Top Democrat says Trump seems incapable of being President and does not know what country needs

Another Congressman has questioned Donald Trump’s “capability” to continue serving as President.  Democratic Representative Adam Schiff said on CNN that he thinks there is “an issue” with Mr Trump’s behaviour. “There’s some attribute of his character that seemingly makes him incapable of introspection and a broad understanding of what the country really needs.” Mr Schiff has been leading the House ...

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Mother arrested after five children found eating dog food off the floor

A mother has been arrested after five children were found eating dog food off the floor of her flat which was stained with faeces urine and cockroach carcasses, police said.  Officers from the force in Middletown, Connecticut, were “immediately taken aback” by the smell emanating from inside of Chloe Edwards home.  They were investigating the property after a fire safety officer alerted them to a large ...

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Solar eclipse 2017: Curtain of darkness sweeps across America as country witnesses once-in-a-lifetime event

Crowds along the West Coast of the United States have been awed by the eclipse of the Sun, as the celestial phenomenon started to become visible to the first Americans in the path of totality that runs directly over Washington State. Craning their necks upward, spectators directly in that path have been treated to a rare sight, when the sun and ...

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The social media hate crime crackdown is timely, but there remain difficult questions of definition

If someone came up to the Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid, in the street and hurled a mouthful of vile racial abuse at him, they’d be liable to be cautioned or arrested for a variety of public order and hate offences. But if they did so via social media? Well, the situation is much less clear – and into that vacuum ...

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How young composers are shaking up the sound of Hollywood film scores

Film music is only a little more than 100 years old, but that’s long enough for any art form to grow stale. Musically, most trips to the multiplex run together these days, with delights and surprises in short supply. But if this year’s Academy Award nominees for best score are any indication, new blood is beginning to course. Justin Hurwitz, ...

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Good hearing could mean you suffer from schizophrenia or bipolar disorder

People who can make out a conversation in a crowded pub are more likely to hear voices in their heads and suffer mental health problems like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, a study suggests. Researchers found they had a three-in-four chance of being able to make meaning of garbled sounds compared to half of the rest of us. A group of people ...

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John Constable 'fake' sold for £35,000 is £2m original

An art dealer and TV presenter has spoken of his “utter and raw delight” on discovering a painting once deemed a fake was, in fact, worth £2m. Philip Mould was always convinced the painting was an original by British artist John Constable, but unable to produce proof, he sold it for £35,000. Now, 17 years later, he has been vindicated. ...

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Worker hurt in 60ft digger fall in Coventry

A worker was hurt when a digger plunged 20m (60ft) into a rubbish pit at a recycling plant. The accident happened at the Waste to Energy plant in Bar Road, Coventry, the city council said. It took three hours to rescue the man, who was treated for “relatively minor injuries”. The authority said it was “co-operating fully” with emergency services ...

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Schizophrenic wanted to 'kill Muslims' during attack

A schizophrenic man repeatedly stabbed a train passenger in an unprovoked attack after yelling “I want to kill all the Muslims”, a court has heard. Adrian Brown, 38, was said to have been experiencing a “severe psychotic episode” when he stabbed Muhammed Ali on a London Overground train last year. Southwark Crown Court heard other passengers saved Mr Ali’s life. ...

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Roger Federer: Winning three Grand Slams this year would be a joke

Roger Federer has enjoyed a superb season, winning the Australian Open and Wimbledon (Picture: Getty) Roger Federer admits it would be a ‘joke’ if he was to win a third Grand Slam of the season at the US Open. At the age of 36, Federer has enjoyed another fantastic year on the circuit, clinching titles at the Australian Open and ...

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