Donald Trump

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Kushner family pulls out of China business pitch after corruption allegations

Family of Trump's son-in-law pulls out of China business pitch after corruption allegations

Kushner family pulls out of China business trip after corruption claim

The family had allegedly been using Jared Kushner's connections in the White House to woo investors

Donald Trump's Air Force One plane risked catching fire, according to new report

Donald Trump's Air Force One plane risked catching fire, according to new report

Air Force investigators find shoddy repair work left $4 million of damage

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in his decision to fire James Comey

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in James Comey sacking

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in James Comey sacking

Democrats have accused the US president of firing Comey to try to dampen the FBI inquiry into Russian conduct during US election

Australia considering NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan, says Malcolm Turnbull

Australia considering NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan, says PM

Australia considers NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan

The country has close to 300 soldiers in Afghanistan, and Malcolm Turnbull is considering sending more

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

Trump and Tillerson meet Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

The meeting came at a sensitive time after the US president fired the FBI director earlier in the week

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious'

US political commentator Michael Graham tells Sam Delaney that he thinks Donald Trump is too stupid to have come up with a well thought out plot alongside the Russians

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned about sacking of James Comey

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned about sacking of James Comey

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned over James Comey sacking

Dmitry Peskov has said Russia hopes the fact James Comey has been fired will not affect links between the US and Russia in any way

Donald Trump hopes the decision to arm Syria's Kurds will help bring the fight against Isis to a conclusion

Kurdish supporters hail Donald Trump after key arms decision

Kurdish supporters hail Donald Trump after key arms decision

Supporters claim Trump has 'finally got something right' after deciding to arm Kurds with weapons and training

White House endangers Turkish ties by authorising arms deployment to kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

Donald Trump has authorised the weapons and military support of Kurdish forces fighting Isis in Syria

James Comey: 'The decision is sensible, legitimate and a benefit to Donald Trump', says Republicans Overseas

James Comey decision 'is sensible, legitimate and a benefit to Donald Trump', say Republicans Overseas

Julia accuses Trump voter of peddling 'fake news' in James Comey discussion

Donald Trump has fired FBI director James Comey over the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails

Donald Trump has dismissed FBI director James Comey because of his handling of the investigation pertaining to Hillary Clinton's emails.   The surprise move came from the White House overnight, making Comey the second FBI director to be fired from his position.   The former director was reported to have been addressing FBI agents in Los Angeles when the news was announced on television.   The 56-year-old is believed to have thought the news was a joke or prank at first, but then received an official letter

Donald Trump fires James Comey over his handling of Hillary Clinton email investigation

Donald Trump fires James Comey over his handling of Clinton email probe

This former FBI director is believed to have thought it was a prank when he saw it announced on TV

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Far-right in France - What happens now, after Emmanuel Macron's election win?

Marine Le Pen may be beaten - but her far-right movement is still growing

Marine Le Pen may be beaten - but her far-right movement is still growing

France voted to reject far-right values and policies with the defeat of Marine Le Pen on Monday

Michael Sandford 'heard voices' when he tried to shoot Donald Trump at Las Vegas rally

Michael Sandford 'heard voices' when he tried to shoot Donald Trump at Las Vegas rally

Michael Sandford 'heard voices' when he tried to shoot Donald Trump in Las Vegas

The 21-year-old British man has been returned to the United Kingdom after being incarcerated in the US

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Donald Trump, The President Show, Comedy Central, Twitter, Viral videos

Viral video showing girl telling Donald Trump he's a disgrace turns out to be fake

Video of girl telling Trump he's a disgrace turns out to be fake

A video of a young girl telling Donald Trump that he's a disgrace was retweeted hundreds of thousands of times

Brexit group insults Emmanuel Macron after he wins the French presidency

Nigel Farage-backed Brexit group insults Emmanuel Macron after victory over Marine Le Pen

Nigel Farage-backed Brexit group insults Emmanuel Macron

Leave.EU blasted France's president-elect on Twitter, saying the French had 'rolled over like they did in 1940'

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

'We mock Kim Jong-un because he brings it upon himself', says comedian Steve N Allen

'We mock Kim Jong-un because he brings it upon himself', says comedian Steve N Allen

'We mock Kim Jong-un because he brings it upon himself'

Comedian Steve Allen tells Yasmeen Khan that North Korea leader Kim Jong-un is mocked because he takes himself so seriously - despite being essentially ridiculous

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Donald Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway tears into Hillary Clinton over election loss explanation

Donald Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway tears into Hillary Clinton

Conway ripped into Hillary Clinton over the former Democratic candidate attributing her loss to outside forces

Melania Trump starts Twitter frenzy by liking tweet criticising her relationship with Donald Trump

Melania Trump likes tweet criticising her relationship with Donald Trump

The First Lady of the United States has sent imaginations running wild on Twitter

