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Humpback whale gulps and spits out Cape Cod lobsterman

A US lobsterman has been describing how he escaped being swallowed by a humpback whale. Michael Packard says he was diving when he ended up in the marine giant’s ...

Teen who filmed George Floyd’s murder given journalism award

Reuters A teenager who filmed the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer has been given a special journalism award by the Pulitzer Prize board. Darnella Frazier, ...

Seizure of Democrats’ Apple data by Trump officials to be investigated

Getty Images The US justice department will investigate attempts by officials in the Trump administration to seize the phone records of leading Democrats. The internal probe ...

Ilhan Omar: US congresswoman defends ‘offensive’ Israel remark

Getty Images A US congresswoman has hit back after a rare rebuke from Democratic colleagues over her remarks seeming to liken the US and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban. A ...

G7: Joe Biden is breath of fresh air, says Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has described US President Joe Biden as a “breath of fresh air” after they met for the first time on the eve of the G7 summit in Cornwall. “There’s ...

When the US president sits at your table in the bar

You can bump into all sorts of characters at a hotel bar. Sometimes a VIP from the presidential suite shows up and wants your table. That’s what happened to the BBC’s Jon ...

Number of migrants at US border hits new record high

The number of undocumented migrants reaching the US-Mexico border has hit the highest level in more than 20 years in the latest sign of the humanitarian crisis facing the ...

Protest wasn’t cleared for Trump photo op – report

US Park Police did not disperse protesters in Washington last year so then President Donald Trump could pose for photos, a new report has found. Officers used chemical ...

US super-rich ‘pay almost no income tax’

Getty Images Details claiming to reveal how little income tax US billionaires pay have been leaked to a news website. ProPublica says it has seen the tax returns of some ...

Biden ready to ‘rally world’s democracies’ on first foreign trip

Getty Images Joe Biden has embarked on his first foreign trip as US president, in which he is set to meet European partners and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The eight-day ...