Actor Albert Finney dies aged 82

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Finney was a well-respected staple of both stage and screen Oscar-nominated British actor Albert Finney has died aged 82 after a short illness. He was a five-time Oscar nominee…

Russia probe chief grilled by lawmakers

Image copyright Getty Images Acting US Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has said he has not spoken to the president or any senior White House staff about the Russia inquiry. Mr Whitaker, who oversees the special…

Thai king opposes sisters bid to be PM

Image copyright AFP Image caption Princess Ubolratana Mahidol pictured in 2010 Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn has denounced as "inappropriate" his sister's unprecedented bid to run for prime minister in March's election. In a palace statement, he…

What US ruling may mean for Roe v…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Activists for and against abortion march outside the US Supreme Court on the anniversary of Roe v Wade Just a few hours before a temporary stay expired at midnight,…

Kellyanne Conway assaulted in restaurant

Image copyright AFP Image caption Kellyanne Conway says the woman was "screaming her head off". White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says a woman assaulted her in front of her daughter last year. The incident, which…

Toronto gay village killer sentenced

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bruce McArthur was arrested last January and pleaded guilty on 18 January 2019 Canadian serial killer Bruce McArthur has been handed a life sentence for the murder of eight men.…