A Republican party giant and Nobel peace prize winner, the former national security adviser was a key architect of US foreign policy Henry Kissinger, the former secretary of state under Richard Nixon who became one of the most prominent and controversial figures of US foreign policy in the 20th century, […]

Of more than 8 million deaths worldwide from outdoor air pollution, 61% linked to fossil fuels, finds study Air pollution from fossil fuel use is killing 5 million people worldwide every year, a death toll much higher than previously estimated, according to the largest study of its kind. The stark […]

UK BioBank offers up biggest ever cache of whole-genome sequences for medical research A new era of medical discoveries, treatments and cures is on the horizon, researchers say, following the announcement that an unprecedented trove of genetic information is to be made available to scientists. Health researchers from around the […]

European Commission president said Brexit could be fixed because leaders had ‘goofed it up’ Rishi Sunak has rejected the suggestion that Brexit could be in peril after Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, claimed that the UK could be on a path to rejoining the European […]

Immigration minister says he would have brought in plans to curb net migration ‘before last Christmas’ if he could Robert Jenrick has appeared to distance himself from Rishi Sunak’s immigration policies amid new calls from hardline Conservatives for a clampdown on net migration. The immigration minister, once seen as close […]

Vatican says ‘flu-like condition’ will prevent pontiff from making historic visit to summit where he was expected to urge more action to tackle climate crisis Pope Francis has cancelled his upcoming trip to Dubai for the Cop28 climate talks, on the advice of doctors concerned about his recent flu-like symptoms, […]

Poisoning of Kyrylo Budanov’s wife, Marianna Budanova, suggests Moscow has undercover assets in Ukraine The wife of Ukraine’s top spy chief is recovering in hospital after being poisoned, a spokesperson for the country’s military intelligence agency said on Tuesday, after apparently eating food laced with “heavy metals”. Marianna Budanova is […]