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Live updates: Democratic National Convention

Follow live updates from the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton makes history by becoming the first woman to receive the presidential nomination from a major political party.

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Meryl Streep screams as she whips up support for Clinton

Meryl Streep let out a guttural scream as she rallied in support of Hillary Clinton's bid to become America's first woman president.

The Hollywood actress, who won an Oscar for playing Britain's first female prime minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, called on Democrats to get behind their nominee as she takes on Republican rival Donald Trump for the White House.

To loud cheers, Streep told the crowd at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia: "We've got some fight left in us don't we."

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