The US citizen was detained at Pyongyang airport

North Korea reveals it detained US man 'for attempting to subvert the country'

North Korea reveals it detained US man 'for attempting to subvert the country'

Officials conducting investigation into Kim Sang-duk following his arrest at Pyongyang airport

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Donald Trump says he'd meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump says he'd meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump says he'd meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un

The US president made the declaration in the midst of escalating tension over the country's nuclear program

Palestinian militant group Hamas drops calls for the destruction of Israel in new document

Hamas doesn't want to annihilate Israel any more, document shows

Hamas drops calls for the destruction of Israel in new document

Hamas has claimed it will distance itself from the Muslim Brotherhood, in what is described as an attempt to make the group look more moderate

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims Donald Trump's children are 'little rich kids who've never done anything that hasn't relied on Daddy's money'

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims Donald Trump's children are 'little rich kids who've never done anything without daddy's money'

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims Trump's children always rely on 'daddy's money'

Julia Hartley-Brewer discusses Donald Trump's first 100 days in office with a member of his transition team

North Korea's latest propaganda video might be seen as slightly derivative

North Korea blows up US Capitol in Designated Survivor-style propaganda video

North Korea blows up US Capitol in new propaganda video

Hermit kingdom's latest propaganda video also shows aircraft carrier being blown up as rousing military music blares in the background

Donald Trump says he thought being President would have been easier than his old life

Donald Trump says he thought being President would have been easier than being a businessman

Donald Trump says he thought being President would have been easier than it is

Donald Trump has said that he misses privacy and feels he has retreated from the limelight because he's under strict security

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

'People aren't confident that Donald Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea', says research fellow

'People aren't confident that Donald Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea'

'People aren't confident that Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea'

Senior research fellow Aidan Foster-Carter tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that after Trump's meeting there are no military options on the table

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

San Francisco judge blocks Donald Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

San Francisco judge blocks Donald Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

San Francisco judge blocks Donald Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

The order would have allowed the Trump administration to withhold funding for cities which help immigrants to remain in the United States

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Audience boos and hisses at Ivanka Trump as she takes part in women's panel

Audience boos and hisses at Ivanka Trump as she takes part in women's panel

Audience boos and hisses at Ivanka Trump as she takes part in women's panel

Ivanka Trump said her father is a 'tremendous champion of supporting families,' causing outrage from some audience members

Wikitribune - the plan and theory for Jimmy Wales's outlet to combat fake news

Wikitribune: How Jimmy Wales plans to take the fight to fake news

Wikitribune: How Jimmy Wales plans to take the fight to fake news

The American entrepreneur's initiative to fight fake news has been officially launched with a crowdfunding intiative

Donald Trump's reign has been accompanied by various reports of arbitrary stop-and-search procedures at US airports

Indian-American 'Trump supporter' held at US airport

Indian-American 'Trump supporter' held at US airport

Twitter has little sympathy for women after she was detained on re-entry to the US

South Korea claims North Korea has carried out a 'large-scale' artillery drill

South Korea claims North Korea has carried out 'large-scale' artillery drill

South Korea claims North Korea has carried out 'large-scale' artillery drill

A statement from the South Korean military claims the reclusive country carried out a drill to mark the anniversary of the country's army

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales to launch news website to fight fake news

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales to launch news website to fight fake news

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales to launch news website to fight fake news

The new website is to be called 'Wikitribune', and will be a crowdfunded news outlet which will pair professional journalists with online volunteers

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump talked bullishly about his achievements over the first 100 days of his presidency

Donald Trump: 'I'll get the Mexican wall built half-price'

Donald Trump: 'I'll get the Mexican wall built half-price'

The US President will have been in office for 100 days on April 29

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Cao de Benos says North Korea is a socialist utopia

North Korea's Western voice slams 'false' death camp reports and warns 'we can destroy the world with three bombs'

North Korea's Western voice says 'we can blow up the world with three bombs'

Alejandro Cao de Benos says North Korea has thermonuclear bombs and will use them if provoked

Donald Trump accused of endorsing Marine Le Pen with Paris tweet

Donald Trump accused of endorsing Marine Le Pen with Paris tweet

The President said the Paris attack will have 'a big effect' on the country's presidential election

Donald Trump insists his first 100 days have been successful

Donald Trump hits back over 100-day approval ratings: 'Media will kill me whatever I do'

Donald Trump hits back over approval ratings: 'Media will kill me whatever I do'

Trump says he has achieved a lot and is victim of media bias

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

'420': How Jeff Sessions plans to take the fight to medical marijuana

'420 Day': Why weed smokers think Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions could spoil their party

Why weed smokers think Trump and Sessions could spoil their party

The US Attorney General is determined to crack down on drugs - even the ones which have been legalised

It is thought that 1,000 joints could be handed out

US lawmakers to be given hundreds of free cannabis joints to mark ‘420 day’

