US president Donald Trump tosses a sharpie pen that he was using for autographs back to the group that greeted him after arriving on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport for a visit to his Mar-a-Lago Resort for the weekend. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The US government said on Saturday that citizens of the seven mainly Muslim countries who were banned from the United States by Mr Trump could resume (...)

US president Donald Trump   at   Palm Beach international airport for a visit to his Mar-a-Lago Resort for the weekend on  Friday. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

A federal judge in Seattle has put a nationwide block on US president Donald Trump’s week-old executive order that had temporarily barred refugees and(...)

Donald Trump supporter Sal Oliva, who is gay and has a tattoo of Trump on his right arm. “When Islam meets gay people in Somalia or wherever, they get thrown off the roof. And you expect them to be different when they move here?”, he says. Photograph: An Rong Xu/New York Times)

Sal Oliva, a hotel worker and Uber courier from Staten Island, is ecstatic about US president Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. So are Mi(...)

Air-pollution problems afflict large Vietnamese cities such as Hanoi, which frequently has a  blanket of smog.

In Ireland we are already beginning to feel the negative effects of climate change through increased weather variability, and worse is yet to come. H(...)

Paul Green, president and founder of Halcyon Gallery, stands in front of Bob Dylan’s painting Endless Highway at the gallery during a preview of his artwork in London this month. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Bob Dylan cited “pre-existing commitments” when he announced that he will not be in Stockholm next month to collect his Nobel Prize for Literature. (...)

 People in Los Angeles protest the appointment of  former Breitbart News head Steve Bannon, as chief strategist of the White House. Photograph: David McNew/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump’s election as the next US president after a xenophobic and Islamophobic campaign has switched on a spouting tap of hate. He has emboldene(...)

US musician Prince performs at the Hop Farm Festival near Paddock Wood, southern England. File photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters

The record label for Prince has sued rap star Jay Z’s entertainment company for copyright infringement, saying it illegally offered the late musician’(...)

People gather around the coffin of Philando Castile, who was shot by a police in officer in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. File photograph: Joshua Lott/The New York Times

A Minnesota police officer has been charged with second-degree manslaughter over the killing of a black man in a St Paul suburb, prosecutors have anno(...)

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders campaigning for Hillary Clinton during the US presidential election. “There needs to be a profound change in the way the Democratic Party does business,” he says. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist who lost the Democratic presidential nomination to Hillary Clinton, has led the calls for sou(...)

A demonstrator  during a protest against the election of Republican Donald Trump in Portland, Oregon. Photograph: Cole Howard/Reuters

Donald Trump performed his first flip-flop as US president-elect when he back-tracked on criticism of protesters demonstrating against his election vi(...)