Trump-Russia inquiry: Lawyer Alex van der Zwaan charged

Trump-Russia inquiry: Lawyer Alex van der Zwaan charged

Special counsel Robert Mueller has charged 19 people so far A London-based lawyer has been charged with making false statements to investigators looking at links between Donald Trump’s election campaign team and Russia. Court documents…





France to let wolf population grow

France to let wolf population grow

After being wiped out by hunters in the 1930, wolves returned to France in the 1990s France is to allow the wolf population to grow from about 360 now to 500 by 2023, despite protests…


Origins of land plants pushed back in time

Origins of land plants pushed back in time

Early plants would have looked much like this lava field in Iceland A seminal event in the Earth’s history – when plants appeared on land – may have happened 100 million years earlier than previously…


Tokyo plans tallest wooden skyscraper

Tokyo plans tallest wooden skyscraper

A Japanese company is planning to build the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper, to mark its 350th anniversary in 2041. Sumitomo Forestry said 10% of the 70-storey W350 tower would be steel, combined with about 180,000…


'I lost my job after I gave birth'

‘I lost my job after I gave birth’

Sarah Rees was made redundant while on maternity leave with her daughter Caitlin, now four Sarah Rees was working for a large charity when she fell pregnant with her first child and took maternity leave….


'Devil incarnate' abuser jailed for 31 years

‘Devil incarnate’ abuser jailed for 31 years

Ex-football coach Barry Bennell has been jailed for 31 years at Liverpool Crown Court for 50 counts of child sexual abuse. Bennell, described as the "devil incarnate" by the judge, was convicted of abusing 12…