Clinton aide John Podesta tells Trump: ‘Get a grip’

Clinton aide John Podesta tells Trump: ‘Get a grip’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption John Podesta’s emails were hacked in an attack blamed on Russia Hillary Clinton’s former campaign chairman has told Donald Trump to “get a grip” after the US president attacked him from the G20 summit. Mr Trump tweeted that “everyone” at the meeting of world leaders in Germany was talking […]

G20: Trump and Putin hold first face-to-face talks

G20: Trump and Putin hold first face-to-face talks

Media captionTrump to Putin: “It’s an honour to be with you” Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are holding their first face-to-face talks, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the German city of Hamburg. “It’s an honour to be with you,” Mr Trump told Mr Putin, who responded: “I’m delighted to meet you personally.” […]

The guilty secret of every diplomat in Washington DC

The guilty secret of every diplomat in Washington DC

Image copyright EPA Image caption “Four minutes with him is worth hours of meeting with anybody else,” one head of state said It’s tough being a diplomat when nobody talks to you. It’s even worse when they aren’t talking to you because they don’t think you matter anymore. When he was just a candidate, Donald […]

US jobs growth faster than expected

US jobs growth faster than expected

Image copyright AFP US employment rose by more than expected last month, but wage growth remained subdued, latest figures show. The economy added 222,000 jobs in June, the US Department of Labor said, and job creation in April and May was higher than previously estimated. However, despite the job gains and a low 4.4% unemployment […]

‘Trump should be more aggressive on social media’

‘Trump should be more aggressive on social media’

“If I was the one writing his tweets, I would be more aggressive, I’d call them out more.” This is the view of 25-year-old Republican, Andres Holliday from San Antonio in Texas. Andres and two other young Texans have told Newsbeat their views on Trump’s presidency so far, including his use of social media. Andres, […]

G20: Trump and Putin meet face to face for first time

G20: Trump and Putin meet face to face for first time

Media captionTrump on Thursday called on Russia to end what he called its “destabilising behaviour” US President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have met for the first time, shaking hands at the start of a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. They will hold a longer meeting later, and say they want to repair ties […]

Ms Sheila Michaels: Feminist who popularised ‘Ms’, dies aged 78

Ms Sheila Michaels: Feminist who popularised ‘Ms’, dies aged 78

Image copyright Ms Magazine Image caption Ms Magazine, a feminist publication, took its title from Ms Michael’s campaign Sheila Michaels, an American feminist who brought the honorific “Ms” into mainstream use, has died aged 78. Ms Michaels did not invent the term, but is credited with rescuing it from obscurity after she saw it used […]

Walter Shaub: US ethics chief quits amid Trump tensions

Walter Shaub: US ethics chief quits amid Trump tensions

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The ethics chief resigned in a letter to President Donald Trump The US government’s top ethics watchdog has announced his intention to resign, after repeatedly clashing with President Donald Trump. Walter Shaub, director of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), will leave his post on 19 July. “In working […]