Tag Archives: Britain

SURE JAN: Rex Tillerson Claims Trump Is Avoiding Britain To Let Theresa May Focus On Brexit Negotiations

Bloomberg reports: U.S. President Donald Trump is avoiding a visit to Britain because he wants to allow Prime Minister Theresa May to focus her attention on withdrawing from the European Union, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. While Trump said last week that he “canceled” a visit to London to formally open the new U.S. embassy because the old site ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: British Gymnasts Flip Into Pants

We need a little silliness today. NBC News reports: Three gymnasts are proving there’s more than one way to put on your pants in the morning. British Olympic medal-winning gymnast Nile Wilson is going viral after posting a video of him and fellow gymnasts Ashley Watson and Luke Stoney ‘getting dressed.’ The video shows the trio performing more and more ...

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BRITAIN: Trump Supporters Scuffle With Police, Attempt To Make Citizen’s Arrest Of London Mayor [VIDEO]

Sky News reports: Supporters of US President Donald Trump have disrupted a speech by Sadiq Khan, calling for the London Mayor to be arrested. Mr Khan was about to start speaking to the Fabian Society in London when he was disrupted by protesters from a group called the White Pendragons, who shouted pro-Trump and pro-Brexit slogans. It came after a ...

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Trump Cancels London Visit, Blames Obama

The New York Times reports: President Trump said late Thursday that he had canceled a trip to London because of the cost and “off location” of the new United States Embassy in the city, where he had been expected to face protests. Nearly a year ago, Mr. Trump accepted an invitation to visit from Queen Elizabeth II, which was extended ...

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Britain Denies Diplomatic Status For Julian Assange

The Telegraph reports: The Foreign Office turned down a request from the Ecuadorian government to grant Julian Assange diplomatic status, amid reports the WikiLeaks founder may have received citizenship from the Andean country. Quito said the country was seeking mediation to resolve the impasse. Following reports in Ecuadorean media that Mr Assange may have received citizenship, he posted a picture ...

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Theresa May: I Don’t Think Trump Is Mentally Ill

The New York Daily News reports: The President is alright, his British counterpart said. British Prime Minister Theresa May declined to entertain suggestions that President Trump wasn’t mentally stable after the author of a tell-all book questioned his fitness for the Oval Office. “No,” was the simple answer May gave when asked on BBC One if people should be concerned ...

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Obama Warns Of Divisive Social Media Use During Interview With Prince Harry (Doesn’t Mention Trump)

NBC News reports: In his first interview since leaving the White House in January, former President Barack Obama told Britain’s Prince Harry that the transition out of public office left him with a sense of ‘”serenity.” In the interview, which was light on political substance, Obama told listeners to BBC Radio’s flagship morning news program, Today, that the end of ...

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REPORT: British Leaders Fear Trump’s Rage If Obamas Get Invitation To Royal Wedding And He Doesn’t

Raw Story reports: Prince Harry’s spring wedding to Meghan Markle will be the social event of 2018 for world leaders, but UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is worried about former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle attending the nuptials. “The 33-year-old prince has become good friends with the Obamas since bonding with them during the Invictus Games,” The ...

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Queen Elizabeth Issues 2017 Xmas Message [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: The Queen has paid tribute to London and Manchester in her Christmas Day message for their handling of this year’s terror attacks. She said it was a “privilege” to meet the concert attack survivors in May and stressed both cities’ “powerful identities”. The monarch also remembered the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. In the year of ...

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Twitter Suspends British Extremist Retweeted By Trump

The Hill reports: A far-right British activist who gained prominence after President Trump retweeted her anti-Muslim tweets in November had her Twitter account suspended on Monday as part of the social network’s effort to crack down on hate speech. Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of far-right British group Britain First, saw her account suspended as part of a Twitter-wide crackdown ...

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BRITAIN: Prince Harry Interviews Obama [VIDEO]

The Week reports: Britain’s Prince Harry has interviewed former President Obama for a radio show set to air later this month. Though recorded in September, the first teaser clip of the conversation was shared by Kensington Palace social media accounts Sunday. Clocking in under a minute, the short video sees Obama and the prince joking as they prepare to begin ...

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REPORT: US Drops Trump’s January Visit To Britain

The Telegraph reports: US diplomats have dropped plans for Donald Trump to conduct a visit to Britain in January amid a war of words between the two countries’ leaders. Mr Trump, the US president, had been penciled in for a ‘working visit’ in the first month of 2018 to formally open America’s new London embassy. The trip, a scaled down ...

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Sen. Lindsey Graham Rips Trump Over Fascist Group Retweets: The Antidote To Terrorism Isn’t Racism

“The one thing I’ve learned after 42 trips to the region is that the antidote to terrorism is not racism and religious bigotry. When you embrace religious bigotry, when you say that all Muslims are the same, then you’re undercutting our effort to win the war. I think it was very inappropriate for the President of the United States to ...

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London Mayor Blasts Trump: He Has Betrayed Britain And Should Not Be Welcomed For A State Visit

CNN reports: The mayor of London slammed President Donald Trump on Thursday for retweeting anti-Muslim propaganda from a British far-right party, and suggested UK Prime Minister Theresa May shouldn’t welcome Trump into their country for a state visit. Khan, who is Muslim, called Britain First, the far-right party Trump retweeted on Wednesday, “a vile, extremist group that exists solely to ...

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Theresa May Condemns Trump’s Retweets Of Fascist Group Whose Follower Assassinated Labour MP Jo Cox

Early this morning Trump retweeted three anti-Muslim messages from a British fascist group that made global headlines last year when one of its followers assassinated Labour MP Jo Cox while shouting the group’s name. The Evening Standard reports: Theresa May has condemned Donald Trump as “wrong” to share a string of anti-Muslim far-right videos online. The US President triggered a ...

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Trump Retweets Leader Of Far-Right British Extremist Group Who Was Just Convicted For Hate Speech

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump retweeted a number of posts by the deputy leader of one of the U.K.’s most far-right, anti-Islamic activist groups. Early Wednesday, the U.S. president retweeted three anti-Islamic videos posted by Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of Britain First, a group whose members are banned from mosques in England and Wales. The group was formed in ...

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Right Wing Conspiracy Theory Of The Day

Thought Catalog reports: In case you were wondering, my favorite part of the Internet is definitely the crazy conspiracy theories. We’ve had insane Twitter threads about Avril Lavigne being replaced by a clone, Lady Gaga murdering her mentor, and Melania Trump being replaced by a man in a wig, but this new one about the British royal family is a ...

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Prince Harry Gets Engaged To American Actress

NBC News reports: One of the world’s most eligible bachelors is officially off the market. Britain’s Prince Harry is engaged to American actress Meghan Markle, Kensington Palace announced in a statement Monday. The wedding will take place in the spring. The venue was not immediately revealed with royal officials saying more details would be announced “in due course.” Markle stars ...

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Catching Up With Britain’s Honey Bears [VIDEO]

A couple of weeks ago we got the trailer and first episode for a British honey brand’s new ad campaign starring three jovial, bearded burlies. Since then there have been two follow-up clips in which the bears josh about porridge, yoga, and which of three created a dish that’s “just right.” Watch below.

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The 2017 John Lewis Christmas Ad Is Here [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: A giant snoring monster called Moz has split critics online, after it was revealed as the star of this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert. The eagerly anticipated ad from the high street store tells the story of a little boy and his friendship with an imaginary monster living under his bed. It features a cover of The ...

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