Theresa May leads UK congratulations for Donald Trump

Theresa May leads UK congratulations for Donald Trump

Image copyright AP Theresa May has led UK political congratulations for Donald Trump after his US election victory. The PM said Britain and the US had an “enduring and special relationship” and would remain close partners on trade, security and defence. Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn said an economic system that “isn’t working for most people” had […]

US Election 2016: Markets take stock of Donald Trump victory

US Election 2016: Markets take stock of Donald Trump victory

Image copyright iStock UK and European markets are taking stock after initial falls following Donald Trump’s election victory. The FTSE 100 index fell nearly 2% in early trading before recovering to trade flat at 6,838 points. Other major European stock markets edged lower, with money flowing into safe haven stocks, gold and currencies including the […]

First-time phone-use drivers face points

First-time phone-use drivers face points

Image copyright PA Drivers in England, Scotland and Wales caught using a mobile phone for the first time will automatically receive penalty points, under government plans. Previously, motorists in some police force areas could avoid points by taking a remedial driving course. But ministers believe it is not a tough enough measure to deter people […]

US election 2016 result: Trump beats Clinton to take White House

Media caption‘I will be president for all Americans’ Donald Trump will become the 45th US president after a stunning victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. The Republican nominee’s victory came down to a handful of key swing states, despite months of polling that favoured Mrs Clinton. The battlegrounds of Florida, Ohio and North Carolina cleared the […]

US Election 2016: Asia markets jolted by Trump win

US Election 2016: Asia markets jolted by Trump win

Image copyright EPA Asian stocks have fallen sharply as Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House. All regional markets closed lower, with money flowing into safe haven stocks, gold and currencies including the yen. Japan’s Nikkei 225 dropped by 5.4% while European and US markets are expected to slide when […]

Dreamworld Australia: Thunder River Rapids ride to be demolished

Dreamworld Australia: Thunder River Rapids ride to be demolished

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The tragedy had shocked people across Australia The owners of Australia’s Dreamworld theme park have announced they will demolish the water ride where four people were killed last month. Two of the victims were thrown from a raft at the Thunder River Rapids ride and two others were trapped […]

Van Jones to Corey Lewandowski: ‘You’re being a horrible person right now’ – Washington Post

Post Contributor Badge This commenter is a Washington Post contributor. Post contributors aren’t staff, but may write articles or columns. In some cases, contributors are sources or experts quoted in a story. More about badges | Request a badge Van Jones to Corey Lewandowski: ‘You’re being a horrible person right now’ – Washington Post

Most Of The TV Reporters On Election Night Were White Men – Bustle

If you’re glued to the election coverage, and have been flipping through channel after channel, you might have noticed that many of the networks seem to be lacking diversity when it comes to their reporters. It doesn’t seem to matter which channel it is — the person on the screen is almost always a white male. […]