Andy McSmithThe leader of the UK Independence Party, Nigel Farage has described protesters who confronted him in an Edinburgh pub as 'fascist scum'.
Rowena MasonPhilip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, said his opposition to same-sex weddings puts him in a minority in Parliament, but that his views are shared by "vast numbers" of the public.
Press AssociationA facial reconstruction of King Richard III is going on display in Leicester's Guildhall, on the first stop of a nationwide tour.
Richard Cowan and Rachelle YounglaiWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prospects for passage of a major immigration bill improved on Thursday when a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives declared they had reached a tentative deal, resolving disputes that had threatened to torpedo negotiations.
Kathleen Hennessey and Christi ParsonsWASHINGTON — At a news conference in a rainy Rose Garden on Thursday, President Obama and the Turkish prime minister had weighty matters to discuss — the bloody civil war in Syria, a disastrous Syrian refugee crisis and Turkey's strained relationship with Israel. But before they got too far into that, Obama had something else to say.
Abigail HauslohnerBAGHDAD — A recent tide of sectarian tensions that erupted into the worst violence seen in Iraq in five years is testing the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, whose ability to contain the crisis could hinge on a conflict raging beyond his control in Syria.