First fight erupts between Bikers for Trump and Disrupt J20 groups at inauguration

First fight erupts between Bikers for Trump and Disrupt J20 groups at inauguration

A fight between a member of Bikers for Trump and a member of the group Disrupt J20 broke out near a checkpoint prior to the US presidential inauguration ceremony on 20 January.Bikers for Trump had a permit to hold a demonstration at John Marshall Park, according to the uploader. Thousands of protesters, along with thousands of supporters of President-elect Donald Trump, were expected in Washington for the inauguration. Jan 20, 2017
Anti-Trump protesters set off flares in London

Anti-Trump protesters set off flares in London

Protesters set off smoke bombs in London on Vauxhall Bridge, 20 January, as part of the “Bridges Not Walls” protest being held across the United Kingdom. The protesters were part of a series of demonstrations to coincide with the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Jan 20, 2017
Gambias new president Adama Barrow sworn in despite standoff with predecessor Yahya Jammeh

Gambias new president Adama Barrow sworn in despite standoff with predecessor Yahya Jammeh

Adama Barrow took the oath of office as Gambias president at its embassy in neighbouring Senegal on 19 January, despite Yahya Jammeh refusing to step down. In his inauguration speech Barrow called for international and national support of his presidency, asking the military to step down, and threatening to label those who didnt follow his orders rebels. Jan 20, 2017
Donald Trump tells his supporters Im going to be cheering you on

Donald Trump tells his supporters Im going to be cheering you on

President-elect Donald Trump speaks to the crowd gathered outside of the Lincoln Memorial for his inauguration concert, Thursday (19 January) and tells them he will be cheering them on during inauguration day. Trump is preparing to sign executive actions on his first day in the White House on Friday to take the opening steps to crack down on immigration, build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border and roll back outgoing President Barack Obamas policies. Jan 20, 2017
Hundreds protest outside alt-right DeploraBall event in Washington DC

Hundreds protest outside alt-right DeploraBall event in Washington DC

Hundreds of activists, protesters and anti-fascist campaigners have demonstrated outside of the alt-right DeploraBall event in Washington DC. The pro-Donald Trump event at the National Press Club took place just one day before the controversial Republican is due to be sworn in as US president. Protesters could be heard chanting no Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA outside the event, as well as heckling attendees of the ball. Jan 20, 2017
Jeremy Corbyn: We will not block Article 50

Jeremy Corbyn: We will not block Article 50

On 19 Janaury, Leader of the Labour party Jeremy Corbyn suggested he will order his MPs not to block Article 50, the mechanism to split the UK for the EU. The statement comes after reports that some Shadow Cabinet ministers were considering voting against invoking Article 50. Corbyn was pressed on whether he would enforce a three-line-whip, which typically instructs MPs to attend the House of Commons and vote on a specific bill, but didnt confirm that the Article 50 vote would be. Jan 19, 2017
Theresa May warns big business to play by rules as she promotes Britain at Davos 2017

Theresa May warns big business to play by rules as she promotes Britain at Davos 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said that business must play by the same rules as ordinary, working people whilst speaking at the World Economic Forum on 19 January. Addressing the elite attendees in Davos, Switzerland, May also set out to promote the UK open to business, despite the EU referendum vote and future negotiations. The speech comes just two months before May plans to invoke Article 50, the mechanism to break from the EU, and begin negotiation talks. Jan 19, 2017