Tuesday, 16 October, 2018


A look back at Trump's strained Twitter relationship with the UK

The Daily Mail launches an hilarious attack on the ‘baby Trump’ blimp creators Analysis
Hannah Rogers | 11 July, 2018, 16:19

Robertson called President Trump "a threat to global stability", and added that "he has a tenuous relationship with the truth".

Trump lands in Britain on Thursday following a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels where he chided Germany and other European nations for failing to contribute enough to defence spending.

As well as in London, protests are expected to take place in Bristol, Newcastle, Leeds, Cambridge and Cardiff after Trump arrives on Thursday.

The U.S. embassy in London has warned Americans to "keep a low profile" during President Trump's visit to England later this week.

Some 50,000 people are expected to attend a protest against Trump's visit on Friday (July 13)-just one of several demonstrations that organizers have promised will be a "carnival of resistance."

Mr Yousaf said: "We understand that many people feel very strongly about President Trump and his administration's policies, and will want to express that this weekend when he is in the country".

The giant diaper-clad Trump baby blimp that will fly over London during President Donald Trump's visit will soon embark on a world tour.

When US President Donald Trump visits the United Kingdom on Friday, his welcome party will include the Prime Minister, Her Majesty the Queen, 200,000 angry protesters, and a 20-foot inflatable effigy of himself as a baby.

"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 U.S. embassy said in the alert on its website.

Protests are also planned in more than 30 towns and cities around the country, including Cambridge, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Belfast.

Malin Baker Bogue, 28, who works in government relations and moved to Britain from the United States in 2015, said she was not a fan of Trump despite being a Republican but was still surprised by the anger he provoked.

Americans were advised to "keep a low profile", "be aware of your surroundings", and "monitor local media" during Trump's visit.

Recommended

loading...
...
  • Mesut Ozil's father urges son to quit German national team

    Mesut Ozil's father urges son to quit German national team

    Ozil has still not commented, however, which is something DFB chief Reinhard Grindel says needs to be rectified. Mesut Ozil is being urged to seriously consider his worldwide future by his own father.
    Fitness app Polar Flow, exposed sensitive locations and home addresses

    Fitness app Polar Flow, exposed sensitive locations and home addresses

    You can also make the maps publicly available so other people can see where you're hitting the pavement. The company said users can opt out of having their profiles shared with the public.

    Facebook BROKE LAW in personal data controversy, says watchdog

    It also said it would send warning letters to 11 political parties to compel them to audit their data protection practices. The ICO said its investigation is continuing and the next phase is expected to be concluded by the end of October.
  • Rahul rises to career-high third spot in ICC T20 rankings

    Rahul rises to career-high third spot in ICC T20 rankings

    Pakistan emerged champions on Sunday, beating Australia by 6 wickets in the T20I tri-series final held at Harare sports club. Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis could only make five and 12 before falling to Khan and Mohammad Amir (3-33) respectively.

    Pippa Middleton misses the mark in baby blue for Prince Louis' christening

    The youngest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton was christened at Chapel Royal in St. His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge is fifth in line to the throne, and the sixth great-grandchild of Queen Elizabeth .
    Rescue begins to pull remaining boys, coach from Thai cave

    Rescue begins to pull remaining boys, coach from Thai cave

    The first kilometer is the hardest, CNN explains, as that's where the children have to navigate a narrow flooded channel. The second phase of the rescue mission began around 11 a.m. local time (midnight ET) and took several hours.
  • Death Toll Exceeds 100 After Heavy Rainfall Slams Japan

    Death Toll Exceeds 100 After Heavy Rainfall Slams Japan

    Even as the rains let up, authorities warned the downpours had loosened earth on hillsides and mountain slopes creating new risks. These include Hiroshima , Okayama and Ehime prefectures, where 44, 36 and 25 people have died, respectively.
    Xiaomi makes its IPO, watches shares plummet by almost  6%

    Xiaomi makes its IPO, watches shares plummet by almost 6%

    In the end, it had to settle for a more modest $54 million valuation as it raised $4.7 billion from the IPO. Mo Jia, a Shanghai-based analyst with industry consultancy Canalys, said the weak debut was to be expected.
    Fans get Harry Kane and Harry Maguire tattoos

    Fans get Harry Kane and Harry Maguire tattoos

    That evenness is why France is the team to beat in the mind of Jeffrey Marcus, publisher of the World Cup newsletter "The Banter". The bracket contains all teams within all eight groups and how they place into the round of 16 in the knockout stage.
  • Trump claims Germany 'totally controlled' by Russia at NATO visit

    Trump claims Germany 'totally controlled' by Russia at NATO visit

    The NATO alliance has been critical to the US since its formation in 1949 when it was created in response to the Soviet Union. My task is to try to minimise the negative impact on NATO ", Stoltenberg told a forum in the margins of the summit.
    Facebook hit with penalty and fined £500,000 over Cambridge data row

    Facebook hit with penalty and fined £500,000 over Cambridge data row

    It's also about half of what the Spanish data protection authorities a year ago extracted from to the firm for privacy failings. British politicians are now calling on Facebook to be more transparent about its internal investigation into data misuse .
    Nobel widow Liu Xia leaves China after 8 years' house arrest

    Nobel widow Liu Xia leaves China after 8 years' house arrest

    Her friends say her inability to leave her home has taken a toll on her mental health, especially following her husband's death . Mr Liu died of liver cancer last July while under government custody, prompting fresh global calls for his wife's release.

