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Trump heads to meet Putin, leaving the UK reeling in his wake

Trump heads to meet Putin, leaving the UK reeling in his wake

Donald Trump headed to Finland on Sunday after a UK visit which saw him tramp mud through his red-carpet welcome and leave diplomatic protocol a little tattered in his wake. After teeing off in Scottish drizzle for a final round at his Turnberry golf course, the US president boarded Air Force One bound for Helsinki […]

Trump is getting free advertising for his golf course out of his UK trip

Trump is getting free advertising for his golf course out of his UK trip

President Donald Trump is taking advantage of the down time between his visit with UK Prime Minister Theresa May and his Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin to spend some time at — and get some free advertising for — his Turnberry golf resort in Scotland. He’s touted the property, which has yet to […]

Trump's UK visit: Eight key moments

Trump's UK visit: Eight key moments

Image copyright AFP It has been less than 48 hour since the whirlwind which is Donald Trump landed in the UK for his first official visit since becoming president of the US – and what a couple of days it has turned out to be. A floating effigy, a bombshell interview and a meeting with […]

Trump's in the UK: Pomp, Protests and a Bombshell Interview

Trump's in the UK: Pomp, Protests and a Bombshell Interview

The most anticipated element of Britain’s “Stop Trump” protests, a giant orange balloon of President Trump depicted as a pouting baby in a diaper and carrying a smartphone, took off Friday morning from Parliament Square in London. Though the actual protest was hours away, dozens gathered for the takeoff, including activists, tourists, children and bystanders […]

Blenheim Palace: The stately home hosting Trump's UK state dinner

Blenheim Palace: The stately home hosting Trump's UK state dinner

Written by Jonathan Glancey, CNN Jonathan Glancey is a British architecture critic and author. When President Donald Trump and the first lady arrive for a black-tie dinner in the UK this evening, the guards will march, the bands will play and the Royal Regiment of Scotland will pipe the couple away at the end of […]

Political turmoil makes Brexit 'slightly less likely,' increases chances of crisis: Ex-UK foreign secretary

Political turmoil makes Brexit 'slightly less likely,' increases chances of crisis: Ex-UK foreign secretary

Ultimately, though, he thinks the deal is still very likely. In his resignation letter, Johnson was particularly scathing toward Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan, suggesting that “the Brexit dream is dying.” A three-page deal on the proposed future relationship with the EU was drafted last weekend. May told the U.K. Parliament after those resignations […]

UK weather forecast: Weather front to threaten UK HEATWAVE before THUNDER hits

UK weather forecast: Weather front to threaten UK HEATWAVE before THUNDER hits

Volatile weather conditions will dampen summer spirits across isolated parts of the UK on Wednesday, with the possibility of heavy downpours in parts. Met office meteorologist Aidan McGivern commented on the conditions, saying: “We have seen rain affecting parts of northern Scotland over the last 24 hours and this will continue associated with a weather […]

UK stocks wobble as Brexit turmoil casts shadow over government

UK stocks wobble as Brexit turmoil casts shadow over government

U.K. stocks struggled for direction on Tuesday as traders were still absorbing Monday’s political turmoil that was seen as raising the chances of a new general election and potentially muddling the Brexit negotiations. A raft of British economic data was also in focus, including the first monthly release on gross domestic product growth. What are […]

UK woman exposed to Russian nerve agent Novichok dies

UK woman exposed to Russian nerve agent Novichok dies

A British woman who was exposed to the Russian-produced nerve agent Novichok — the same used on a former Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter in the U.K earlier this year — died in hospital on Sunday evening, prompting police to launch a murder inquiry, per The Guardian. The details: The woman, Dawn Sturgess, […]

Trump UK visit: President faces frosty reception when he arrives in UK, poll suggests

Trump UK visit: President faces frosty reception when he arrives in UK, poll suggests

Donald Trump faces a frosty reception when he arrives in the UK later this week, but people still believe Theresa May is right to engage with him in pursuit of a trade deal, a new poll has revealed. The BMG survey for The Independent showed more people thinking it was wrong to invite him to Britain, supporting […]

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