Company confirms it receives mobile phone mast tracking data even with sim removed and privacy features active, but says it will cease to by end of November Google has confirmed it has been able to track the location of Android users via the addresses of local mobile phone masts, even when location services were turned […]

Deeyah Khan had a simple question for her new documentary: Is it possible for me to sit with my enemy and for them to sit with theirs? She got an answer but not without a few tricky moments Last summer, the documentary film-maker Deeyah Khan started to receive the sort of threats of being raped, […]

Campaigners fear move by Trump administration will damage global efforts to end the ivory trade Donald Trumps administration plans to allow imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe into the US a move campaigners fear could damage global momentum on ending the ivory trade. In 2014, US big game hunters killing elephants in Fish and Wildlife […]

The Trump administrations lifting of restrictions on importing elephant body parts from Zimbabwe and Zambia is not the last gift to hunting interests Hunting interests have scored a major victory with the Trump administrations quietly published new guidelines that showed lions shot in the two African countries will also be eligible to adorn American homes. […]

News that a Christian child was forced into Muslim foster care caused a furore earlier this year. But, despite the challenges, these families play a vital role in bringing up vulnerable children, says Sarfraz Manzoor About 100,000 young people go through the fostering system every year. In recent years an increasing number of these have […]

Regime-run newspaper says US president is hideous criminal after he said North was a cruel dictatorship and Kim short and fat North Koreas state media has criticised Donald Trump for insulting leader Kim Jong-Un, saying the US president deserved the death penalty and calling him a coward for cancelling a visit to the inter-Korean border. […]

Rescuers battle to find survivors trapped under collapsed buildings after the 7.3-magnitude quake struck A powerful magnitude-7.3 earthquake has rocked the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing more than 400 people and injuring thousands more. Irans state-run Irna news agency has raised the death toll to 407 and said 6,700 people were injured […]

Unfilled rows brought to mind the large gaps in the crowd at her fathers inauguration in January The US first familys visit to Asia has got off to an inauspicious start, after boos and hisses at the W20 summit in Berlin when, appearing on a panel with the German chancellor Angela Merkel, she referred […]

For 11 happy minutes Twitter users celebrated a Trump-free experience, heaping praise on the rogue staffer who shut down the US president Like the Christmas truce in the first world war trenches, for 11 serene minutes it seemed like peace and harmony had broken out on earth with

Event in Asheville, North Carolina saw runners zigzag the boundaries of two districts that were redrawn in order to seize control of a liberal enclave Runners taking part in a 5km race in a small city in North Carolina on Saturday afternoon could have been forgiven for feeling dizzy, as they followed a zigzag course […]

Technology now exists to create autonomous weapons that can select and kill human targets without supervision as UN urged to outlaw them The movie portrays a brutal future. A military firm unveils a tiny drone that hunts and kills with ruthless efficiency. But when the technology falls into the wrong hands, no one is safe. […]

President delivers lengthy speech and claims success in North Korea dispute but ignores questions about Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore Donald Trump has declared his 12-day Asia tour a tremendous success, claiming that America is back as a global leader. The US president did not take questions from reporters, instead delivering an extended account of […]

Critics say Trump does not understand the consequences of military strike and any conversion to diplomacy could be fleeting and illusory Democrats in Congress say they are concerned that Donald Trump does not understand the consequences of a pre-emptive strike on North Korea and believes there is a military solution to the nuclear standoff. On […]

Alphabets self-driving car firm beats Uber to be first to offer robot taxis without humans behind the wheel to take over in an emergency Waymo, formerly known as Googles self-driving car, is launching a fully autonomous Uber-like ride-hailing service with no human driver behind the wheel, after testing the vehicles on public roads in Arizona. […]

Exclusive: Billionaire media mogul says it is hard to understand why a country doing so well wanted to ruin it Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former mayor of New York, has said Brexit is the single stupidest thing any country has ever done apart from the election of Donald Trump as US president. […]

Exclusive: Tests show billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles, with 83% of samples found to be polluted Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the implications for health. Scores of tap water samples from more […]