Virginia’s governor has pledged to work towards healing the state’s racial divide, as calls mounted for the lieutenant governor to resign.
A second woman has accused the deputy governor of Virginia of sexual assault, claiming the Democrat raped her 19 years ago while they were both students at university.
The political crisis in the US state of Virginia has spun out of control with the state’s attorney general confessing to a blackface incident in the 1980s and a woman going public with detailed allegations of sexual assault against the lieutenant governor.
The governor of a US state is refusing to quit over a racist photo in his medical school yearbook, despite growing calls for him to resign.
US president Donald Trump has weighed in on the racist photo that appeared in the medical college yearbook of Virginia governor Ralph Northam.
Theresa May has criticised Donald Trump for not singling out white supremacists for criticism following deadly unrest in Virginia, insisting there is “no equivalence” between fascists and their opponents.