Twitter is to ban political advertising worldwide

Twitter is banning all political advertising on the social media platform. Chief executive Jack Dorsey has tweeted that the social media site will ban all political ads globally starting next month. He said social media companies give advertisers ‘an unfair advantage’ in spreading ‘highly targeted, misleading messages.’ The new policy, which will come into force from […]

G7 leaders vow to help fight Amazon wildfires

International leaders gathering at the G7 summit are close to a deal to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest. French President Emmanuel Macron said the world’s richest nations would provide ‘technical and financial help to Brazil so that we can help them in the most effective way possible’. Leaders from the US, Britain, Japan, […]

Donald Trump wants to buy Greenland for the US

Donald Trump reportedly wants to expand the United States by buying Greenland. The US President is said to have asked his White House advisers to look into acquiring the territory, which belongs to Denmark. It’s not the first time the US has tried to buy Greenland, which is the largest island in the world. President […]

Three killed in shooting at California food festival

A six-year-old boy is among three people killed in a mass shooting at a California food festival. Stephen Romero was shot dead when a man described by witnesses as white, aged between 20 and 35 and wearing military fatigues opened fire on the final day of the Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday, Stephen’s mother was […]

Trump says he will ‘no longer deal with’ UK ambassador

Donald Trump has announced he will ‘no longer deal with’ the British ambassador to the US who called him ‘inept’. Mr Trump also hit out at Theresa May in an explosive series of tweets and accused the Prime Minister of making a ‘mess’ of Brexit. In tweets posted on Monday, Mr Trump said Sir Kim […]

Donald Trump kicks off his 2020 re-election campaign

Donald Trump has officially kicked off his re-election campaign for 2020. The Republican president made his case before thousands of supporters at a rally in Florida, calling the state ‘my second home’. Mr Trump used the announcement to lash out at Democrats, accusing them of trying to ‘rip your country apart’. Jabbing at the press […]

Prince Charles lectures Donald Trump on climate change

Donald Trump has revealed he was pressed on climate change by the Prince of Wales during a lengthy one-to-one meeting in London. Charles ‘did most of the talking’ during the chat, according to the US President. Mr Trump, who has previously accused climate experts of having a ‘political agenda’, told ITV’s Good Morning Britain he […]

Trump joins Queen to mark D-Day 75th anniversary

Donald Trump and other world leaders have joined The Queen in Portsmouth to remember the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. As well as the US President, leaders and representatives from 14 other countries joined the commemorations to honour veterans of the largest amphibious military invasion in history. Figures from every country that fought alongside […]

The Queen welcomes President Trump to the Palace

The Queen has welcomed US President Donald Trump to Buckingham Palace at the start of his three-day state visit to the UK. Mr Trump and First Lady Melania arrived by helicopter at the palace and were greeted by Prince Charles and Camilla, as they stepped off Marine One. The pair were then taken to meet […]

WATCH: Donald Trump admits he ‘feels bad’ for Theresa May

Donald Trump has admitted he ‘feels bad’ for Theresa May despite repeatedly criticising her over Brexit. The US President – who will visit London before Mrs May officially steps down on June 7 – paid tribute to the departing prime minister  at the White House. Despite taking previously aim at Mrs May for her handling […]

Hillary Clinton rules out running for US president in 2020

Hillary Clinton has ruled out running for the White House in 2020. But the former US secretary of state vowed she is ‘not going anywhere’. The former first lady ruled out another campaign during an interview with New York TV station News12 . Mrs Clinton, who lost the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump, said: […]

Trump claims he is nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Donald Trump has said he has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. The US president told reporters he was nominated by Japan’s prime minister for his work opening dialogue with North Korea. At a White House event to discuss the proposed Mexico border wall, Mr Trump said Shinzo Abe ‘gave me the most beautiful […]

Trump and Kim Jong Un to meet again ‘within weeks’

Donald Trump is to hold a second summit with Kim Jong Un in February, the White House has confirmed. It follows the US president’s meeting with the North Korean leader in June: the first ever between leaders of the two nations. The announcement came after Kim Yong Chol, Pyongyang’s top nuclear negotiator, visited Washington. It’s […]

Michelle Obama named ‘most admired woman’ in the US

Former US first lady Michelle Obama has ended Hillary Clinton’s 17-year run as America’s most admired woman. Mrs Clinton came third in the annual poll, with television presenter Oprah Winfrey in second. The Queen finished in the top 10 for the 50th time, according to pollsters Gallup. Former President Barack Obama was most admired man […]