US lawmakers to be given hundreds of free cannabis joints to mark ‘420 day’

Campaign group backing repeal of key pro-cannabis amendment to hand out 1,000 joints outside Congress

Russia has denied it influenced the US election

Putin thinktank masterminded pro-Trump propaganda campaign - report

Putin thinktank 'masterminded pro-Trump propaganda campaign'

Reuters claims thinktank led by the Russian President mapped out a detailed propaganda campaign to swing US election

Donald Trump accused of ignorance as he claims Korea was part of China

Donald Trump accused of ignorance as he claims Korea was part of China

Donald Trump accused of ignorance as he claims Korea was part of China

The US President made the comment in the meeting with Xi Jinping earlier this month

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Turkish state of emergency extended even as Donald Trump congratulates President Erdogan over election result

Turkish state of emergency extended as Trump congratulates Erdogan

Turkish state of emergency extended as Trump congratulates Erdogan

There's growing unrest as a number of bodies are claiming voting irregularities in how the ballots in Turkey's referendum were counted

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump is more dangerous than North Korea's Kim Jong-un, says world is 'hair's breadth' from nuclear war

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump more dangerous than North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump more dangerous than Kim Jong-un

A pro-Kremlin news presenter has claimed the world is 'a hair's breadth' away from a nuclear war

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

This follows his warning the US would step in if China was unable to keep North Korea in line

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017

The missile reportedly blew up almost immediately

North Korea missile test ends in humiliating failure

North Korea missile test ends in humiliating failure

Missile reportedly blew up almost immediately

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump denies any ties with Russia

Donald Trump borrowed money from Russia during 2008 crash, says former UK spy chief

Trump borrowed money from Russia during 2008 crash, says former UK spy chief

Richard Dearlove says Mr Trump needed the money to prop up his property empire

North Korea has warned it is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike on the US

North Korea warns Trump: 'We're ready to launch nuclear strike'

North Korea warns Trump: 'We're ready to launch nuclear strike'

Pyongyang celebrates Day of the Sun by displaying brand-new ballistic missiles as well as rockets thought to be capable of reaching US

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Donald Trump reassures us there'll be no World War III: 'Russia and US will work out fine'

Donald Trump: 'Russia and the US will work out fine'

The US president has

Steve Bannon has had a difficult week, to say the least

#roastbannon: Twitter gives Steve Bannon some rather unfortunate dopplegangers

#roastbannon: Twitter gives Steve Bannon some rather unfortunate dopplegangers

Twitter has made Bannon's week even worse by bombarding him with a profusion of lookalikes. Here are some of the best ones:

Catalan independence supporters are seen in Barcelona ahead of regional figurehead Artur Mas's civil disobedience trial this year

Trump won't help Catalonia get independence: 'This is a matter for Spain'

Trump won't help Catalonia get independence: 'This is a matter for Spain'

US embassy in Madrid releases communique saying it won't intervene in Catalan independence push

Foreign media gathers in Pyongyang for North Korea's 'big and important event'

Foreign media gathers in Pyongyang for North Korea's 'big and important event'

Foreign media gathers in Pyongyang for North Korea's 'big and important event'

The reclusive state has planned some sort of event for Thursday, which is suspected to be a possible weapons test

Donald Trump declares NATO 'no longer obsolete' in major u-turn

Donald Trump declares NATO 'no longer obsolete' in major u-turn

The US president has done a surprising U-turn on his view of the alliance

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Melania Trump accepts Daily Mail apology and receives damages for escort allegation

Melania Trump accepts Daily Mail apology and receives damages for escort allegation

Melania Trump accepts Daily Mail apology, takes damages for escort allegation

The Daily Mail had alleged the First Lady of the United States had formerly worked as an escort during the presidential campaign last year

President Xi Jinping calls on Donald Trump for peaceful resolution to North Korea tensions

Chinese leader urges Donald Trump to peacefully resolve North Korea tensions

Chinese leader urges Donald Trump to peacefully resolve North Korea tensions

President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump reportedly spoke on the phone about North Korea tensions, but an official account of the call has not yet been published

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

United Airlines - five major PR disasters for embattled US air carrier

United Airlines - five major PR disasters for embattled US air carrier

United's decision to haul a man off an overbooked flight has caused controversy - but it's far from the first PR own goals they've scored

'If President Assad is removed from Syria, it could empower Isis', says professor

'If we remove Assad, Isis could fill the void' says professor

'If we remove Assad, Isis could fill the void' says professor

Inderjeet Parmar tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that military generals are calling the shots in America rather than Donald Trump

Eric Trump defends his father over the Syria airstrike, says it shows Donald Trump isn't Vladimir Putin's ally

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

Syria airstrike shows Donald Trump isn't Putin's puppet, says his son Eric

The second son of Donald Trump has defended his father's action to strike a Syrian airfield, says it shows he won't be 'pushed around

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