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LONDON | UK’s Theresa May: Trump told me to ‘sue the EU’ over Brexit

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May says that President Donald Trump advised her to “sue” the European Union in the negotiations over Britain’s exit from the bloc. The American president told reporters Friday at a joint press conference with May that he had given the British leader a suggestion that she found too “brutal.” … Continue reading LONDON | UK’s Theresa May: Trump told me to ‘sue the EU’ over Brexit

LONDON | The Latest: Germany criticizes Trump’s provocative words

LONDON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Germany’s current and former foreign ministers are criticizing comments made by U.S. President Donald Trump about their country and European allies. In extracts of an interview with German weekly Der Spiegel published Friday, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Trump’s … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Germany criticizes Trump’s provocative words

LONDON  |The Latest: Trump views joint military exercise with May

LONDON  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (all times local): 11:15 a.m. President Donald Trump has viewed a joint military exercise along with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Trump’s visit to the military academy on Friday morning was closed to the media. The military demonstration … Continue reading LONDON  |The Latest: Trump views joint military exercise with May

LONDON | UK pound falls, politicians reel after Trump broadside

LONDON — The British pound has fallen and U.K. politicians are reeling from the tornado-blast of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has humiliated Prime Minister Theresa May, crushed hopes of a quick U.S.-U.K. trade deal and boosted May’s opponents in the high-stakes battle over Brexit. All in less than 24 hours in Britain. In an … Continue reading LONDON | UK pound falls, politicians reel after Trump broadside

LONDON | The Latest: Melania Trump visits with London retirement home

LONDON — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s trip to Europe (all times local): 10:45 a.m. U.S. first lady Melania Trump is visiting the Royal Hospital Chelsea, a historic London retirement home for hundreds of former British soldiers. Mrs. Trump split off from her husband Friday morning for the solo outing to the hospital, which … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Melania Trump visits with London retirement home

LONDON | The Latest: Trump courting controversy during European trip

LONDON — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s trip to Europe (all times local): 9 a.m. President Donald Trump is continuing to court controversy during his trip to Europe. Trump is in London, where his day will start with a viewing of a military demonstration before he heads to meetings with British Prime Minister Theresa … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Trump courting controversy during European trip

LONDON | Trump says May’s Brexit plan would kill UK-US trade deal,

LONDON — U.S. President Donald Trump lobbed a verbal hand grenade into Theresa May’s carefully constructed plans for Brexit, saying Thursday that the British leader had wrecked the country’s exit from the European Union and likely “killed” chances of a free-trade deal with the United States. Trump, who is making his first presidential visit to … Continue reading LONDON | Trump says May’s Brexit plan would kill UK-US trade deal,

LONDON | Regret, relief at departure of Boris Johnson as top UK envoy

LONDON  — Diplomats and politicians around the world are bidding a not-always fond farewell to Boris Johnson after the politician’s bombshell resignation as Britain’s foreign secretary. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said her government would “miss Boris.” But John McKendrick, attorney-general of the British overseas territory of Anguilla, called Johnson “the worst Foreign Secretary we’ve … Continue reading LONDON | Regret, relief at departure of Boris Johnson as top UK envoy