Donald Trump: US-UK relationship ‘highest level of special’

Media captionTheresa May and Donald Trump were both positive about UK-US trade after Brexit Donald Trump has insisted the US-UK relationship is “the highest level of special”, hours after he told the Sun Theresa May’s Brexit plan would kill a trade deal between the countries. Speaking alongside the PM, Mr Trump said Brexit was an […]

Trump: I didn’t criticise Theresa May to The Sun

Media captionTrump on Brexit story ‘fake news’ US President Donald Trump insisted he did not criticise Theresa May in the interview that dominated the build-up to the two leaders’ press conference. Mr Trump has sparked a backlash from UK politicians after telling The Sun the PM’s Brexit plan would “probably kill” a UK-US trade deal. […]

Donald Trump visit: Sadiq Khan refuses to ‘rise to beastly comments’

Media captionSadiq Khan, Mayor of London: “It’s not for me to be the censor” The mayor of London says he will not rise to Donald Trump’s “beastly” accusation that he did “a terrible job” after 2017’s terror attacks. The US president used an interview ahead of his UK visit to attack Sadiq Khan over the […]

Donald Trump and Theresa May meet amid Brexit storm

Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Trump’s interview comes as protesters – both anti and pro-Trump – prepare to march on Friday Theresa May and Donald Trump are holding talks at her country retreat Chequers, following his controversial comments on the PM’s Brexit plan. In an interview with the Sun, Mr Trump said the PM’s […]

Trump’s Brexit comments spark backlash from MPs

Image copyright Reuters Donald Trump’s criticism of Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has sparked a backlash from UK politicians – including some government ministers. The US President said the PM’s plan would “probably kill” a UK-US trade deal. He also said Boris Johnson would make a “great prime minister”. Some Conservatives are furious at his “divisive” […]

Tory MP Michel Fabricant accused of Islamophobia over Sadiq Khan tweet

Image copyright Getty Images A Tory MP has been accused of Islamophobia over a now-deleted tweet he posted about Sadiq Khan. Michael Fabricant posted a cartoon showing the Mayor of London’s head on an inflatable balloon, engaged in a sex act with a pig. Mr Fabricant has apologised, saying he “stupidly tweeted it in a […]

Trump: Brexit plan ‘will probably kill’ US trade deal

Media captionMays greet Trumps for UK black-tie dinner Donald Trump has said the UK will “probably not” get a trade deal with the US, if the prime minister’s Brexit plan goes ahead. He told The Sun the PM’s plan would “probably kill the deal” as it would mean the US “would be dealing with the […]

Reinstated Labour MP Jared O’Mara quits Labour Party

Image copyright House of Commons Image caption Jared O’Mara was suspended by the Labour Party in October A Labour MP who was suspended over alleged misogynistic and homophobic comments has resigned from the party. Jared O’Mara was suspended in October over a series of online posts and claims he verbally abused a woman. He was […]

PM says White Paper delivers ‘the Brexit people voted for’

Media captionWhy Tory MPs are fighting over the government’s Brexit white paper The government has published its blueprint for UK relations with the EU, with Theresa May saying it “delivers on the Brexit people voted for”. But Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg said it was a “bad deal for Britain”. The long-awaited White Paper is aimed […]

Donald Trump: US president meets Theresa May at Blenheim Palace

Image copyright Reuters US President Donald Trump has been welcomed to Blenheim Palace by Theresa May, on the first day of his UK visit. The black-tie dinner, with 150 invited guests, is expected to focus on post-Brexit trade, and comes days after Mr Trump said the UK was in “turmoil”. He and First Lady Melania […]