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This week on Divided States, it’s the end of the impeachment investigations, and the start of what might be the endgame for House Democrats. Amanda Walker, Cordelia Lynch and Emily Purser Brown talk you through another dizzying week of impeachment developments in Washington, as politicians hurtle towards Christmas – and Donald Trump makes a splash […]

The brother-in-law of a woman who died after she was banished to a “menstrual hut” in Nepal has been arrested. Parbati Buda Rawat, 21, was found on Monday after she lit a fire to keep warm in a mud and stone hut and suffocated in the country’s western Achhan district. It is feared she is […]

Leaked documents cited by Jeremy Corbyn are tied to a previous Russian disinformation campaign, according to internet discussion site Reddit. The Labour leader used the classified documents detailing trade talks between US and UK officials as evidence of what he said is a plot to sell off the NHS. The prime minister has dismissed those […]

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has said her calls for action on the environment have been “ignored” by leaders, as she arrived in Madrid on Friday. She is in the Spanish capital to attend COP25 – the United Nations’ climate talks, where she joined other young activists on a protest. Miss Thunberg arrived in the […]

Two people have been killed and several others are injured after a gunman opened fire at a major US navy base in Florida. The gunman was shot dead a few minutes after the shooting at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Escambia Sheriff’s spokeswoman Amber Southard confirmed. Two other people were killed, the navy said […]

A New York doctor has been convicted of taking bribes to prescribe a painkiller up to 100 times more potent than morphine. In 2014 Gordon Freedman, 59, wrote the fourth-highest number of prescriptions for a fentanyl spray, Subsys. US attorney Geoffrey Berman said he took bribes from the company that manufactured the drug, Insys Therapeutics. […]