Trevor Phillips said that diversity in the UK media can be generously described as “tokenistic” and that its failures have affected the knife crime debate.
National Guard troops used special vehicles with tank-like treads to rescue stranded drivers in Colorado in the wake of a massive storm that unleashed heavy rain and snow on large parts of the United States.
Satellite photos showing new activity at a North Korean rocket launch site have raised fresh doubts that Kim Jong-un will ever give up his drive for nuclear weapons.
Chinese tech giant Huawei is launching a US court challenge to a law that labels the company a security risk and would limit its access to the American market for telecom equipment.
Vandals responsible for a spate of racist graffiti appear to have struck again – this time with a spray-painted apology.
President Donald Trump has branded film director Spike Lee “racist” for his political Oscars acceptance speech.
One couple’s engagement party got a little sprinkling of stardust when Taylor Swift turned up to give a surprise performance.
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is travelling to Vietnam for his second summit with US president Donald Trump, state media confirmed.
Firefighters came to the rescue when a dog and a tortoise got wedged together down a hole.
Democrats controlling the US House of Representatives have prepared a vote next week to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the US-Mexico border.
Miley Cyrus has said she and husband Liam Hemsworth are “redefining” modern relationships.
A 103-year-old woman has been sworn in as a junior ranger at the Grand Canyon National Park.
A “concerned citizen” who went to an abandoned house to smoke weed was surprised to find a caged tiger.
Rapper 21 Savage is being wrongly held by US immigration officials, his lawyer has said.
Sir Patrick Stewart has condemned the “self-interest” of politicians and said young voters could provide a better future.
Ralph Northam, the governor of the US state of Virginia, has vowed to remain in office despite widespread calls for his resignation after a racist photo surfaced in his yearbook page from more than 30 years ago.
A United States governor has been urged to resign over a racist photo in which he appeared more than 30 years ago.
A splintered Senate has voted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 35-day partial government shutdown in the United States.
A teenager with autism who won a lifetime supply of peanut butter is giving some of it away to workers who are not being paid because of the shutdown of the United States Government.
President Donald Trump has denied the use of a government aircraft to House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi in an apparent response to her attempt to delay his State of Union address amid their government shutdown clash.
The State of the Union speech could become a casualty of the partial US government shutdown after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his January 29 address.
A Republican congressman whose startling views on white supremacy hit the headlines voted in favour of a resolution to condemn his own comments.
Authorities in Minnesota say a two-year-old child was unhurt after falling from the back seat of a moving vehicle while strapped into a car seat.
Three men were killed and four others were injured when gunfire erupted at a bowling alley in California in an incident which saw terrified patrons, including children, running for their lives.
It was almost the perfect crime: a would-be bicycle thief spotted his quarry in a quiet, tucked-away corner and chose his moment to swoop.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned Washington not to test Pyongyang’s patience with sanctions and pressure.
An American flag is to be flown at a north-east castle as part of a twinning agreement.
Researchers in the US came across a “Dumbo” octopus, or Grimpoteuthis, during an expedition off the California coast. They saw the creature – which gets its elephant nickname from the large ear-like fins above each eye – while aboard the Nautilus Live vessel in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
Louis Theroux will examine how modern America is tackling “humanity’s oldest dilemmas” in a new documentary series.
Facebook has said a software bug made some private posts public for as many as 14 million users over several days in May.