Liverpool open talks for Xherdan Shaqiri Liverpool open talks for Xherdan Shaqiri The 26-year-old winger has a clause in his contract which means he can leave for around £13.5 million if a club pays up. Shaqiri scored eight times for Stoke last season and has made 92 appearances in total since joining from Inter in 2015.

Italian champions Juventus FC signs Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo Italian champions Juventus FC signs Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo The Italian was also asked if he was bothered about the fact that his former club signed Ronaldo right after his departure. Ronaldo has lifted the trophy five times, four with Real, including the last three seasons.

George Clooney 'fine' after motorbike crash in Italy A hospital official confirmed to NBC that his injuries were not very bad, so the 57-year-old got discharged pretty fast. The image showed slight damage to the actor's bike and smashed glass to the left of the Mercedes car's windscreen.

Aaron Armstrong, boyfriend of tragic Sophie Gradon, found dead Aaron Armstrong, boyfriend of tragic Sophie Gradon, found dead The Northumbria Police told Chronicle Live that they received a report of a deceased man at a property in Blyth, England. He wrote: "I will never forget that smile I love you so so much baby you're my world forever ever and always".

Thai boys 'passed by hand' to cave surface Thai boys 'passed by hand' to cave surface Despite all the risks associated with the rescue, she says she never had any doubt that the boys would all make it out. Two of the first group had a lung infection as well, and Thongchai said they would need medicine for seven days.

British man exposed to Novichok regains consciousness The Sturgess family added: "Our thoughts and prayers also go out to Charlie and his family and we wish Charlie a speedy recovery". Williamson was asked in parliament about the threat facing people in Britain after the death of Dawn Sturgess on Sunday.

Kick-by-kick look at the shootout between Russian Federation and… Kick-by-kick look at the shootout between Russian Federation  and… Russian Federation coach, Stanislav Cherchesov changed his preferred line-up in the round of 16 encounter against the la Rojo. Croatia then began to settle into possession, only to concede against the run of play in the 31st minute.

Deschamps hails French character after semi-final win Deschamps hails French character after semi-final win Goal scorer Umtiti said the win had come on the back of the work of the entire team. We want to finish this tournament in the best possible way".

Serena Williams into Wimbledon semifinals for 11th time after Giorgi battle Serena Williams into Wimbledon semifinals for 11th time after Giorgi battle The pressure Williams puts on opponents, particularly on grass, which accentuates the power and punch of her serve, is profound. I'm always striving for perfection. "But when it actually happens, it still is, like, Wow, this is really happening".

Can We Please Talk About Kylian Mbappe's Genius Pass Against Belgium Can We Please Talk About Kylian Mbappe's Genius Pass Against Belgium The game will feature plenty of talented attackers and has the potential to be one of the most exciting games of the competition. From Griezmann's corner, Umtiti beat Marouane Fellaini at the near post and powered a header home to put France ahead.

ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 12 killed in Peshawar blast, police say ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 12 killed in Peshawar blast, police say Another party worker, Yaseen Khan, said a deafening explosion rocked the compound as Haroon Bilour shook hands with supporters. The bombing came hours after the Pakistan military spokesman warned about security threats ahead of the national elections.

Hazard will replace Ronaldo at Real Madrid unless told one thing Hazard will replace Ronaldo at Real Madrid unless told one thing The 27-year-old has been a sensational presence in the Premier League and is only beginning to hit his peak. The competition ends this weekend, which is when activity can be expected in the transfer window.

Man City sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester Man City sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester Pep is committed to playing attacking football, which is a flawless for me, and City's performances last season were outstanding. Leicester had already brought in cover with the £24m arrival of attacking midfielder James Maddison from Norwich.

The accessory that every royal member owns except for Meghan Markle The accessory that every royal member owns except for Meghan Markle In the months between Harry and Meghan's official engagement announcement and the royal wedding itself, it was her go-to style. Meghan the Duchess of Sussex was all smiles through her second appearance on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

Fox leads McIlroy and co Fox leads McIlroy and co Rory McIlroy was one of the few big names to impress at the Irish Open as Ryan Fox ended the first round with a one-shot lead in his bid to play his way into The Open for the second successive year. "It's not often there's value in my game".