COVID: Biden Says Travel Bans Will Stay Despite Trump Order

US President-elect Joe Biden’s spokeswoman says the US will maintain travel bans on the UK, much of the EU and Brazil – despite an order from President Donald Trump to lift them.

Alexei Navalny: EU And US Demand Release Of Poisoned Putin Critic

The United States and several European governments have demanded the release of opposition politician Alexei Navalny from Russian detention. Mr Navalny, 44, was detained by police soon after his...

Joe Biden Unveils $1.9Tn US Economic Relief Package

President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9tn (£1.4tn) stimulus plan for the coronavirus-sapped US economy before he takes office next week. If passed by Congress, it would include $1tn...

Donald Trump Impeached For ‘Inciting’ US Capitol Riot

The US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection” after a mob of his supporters stormed the United States Capitol last week, marking the first time in...

Impeachment: Republicans Begin To Turn On Trump

A number of senior figures in the Republican party have said they will vote to impeach President Donald Trump over his role in last week’s storming of Congress. The...

FBI Fears Armed Protests By Trump Supporters Ahead Of Biden Inauguration

US security officials have warned of possible armed protests being held across the country in the days before Joe Biden is sworn in as president. There are reports of...

Democrats Give VP Mike Pence Ultimatum To Remove Trump From White House

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has stepped up the pressure on Vice-President Mike Pence to act to remove Donald Trump from office over his role in last week’s storming of the Capitol.

US Capitol Police Officer Dies After Clash With Pro-Trump Mob

A US Capitol Police officer has died of injuries sustained during clashes with supporters of President Donald Trump, who stormed the Capitol building to prevent Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden, police...

Democrats Near Senate Control After Warnock Wins Georgia Race

Democrat Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican Kelly Loeffler in one of Georgia’s two US Senate runoff elections, according to a projection by The Associated Press news agency, putting Democrats one seat away...

Boris Johnson Orders New England COVID Lockdown

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered England into a new national lockdown to try to slow a surge in COVID-19 cases that threatens to overwhelm parts of the health system before...