US military plans migrant tent camps amid Trump crackdown

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC drone footage shows a US ‘tent city’ immigration centre The US Navy is reportedly planning to build sprawling immigrant detention centres on military bases, amid a Trump crackdown at the US-Mexico border. A draft memo obtained by Time magazine outlines plans to build “austere” tent camps […]

Undocumented migrant families embark on chaotic reunion process

Image copyright AFP/Getty At least 2,300 children have been taken from their families since 5 May after entering the country without documentation at the US-Mexico border. An uncertain reunion process now lies ahead of them. President Donald Trump says he has directed agencies to begin reuniting children and parents separated after entering the US illegally. […]

Anthony Bourdain: Chef’s mother plans memorial tattoo

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Chef Anthony Bourdain was found dead at a French hotel on 8 June The mother of US chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain has revealed that she never liked her son’s tattoos – but now plans to get one in memory of him. Bourdain, 61, was found dead on […]

Trump hosts victims of undocumented migrants amid family separations row

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLaura Wilkerson’s son Josh was killed in 2010 by an undocumented immigrant US President Donald Trump has hosted the relatives of victims killed by illegal immigrants amid outrage over the separation of migrant families. “Your loved ones have not died in vain,” he told the group of […]

Daria: Cult show revived as MTV turns to streaming

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Daria became a cult figure for her monotone cynicism MTV is to revive its counter-culture animation series, Daria, as part of a major network rebrand. The reboot, Daria and Jodie, will see teen heroine Daria Morgendorffer’s “signature satirical voice” return, with Jodie Landon replacing Jane Lane as her main side-kick. […]

Migrant families separation poster girl ‘not taken from mum’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The image stoked outrage over the Trump administration’s policy A little girl who became the public face of US migrant family separations was not taken away from her mother at the US border, says her father. A photograph of the Honduran toddler sobbing in a pink jacket was taken […]

What are tariffs and how do they affect us?

As a trade war becomes an increasing risk, how do governments use tariffs in international commerce? Source link

Migrant children: Pentagon asked to house migrant minors

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrone footage shows a “tent city” immigration centre The Pentagon has been asked to supply up to 20,000 beds at old military bases for migrant children held after illegally entering the US. Beds will be for migrant children who crossed the border unaccompanied, as well as those […]

Roseanne spinoff The Conners ordered – without Roseanne

Image copyright AFP Image caption Roseanne Barr’s tweets led to the cancellation of her hit TV sitcom ABC has ordered a spinoff to comedy series Roseanne, without the involvement of its creator and namesake, Roseanne Barr. The original writers, producers and cast members will appear in the new show, given the working title The Conners. […]

Melania wears ‘I really don’t care do u?’ coat on migrant visit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Melania Trump was spotted in the jacket while boarding her flight to Texas First Lady Melania Trump has been criticised for the choice of her jacket worn on a trip to a migrant child detention centre in Texas. Mrs Trump was spotted in the jacket, which featured graffiti writing […]

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