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Trump: I didn't criticise Theresa May to The Sun

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump on Brexit story ‘fake news’ US President Donald Trump insisted he did not criticise Theresa May in the interview that dominated the build-up to the two leaders’ press conference. Mr Trump has sparked a backlash from UK politicians after telling The Sun the PM’s Brexit plan […]

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US reaction

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump delivered an “astonishing political knifing” to Mrs May, CNN said President Trump’s comments to British newspaper The Sun are being described in the US as a “Brexit bomb” – but some White House correspondents are querying whether he really intended to rule out a trade deal with […]

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Trump's Brexit comments spark backlash from MPs

Image copyright Reuters Donald Trump’s criticism of Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has sparked a backlash from UK politicians – including some government ministers. The US President said the PM’s plan would “probably kill” a UK-US trade deal. He also said Boris Johnson would make a “great prime minister”. Some Conservatives are furious at his “divisive” […]

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Reinstated Labour MP Jared O'Mara quits Labour Party

Image copyright House of Commons Image caption Jared O’Mara was suspended by the Labour Party in October A Labour MP who was suspended over alleged misogynistic and homophobic comments has resigned from the party. Jared O’Mara was suspended in October over a series of online posts and claims he verbally abused a woman. He was […]

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Women pressured to give up babies deserve apology, says MP

Image copyright House of Commons Theresa May has been urged to apologise “on behalf of the nation” to women who were pressured into handing over babies for adoption decades ago. Labour MP Alison McGovern said “historical injustices” suffered by young mothers whose children were given up for adoption should be acknowledged. She cited the example […]