Charlottesville: White House defends Trump response

Charlottesville: White House defends Trump response

Media captionThe events in Charlottesville were the culmination of months of protests by white supremacists The White House has defended President Donald Trump’s reaction to deadly violence over a white supremacist rally in Virginia, amid criticism he did not explicitly condemn far-right groups. But a spokesman said his condemnation included white supremacists. A woman was […]

Scaramucci: White House plotters seeking Trump exit

Scaramucci: White House plotters seeking Trump exit

Media captionAnthony Scaramucci gave his first interview after being sacked by President Trump in July There are people in Washington DC working against President Donald Trump, the former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has said. He said there were “elements” within the White House trying to eject Mr Trump, and he had “named some […]

Charlottesville: Trump criticised over response to far-right

Charlottesville: Trump criticised over response to far-right

Media captionThe events in Charlottesville were the culmination of months of protests by white supremacists US President Donald Trump is facing criticism from both Republicans and Democrats for his response to violence at a Virginia white supremacist rally. A woman was killed and 19 were injured when a car ploughed into a crowd of counter-protesters […]

Charlottesville car attack photographer recounts horror

Photojournalist Ryan M Kelly was covering a protest against white nationalists in Charlottesville in the US state of Virginia, when a car ploughed into the crowd. In an interview with BBC News, Kelly recounted the experience and the horror of the attack that left at least 19 were injured and one killed. Video by the […]

A reckoning in Charlottesville

A reckoning in Charlottesville

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia, saw fierce clashes In the middle of Emancipation Park in Charlottesville on Saturday, two young women, one white and one black, took each other’s hands and held them tightly, and with their other hands they gripped the steel barrier in front of them. […]

Toronto shoplifter gets job after policeman bought him interview shirt

Toronto shoplifter gets job after policeman bought him interview shirt

Image copyright TORONTO POLICE SERVICE Image caption Toronto police Constable Niran Jeyanesan says the teenager called him to say the outfit had worked Last Monday, a shoplifter in Toronto was caught stealing an outfit for a job interview. But when Constable Niran Jeyanesan arrived to arrest him, he was moved by the 18-year-old’s story and […]

Charlottesville: Virginia governor tells white supremacists: ‘Go home’

Charlottesville: Virginia governor tells white supremacists: ‘Go home’

Media captionFootage captured the moment a car rammed into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville The governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, has said that his only message for the white supremacists who brought chaos to the city of Charlottesville is “Go home”. A woman died and 19 people were injured when a car rammed a […]

Charlottesville: One killed in violence over US far-right rally

Charlottesville: One killed in violence over US far-right rally

Media captionFootage captured the moment a car rammed into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville One person has died and 19 others were injured when a car rammed a crowd of people opposing a far-right rally in the US state of Virginia, police say. Earlier, street brawls erupted between white nationalists planning to attend the […]

Charlottesville: State of emergency over US far-right rally

Charlottesville: State of emergency over US far-right rally

Media captionClashes as protesters oppose the far-right march Officials in Charlottesville in the US state of Virginia have declared a state of emergency ahead of a large march by white nationalists. The move allows local authorities to request additional resources if needed, the police department says. Thousands of people are expected to join the “Unite […]