Britain

Queen Wore Brooch From Obamas To Greet Trump

The Hill reports: Queen Elizabeth wore a brooch given to her by former President Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on the day President Trump landed in the U.K., according to multiple reports. The Obamas gave the vintage brooch to the Queen during a 2011 visit. The 14-karat yellow gold piece of jewelry is also known as the American ...

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Bannon Appears To Call For Literal “War” Over Brexit

Haaretz reports: British Prime Minister Theresa May warned her divided party on Sunday that there may be “no Brexit at all” if they wrecked her plan to forge a close relationship with the European Union after leaving the world’s biggest trading bloc. “My message to the country this weekend is simple: we need to keep our eyes on the prize,” ...

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Theresa May: Trump Told Me To Sue The EU Over Brexit

The BBC reports: Donald Trump told Theresa May she should sue the EU rather than negotiate over Brexit, she has told the BBC. The US president said on Friday at a joint press conference he had given her a suggestion – but she had found it too “brutal.” Asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr what it was he had said, ...

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Princes Harry And William Refused To Meet Trump

Britain’s Sunday Times reports: Prince Charles and Prince William were unwilling to meet Donald Trump on his visit to Britain, leaving the Queen to greet the US president alone. The first two in line to the throne let it be known during informal discussions about the arrangements for the president’s four-day trip that they did not want to take part. ...

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Scotland’s Leader Heads Glasgow Pride Parade, Where She’d Rather Be “No Matter Who Else” Is Here Today

Scotland’s Daily Record reports: Nicola Sturgeon says leading thousands of marchers at Scotland’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) pride event was a “real honour.” Wearing a t-shirt with a rainbow coloured “choose love” logo, the First Minister headed up Glasgow Pride as it left Clyde Place, alongside Suki Wan, chair of the Scottish Youth Parliament. Ms Sturgeon ...

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British Tabloids Savage Trump’s Visit: Fake Schmooze

Mediaite reports: As President Donald Trump jetted off to Scotland, leaving behind his rollicking three day jaunt in England, British tabloids were prepping their Saturday papers. And their front covers didn’t hold back. The Sun — Rupert Murdoch‘s tabloid that snagged an exclusive interview with the U.S. president — decried his praise of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May as a ...

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BRITAIN: Big Screen Downton Abbey Movie Confirmed

The BBC reports: Fans of Downton Abbey can breathe a sign of relief – a film of the hugely successful TV series has finally been confirmed after much speculation. The “original principal cast” will begin production later this summer, the film’s producers said. The show’s creator Julian Fellowes has written the film’s screenplay, and he is also going to co-produce ...

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LONDON: Massive Crowds Turn Out To Protest Trump

CNN reports: Protesters have begun gathering in the UK for demonstrations against Donald Trump and his controversial policies, as the US President stayed out of central London, where the biggest rallies are expected. The leader’s schedule has been organized for him to avoid the protests, and although Trump claims he is very popular in Britain, he conceded the planned demonstrations ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump And Theresa May Hold Joint Presser

CBS News reports: President Trump is holding a joint news conference with British Prime Minister Teresa May Friday, in the middle of his trip to the United Kingdom. Mr. Trump’s visit to Britain is sandwiched between the Brussels NATO summit, where he blasted allies over defense spending and trade, and ahead of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in ...

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Scottish Newspaper: Donald Trump Is A Racist Liar

From today’s full-page editorial in The Scotsman: Donald Trump is a racist, a serial liar, and either a sex abuser or someone who falsely brags about being one in the apparent belief that this will impress other men in a metaphorical “locker room”. To take each of these charges in turn, when black American football players protested against police shootings ...

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London Crowd Counts Down Baby Blimp Liftoff [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: The most anticipated installment of Britain’s “Stop Trump” protests — a giant orange balloon of President Trump depicted as a pouting baby in a diaper and holding a smartphone — took flight on Friday from Parliament Square in London. As if they were waiting for a rocket launch, dozens of excited people — including activists, ...

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Glorious Leader Whines About Britain’s Baby Blimp

“When they put out blimps to make me feel unwelcome, no reason for me to go to London. I used to love London as a city – I haven’t been there in a long time. But when they make you feel unwelcome, why would I stay there? And when I say that I am talking about government because the people ...

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Trump: Boris Johnson Would Be A Great Prime Minister

The Hill reports: President Trump says former United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would make a “great prime minister” in an interview published Thursday, a shocking remark that comes as Trump visits the U.K. and current Prime Minister Theresa May In an interview with The Sun, a U.K. tabloid owned by conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch, Trump insisted that he ...

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Theresa May Rolls Out Literal Red Carpet For Trump

The Guardian reports: Theresa May will step up her efforts to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States on Friday as she sits down for her first bilateral talks with Donald Trump against a backdrop of furious protest across the country. As the government released its long-awaited Brexit white paper on Thursday, she sought to placate angry Tory ...

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BRITAIN: Russian “Whore Trump” Crop Circle To Greet Glorious Leader As He Flies To Meet Theresa May

USA Today reports: If President Donald Trump hasn’t been brushing up on his Russian in anticipation of his Monday meeting with Vladimir Putin, it may not be a problem. If he has, he may not want to look out of his helicopter as he flies to see British Prime Minister Theresa May at her country estate on Friday. That’s because ...

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Baby Blimp May Fly Over Trump’s Scotland Golf Course

The Evening Standard reports: Thousands of people have signed a petition for the Trump baby blimp to be flown close to the President’s golf course in Turnberry, Scotland. Activists raised over £16,000 to make the balloon and gain permission to fly it over Parliament Square. Sadiq Khan and City Hall gave the go-ahead for it to be flown on Friday ...

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BRITAIN: US Embassy Warns Americans To “Exercise Caution And Keep A Low Profile” During Trump’s Visit

A “special alert” from the US embassy in London: Numerous demonstrations are being planned for July 12 to 14, 2018, surrounding the visit of the President of the United States to the United Kingdom. The majority of the demonstrations will be focused in central London on July 13, with other events planned for July 12 and 14. Several of the ...

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BRITAIN: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Becomes Third Member Of May’s Cabinet To Resign In Brexit Row

The Guardian reports: Boris Johnson has resigned as foreign secretary, becoming the third minister in 24 hours to walk out of the government rather than back Theresa May’s plans for a soft Brexit. The prime minister hammered out a compromise with her deeply divided cabinet in an all-day meeting at Chequers on Friday, but after consulting friends and allies since, ...

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Trump To Mostly Avoid London During UK Visit

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump will almost entirely avoid London during his four-day visit to the UK next week, Downing Street has said, unveiling an itinerary likely to prompt accusations the US president is trying to avoid planned protests against him. And while the president is conducting his meetings, the first lady, Melania, will have an agenda of her own, ...

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London Mayor Approves “Angry Trump Baby” Blimp

Sky News reports: A giant balloon dubbed “Trump baby” has been given the green light to fly near parliament during the president’s UK visit. London mayor Sadiq Khan’s Greater London Authority has approved a request for the flight after thousands signed a petition and a crowdfunding campaign raised more than £16,000 to get the six-metre inflatable off the ground. Strict ...

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