Donald Trump has warned North Korea is “looking for trouble” after the country declared it was “ready for war”. The US President ramped up his war of words with the secretive state via Twitter as America woke up this morning. North Korea was angered after a US Navy strike group, including the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, diverted to the region amid rising tensions.

A government statement to North Korea’s state-controlled news agency said: “This goes to prove that the US reckless moves for invading the DPRK have reached a serious phase. “The DPRK is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the US.” This morning the President kept up the pressure – and urged China to take his side to win better trade with the US. MORE