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UK weather: May was sunniest month since records began, Met Office says
Warm and dry weather would be 'extremely unusual' even in summer, according to meteorologists
independent | UK | 9 mins ago
Julian Assange 'too ill' to attend latest court hearing in US extradition case
Supporter says Wikileaks founder is suffering from an 'underlying lung condition'
independent | UK | 26 mins ago
White man who illegally open carried rifle at protest allowed to walk away by police
'This is what had people out in the streets in the first place'
independent | World | 30 mins ago
2020 election: Biden in best position for any challenger since Jimmy Carter in 1976, polls show
Mr Biden came out on top of more than 40 national polls conducted in May. Last candidate to do so was Carter, subsequent winner of 1976 election
independent | World | 50 mins ago
New York city introduces curfew and increases police numbers amid George Floyd protests
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
George Floyd protests: Republican senator says he wants the 101st Airborne army division unleashed on protesters
“We need to have zero tolerance for this destruction,” says Tom Cotton
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
George Floyd autopsy shows he died of asphyxia and his death was partly caused by other officers, lawyer says
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
PS5 event: Sony postpones new console reveal amid George Floyd protests
'For now, we want to stand back and allow more important voices to be heard'
independent | Technology | 2 hrs ago
Domestic abuse services bracing for 'tsunami' of victims coming forward as lockdown eases
Charities say loosening of restrictions means ‘window in which women who have been isolating with abusive partners can ask for help may widen’
independent | UK | 2 hrs ago
'Let's get to work': Obama sets out how US can turn George Floyd protests into turning point for police reform
'But watching the heightened activism of young people in recent weeks, of every race and every station, makes me hopeful'
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
George Floyd's brother calls for end to violence as he visits scene of fatal arrest
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
What is Antifa, the group Trump wants to designate as a terrorist organisation?
Donald Trump claims ‘left-wing anarchists’ are behind much of the past week’s violence, but has offered no evidence
independent | World | 3 hrs ago
Coronavirus: Striking photos show cities returning to normal after lockdown
Easing restrictions bring people back to previously-empty streets
independent | World | 3 hrs ago
Coronavirus: Senior Tories join revolt to save remote parliament to stop older and sick MPs losing 'right to vote'
Jacob Rees-Mogg will attempt to ram through return of physical voting - despite failing to propose safe method for doing so
independent | UK | 3 hrs ago
George Floyd protests: BBC cameraman attacked by police at demonstration outside White House
Latest incident involving police and press comes amid series of other attacks
independent | World | 4 hrs ago
Israeli police shooting of unarmed disabled Palestinian sparks protests and comparisons to George Floyd killing
Defence minister Benny Gantz apologises death of Iyad Hallak, as hundreds attended his funeral
independent | World | 4 hrs ago
Putin sets new date for constitutional vote that would hand him power until 2036
Enthusiasm for Putin’s leadership down to a 20-year low with ratings negatively impacted by government’s handling of coronavirus
independent | World | 4 hrs ago
Man arrested after two women killed in 'disturbance' at Salisbury house
independent | UK | 4 hrs ago
Trump claims Minneapolis a 'laughing stock' for George Floyd protests and says governors will look like 'jerks' if they don't 'dominate'
independent | World | 4 hrs ago
George Floyd: Fury as dozens of Minneapolis protesters nearly mowed down by truck 'arrested without being read their rights'
‘They used the tear gas and flash blasts to herd us together – like cattle’
independent | World | 4 hrs ago
More masks, less haggling: Istanbul's Grand Bazaar welcomes few customers upon reopening
After weeks of lockdown, shop are reopening inside one of the world's oldest marketplaces. But where once some 300,000 would walk down its cramped alleyways, many are choosing to stay away
independent | World | 4 hrs ago
Matt Hancock says 'we are winning the battle against coronavirus', but warns disease is not beaten yet
independent | UK | 4 hrs ago
George Floyd protests: UK government urged to suspend export of tear gas, rubber bullets and riot shields to US amid 'excessive' use of force
British law requires exports to be suspended if they are used for internal repression
independent | UK | 4 hrs ago
Mass extinction millions of years ago may have been caused by climate change damaging ozone layer, study says
Findings a ‘serious warning’ over current fight against global warming, researchers say
independent | Science | 4 hrs ago
UK death toll rises by 111 to 39,045
independent | UK | 5 hrs ago