Steve Bannon on Newsnight talks Trump, racism and the Mueller investigation

Donald Trump’s former chief strategist has told Newsnight that the president should not testify in person to the special council investigation into allegations of Russian involvement in the 2016 election. In an exclusive Newsnight interview, Mr Bannon praised special counsel Robert Mueller as an “honourable guy” and said he should not be fired by Trump […]

Stacey Abrams is first black female nominee for governor

Stacey Abrams is first black female nominee for governor

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Abrams spoke at the 2016 Democratic convention, where Hillary Clinton was nominated A former Georgia lawmaker and author has taken a major step towards becoming the first ever African-American female governor of a US state. Stacey Abrams won the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday, telling voters that trying […]

Wayne Rooney: Everton forward to meet MLS side DC United this week

Wayne Rooney: Everton forward to meet MLS side DC United this week

Wayne Rooney rejoined Everton from Manchester United in July 2017 Everton forward Wayne Rooney is to travel to Washington this week to meet Major League Soccer side DC United. The 32-year-old has already agreed a deal in principle with the club, although he still has a year left on his contract at Goodison Park. The […]

Trump says summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un may be delayed

Trump says summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un may be delayed

Media captionTrump says Kim Jong-un’s attitude changed after his second visit to China US President Donald Trump has said there is a “very substantial chance” a historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un next month may not happen. He said the North must meet conditions for the summit to go ahead though if it did […]

US mid-term elections: First black female nominee for governor

US mid-term elections: First black female nominee for governor

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Abrams spoke at the 2016 Democratic convention, where Hillary Clinton was nominated A former Georgia lawmaker and author has taken a major step towards becoming the first ever African-American female governor of a US state. Stacey Abrams won the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday, telling voters that trying […]

Trump says summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un may be delayed

Trump says summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un may be delayed

Media captionTrump says Kim Jong-un’s attitude changed after his second visit to China US President Donald Trump has said there is a “very substantial chance” a historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un next month may not happen. He said the North must meet conditions for the summit to go ahead though if it did […]

Gavin Grimm trans bathroom lawsuit backed by federal judge

Gavin Grimm trans bathroom lawsuit backed by federal judge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Gavin Grimm filed a lawsuit after his high school prevented him from using the men’s bathroom A US judge has ruled that federal law protects a transgender student’s right to use the bathroom corresponding to his gender identity. In the latest legal twist to a long-running case, a Virginia court […]

McDonald’s workers make sexual harassment complaints

McDonald’s workers make sexual harassment complaints

Image copyright Getty Images Ten workers at McDonald’s fast food franchises in the US have filed complaints of sexual harassment against the firm. The female workers, one of whom is 15 years old, allege groping, propositions, indecent exposure and lewd comments. McDonald’s said it takes such allegations “very seriously” and that its franchises should do […]

US student’s ‘Summa cum laude’ graduation cake censored

US student’s ‘Summa cum laude’ graduation cake censored

Image copyright Cara Koscinski Image caption Jacob Koscinski’s mother had asked a grocery store to print “Summa Cum Laude” (with the highest distinction) on her son’s graduation cake. Anyone who has graduated from high school or university should be due a decent celebration. But Jacob Koscinski, a US high school student, ended up somewhat disappointed. […]

Trump may extend UK visit to play golf in Scotland

Trump may extend UK visit to play golf in Scotland

Image copyright Getty Images US president Donald Trump may extend his visit to the UK in July in order to play golf in Scotland. The property magnate-turned politician owns two golf courses in Scotland, and one in Ireland. He was due to arrive in the UK after attending a NATO summit on 11-12 July, and […]

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