Tensions in the Gulf make the case for strengthening the Royal Navy, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said.
President Donald Trump
Police in Gibraltar have arrested the captain and chief officer of the Iranian supertanker detained last week in an operation involving British Royal Marines.
The Royal Navy has driven off three Iranian vessels which tried to stop a commercial tanker from travelling through the Strait of Hormuz.
A decorated Navy Seal acquitted of murdering an Islamic State captive in Iraq has been demoted after being convicted for posing with the corpse.
Iran’s foreign minister has seemingly expressed exasperation over a White House statement on his country’s nuclear programme.
Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have hit the reset button in trade talks between the world’s two biggest economies, at least delaying an escalation in tension between the US and China that had financial markets on edge and cast a cloud over the global economy.
The first debate of the 2020 Democratic US presidential race kicked off with a two-hour event featuring 10 candidates, including three senators, a mayor and several current or former members of Congress.
The acting head of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has resigned amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in pitiful conditions at one of the agency’s stations in Texas.
Kim Kardashian West has shared new pictures from her visit to the White House as she continues her campaign for criminal justice reform.
The Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new challenge to President Donald Trump’s alliance with the country amid rising tensions in the Middle East.
Donald Trump praised Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage, talked up the prospect of a Brexit trade deal, rebuked Sadiq Khan and denied making “bad” comments about the Duchess of Sussex as he set off for Britain.
President Donald Trump has announced he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the US border.
Top Trump administration officials have told Congress that recent actions by the US in response to the situation in Iran have deterred attacks on American forces.
To President Donald Trump, it was an awkward slip of the tongue. To Apple chief executive Tim Cook, it was an opportunity to poke some sly fun at a president who has often clashed with the tech industry.
President Donald Trump has branded film director Spike Lee “racist” for his political Oscars acceptance speech.
Comic actress Amy Schumer has said she will make a “sacrifice” and boycott the NFL by refusing to participate in Super Bowl advertising.
Mandy Moore has said her latest film The Darkest Minds, which sees children separated from their families and placed in detainment camps by the government, has a message of “tolerance and justice”.
A north-east band’s song which mocks President Trump has gone viral.
Chrissy Teigen posted an adorable family picture of her holding daughter Luna and newborn son Miles Theodore.
Jeff Goldblum was described as “deeply moral” and a “wonderful friend” as he was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
Ramsay Jones: In what warped world is the right to legally own the means of mass destruction a right worth defending?
Three events last week left me reeling. And angry. And astounded at the sheer stupidity of some of our supposed good and great.
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion...”
A US court has refused to reinstate Donald Trump’s ban on travellers from seven predominantly-Muslim nations. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco refused to block a lower-court ruling that suspended the ban and allowed previously-barred travellers to enter the US. An appeal to the US Supreme Court is possible.
The election of President Donald Trump stalled “significant” investments for Aberdeen Asset Management in its most recent quarter.
An Aberdeen charity boss who moved from Iran more than a decade ago has angrily branded President Trump's executive order "discrimination".
A former SNP leader has told Nicola Sturgeon it is her "duty" to drop her animosity towards President Trump in a bid to secure a better post-Brexit deal for Scotland.
Donald Trump becomes US President and declares: ‘This American carnage stops right here and stops right now’
US President Donald Trump told Americans he will “rebuild our country” and change the course taken by the world “for many, many years to come”.