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A key US government surveillance tool should face new limits, a divided privacy oversight board says

A sharply divided privacy oversight board says the FBI and other government agencies should be required to get court approval before reviewing the communications of U.S. citizens collected through a secretive foreign surveillance

Tory Chairman to interview Suella Braverman on GB News a week after channel sanctioned over impartiality

The outspoken Ashfield MP will sit down with Ms Braverman after her return from delivering a controversial speech in the US

Taylor Swift lends Sophie Turner and daughters her New York City apartment amid Joe Jonas divorce

Turner and Swift have previously been seen getting dinner together

Kari Lake, prominent Trump supporter and election denier, will launch US Senate campaign in Arizona

Donald Trump ally Kari Lake, who's refused to acknowledge her loss in last year’s race for Arizona governor, is now running for U.S. Senate

Biden impeachment: Live updates as House Republicans hold first hearing

Without providing solid evidence, Republicans are claiming Biden has lied about his financial gains

UK police are investigating the 'deliberate felling' of a famous tree at Hadrian's Wall

U.K. authorities say that a tree which had stood for nearly 200 years next to Hadrian’s Wall — a famous Roman landmark in northern England — was “deliberately felled” in an act of vandalism

Macron proposes limited autonomy for France's Mediterranean island of Corsica

French President Emmanuel Macron is proposing granting limited autonomy for Corsica in a modest step toward nationalist sentiment on the Mediterranean island

Germany and Israel sign an agreement for Berlin to buy a US-Israeli missile defense system

Germany and Israel have signed an agreement for Berlin to buy the sophisticated Arrow 3 missile defense system, designed to intercept long-range ballistic missiles

Trump posts string of chaotic videos featuring montage of Kill Bill movie clips and him meeting Kim Jong-Un

One bizarre moment shows a child asking Mr Trump if he is Batman – to which he replies ‘yes’

Ukraine's Zelenskyy taps celebrities for roles as special adviser and charity ambassador

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has appointed former Ukrainian soccer great Andriy Shevchenko as a special adviser and British actor Mark Strong as an ambassador to the charity the Ukrainian president set up to raise money for Ukraine

Romanian court eases geographical restrictions on divisive influencer Andrew Tate

A court in Romania’s capital on Thursday has eased geographical restrictions on Andrew Tate, the divisive social media influencer who is charged with rape, human trafficking and forming a criminal gang to sexually exploit women

Florida auto shop owner and angry customer shot each other to death, police say

Police in Florida say an auto shop owner and an angry customer have fatally shot each other

Good financial planning could increase life expectancy, study suggests

For this study, researchers looked at data from over 11,000 seniors from the United States and the United Kingdom - this is what they found

Athlete Bianca Williams cries as she recounts moment police handcuffed her

Bianca Williams became tearful at a disciplinary hearing in London where five Metropolitan Police officers could be sacked if misconduct is proven.

8 of the best Las Vegas holidays 2023: Where to stay for luxury retreats and budget breaks

A tour through some of Sin City’s affordable breaks and sumptuous retreats

Sir Michael Gambon was a titan of the stage and film

His illustrious theatre career included an appearance in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1982 production of King Lear.

Man faked his own kidnapping so he could meet his mistress

The tradesman has now been handed a £8,500 bill to compensate hours of police work

Netflix's DVD-by-mail service bows out as its red-and-white envelopes make their final trip

The curtain is finally coming down on Netflix’s once-iconic DVD-by-mail service, a quarter century after the birth of a concept that obliterated Blockbuster video stores while providing a springboard into video streaming that has

Man accused of imprisoning woman in cinderblock cell is charged in new rape case

The new charges also include sexual abuse, kidnapping, assault, unlawful use of a weapon and sodomy

Researchers discover what makes carrots orange

Experts suggest the findings can shed light on ways to improve the vegetable.

Ron DeSantis wants to use the Justice Department to bring civil rights cases against prosecutors

He previously condemned the ‘weaponisation’ of federal law enforcement against political opponents

Where to watch The Kardashians season 4 in the UK

The drama-packed show is back – don’t miss streaming the season on Disney+

Sunak fails to say how much unused Bibby Stockholm barge is costing taxpayers

The Prime Minister said the giant vessel, docked in Portland Port, Dorset, is ‘viable’.

Live: US House panel holds first Joe Biden impeachment inquiry hearing

The Republican -led U.S. House of Representatives will hold its first hearing on Thursday (28 September) in itsimpeachment inquiry against Democratic PresidentJoe Biden , two days before Congress’s deadline to avert a government

New Thai prime minister pays friendly visit to neighboring Cambodia's own new leader

Two of Southeast Asia’s newest national leaders have exchanged congratulations on their new posts as Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin paid a one-day official visit to Cambodia for talks with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet

Liverpool announce investment through new minority shareholder

Current owners FSG say the investment will be used to pay down debt including from summer transfers

Scotland make sweeping changes for must-win Romania clash

Backs Chris Harris and Kyle Steyn are the only two players to have retained their place in the side from last Sunday’s win over Tonga

Elliot Minchella insists Hull KR not motivated by revenge in rematch with Leigh

Rovers suffered an agonising golden point Challenge Cup final defeat at Wembley last month.

Gregor Townsend makes sweeping changes to Scotland side for Romania clash

Backs Chris Harris and Kyle Steyn are the only two players to have retained their place in the side from last Sunday’s win over Tonga.

Voices: Inside the madness of the Republican presidential debate

From Donald Trump to Donald Duck, join comedian Jay Black as he descends into the choas and mud-slinging of the latest interminable GOP debate...

Schoolboy, 13, stabbed on same day teenage girl killed in bus horror

A 13-year-old schoolboy has been stabbed in south London hours after a schoolgirl was killed in Croydon.

Watch live as US House panel holds first Joe Biden impeachment inquiry hearing

Watch live as the Republican -led US House of Representatives holds its first committee hearing on its long-shotimpeachment inquiry against Joe Biden .

Kosovo accuses Serbia of direct involvement in deadly clashes and investigates possible Russian role

Kosovo’s interior minister has accused Serbia of direct involvement in weekend clashes and was investigating the possibility of Russian involvement in the violence that left four people dead and further strained relations between

Watch teenager leap across roof wearing slippers during drugs raid

This is the moment a teenager leaps across a roof as he tries to escape police raiding a cannabis factory in a sleepy village.