CONFIDENCE in the UK economy will pick up later this year as the outcome of Brexit becomes clearer, the Chancellor said yesterday. Philip Hammond said the continuing uncertainty caused by the negotiations was “dampening” investment. But speaking at th
EU CHIEFS have allegedly halted internal talks on a post-Brexit trade deal after rejecting Theresa May’s plans to avoid a hard border in Northern Ireland. The Prime Minister’s proposals were subjected to a “systematic and forensic annihilation
As top national security officials continue to work behind the scenes to prepare for an audacious one-on-one meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, a key sticking point has emerged: where to hold the talks.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Wednesday he did not expect that CIA Director Mike Pompeo's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would affect votes in the Senate on his nomination to be se
Donald Trump’s nominee for US Secretary of State made a secret visit to North Korea over Easter weekend, meeting with leader Kim Jong Un to plan a summit with the US President, reports claim. CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s trip made him
1 CESSATION OF HOSTILITIESTheresa May is meeting Caribbean leaders in the margins of the Commonwealth Summit today to finally discuss concerns over her government’s treatment of the ‘Windrush generation’. It says a lot about the cack-han
CHURCH leaders were last night branded “useful idiots” after meeting and praising the Syrian government just days after the Douma gas attack. A delegation of prominent Anglican vicars held a series of meetings with the Assad regime in Damascus just ho
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the United States was prepared to sustain its pressure on Syria after a night of military strikes meant to cripple the country's ability to use chemical weapons, as Russia accused Washington of "hooliga
Then-President Barack Obama reassured then-FBI Director James Comey of his support after the 2016 election during a private meeting in the Oval Office, Comey writes in his upcoming book, according to The Washington Post.
Early in Mike Pompeo's confirmation hearing as Secretary of State on Thursday, this exchange happened between the current CIA director and New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez regarding a reported meeting in March 2017 between President Donald Trump, P
The United States and North Korea have been holding secret, direct talks to prepare for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, a sign that planning for the highly anticipated meeting is progressing, several administrat
Russianofficials have requested a meeting with Foreign SecretaryBoris Johnsonto discuss the nerve agent attack on former double-agentSergei Skripaland his daughter Yulia.The Foreign Office confirmed that it had received a request from the Russian Embassy
JEWISH leaders are set to tell Jeremy Corbyn at a crunch meeting on tackling anti-Semitism that to prove he is serious he must expel Ken Livingstone. The Labour leader will be told when he finally meets the heads of the Board of Deputies and the Jewish Le