US president Donald Trump was overheard asking about “the investigations” he wanted Ukraine to pursue that are central to the impeachment inquiry, a senior diplomat has said.
Renewed hopes of an end to the US-China trade war ensured another positive session for global markets, with London stocks benefiting from the cheer.
Engineer Weir has warned over profits in its oil and gas division and revealed a fifth of its US workforce has been axed as it battles against tough trading in America.
A man who fatally stabbed a former co-worker who interrupted him during a 1992 burglary has been executed in South Dakota.
US presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has proposed 20 trillion dollars (£15.8tn) in federal spending over the next decade to provide healthcare to every American without raising taxes on the middle class.
Democrats have rammed a package of ground rules for their impeachment inquiry of US President Donald Trump through a sharply divided House of Representatives.
The US Federal Reserve has cut its benchmark interest rate for the third time this year to try to sustain the economic expansion in the face of global threats.
The markets were mixed as traders remained on tenterhooks ahead of the pivotal update from the Federal Reserve.
The London markets jumped higher on the back of news that Brexit has been delayed until potentially the end of January 2020 and improving tensions between the US and China.
Almost half of people think Boris Johnson is failing to tell the truth when it comes to protecting the NHS in a trade deal with the US, according to a new survey.
The leader of so-called Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died after running into a dead-end tunnel and igniting an explosive vest, killing himself and three of his young children, US President Donald Trump has said.
A gunman opened fire at an off-campus college party in Texas, leaving two people dead and 14 injured before he escaped in the ensuing chaos, a sheriff has said.
The woman convicted of being a covert Russian agent has returned to her homeland, deported by the United States after serving a prison sentence.
Tourists visiting a flight of stairs in New York which features in box office hit Joker have said locals were “cheerful and warm” despite complaints from the neighbourhood.
US gymnastics hero Simone Biles kicked off the second game of the Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series in true Simone Biles style – with a stunning backflip twist.
A car crash may have saved the lives of a young family after it diverted a driver who had run a red light.
The American woman who fled the UK after teenager Harry Dunn was killed in a crash near a US military base has asked to be interviewed by British police officers in the United States under caution.
Crews searched through the rubble of homes and businesses torn apart by a tornado that ripped through the Dallas area on Sunday night as one person was killed by a falling tree in Arkansas as the storms moved to the north-east.
A pair of identical twin babies has been delivered by a pair of identical twin nurses at a US hospital.
A surge in US tourists has helped Eurostar notch up its busiest ever peak summer season with more than a million customers travelling on the high speed cross-Channel rail service in August.
US President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have traded verbal blows after a fractious meeting at the White House.
Barack Obama has urged Canadians to re-elect Prime Minster Justin Trudeau.
Officials in Missouri, in the United States, are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poo as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has said there was “no blackmail” in the phone call with US President Donald Trump that helped spark an impeachment inquiry.
Turkish ground forces have pressed their advance against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, launching air strikes and unleashing artillery shelling on Syrian towns and villages the length of its border, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said.
Turkish ground forces have moved across the border to fight against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, hours after Turkish jets and artillery pounded areas in Syria’s northern border
Turkey will not bow to threats over its Syria plans, the Turkish vice president has said in an apparent response to US president Donald Trump’s warning to Ankara about the scope of its planned military incursion into north-eastern Syria.
US President Donald Trump has defended his decision to abandon Kurdish fighters in Syria as fulfilling a campaign promise to withdraw from “endless war” in the Middle East.
Syria’s Kurds have accused the US of turning its back on its allies as American troops began pulling back from positions in north-eastern Syria ahead of an expected Turkish assault.
North Korea said it will not meet with the United States for more “sickening negotiations” unless it abandons its “hostile policy” towards the country.