US politics

Monday, June 24, 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019

Donald Trump orders sanctions on Iran’s supreme leader

Donald Trump orders sanctions targeting Iran's supreme leader

Donald Trump orders sanctions targeting Iran's supreme leader

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

Anthony Scaramucci: Melania has ‘quiet influence’ over Trump

Anthony Scaramucci: Melania has ‘quiet influence’ over Trump

The former White House insider has defended Melania Trump, urging critics “do not underestimate her intelligence”.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

'Keep America Great’: Trump kicks off 2020 re-election campaign

'Keep America Great’: Trump kicks off 2020 re-election campaign

'Keep America Great’: Trump kicks off 2020 re-election campaign

Donald Trump has officially kicked off his re-election campaign for 2020.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Sajid Javid signs request for Assange to be extradited to US

Sajid Javid signs request for Assange US extradition

Sajid Javid signs request for Assange US extradition

The home secretary has signed a request for Julian Assange to be extradited to the United States over computer hacking accusations.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Monday, June 3, 2019

Amnesty International install 'Resist Trump' banners on a bridge in London

Donald Trump invite to D-Day commemorations an ‘insult’ to veterans

Donald Trump invite to D-Day commemorations an ‘insult’ to veterans

An organiser of anti-Trump protests has said that the US President’s involvement in a D-Day commemoration event is an “insult” to veterans.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Majority of Britons back Trump’s state visit, survey suggests

Majority of Britons back Trump’s state visit, survey suggests

Majority of Britons back Trump’s state visit, survey suggests

Donald Trump's state visit to the UK is backed by a majority of Britons, a survey has found.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn snubs Trump state visit banquet

Jeremy Corbyn snubs Trump state visit banquet

Jeremy Corbyn has said he will not be attending the state banquet planned for Donald Trump’s long-awaited state visit to the UK in June.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Donald Trump to visit UK in June

Donald Trump to visit UK in June

Donald Trump to visit UK in June

US President Donald Trump is expected to carry out a state visit to the UK this June.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

Peter Tatchell: ‘Julian Assange published the truth’

Peter Tatchell: ‘Julian Assange published the truth’

Peter Tatchell: ‘Julian Assange published the truth’

Peter Tatchell has defended Julian Assange and insisted he published the "truth”.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Warner Bros takes legal action against Donald Trump

Warner Bros takes legal action against Donald Trump

Warner Bros takes legal action against Donald Trump

Warner Bros has launched legal action against Donald Trump after he used music from The Dark Knight Rises in a tweet.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

 Donald Trump to put tariffs on £8.4bn worth of EU goods

Donald Trump to put tariffs on £8.4bn worth of EU goods

Donald Trump to put tariffs on £8.4bn worth of EU goods

US president Donald Trump has said he will put tariffs on 11 billion dollars (£8.4 billion) worth of European Union cheese, wine and other goods.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn offers gardening tips to US politician

Jeremy Corbyn offers gardening tips to US politician

Jeremy Corbyn offers gardening tips to US politician

Jeremy Corbyn has offered gardening tips to US politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Artist appeals for help after losing ‘magnificent’ Donald Trump wig

Artist appeals for help after losing ‘magnificent’ Donald Trump wig

Artist appeals for help after losing ‘magnificent’ Donald Trump wig

An award-winning artist is appealing for help after claiming she lost a one-of-a-kind Donald Trump wig she says is worth thousands of pounds and took months to make.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

US singer dresses as ‘Donald Trump’s border wall’ at Grammys

US singer dresses as ‘Donald Trump’s border wall’ at Grammys

US singer dresses as ‘Donald Trump’s border wall’ at Grammys

Conservative US singer Joy Villa wore an outfit referencing Donald Trump's Mexican border wall as she arrived at the Grammy awards in Los Angeles.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Burgers and fries on White House menu as Donald Trump lays out fast food feast

Burgers and fries on White House menu as Donald Trump lays out fast food feast

Burgers and fries on White House menu as Donald Trump lays out fast food feast

US President Donald Trump laid on a fast food feast for a champion college American football team in the White House.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Friday, December 28, 2018

President Trump threatens to close US-Mexico border if wall funding not agreed

President Trump threatens to close US-Mexico border if wall funding not agreed

President Trump threatens to close US-Mexico border if wall funding not agreed

President Donald Trump has threatened to close the US border with Mexico if Democrats in Congress do not agree to fund the construction of a border wall.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Saturday, December 22, 2018

US government partially shut down after no deal on border wall

US government partially shut down after no deal on border wall

US government partially shut down after no deal on border wall

The US government has partially shut down after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump's demands for five billion dollars to start erecting his Mexican border wall.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for three years

Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for three years

Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen jailed for three years

President Donald Trump's former lawyer has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

George HW Bush hailed the ‘last great-soldier statesman’ in eulogy

George HW Bush hailed the ‘last great-soldier statesman’ in eulogy

George HW Bush hailed the ‘last great-soldier statesman’ in eulogy

The life of the 41st President of the US has been praised and celebrated at Washington National Cathedral, with historian Jon Meacham describing him as the ‘last great-soldier statesman’.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Former US President George HW Bush dies aged 94

Former US President George HW Bush dies aged 94

Former US President George HW Bush dies aged 94

The 41st president of the United States, George HW Bush, has died at the age of 94.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen admits lying to US Congress

Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen admits lying to US Congress about Russian project

Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen admits lying to US Congress

Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, has appeared before a federal judge to plead guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on an aborted project to build a Trump Tower in Russia.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Oxford Union faces backlash after inviting Steve Bannon to speak at event

Oxford Union faces backlash after inviting Steve Bannon to speak at event

Oxford Union faces backlash after inviting Steve Bannon to speak at event

The Oxford Union has been criticised for inviting the former advisor to Donald Trump, Steve Bannon to speak at an event on Friday.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018

White House suspends CNN reporter after Trump confrontation

White House suspends CNN reporter after Trump confrontation

White House suspends CNN reporter after Trump confrontation

The White House has suspended the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta after he and President Donald Trump had a heated confrontation during a news conference.

 Tom Tugendhat MP: Politicians should be challenged by the press

Tom Tugendhat MP: Politicians should be challenged by the press

Tom Tugendhat MP: Politicians should be challenged by the press

Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat has said that politicians should be “challenged” by the media and “should find it uncomfortable” after a CNN reporter had his White House pass revoked for confronting President Trump.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Council hits back after image of UK village was used in pro-Trump campaign

Council hits back after image of UK village was used in pro-Trump campaign

Council hits back after image of UK village was used in pro-Trump campaign

A US politician has faced backlash from a UK council after it used an image of a village in Essex in a campaign advert as an example of what “foreclosures, unemployment and economic recession” would look like if they voted for the opposition.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Pharrell Williams warns Donald Trump not to use his music at his rallies

Pharrell Williams warns Donald Trump not to use his music at his rallies

Pharrell Williams warns Donald Trump not to use his music at his rallies

Singer Pharrell Williams has warned Donald Trump not to use his music at rallies after the US President played one of his songs hours after a mass shooting at a synagogue.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

The right side of the pond: The American left don't want to be a mob - so why act like one?

The right side of the pond: The American left don't want to be a mob - so why act like one?

The right side of the pond: The American left are acting like a mob

talkRADIO's Michael Graham says left wing campaigners in the US are behaving like an angry mob, and Democrats are encouraging them