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Attorney General Bill Barr is facing a contempt vote in the House

US Attorney General Faces Contempt Vote Over Mueller Report

Attorney General Bill Barr is facing a contempt vote in the House Democrats in the US House of Representatives are about to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. The judiciary committee took action after Mr Barr refused…

8th May 2019

Mueller Report: Subpoena Issued For Unredacted Version

A subpoena demanding the release of the full report into Russian meddling during the 2016 election has been issued, amid claims the current version “leaves most of Congress in the dark”. Democrat Jerry Nadler, chairman of the House judiciary committee, argued they are entitled…

20th April 2019

Mueller Report: Eight New Things We Learned

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation paints a decidedly mixed picture of President Donald Trump’s conduct, that provides ample fodder for either side of the political divide. The 448-page report on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US election confirmed what Mr Trump has insisted…

19th April 2019

Mueller Report: Democrats Vow To Probe Trump ‘Obstruction’

Democrats have vowed to continue pursuing Donald Trump over allegations he obstructed justice, following the release of a report into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. They want Robert Mueller, the man who collated the report, to publicly testify before congress about the work…

19th April 2019

Mueller Report: Trump ‘Tried To Get Special Counsel Fired’

US President Donald Trump tried to get the man appointed to investigate his links to Russia fired, a long-awaited report has revealed. The 448-page redacted document, collated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, was finally released on Thursday. Mr Trump’s legal team has described the report…

19th April 2019
BBC Graphic showing who has been charged in the Robert Mueller investigation, updated 23 March 2019

Trump-Russia Inquiry: President ‘Did Not Conspire With Russia’

Mueller report a “complete exoneration”, says US President Trump President Trump’s campaign did not conspire with Russia during the 2016 election, according to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. A summary of Mr Mueller’s report released on Sunday did not draw a conclusion as to…

24th March 2019
Composite image of Trump and Mueller

Trump-Russia: Special Counsel Robert Mueller Delivers Report

President Donald Trump (left) has criticised Robert Mueller’s (right) investigation as a “witch hunt”   Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his long-awaited report on alleged collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. A justice department official said Mr Mueller’s report did…

23rd March 2019

Russia Nuclear Treaty: US Warned Over Threat To Scrap Deal

Russia has condemned US plans to withdraw from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty and threatened to retaliate for a “very dangerous step”. On Saturday, President Trump said he intended to “terminate” the three-decade-old 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. He said Russia had…

21st October 2018

18 People Dead As Two Russian Helicopters Collide Mid-Air

Eighteen people have died after a Mi-8 helicopter crashed in the north of Krasnoyarsk region, East Siberia. TASS reported that the helicopter crashed after colliding midair with the cargo being carried by another helicopter. “It crashed immediately after takeoff because of collision with the…

5th August 2018

Benjamin Pavard Wins World Cup 2018 Best Goal

Benjamin Pavard’s stunning strike in France’s World Cup last-16 victory over Argentina has been voted the best goal of the tournament in Russia. The defender, who showed superb technique to fire into the top corner, received the most votes cast by three million fans…

25th July 2018

World Cup: Russia Pussy Riot Protesters Jailed Over Pitch Demonstration

Four members of the Russian punk activist group Pussy Riot have been jailed for 15 days for disrupting the World Cup final by running onto the pitch. They were accused of violating the rules for spectators at sporting events and wearing police uniforms illegally.…

17th July 2018

World Cup Final: France vs Croatia: Things You Need To Know

France will clash with Croatia in the 2018 World Cup final today, Sunday, at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. The Didier Deschamps’s men head into the game following a 1-0 victory against Belgium in the semi-final encounter played on Tuesday night, thanks to…

15th July 2018