Charles Laurence

US economists and politicians pile in: 'Don't do it, Scotland!'

Wed 17 Sep, AT 08:18 Charles Laurence

Former Fed chief Alan Greenspan is latest to warn Scots: Bank of England will never bail you out

US launches new strikes against Islamic State militants

One-Minute Read Tue 16 Sep, AT 15:10

Strikes move closer to Baghdad as Obama launches campaign to 'degrade and destroy' militant group

Daniele Watts: actress detained by LAPD 'for kissing white partner'

One-Minute Read Mon 15 Sep, AT 11:29

The Django Unchained star was 'accosted' by police after they 'mistook her for a prostitute'

San Diego schools bring in mine-proof 'tank'

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Sep, AT 16:03

Schools police spark backlash with armoured vehicle of the type used in Iraq and Afghanistan

Charles Laurence

Obama, the reluctant warrior, back by popular demand

Thu 11 Sep, AT 08:00 Charles Laurence

America has made it loud and clear that he should go get the killers who beheaded the two journalists

Charles Laurence

Hand over your cash: how US cops commit highway robbery

Tue 9 Sep, AT 16:35 Charles Laurence

US police already have an image problem after the Ferguson riots. This won't help improve it

Telephone mast

Mysterious 'fake' phone towers discovered in the US

One-Minute Read Thu 4 Sep, AT 09:24

Investigation finds 17 rogue towers around the country, some of which appear to be built on US military bases

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive for the premiere of Maleficent at Kensington Palace

Brangelina wedding jokes: Twitter mocks 'breaking' news

First Reaction Thu 28 Aug, AT 15:19

An orange-level breaking news alert heralded Brad and Angelina's wedding. Twitter, as usual, made jokes

Girl of nine with Uzi shoots gun instructor dead

One-Minute Read Wed 27 Aug, AT 13:22

Accident happened as Charles Vacca was showing child how to fire Uzi submachine gun

Hypersonic research aircraft

Hypersonic weapons blown up four seconds into test launch

One-Minute Read Tue 26 Aug, AT 12:11

Set-back for US weapon which would be able to hit a target anywhere in the world within one hour

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