Last night it emerged that terrified passengers had expressed safety concerns about the same section of track only days earlier when a tram sped too fast around the corner and almost came off the rails.President Barack Obama and president-elect Donald Trump met at the White House this morning for more than 90 minutes in a public display of unity following Tuesday's election.The two men had never met each other, and while Trump said he intended for the getting-to-know-you meeting to last ten to 15 minutes, it went on much longer, delving into areas of policy.Obama told reporters that his top priority was 'ensure our president-elect is successful'.The controversial US President-elect launched a charm offensive during a ten-minute phone call with the Prime Minister yesterday, telling her Britain is 'a very, very special place for me and our country'.Mr Chinnery, who worked as a labourer and was a huge Crystal Palace fan, was described as a 'helpful and funny' person in online tributes.
Host Alex Jones said his appearance was unusual as they had never had a guest on before who was suing the BBC, though she joked some may want to sue after they have been on the show.
She asked what his relationship with the corporation was like and he insisted it was 'just fine', saying he listens all over the world to shows like the Today Programme and the Archers and watches the One Show.
'The President-elect made it clear he is keen to have a good personal relationship,' a source said.
'He used the Reagan-Thatcher relationship as his reference point.' Sir Cliff Richard was back on the One Show on Thursday night to promote his new album and spoke candidly about the years of police investigation as he insisted his BBC relationship is fine.
He joined Alex Jones and Ore Oruba on the sofa, pictured left, right and inset, with hundreds of fans lining the streets outside to catch a glimpse of him.Teenager Dane Chinnery (right with mother Beverley), 19, has been named as the first victim of the Croydon tram crash (inset left), with scores of tearful mourners visiting the site today to leave flowers and tributes.