Republican senators denounce Trump's attack on congresswomen – live

Republican senators denounce Trump's attack on congresswomen – live

Speaker announced resolution after Trump’s attacks on congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley 7.55pm BST It’s been a lively Monday so far, with no signs of it slowing down. Here’s what’s occurred so far: 7.21pm BST The South Carolina Senator has responded to Donald Trump’s attacks on the Squad. Tim Scott, who […]

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No 10 says Trump's 'go back home' tweet to congresswomen 'completely unacceptable' - live news | Politics

No 10 says Trump’s ‘go back home’ tweet to congresswomen ‘completely unacceptable’ – live news | Politics

1.53pm BST13:53 This is from my colleague Jennifer Rankin in Brussels. Jennifer Rankin (@JenniferMerode) Commission president candidate Ursula von der Leyen has said she would support a Brexit extension if “good reasons”. That’s a very logical position, as decision would be taken by EU leaders. And extension is a very hypothetical question. pic.twitter.com/mVrugI7yN3 July 15, […]

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'Go back home': Trump aims racist attack at Ocasio-Cortez and other congresswomen | US news

‘Go back home’: Trump aims racist attack at Ocasio-Cortez and other congresswomen | US news

Donald Trump used racist language on Sunday to attack four progressive Democratic congresswomen, telling them to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came”. The US president did not name his targets, but the attack was directed at a group of liberal congresswoman who have had a run-in […]

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The Fed amid US elections, trade with China, Europe: Commentary

The Fed amid US elections, trade with China, Europe: Commentary

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, June 19, 2019. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Try as it may, the U.S. Federal Reserve always finds it impossible to keep monetary policy out of the election cycle maelstrom. Politicians inevitably wade into interest rate discussions, […]

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Donald Trump launches 'draconian' immigration raids against thousands of people

Donald Trump launches ‘draconian’ immigration raids against thousands of people

US authorities have launched ‘draconian’ raids as part of a bid to deport thousands of illegal immigrants from America. The crackdown was expected to target around 2,000 recently-arrived families in about 10 cities who have been ordered deported by an immigration judge. President Donald Trump previously said the raids would take place on Sunday, however […]

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As rudderless Britain drifts, the predators start to circle | Observer editorial | Opinion

As rudderless Britain drifts, the predators start to circle | Observer editorial | Opinion

The government’s decision to send a second Royal Navy warship to the Gulf will intensify concerns that Britain is unintentionally sliding into armed conflict with Iran. The deployment of HMS Duncan, a Type 45 destroyer, will be seen in Tehran as a gratuitous escalation of an already tense regional situation. It may help improve security […]

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Trump 'pulled out of Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama', suggests Kim Darroch in new leaked memo

Trump ‘pulled out of Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama’, suggests Kim Darroch in new leaked memo

Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal to spite his predecessor Barack Obama, the UK’s former ambassador reportedly suggested in a new leaked diplomatic memo. Sir Kim Darroch claimed the US president’s actions amounted to “diplomatic vandalism” and were fuelled by “personality” reasons, according to a document seen by The Mail on Sunday. The ambassador’s […]

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Small hope of Dastardly duo Trump and Johnson making Britain great again - Brian Reade

Small hope of Dastardly duo Trump and Johnson making Britain great again – Brian Reade

The Looming Tower is a gripping TV series about the infighting between American intelligence agencies that allowed the 9/11 attacks to happen. From a British perspective, it gets truly chilling after the Twin Towers fall when head of US counter-terrorism Richard Clarke, who is explaining to Condoleezza Rice that Saudi Arabian nationals are responsible, is […]

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Donald Trump to host state dinner for Scott Morrison in September | Australia news

Donald Trump to host state dinner for Scott Morrison in September | Australia news

Scott Morrison will be heading to the US on an official visit in September that will include a state dinner, his office has confirmed. It is the first such invitation to an Australian prime minister since George Bush hosted John Howard in 2006. Trump is to host the state dinner at the White House for […]

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Deutsche Bank boss condemns managers for having £1,000 suits fitted as jobs cuts announced

Deutsche Bank boss condemns managers for having £1,000 suits fitted as jobs cuts announced

Deutsche Bank’s chief executive Christian Sewing has condemned two of his managers after he said they had expensive custom suits tailored the same day the company announced massive job cuts. The struggling bank announced a major restructuring on Monday that includes the axing of 18,000 jobs, which has pummelled its shares this week. Two tailors from the […]

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