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President Trump's chief strategist leaves post

President Trump's chief strategist leaves post

President Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post, according to US reports. Mr Bannon was a key adviser to Donald Trump during the general election campaign and has been a contentious presence in the White House. The former leader...
Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka resigns

Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka resigns

Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka resigns 18 August 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images Vishal Sikka has resigned as Infosys chief executive and managing director, the company said in a statement Friday. The firm’s chief operating...
Venezuela’s anti-Maduro chief prosecutor sacked

Venezuela’s anti-Maduro chief prosecutor sacked

Venezuela’s chief prosecutor, Luisa Ortega, a staunch critic of President Nicolas Maduro, has been sacked and ordered to stand trial. A unanimous vote to remove her was top of the agenda at the first meeting of the new constitutional assembly. A vocal opponent...
Trump fires new comms chief Scaramucci

Trump fires new comms chief Scaramucci

Donald Trump has decided to remove Anthony Scaramucci from his job as communications director, the White House has said. It said in a statement: “Mr Scaramucci felt it was best to give Chief of Staff John Kelly a clean slate and the ability to build his own...
Anthony Scaramucci sacked as Trump media chief

Anthony Scaramucci sacked as Trump media chief

Anthony Scaramucci sacked as Trump media chief 31 July 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has been fired after less than 10 days in the post. The former Wall Street financier had...
Trump swears in new White House chief of staff

Trump swears in new White House chief of staff

John F Kelly has been sworn in at the White House as Donald Trump’s new chief of staff. The closed-door ceremony took place at the Oval Office on Monday morning, with Mr Trump telling reporters that Mr Kelly would do a “spectacular job” in his new...
Trump sacks Reince Priebus as chief of staff

Trump sacks Reince Priebus as chief of staff

Donald Trump has named John F Kelly as his new White House chief of staff after sacking Reince Priebus. The President thanked Mr Priebus for his service, calling him “a good man” who had served his country well. The two men had travelled together earlier...
US police chief quits after Australian shot dead

US police chief quits after Australian shot dead

The head of Minneapolis police has resigned following fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman by an officer. Police chief Janee Harteau stepped down at the request of Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, a day after speaking about the death of 40-year-old Justine...
Police chief: Australian 'didn't have to die'

Police chief: Australian 'didn't have to die'

An Australian woman shot dead by a police officer in the US “didn’t have to die”, the chief of the Minneapolis police department has said. Justine Damond, 40, had called police to report a possible sexual assault in her neighbourhood just before...
Nigerian chief faked his own kidnapping

Nigerian chief faked his own kidnapping

Nigerian chief suspended by Lagos governor over fake kidnap 14 July 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright Lagos state government Image caption Nigeria police paraded Chief Yusuf Ogundare (right) and his bother Mohammed Adams (left) after their arrest A Nigerian...
Brazil club football chief quits over death threats

Brazil club football chief quits over death threats

Brazil club football chief quits over death threats 7 July 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Paysandu Sport The president of a Brazilian second division football club, Paysandu Sport, has resigned, saying armed men had threatened to...
Pope's finance chief faces sex abuse charges

Pope's finance chief faces sex abuse charges

The Pope’s chief financial adviser has become the most senior Catholic official to be charged over the church’s sexual abuse scandal. Cardinal George Pell, Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric, was interviewed in Rome by Australian police in...
Trump: I did not record ex-FBI chief James Comey

Trump: I did not record ex-FBI chief James Comey

Trump: I did not record ex-FBI chief James Comey 22 June 2017 From the section US & Canada US President Donald Trump says he did not make secret recordings of ex-FBI chief James Comey despite an earlier hint to the contrary. He said in a tweet: “I did not...
Imagine: EU chief channels Lennon on Brexit

Imagine: EU chief channels Lennon on Brexit

The President of the European Council is channelling John Lennon with his views on Brexit. In a news conference ahead of the European Summit in Brussels, Donald Tusk volunteered his thoughts on the prospect of the UK remaining in the European Union. “Some of my...
Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns

Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns

Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns 21 June 2017 From the section Business Image copyright ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Uber boss Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive after pressure from shareholders, a spokesman has said. Mr Kalanick will remain on the board...
UN chief Guterres says climate deal is essential

UN chief Guterres says climate deal is essential

UN chief Guterres says climate deal is essential 31 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Paris accord aims to keep the global average rise in temperatures below 2C UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said it is...
White House PR chief resigns

White House PR chief resigns

White House PR chief resigns 30 May 2017 From the section US & Canada White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns, three months after being appointed by President Trump This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published...
Philippines police chief beheaded by militants

Philippines police chief beheaded by militants

A police chief has been beheaded and at least 20 other people have been killed by Islamic militants who rampaged through a city in the southern Philippines. Around 100 heavily armed gunmen linked to Islamic State swept into Marawi City, on the island of Mindanao,...
Ford chief executive 'axed in reshuffle'

Ford chief executive 'axed in reshuffle'

Ford Motor Company is replacing its chief executive in a “reshuffle” of top personnel, a source has told Sky News. The company source confirmed earlier reports that Mark Fields was to leave Ford, but the firm was yet to comment. The head of Ford’s...
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