Earlier this week, the U.S. president found himself embroiled in legal and political scandal. Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer and right-hand-man, plead guilty to tax evasion, bank fraud and campaign finance violations. Cohen also admitted to making hush-money payments to two women claiming to have had affairs with the president, at the direction of Mr… Read More Trump’s America: Impeaching the president?
The legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin has died at her home in Detroit, aged 76. Tributes have poured in from across the worlds of music and politics to honour the ‘Queen of Soul’. Aretha Franklin’s family The family of Aretha Franklin have released a statement: “We are not able to find the appropriate words… Read More ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies aged 76
The White House press secretary has said that now is not the time for a debate on U.S. gun control, following the Las Vegas massacre Sunday night. In an emotional press briefing which saw President Trump’s spokeswoman choking over her words at times, she said such a conversation was “premature”, citing a lack of facts… Read More Mass shooting in Las Vegas: ‘Not the time’ for gun control debate, says White House
Yesterday, the President of the United States fired the man leading an investigation into his ties with Russia. James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, found out about his dismissal from television news; before he had heard from the White House. According to a statement from Trump’s press secretary, Mr Comey was “removed… Read More The fallout after Trump fires the director of the FBI
Appalled & saddened by the terrorist attack on police officers in #Paris – my thoughts are with the victims & their families. — Carwyn Jones (@fmwales) April 21, 2017 Last night (Thursday) a gunman opened fire on policemen on the iconic Champs-Élysées in Paris. A police officer was killed and two others were seriously injured.… Read More Attack on the Champs-Élysées: The facts so far
The United States is ready to strike a new bilateral trade agreement with Britain, according to the U.S. Speaker of the House. Paul Ryan was addressing a Central London audience when he pledged his commitment to working with the president and the UK government to achieve a trade deal between the two nations. “The United States stands ready to forge… Read More UK and US ready to strike bilateral free trade deal ‘as soon as possible’