Published: Sat, July 14, 2018
Sport | By Gary Shelton

Donald Trump apologises to British PM Theresa May over ‘fake news’

Donald Trump apologises to British PM Theresa May over ‘fake news’

Even without opposition from Trump and at home, however, the prime minister still faces a major challenge to get the plan agreed with the EU.

He also added that Johnson, "would be a great Prime Minister". "She's a total professional because when I saw her this morning, I said: "I want to apologise, because I said such good things about you". I'll be over there just as the decision's coming in", he said.

Trump's first official trip to Britain was overshadowed by his warning that May's plans for close ties with the European Union would "kill" a future United States trade deal, echoing concerns among eurosceptics in her Conservative party.

A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email. Trump at times drew laughs from some British reporters, who jeered his criticism of the media and openly laughed at his numerous boasts.

"I think she is a very tough negotiator, she is a very, very smart and determined person", the president commented, adding he would rather have May as his friend than his enemy.

Anger at Trump has been especially hot in Aberdeen, where Trump's plans have been mired in controversy from the day the president bought the land in 2006.

And asked to rate the strength of the Special Relationship, Mr Trump replied: "I give our relationship with the United Kingdom, in terms of a grade, the highest level of special".

Greenpeace said the glider carried a banner reading "Trump: Well Below Par" on Friday night to protest his environmental and immigration policies.

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I really dont like being away from her, ” Williams said. "I think it just speaks to who I am as an athlete and who Serena is". But at the same tournament where he played what proved to be his last match of 2017, the 33-year-old was rejuvenated.

Ms May's formal proposals were published on Thursday, but hours later the Sun newspaper published an interview with Mr Trump where he appeared to side with the prime minister's critics. "I think it changed the fabric of Europe and, unless you act very quickly, it's never going to be what it was and I don't mean that in a positive way".

US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Scotland on Friday evening on Air Force One.

He went on to say Mr Johnson, who quit as foreign secretary over the Chequers' plan, was "a great representative for your country".

Trump and the 92-year-old monarch shared a few interactions on Friday as they reviewed troops at the royal castle in Windsor.

During the London protests, the 20-foot-tall Trump baby balloon was flown.

Meanwhile, tens of thousands of protesters marched against the USA president through central London, bringing much of the capital to a standstill.

A "national demonstration" is due take place at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh on Saturday.

Senator Jack Reed of the Senate Armed Services Committee said: "In light of this stunning indictment by the Justice Department that these Russian conspirators attacked our democracy and were communicating with Americans to interfere in our election, President Trump should immediately cancel his meeting with Vladimir Putin". "I don't think you'll have any 'Gee, I did it".

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