Trump Davos speech: ‘This is not a time for pessimism’

US President Donald Trump used his speech at the World Economic Forum to talk up successes of the US economy while railing against what he says is fear-mongering by his critics. In what appeared to be a dig at activist Greta Thunberg and other climate protesters, Trump said: “We must reject the perennial prophets of doom.”Read more: Trump decries climate ‘prophets of doom’ at World Economic Forum

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Trump impeachment: Failed witnesses vote paves way for acquittal

Image copyright EPA Image caption President Trump was the third president in US history to be impeached US President Donald Trump is set to be acquitted in his impeachment trial after senators voted against calling witnesses or admitting new evidence.Democrats hoped four swing Republicans would vote for witnesses, which would have extended the trial without […]

Coronavirus: In quarantine after being repatriated from China

British man, Matt Raw sent this video of his accommodation at Arrowe Park Hospital after he was flown out of Wuhan where there is an outbreak of coronavirus.Eighty-three British passengers must stay in quarantine at an NHS staff accommodation block for 14 days, where they will be in “supported isolation” with “all necessary medical attention”.Read […]