Tag Archives: Politics of the United States

30Jan/17

UK petition to halt Trump visit exceeds one million

Over 1 million people have signed a petition urging Britain to withdraw an invitation for U.S President Donald Trump to visit London and dine with Queen Elizabeth. Continue reading

29Jan/17

Central banks to play second fiddle to Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump will again be centre of attention in the coming week with any policy statements, having helped put the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and other central banks in wait-and-see mode. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

28Jan/17

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez protest at JFK

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez join protesters at JFK airport to show their opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive orders regarding immigration.
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25Jan/17

Protesters gather at White House to slam Trump’s pipeline decision

Protesters gather at the White House to condemn President Donald Trump’s executive orders to clear the way for the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. Continue reading

23Jan/17

Trump is sued over foreign government payments to his firms

A group of prominent constitutional and ethics lawyers sue U.S. President Donald Trump, accusing him of violating the U.S. Constitution by allowing his hotels and other businesses to accept payments from foreign governments.

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23Jan/17

Springsteen joins “new resistance” against Trump

American rock star Bruce Springsteen says the “new resistance” against Donald Trump has begun.
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23Jan/17
European stock markets

Trump reality rattles markets

European stocks and bond yields tumble and the dollar hits a six-week low after U.S. President Donald Trump began his term in office with a protectionist speech that pushed a nervous market into safe-haven assets. Ciara Lee reports Continue reading

22Jan/17

UK PM May: I will tell Trump when I find something unacceptable

UK Prime Minister May says that she will tell U.S. President Trump when she finds something “unacceptable”, but that their talks are set to focus on the “special relationship” between the two countries. Continue reading