President Trump

The world comes to terms with President-elect Donald Trump

America voted, and the President-elect is Donald Trump.

A pillar of the alliance, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, summed up global reaction: "The result is different to what most people in Germany had hoped to see. But of course we accept it."

Protesters target Trump buildings in massive street rallies

"Not my president," protesters chanted in rallies coast to coast.

Tens of thousands filled the streets in at least 25 US cities overnight -- with demonstrations outside Trump's properties.

While most protesters were peaceful, dozens were arrested. At least three officers were wounded. And about 40 fires were set in one California city.


Here's a snapshot of the rallies across the nation:


NY: Thousands march outside Trump's home

Was it Facebook 'wot won it'?

So seriously, in fact, that they can come across as rather pompous to a British reader. When it comes to a presidential election they seem to believe that their endorsements are of huge significance and that their words will be weighed with utmost seriousness by their readers.

Well now we know how wrong that is because just about every major newspaper either backed Hillary Clinton or at least failed to endorse Donald Trump - and that went for papers who had faithfully swung behind Republican candidates in the past.

US elections 2016: How the entertainment world predicted a Trump presidency

The election of Trump as the 45th US president has led many fans of The Simpsons to recall an old episode which apparently predicted it.

Bart To The Future, first broadcast in 2000, showed how the lives of the main characters might turn out.

A grown-up Lisa Simpson was seen as the White House incumbent, explaining to her staff she has "inherited quite a budget crunch from President Trump".

Reports of racist graffiti, hate crimes in Trump's America

Racist, pro-Trump graffiti painted inside a high school. A hijab-wearing college student robbed by men talking about Trump and Muslims.

While Trump has been accused of fostering xenophobia and Islamophobia, some of his supporters have used his words as justification to carry out hateful acts.

Graffiti in high school: 'Trump,' 'Whites only,' 'White America'

Student Moses Karngbaye said he was terrified to see racist graffiti sprawled inside a bathroom in his Minnesota high school.

Trump calls Obama 'a very good man' after historic White House meeting

Three days after mocking Trump as unfit to control the codes needed to launch nuclear weapons, Obama told his successor that he wanted him to succeed and would do everything he could to ensure a smooth transition.

Trump, who spent years pursuing Obama over false claims he is not a natural-born American and accused him of being the founder of ISIS on the campaign trail, called Obama a "very good man" and said he would seek his counsel in future.

Market rally continues as investors shrug off Trump worries

Hopes that Mr Trump will introduce a pro-business agenda to stimulate US economic growth helped to blunt concerns about his surprise win.

The main stock markets in London, Frankfurt and Paris hovered about 1% higher for most of morning trading.

Earlier, there were big jumps in Asia, where Japan's Nikkei 225 soared 6.7%.

In the US, the futures index suggested that Wall Street would open later almost 1% up.

Obama on Trump: 'We are now all rooting for his success'

This is to the man he's spent the last year denigrating, insisting that despite his differences with President-elect Donald Trump he would uphold the central tenet of American democracy.

Speaking in the Rose Garden as some of his aides sobbed, Obama made a deliberate effort to counter Democrats' crushing sense of doom at the prospect of four years of President Trump.

Thousands take to the streets to protest Trump win

They gathered near the White House, disheartened and dismayed.

"Not my President, not today," many across the nation yelled.

In cities from Boston to Los Angeles, thousands of demonstrators gathered Wednesday night in protest of election results that mean the billionaire real estate developer will be the next president.

As many as 5,000 people were at a protest in New York, police estimated. Among the issues being yelled about outside Trump Tower were immigration and other controversial topics from the campaign.

What Trump has said about the world

After his projected victory in the US presidential election, Trump will now represent the United States on the world stage. But how will the world greet him?

Here's a rundown of Trump's past comments: