Image copyright Getty Images Image caption On Mr Trump’s reality TV show, his catchphrase was “You’re fired!” National Security Advisor HR McMaster is the latest in a long line of senior officials who have quit, been fired, or eased out by the White House. Here is a run-down of what they did, and why they […]

President Trump replaces US National Security Adviser HR McMaster with Bush-era defence hawk John Bolton. In a tweet, Mr Trump said he was thankful for Mr McMaster’s service and said he had done an “outstanding job”. He is the latest in a series of high-profile departures from the White House. Last week, Mr Trump fired […]

Image copyright Toys R Us Image caption Lazarus pictured with Geoffrey the Giraffe, the company mascot The man who founded Toys R Us – the children’s toy retailer – has died aged 94, one week after his company announced it was closing its doors. Charles Lazarus began selling toys in 1957 in large supermarket-style shops […]

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The owner of Xdolls says his sex dolls are like sex toys and do not degrade women (file picture) Paris councillors have rejected a motion targeting a business where clients are charged €89 ($109; £78) to spend an hour with a silicone sex doll. Communist councillors and feminist groups […]

Image copyright @MPSForestGteNth Image caption The two officers took the photo outside the Stratford Centre, where a man was stabbed to death on Tuesday The Met Police has apologised after two officers took a selfie at a murder scene and posted it on social media. Uniformed officers from Newham, east London, took the photo outside […]

Image copyright @JasonDigital Image caption Customers at a McDonald’s drive through in Suffolk were surprised Customers at a drive-thru McDonald’s restaurant were surprised when a man tried to make an order on horseback. The scene was snapped on Thursday at about 13:00 by marketing consultant Jason Barrett, who was queuing for his lunch in Beccles, […]

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKevin Boyle, 60, was jailed for 21 years A man who cut a teenager’s throat in a case of mistaken identity has been jailed for 21 years. Kevin Boyle, 60, attacked Glen Morrant in Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, because he wrongly believed the 18-year-old had confronted him […]

Police dashcam footage captured a drink-driver reaching speeds of 139mph (223km/h). Rimell Taylor, 38, of High Road, Guyhirn, was jailed for 21 months for dangerous driving, driving while disqualified, driving without insurance and drink-driving at Cambridge Crown Court. He led officers on a 12-minute pursuit along the A47 in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, in September 2016.

Southgate has ‘little interest’ in Boris Johnson’s views on Russia England manager Gareth Southgate says he has “no concerns” about security and safety at this summer’s football World Cup in Russia. UK government ministers and members of the Royal Family will not attend the tournament, which begins on 14 June. That came after former Russian […]

Image copyright Google Image caption A cinema’s special seats are unavailable to customers following the death of a man who became trapped “Gold Class” seats at a cinema where a man’s head was trapped by an electronic footrest are off limits to customers following his death. He died on Friday – a week after the […]

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