Facebook’s “supreme court” has been asked to decide whether Donald Trump should remain suspended indefinitely after the Capitol riots which led to a social media backlash against the former US president.
Twitter has locked the account belonging to China’s embassy in the US after a tweet stated that Uighur women in Xinjiang have been emancipated and are no longer “baby making machines”.
Twitter failed to move fast and aggressive enough to tackle conspiracy theories before the US Captiol riots, a senior executive for the social network has told MPs.
Diplomats are hoping that the arrival in the White House of Joe Biden will usher in a more predictable era in the US-UK “special relationship” after the turbulent presidency of Donald Trump.
The US Government has formally lodged an appeal against the decision to block Julian Assange’s extradition.
Joe Biden’s inauguration marks the start of a new chapter in the UK’s “special relationship” with the US following a turbulent and chaotic period under Donald Trump.
People who believe Boris Johnson would have preferred Donald Trump to win a second term as US president are “mistaken”, the former head of the UK’s civil service said.
Russia is ready for a quick deal with the incoming administration of US President-elect Joe Biden to extend the last remaining arms control pact, which expires in just over two weeks, Moscow’s top diplomat said.
Joe Biden’s dog Major has been honoured in an “indoguration” ahead of the politician’s own inauguration as US president to raise money for an animal shelter.
A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a community playground in Vermont, US.
Donald Trump’s constant need for affirmation makes the next few days a dangerous time in the United States, former FBI director James Comey has warned.
In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the raging coronavirus pandemic, his incoming chief of staff said.
President-elect Joe Biden will announce legislation his first day in office to provide a path to citizenship for millions of immigrants in the United States illegally, according to four people briefed on his plans.
Vice president Mike Pence has called his soon-to-be successor Kamala Harris to offer his congratulations, according to two people familiar with the conversation.
The pro-Trump mob that stormed the US Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials”, US federal prosecutors said in court documents.
The US military has met its goal of reducing the number of troops in Afghanistan to about 2,500 by Friday, a drawdown that may have violated a last-minute congressional prohibition.
Russia said it will withdraw from an international treaty allowing observation flights over military facilities following the US exit from the pact.
China’s President Xi Jinping is asking former chief executive Howard Schultz of Starbucks to help repair US-Chinese relations that have plunged to their lowest level in decades amid a tariff war and tension over technology and security.
Iran has told the United Nations’ atomic watchdog agency that it has begun installing equipment for the production of uranium metal, in what would be another violation of the landmark nuclear deal with world powers, the organisation said.
YouTube is suspending US President Donald Trump’s account for “a minimum of seven days” due to concerns about “the ongoing potential for violence”, the video sharing website said.
The FBI warned law enforcement agencies ahead of last week’s breach of the US Capitol about the potential for extremist-driven violence, officials have said.
The man identified as the rioter photographed sitting in House speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office chair during last week’s Capitol insurrection made his initial federal court appearance on Tuesday.
US Vice President Mike Pence has ruled out using the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office.
Anyone flying to the US will soon need to show proof of a negative test for Covid-19, health officials said.
Security services will be ready for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration despite the events at the Capitol last week, the Secret Service agent in charge of inauguration security has said.
President Donald Trump faces a single charge — “incitement of insurrection” — over the deadly riot at the US Capitol, according to a draft of the articles.
President-elect Joe Biden announced he has chosen veteran diplomat William Burns to be his CIA director.
President Donald Trump has been kicked off most mainstream social media platforms following his supporters’ siege on the US Capitol.
The House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump, House speaker Nancy Pelosi said.
Politicians in the US may have been exposed to someone testing positive for Covid-19 while they sheltered at an undisclosed location during a siege of the Capitol by a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump.