Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be nominated as a Presidential candidate by a major party at the Democratic convention on Tuesday night. After her defeated primary opponent Sen Bernie Sanders sealed the nomination, former President Bill Clinton – in his tenth speech to a convention – was among the night’s speakers making the case for his wife’s election.
There was genuine emotion when Bernie Sanders’ brother, speaking as part of the Democrats Abroad delegation, praised their parents..
One of the most moving moments of the week so far came when the Mothers of the Movement appeared on-stage.
France is again reeling after an act of religious-inspired violence, this time the murder of a priest in Rouen. The Vatican called the attack “barbaric”.