Steve Bannon is out at White House

Bannons exit as Trumps chief strategist comes three weeks after retired Gen. John Kelly became chief of staff. The White House says Bannons departure is a mutual agreement between Bannon and Kelly. 19 hours ago

Steve Bannon calls alt-right losers and clowns

President Donald Trumps chief strategist, Steve Bannon, has called white nationalists and alt-right groups losers in a phone call with the editor of a progressive magazine. 2 days ago

Controversy over plans for Big Ben to fall silent until 2021

Londons iconic landmark, the Elizabeth Tower and its Big Ben bell, is undergoing repair work, meaning it is scheduled to stay silent for four years. However, some have questioned the plans, including U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. Now parliament officials have claimed they will review the decision. 2 days ago

Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest

After numerous CEOs left in protest at the White Houses handling of violence in Charlottesville, US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (16 August) that he would be disbanding two advisory groups made up of business leaders. 2 days ago

Who is Hope Hicks, Trumps new communications director?

President Trumps longtime aide Hope Hicks will serve as the interim White House director of communications. Hickss current title is director of strategic communications, controlling who gets access to the president and working behind-the-scenes. Shes considered one of Trumps most valued advisers. 2 days ago

Theresa May sees no equivalence between fascists and those who oppose them

May said that it is important for all those in positions of responsibility to condemn far-right views. The U.K. prime minister was speaking on 16 August, the day after US President Donald Trump claimed that anti-fascist protesters were partially to blame for violence at a far-right rally. Trump has come in for criticism since he made these latest controversial remarks, with Republican Senator John McCain tweeting Theres no moral equivalency between racists and Americans standing up to defy hate and bigotry. The President of the United States should say so. 3 days ago