Jacob Rees-Mogg MP: “I’m a Catholic, I take the teaching of the Catholic church seriously. Marriage is a sacrament and the view of what marriage is is taken by the church, not parliament.” Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Jacob Rees-Mogg, the Conservative grassroots’ favoured candidate to succeed Theresa May, has said he is against same-sex marriage and opposes abortion(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster with her members of parliament outside the Stormont Hotel in Belfast.  Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

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President-elect of the United States, Donald J Trump, and his wife Melania Trump arrive at Joint Base Andrews the day before his swearing in. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to come to the National Mall to witness Mr Trump being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Photograph: Chris Kleponis/Getty Images

Donald J Trump, the New York property mogul and reality television star, will today appear before his biggest audience as he is sworn in as the 45th p(...)