Barack Obama advises a wait and see approach to President-elect Donald Trump

Barack Obama advises a wait and see approach to President-elect Donald Trump

Obama said the realities of the White House may force Trump to adjust how he approaches many issues. Obama also urged his fellow Democrats to fight for their beliefs, but be willing to work with his Republican successor whenever possible. Obama made the remarks at the close of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Peru, his last stop on his final foreign tour as the U.S. head of state. Nov 21, 2016
Sisters Uncut block bridges across the UK to protest cuts to domestic violence services

Sisters Uncut block bridges across the UK to protest cuts to domestic violence services

Sisters Uncut marched through London, Bristol, Newcastle and Glasgow, blocking bridges to protest against government cuts to domestic violence services.They warn a promised £20m of funding for generic services is not enough to protect women fleeing violent relationships.Specialist BAME domestic violence services are at high risk of being underfunded, affecting women of colour, migrant, disabled and LGBT survivors who remain more likely to be trapped in violence.During the march in London, protesters blocked Waterloo Bridge for 20 minutes as a symbol of the blocked bridge to safety many women will face if services are cut. Nov 20, 2016