US president Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a campaign rally at the Waukesha County Airport in Wisconsin on Saturday. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has embarked on a whistle-stop tour across key battleground states this weekend, as he aims to close the polling gap with hi(...)

Syrian civil defence volunteers, known as the White Helmets, rescue a boy from the rubble following a reported barrel bomb attack on the Bab al-Nairab neighbourhood of Aleppo on November 24th. Photograph: Ameer Alhalbi/AFP/Getty Images

“Their world is crumbling. Ours is being built.” Donald Trump had won, and Florian Philippot was exultant. Their world, as the vice-president of Fran(...)

Rick Berry, a florist in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, voted for Donald Trump

When Al Heller went into his polling booth last week, he took the vote he had given to Barack Obama and handed it, enthusiastically, to Donald Trump.(...)