A man has died in hospital after setting himself ablaze in front of tourists outside the White House in Washington D.C.
Comedian John Cleese has defended his comments about London, arguing they were "culturalist" rather than racist.
Former Liberal Democrat cabinet minister Sir Ed Davey has ruled out a coalition with both Labour and the Conservative Party if he becomes the new party leader.
The SNP leader and Tory leadership hopeful have clashed over the issue of Scottish independence.
An Australian teen who achieved global notoriety when he hit a senator with an egg has donated £55,000 to the victims of the Christchurch terrorist attacks.
Counter terrorism police investigating a series of parcel bombs sent to London and Glasgow in March have linked the bombs to similar devices sent five years ago.
J.K Rowling’s boy wizard has been named the most inspirational children’s book character – beating fellow Hogwarts student Hermione Granger to the top spot.
The junior Brexit minister James Cleverly has become the eleventh contender to join the Conservative Party leadership race.
MPs, Labour supporters and political commentators have aired their views online after Tony Blair’s former spin doctor Alastair Campbell was expelled from the Labour Party.
A human rights watchdog has launched a formal investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish".
The Brexit Party remains “open to talking about a deal”, according to their newly-elected MEP Dr David Bull.
One of the constant critics of outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has called her resignation “a very sad occasion”.
Theresa May was never a leader in the way the public “would expect a leader to be”, according to former Tory cabinet member David Mellor.
Few of the Tory MPs considering a bid for the leadership have the “qualities” to be prime minister, according to Conservative MP Sir David Amess.
Regardless of who wins the European elections, pets at polling stations are ahead in the polls.
Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt will be the last hopefuls standing in any Tory leadership battle, according to MP Bob Seely.
Rats and rodents are likely to thrive as a result of environmental destruction, according to researchers at the University of Southampton.
A Suffolk library has received a £100 cheque to cover an overdue fine for a book returned 52 years late.