Grand Canyon helicopter crash kills three

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The accident happened at the West Rim of the Grand Canyon A tourist helicopter has crashed in the Grand Canyon in the US state of Arizona, killing three people and injuring at least four. The aircraft suffered “substantial damage”, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Authority said. It was […]

Kim Cattrall criticises ‘cruel’ Sarah Jessica Parker after brother’s death

Image copyright PA Image caption There has been longstanding tension between Parker (L) and Cattrall Kim Cattrall has criticised fellow Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker after she sent condolences following the death of Cattrall’s brother. Cattrall wrote on Instagram: “Your continuous reaching out is a painful reminder of how cruel you really […]

Teenager Gerard wins first gold for US

Media playback is not supported on this device Winter Olympics 2018: US teenager Red Gerard wins men’s slopestyle Teenager Red Gerard snatched a dramatic gold medal in the men’s slopestyle to win the United States’ first gold of the Pyeongchang Games. The 17-year-old scored 87.16 on his final run with just four other athletes left […]

House of Cards actor Reg E Cathey dies at 59

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Reg E Cathey won an Emmy for outstanding guest actor in 2015 for his role in House of Cards Tributes have been paid to the actor Reg E Cathey, best known for his roles in House of Cards and The Wire, who has died at the age of 59. […]

Donald Trump: Lives are being ‘destroyed’ by allegations

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump tweeted that “false” abuse allegations were “shattering” careers President Donald Trump says lives are being “destroyed by mere allegation” after two White House aides quit amid accusations of domestic abuse. “There is no recovery for someone falsely accused,” Mr Trump tweeted. This week saw the departure of […]

David Sorensen becomes second Trump aide to quit over abuse claims

Image copyright Reuters Image caption David Sorensen was a speechwriter who worked at the Council on Environmental Quality A speechwriter has become the second White House aide this week to resign amid allegations of domestic abuse. David Sorensen denies his former wife’s allegations he was violent and emotionally abusive. His departure comes just days after […]

Trump blocks release of Democrat memo

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Trump earlier overruled FBI objections to release a Republican document Donald Trump has blocked the release of a Democratic rebuttal to a Republican memo alleging bias against the US president over the FBI’s Russia probe. The White House said on Friday Mr Trump could not declassify the memo because […]

Rob Porter: Trump praises ex-aide accused of domestic abuse

Media captionTrump on Porter: ‘We absolutely wish him well’ US President Donald Trump has paid tribute to an ex-aide who quit this week amid domestic abuse allegations. “We wish him well,” he said in his first public remarks on the claims against ex-White House staff secretary Rob Porter. “He worked very hard.” Chief of staff […]

Catastrophe actor Rob Delaney’s son dies of cancer aged two

Image copyright Press Association Image caption Rob Delaney said the NHS nurses and doctors who cared for his son were “heroes” US actor and comedian Rob Delaney has revealed that his two-year-old son Henry has died after spending half his life battling a cancerous brain tumour. Mr Delaney, who lives in London and is best […]

#MeToo California assemblywoman accused of groping

Image copyright California Assembly Image caption Cristina Garcia has previously said alcohol is not an acceptable excuse for sexual misconduct A California state assemblywoman who rose to national prominence as a campaigner against sexual assault is now herself accused of misconduct. The state legislature is investigating Democrat Cristina Garcia, who featured in a Time magazine […]