David Usborne is US Editor of The Independent.
28 September 2014 12:00 AM
27 September 2014 12:00 AM
New York last week played host to a parade of prime ministers, presidents and potentates for the annual United Nations jamboree, but for most denizens of this town only one man rules – and his name is Derek Jeter, the most famous name on the roster of players at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.
Ebola outbreak: We’re not doing enough to stop the spread of the virus, President Obama warns UN General Assembly
25 September 2014 07:28 PM
Sierra Leone has announced it is placing another one million of its inhabitants under forced quarantine
Iraq and Syria crisis: Iran's President Rouhani accuses West of turning Middle East into 'haven for terrorists'
25 September 2014 04:33 PM
He added the terrorists followed an ideology of "violence and extremism"
UN Security Council passes resolution restricting movement of foreign fighters intent on joining Isis
25 September 2014 04:00 AM
David Cameron tells the meeting 'British people are sickened that a British citizen could be involved in murdering people'
David Cameron warns world leaders of Isis's 'murderous plans to expand its borders' and pledges to take action
25 September 2014 12:53 AM
Mr Cameron also says Iran may end up being part of the coalition against Isis, in spite of the years of enmity between Tehran and the West
24 September 2014 07:13 PM
President Barack Obama told fellow world leaders at the United Nations today that the United States would be unrelenting in its mission to dismantle the “network of death” that has swept through parts of Syria and Iraq but insisted that it must be a global effort taken up by all countries including those in the region.
23 September 2014 09:56 PM
Just days after thousands marched for action, politicians declared their commitment to tackling the issue urgently. They were joined by one very notable celebrity activist
23 September 2014 06:29 PM
Environment Minister claims her government was 'not invited to be engaged in the preparation process'
22 September 2014 11:02 PM
American oil dynasty to pull all investment in fossil fuel industries on eve of global climate change summit, placing it as an unlikely champion of the push towards alternative energy sources
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver allegedly kicks gay couple off for kissing
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
- 1 Indian footballer Peter Biaksangzuala dies after injuring spine doing somersault celebration
- 2 Jack the Ripper: Scientist who claims to have identified notorious killer has 'made serious DNA error'
- 3 Banksy arrest hoax: Internet duped by fake report claiming that the street artist's identity has been revealed
- 4 Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest
- 5 Brian Harvey turns up at Downing Street and 'demands to speak to Prime Minister'