A Sheffield rally against Donald Trump’s US entry ban on nationals of seven majority Muslim countries was attended by more than 2000 people. The rapidly organised protest outside Sheffield Town Hall was one of many across the country including London, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. Trump’s recent executive order puts a temporary ban on US entry for nationals of Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Iran and Libya. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
In this special edition of Talking Sheffield, Simon Thake analyzes what a Trump presidency will mean for the US, the UK and the world.
Protesters built a cardboard wall in Sheffield city centre as part of a demonstration against the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. Boxes were lined up in front of speakers outside Sheffield Town Hall to symbolise Trump’s plan for a border wall with Mexico. The gathering, organised by people and groups including Sheffield Stop the War Coalition, Stand Up To Racism and Black Lives Matter, was one of many similar protests across the world as the presidential inauguration got underway. Sham Powell reports for Sheffield Live!
With voting in full swing for the US presidential election, Sheffield Live! asked the people of Sheffield what they think of this divisive election. The two leading presidential candidates, Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump have cast their ballots in New York polling stations while voters in several states have faced long queues pointing to a high turnout. After a long and bitter election process, we asked members of the public in Sheffield for their views. Shamaan Freeman-Powell reports for Sheffield Live! Follow our live coverage after midnight on Sheffield Live! TV from our US partner Democracy Now!