Steve Bannon is the President’s chief strategist, with a regular seat on the powerful National Security Council. But his background as executive chair of the far-right Breitbart News website has made him a controversial appointment.
Donald Trump has been appointing more people to his top White House team, promising a “busy day” of meetings with more potential Cabinet picks. But behind the scenes, members of his own family are among his most trusted advisers, including daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner.
Why did so many women vote for Donald Trump, despite the campaign evidence of his misogynistic comments and attitudes? Inigo Gilmore has been to the former steel-making centre of Youngstown, Ohio – part of what are known as the “rust belt states” that fell overwhelmingly to Mr Trump.
President-elect Trump’s Mexican Wall and the future relationship with Mexico – are one of the bigger issues facing his new administration. Hard on the heels of the shock election result there were more prosaic issues involving the two countries last night – a world cup qualifying football match.
After a bitter and divisive election that saw Donald Trump demanding a ban on Muslims entering the United States, there are now claims of an upsurge in bigotry and hate crimes. Muslim Americans in particular say they’ve been targets for xenophobia and abuse.
Donald Trump’s unexpected triumph last night is a testament to the level of frustration and anger felt by what used to be called “blue collar America”. Rural America and parts of the white working class cheered on as he took state after state.
The children of Nigerian migrants who came west are returning to the land of their parents – and finding the jobs and opportunities that Britain has failed to deliver, writes Inigo Gilmore.
Time was, their parents went abroad to seek jobs and fortune. But now, thousands of people of African descent are returning — and finding the jobs and opportunities that Britain has failed to deliver.
There are calls in South Africa for an inquiry into the awarding of the 2010 World Cup after it is alleged a Fifa official took a bribe in the run-up to the decision.
South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma presents the findings of the long-awaited commission of inquiry into the massacre of striking miners in Marikana in 2012 – saying police tactics were “defective”.
Since Israel’s election handed more power to the country’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish Home, the voice of religious, nationalist settlers has grown, as Inigo Gilmore reports.
As Palestine joins the International Criminal Court, what next for the region? Both sides stand accused of committing war crimes in last years conflict.
Benjamin Netanyahu says there will be no Palestinian state if he is re-elected. He faces a struggle to hold on to power, but much depends on the fate of smaller parties, as Inigo Gilmore reports.
French National Front leader Marine Le Pen tells Inigo Gilmore Islamic fundamentalism must be combated or “we run the risk it will spread”, with Muslims among the victims.
Lawyers investigating the 2012 Marikana massacre say Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa’s deputy president, could face charges at the International Criminal Court following the killings of 34 miners.