An explosive leak of tens of thousands of documents from the defunct data firm Cambridge Analytica

An explosive leak of tens of thousands of documents from the defunct data firm Cambridge Analytica is set to expose the inner workings of the company that collapsed after the Observer revealed it had misappropriated 87 million Facebook profiles.

More than 100,000 documents relating to work in 68 countries that will lay bare the global infrastructure of an operation used to manipulate voters on “an industrial scale” is set to be released over the next months.

“Lord I thank you that America didn’t need a preacher in the Oval Office. It did not need a professional politician in the Oval Office, but it needed a fighter and a champion for freedom and lord that’s exactly what we have,” the prayer continued to cheers, and a toothy smile from the president.

During the speech that followed, Mr Trump prodded the assembled media in the back of the El Rey Jesus International Ministry in Miami, saying he likes to rile people up by suggesting he might violate the US Constitution and stay in office longer than two terms.

Speakers at the Washington event included actress and activist Jane Fonda, who last year was arrested at a climate change protest on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

“The younger people here should know that all of the wars fought since you were born have been fought over oil,” Fonda, 82, told the crowd, adding that “we can’t anymore lose lives and kill people and ruin an environment because of oil.”

But there’s this sense among people who’ve been fighting fires much longer than I have that the climate has changed — not necessarily that this has caused the fires but that it has contributed in some way. The country is much drier than it was.

I grew up in Oxford and went to university in London. People told me Australia was awesome, but as far as I was concerned I lived in the best city in the world. Then, when I went with a girlfriend to Australia for her work in 2000, I fell out of love with the girlfriend and fell in love with Australia.

It is thought Ghosn used a French passport that he was allowed to keep under Japanese laws which mean foreigners must carry ID at all times to fly to Istanbul, and then to Beirut where he is now holed up with wife Carole. 

The executive, who spent more than two decades at the helm of Nissan before being ousted as he was charged with with under-reporting his future compensation and a breach of trust, has repeatedly professed his innocence.