1:12 am, Thu 09 May 2013
Cameron to visit White House next week
Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barak Obama together in the White House last March
Credit: Reuters/Gary Cameron
David Cameron will travel to the White House next week to discuss Syria and next month's G8 summit in Northern Ireland, officials said.
Read: David Cameron to meet President Putin to discuss Syria
The Prime Minister's visit will be the first trip to the White House of Obama's second term. In a statement, a White House official said the visit would include talks on trade and economic co-operation, as well as counterterrorism:
"The prime minister's visit underscores the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom that has been crucial in advancing our shared security and prosperity.
More: US and Russia agree Syria talks
10:43 pm, Tue 19 Feb 2013
White House voices concern at Chinese cyber hacking
The White House says it has repeatedly raised concerns about Chinese cyber hacking with senior Chinese officials, including military personnel.
ITV News' Geraint Vincent reports:
Apple revealed it has been targeted by computer hackers who infected a "small number" of its Macs.
It said there is "no evidence that any data left Apple" and will release a software update to protect customers against malicious software.
Read: More on Apple being targeted by hackers.
3:25 pm, Thu 27 Dec 2012 Obama hails US budget deal
Obama spoke to Congressional leaders about budget deal
The White House spokesman Dan Pfeiffer has revealed that Barack Obama spoke to all four Congressional leaders about the impending budget deadline before he left Hawaii:
10:30 pm, Wed 26 Dec 2012 Obama hails US budget deal
White House urges opponents not to block 'fiscal cliff' deal
Barack Obama will resume talks to avoid the "fiscal cliff"
Credit: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
The White House has called on congressional Republicans to not stand in the way of a resolution on the US Congress.
Barack Obama cut short a Christmas holiday to resume talks to avoid the "fiscal cliff" of automatic year-end tax hikes and spending cuts.
"It's up to the Senate Minority Leader not to block a vote and it's up the House Republican leader, the Speaker of the House ... to allow a vote," a senior administration official told reporters.
8:48 am, Thu 29 Nov 2012
Michelle Obama: 'We're ready to get to work'
Michelle Obama has told Daybreak's Lucy Watson that she's ready for another four years at the White House. "Yes, we're ready to get to work," she said.
Speaking about Christmas Mrs Obama added: "I'm looking forward to opening the house to visitors [at Christmas]. We're going to have more that 90 thousand people here."
The First Lady
was unveiling the White House's Christmas decorations during a ceremony attended by selected US military families.
4:02 pm, Sat 16 Jun 2012 UN suspends Syria patrols
White House presses Annan plan on Syria
Following the suspension of the United Nations monitoring of Syria, the White House has urged Syria to abide by Kofi Annan's plan and says it is consulting partners on "next steps".
4:45 pm, Mon 14 May 2012
White House: JP Morgan losses reaffirms need for Wall Street reforms
JP Morgan's $2 billion trading losses - which led to chief investment officer Ina Drew reitiring today - affirm the need for Wall Street reform, the White House said.
This event only reinforces why it was so important to pass Wall Street reform, why it is so important to fully implement Wall Street reform.
– White House spokesman Jay Carney
He said President Barack Obama "fought very hard against Republicans and Wall Street lobbyists" to increase oversight of US banks after the financial crisis and said it was critical to keep the laws from being watered down.