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Harley-Davidson to make more motorcycles outside the US

Image copyright Getty Images Harley-Davidson plans to shift some motorcycle production away from the US to avoid the “substantial” burden of European Union tariffs. Last week, the EU imposed retaliatory tariffs on US goods, including bourbon, orange juice and motorcycles. The measures are a response to new US duties on steel and aluminium imports. Wisconsin-based […]

Former Nato chief Javier Solana denied US visa waiver

Image copyright EPA Image caption Javier Solana helped negotiate the Iran nuclear deal when he served as the EU’s foreign policy chief Former Nato Secretary General Javier Solana has been denied an automatic visa waiver for entry to the US. His application for an Electronic System for Travel Authorization (Esta) was denied because of a […]

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 snapped […]

Melania Trump jacket: Five things ‘I don’t care’ could mean

Media captionLauren Wright, politics and public affairs expert, on the significance of Melania Trump’s ‘I don’t care’ jacket Social media and news networks lit up with interpretations and criticism as soon as Melania Trump stepped out in a jacket with a large graffiti slogan on Thursday. It’s safe to say a $39 (£29) Zara jacket […]

German car shares dip on Trump tariff tweet

Image copyright Pool Image caption Donald Trump and Angela Merkel in 2017 Shares in European carmakers took a hit on Friday, after US President Donald Trump redoubled his threats of tariffs against their cars. Mr Trump tweeted that the US would place a 20% import tax on European cars, if the EU’s “tariffs and barriers […]

Migrant children: Mum and seven-year-old reunited

After weeks apart, a mum has been reunited with her seven-year-old boy at Baltimore airport in the US. Beata Mariana Mejia Mejia and her son Darwin were separated as part of the “zero-tolerance” policy, which President Trump has since reversed. They crossed the US border in May and attempted to seek asylum after Ms Mejia […]

Arizona Uber crash driver was ‘watching TV’

Media captionUber dashcam footage shows moment before fatal impact The “safety operator” of a self-driving Uber car was watching TV just before the vehicle was involved in a fatal collision, a police report reveals. The Uber car struck and killed pedestrian Elaine Herzberg, 49, of Tempe, Arizona in March. The police report suggests the car’s […]

Melania jacket: Five things ‘I don’t care’ could mean

Media captionLauren Wright, politics and public affairs expert, on the significance of Melania Trump’s ‘I don’t care’ jacket Social media and news networks lit up with interpretations and criticism as soon as Melania Trump stepped out in a jacket with a large graffiti slogan on Thursday. It’s safe to say a $39 (£29) Zara jacket […]

Confusion reigns over fate of detained migrant children

Media captionMelania Trump: “I want to help reunite children with their families” The fate of hundreds of undocumented children taken from parents remains unclear a day after President Donald Trump moved to roll back his policy. He ordered on Wednesday that the children be held with their parents while they are detained on charges of […]

Melania Trump speaks at child detention centre

The first lady of the US, Melania Trump, has visited a child detention centre in Texas, saying she wanted to help reunite migrant children with their families. The majority of the 58 children housed at the facility crossed the border unaccompanied, but some were separated from their parents as part of the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance […]