Queen’s Speech: Donald Trump’s UK state visit in fresh doubt – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK is in fresh doubt after there was no mention of it in the Queen’s Speech. The US president accepted the Queen’s invitation for him to travel to Britain when Prime Minister Theresa May visited Washington in January. There have been reports that Mr Trump has […]

UK holiday fraudsters could face jail – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images UK holidaymakers who make bogus food poisoning claims could go to prison, warns travel trade organisation Abta. A huge rise in false claims has left travel bosses “embarrassed” by a trend which they say is a “British problem”. Abta chief executive Mark Tanzer said the fraud is “one of the biggest […]

Queen’s speech: Brexit for whole UK pledge by Theresa May – BBC News

Image copyright PA Image caption The Queen’s Speech is written by ministers and read out by the monarch The prime minister says the Queen’s Speech will help deliver a Brexit which will work for all parts of the UK. The speech, on Wednesday, will set out the UK government’s programme following the general election. Theresa […]

UK weather: Fifth day above 30C predicted, matching 1995 – BBC News

UK weather: Fifth day above 30C predicted, matching 1995 – BBC News

Media captionDr Angie Bone of Public Health England offers some tips and dispels some myths on staying cool In the week the sunshine never ends, the UK is close to matching a sizzling June run not seen in two decades. If Wednesday’s temperature tops 30C – and forecasters confidently predict it will – that will […]

EU Wins First Battle Over Brexit as UK Retreats on Timing – Bloomberg

EU Wins First Battle Over Brexit as UK Retreats on Timing – Bloomberg

Follow @Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter. The U.K. lost its first battle with the European Union over the timetable for Brexit talks as the bloc’s chief negotiator warned that the consequences of leaving will be “substantial.” On day one of the negotiations, Prime Minister Theresa […]