Golden Globes 2017: La La Land sweeps awards

Media captionHugh Laurie was among the winners on the night Hollywood musical La La Land has broken the record for the most Golden Globe Awards, winning seven prizes. It won every award it was nominated for – including best musical or comedy film, best director, screenplay, score and song. Its stars Emma Stone and Ryan […]

Trump accepts Russia hacked election – Reince Priebus

Trump accepts Russia hacked election – Reince Priebus

Image copyright AP Image caption Reince Priebus is the first senior member of Donald Trump’s team to say the president-elect had accepted the intelligence report US President-elect Donald Trump has acknowledged a report by intelligence agencies that Russia tried to hack the presidential election, a top aide says. “I think he accepts the findings,” incoming […]

Trump election: US presidency is not a family business, says Obama

Trump election: US presidency is not a family business, says Obama

Image copyright AP US President Barack Obama says he has advised his successor Donald Trump not to attempt to run the White House “the way you would manage a family business”. In an interview with ABC News, Mr Obama said that Mr Trump must “respect” US institutions. “After you have been sworn in,” he said, […]

Donald Trump blasts ‘fools’ who oppose good Russian ties

Donald Trump blasts ‘fools’ who oppose good Russian ties

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A billboard in Montenegro sums up a possible future policy direction US President-elect Donald Trump has posted a series of tweets condemning those who oppose good relations with Russia as “‘stupid’ people, or fools”. Mr Trump vowed to work with Russia “to solve some of the many… pressing problems and […]

Fort Lauderdale ‘chosen by suspect’ for airport attack

Fort Lauderdale ‘chosen by suspect’ for airport attack

Image copyright AP Image caption Suspect Esteban Santiago is an Iraq war veteran The suspect in Florida’s deadly airport shooting travelled to Fort Lauderdale specifically to carry out the attack, authorities say. George Piro, the FBI agent in charge of the investigation, said that Esteban Santiago, 26, had been questioned at length overnight. Five people […]

Donald Trump names Dan Coats national intelligence director

Donald Trump names Dan Coats national intelligence director

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Coats has not always seen eye-to-eye with Mr Trump US President-elect Donald Trump has named Dan Coats as his national intelligence director. The Indiana ex-senator formerly served on the Senate Intelligence Committee. Mr Trump said Mr Coats would “provide unwavering leadership… and spearhead my administration’s ceaseless vigilance against those […]

US election hacking: Trump blames ‘negligent’ Democrats

US election hacking: Trump blames ‘negligent’ Democrats

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Trump says he respects America’s intelligence agencies Donald Trump says Democrats have shown “gross negligence” by allowing their servers to be hacked in the run-up to the 8 November presidential election. The US president-elect made the comments after a US intelligence report said Russian President Vladimir Putin had “sought […]

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Suspect Santiago held

Media captionFBI’s George Piro said terrorism had not been ruled out Police in Florida have questioned a suspected gunman after five people were killed and eight injured in a shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport. The suspect has been identified by police as 26-year-old Esteban Santiago, an Iraq war veteran. Officials say they have not ruled […]

Carrie Fisher’s ashes carried in Prozac-shaped urn

Carrie Fisher’s ashes carried in Prozac-shaped urn

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A joint funeral service was held for Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds in LA Carrie Fisher has been laid to rest alongside her mother Debbie Reynolds at a private service where her ashes were carried in an urn shaped like a Prozac pill. The US actress, best […]

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Five people shot dead by Florida gunman

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Five people shot dead by Florida gunman

Image copyright AP Image caption Shooting victims have been arriving at area hospitals Five people have been shot dead by a gunman at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida, say officials. It happened at the baggage claim area in Terminal 2, just before 1300 local time (1800 GMT), the airport confirmed. Five people were killed, eight […]