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Austrian chancellor under investigation by anti-corruption authorities

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has confirmed he is under investigation by anti-corruption authorities on suspicion he made false statements to a parliamentary commission –...

Former Iranian president Ahmadinejad ‘to run for office again’

Iran’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will run again for office in upcoming elections in June, state television has reported. Broadcast footage showed Mr Ahmadinejad marching...

Vaccine deserts as some countries have no Covid-19 jabs at all

Many poorer countries are scrambling to secure coronavirus vaccines and some, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), have yet to receive any doses. The...

London Mayoral Elections Live

By Deborah Thomas Londoners get to decide today who will be the next Mayor. Polling stations all around London opened at 7am with very little voter...

Caitlyn Jenner says she will run for governor of California

Caitlyn Jenner has said she will run for governor of California. The Republican said in a statement on Twitter that she has filed paperwork to...

Merkel blames German ‘perfectionism’ for current virus woes

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has blamed her country’s difficulties during the coronavirus pandemic on “a tendency towards perfectionism”. In a lengthy television interview with public...

Joe Biden doubles vaccine target for first 100 days in office

President Joe Biden has pledged to have 200 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines administered by the end of his first 100 days in office. That...

Virginia governor to sign legislation ending death penalty

The death penalty is to be abolished in Virginia, a state with a long and prolific history of carrying out executions. Governor Ralph Northam scheduled...

Armenia to hold early parliamentary election in June

Armenia’s prime minister has set an early parliamentary election for June as he sought to defuse the country’s political crisis. The opposition pushing for Prime...

Joe Biden urges Andrew Cuomo’s critics to wait for inquiry results

President Joe Biden declined an opportunity to join other Democrats calling for the resignation of New York governor Andrew Cuomo, who is under investigation...

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