Barack Obama delivered the most impassioned speech of his presidency on Sunday night, addressing the grieving families of Newtown, Connecticut with words of comfort while delivering a clarion call to the nation that enough was enough and that the "carnage" of mass shootings must end.
East Asia is bracing for an era of tension and confrontation after Japan's general elections returned a hawkish conservative to power.
Argentina faces the prospect of eviction from the world economic community after its apparent failure to respond to a three-month deadline set by the International Monetary Fund to produce accurate inflation and growth statistics.
Nick Clegg is to adopt a high-risk strategy of highlighting Liberal Democrat policy differences with their Conservative partners before government announcements have been made, according to the deputy prime minister's former adviser .
Senior Conservatives appeared to be split on Sunday over how they should tackle the growing electoral threat from the UK Independence party, which has risen to third in the polls.
Relatives of the victims of the Sandy Hook school shootings have been speaking about their grief, as the names of the victims were officially published on Saturday.
The Christmas decorations are up in Sandy Hook. College kids are starting to come home for the holidays. But in the centre of this small New England community many of the flags, signs and balloons don't have much of a festive resonance.
David Cameron has moved to calm his dramatic row with Boris Johnson over the EU referendum, but faced fresh tensions with Eurosceptic ministers and his first direct call from a Tory MP to stand down if he loses the referendum.
After almost a year of protracted negotiations, and a week of apparent impasse, an agreement has been reached between the Scottish and UK governments on the future funding of Holyrood following the further devolution of tax and welfare powers.
An impassioned cry almost drowned out the sound of Formula One cars coming back to life at the Circuit de Catalunya, as Christian Horner, the Red Bull team principal, implored the sport to save itself at a meeting in Geneva on Tuesday afternoon.