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White House 'has plan to replace Tillerson'

White House 'has plan to replace Tillerson'

30 November 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright AFP Image caption Rex Tillerson could be gone by January The White House is discussing plans to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA chief Mike Pompeo, US media say. Mr Tillerson has been...

Mnangagwa arrives in Harare, heads to State House

Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived in Zimbabwe and is on his way to the State House to be briefed, a ZANU-PF official has said. He had been expected to arrive at a military airport in Harare at around 4pm but Larry Mavhima said had landed and disembarked by 2.30pm UK...
House Republicans pass $1.4tn tax overhaul bill

House Republicans pass $1.4tn tax overhaul bill

House Republicans pass $ 1.4tn tax overhaul bill 16 November 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Republicans are poised to pass the most sweeping rewrite of the US tax code since 1986 House Republicans have passed a controversial...
Sydney Opera House scaled in Manus refugee protest

Sydney Opera House scaled in Manus refugee protest

Sydney Opera House scaled in Manus refugee protest 9 November 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright WACA Image caption Police arrested the protesters before they could hang a large banner Activists have scaled the Sydney Opera House to protest against...
Netflix suspends House Of Cards production

Netflix suspends House Of Cards production

Netflix has suspended production of House Of Cards after crisis talks about child sex assault allegations against Kevin Spacey. The streaming giant announced on Monday that it would not commission another series of the political thriller after actor Anthony Rapp...
Netflix axes House Of Cards amid Spacey claim

Netflix axes House Of Cards amid Spacey claim

Netflix has announced that it will not commission another series of House Of Cards after historical allegations were made against lead star Kevin Spacey. The streaming platform said it was “deeply troubled” over claims that Spacey tried to sexually assault...
Senator: White House an 'adult day care centre'

Senator: White House an 'adult day care centre'

Donald Trump has got involved in another spat with one of his party’s senators, this time over tax cuts. The President went on the attack after senator Bob Corker, a Republican from Tennessee, said the White House should leave it to Congress to work out how to...
Russia controversy clings to White House like glue

Russia controversy clings to White House like glue

The Russia controversy is swirling round the White House with no end in sight. It could be years before it concludes. President Trump has consistently denied any collusion with the Kremlin, but special prosecutor Robert Mueller is expanding his probe. It’s now...

Two bodies identified in terror-linked house

Police have identified two bodies found in a house destroyed by a huge blast linked to the Spanish terror attacks. Investigators believe the Islamic extremist cell which carried out the vehicle rampages in Barcelona and the resort of Cambrils may have accidentally...
House explosion linked to terror attacks

House explosion linked to terror attacks

The two terror attacks in Spain have been linked to a house explosion. One person was killed in the blast in the tourist district of Alcanar, about 100 miles (160km) southwest of Barcelona, in the early hours of Thursday – hours before a van attack killed at...
Scaramucci: There's White House plot against Trump

Scaramucci: There's White House plot against Trump

People within the White House are trying to get rid of President Donald Trump, says his former communications director Anthony Scaramucci. Mr Scaramucci made the claims in an interview with ABC as he spoke publicly for the first time following his dismissal by the...
Behind the curtain of Trump's White House refurb

Behind the curtain of Trump's White House refurb

A major refurbishment is underway in the White House, ordered by US President Donald Trump while he takes an extended holiday. Armchairs, carpets, tables and even the famous Resolute Desk occupied by generations of powerful world leaders have all been stripped out....
White House defends its silence on mosque bomb

White House defends its silence on mosque bomb

White House defends its silence on mosque bomb 8 August 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright EPA Image caption No one was injured in the attack at the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center The White House has said it would comment on an explosion that rocked a...

Mike Pence denies preparing White House bid

US vice president Mike Pence has fiercely denied a report that he is preparing to make a 2020 bid for the White House. He was responding to a New York Times article that some Republicans were putting together a “shadow campaign” for alternative...
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