan, 30, infamously parked the Ferrari 458 Spider on the pavement outside a court when he was appealing a conviction in March. He had the same supercar confiscated when police stopped him

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Boy drowns on hottest day of the year despite efforts of air ambulance piloted by Prince William

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One of Prince William’s final assignments as an air ambulance pilot has ended in tragedy, after he could not save a drowning 17-year-old boy.  The teenager, named by friends as Robbie Lea, got into trouble in a lake at the Lee Valley Park in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire on the hottest day of the

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