The US House of Representatives has a new speaker after Republicans elected religious conservative Mike Johnson to the post, vacant since hardliners voted out Kevin McCarthy on October 3.
The decision came just hours after the previous nominee Tom Emmer dropped out of the race following a backlash from former President Donald Trump.
Republicans in control of the Tennessee House of Representatives have expelled two Democratic representatives over a gun control demonstration.
We bring you reactions in the US press after Congressman Kevin McCarthy once again fails to secure the role of House speaker. Also, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak unveils his five-point plan to "get the UK back on track".