Does America now regret how it voted? SO Mr Tweeter has said he is not coming to cut the ribbon for the opening of the new American Embassy. He blames Mr Obama for closing the old one and spending so much money on the new one. But maybe he is not happy because it does not have his name in big letters on the side of the building. He keeps acting like a spoilt little boy. I wonder if the American people are beginning to regret voting him into the White House? Maureen Robinson, Broadway, York … [Read more...] about LETTER: Does America now regret how it voted?
Scots actor David Tennant has stirred up a storm after slagging off square sausage while on a trip to America. The ex-Doctor Who man was speaking at US fan convention Wizard World when he made the controversial comments at the weekend. Talking to the audience, the 46-year-old described how “we have this thing called square sausage in Scotland.” The Bathgate-born Scot then went on: “The meat isn’t good enough to put in an actual sausage. “They scrape it off the floor of the butcher’s shop, slap it into a square, and you get this flat thing - like a tile shape. “In fact, you could probably tile your bathroom with them and they would be entirely impregnable to everything.” READ MORE: 10 places to taste square sausage “But, I haven’t had them in a while,” he confessed of the popular breakfast favourite which is also known as “slice” and “Lorne,” reports the Daily Record. One … [Read more...] about David Tennant slags off square sausage in America
Jon Vale & Shaun Connolly Jeremy CORBYN has distanced himself from the so-called “special relationship”, saying America is not Britain’s most important relationship with another country. The Labour leader said the UK had to maintain many important relationships around the world, as he hit out at “endless offensive remarks” by US President Donald Trump about women, minorities and different faiths. Loading article content His comments came as shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry called Mr Trump “a danger” and “a racist”. However, Tory Party chairman Brandon Lewis said it was right an invitation for a state visit had been extended to President Trump. Mr Corbyn, appearing on ITV’s Peston On Sunday, was asked if Britain’s relationship with the US was the most important relationship it has with another country. The Labour leader replied: “No. I think there are many important relationships. … [Read more...] about Corbyn: America is not the most important relationship for Britain
Home / News / UK and world by Press Association January 14, 2018, 9:46 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter US President Donald Trump tweeted about himself more than he tweeted about America in his first year in office. A Press Association analysis of the president’s tweets since he took office has found Mr Trump used the first person or his own name in more than 20% of tweets, more than any other topic, including the country he leads. He also tweeted about himself more than other prominent world leaders whose Twitter accounts were studied. The figures show that America and the media outweigh issues of policy when it comes to Mr Trump’s social media output, and that attacks on the media and jokes about North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un have proved most popular with Twitter users. And, never one for understatement, he tweeted 1,379 exclamation marks in his first year, an average of just under two for every three tweets … [Read more...] about Donald Trump has tweeted more about himself than America in first year
Register for our free newsletter JIMMY Nicholl has been the life and soul of Rangers’ winter training camp in Florida. Brought in to be Graeme Murty’s assistant at the turn of the year, he is calling upon his previous Ibrox experiences to help the current squad. He believes a little bit of old-school tough love can help to transform a side who have blown cold as often as they’ve been hot this season. There are many in football who believe the days of sergeant-major-type managers like Jock Wallace are in the past, and should be left there. But the Northern Irishman has nothing but good memories of the legendary Ibrox boss. Nicholl has always been a man in love with the beautiful game, and he’s delighted to be back at Rangers. He wants players to look forward to training in the way he did in his two spells as a player with the Light Blues. Even a day that was nearly the worst of his career brings a smile to his face when he recalls a manager that inspired … [Read more...] about Rangers assistant Jimmy Nicholl: Big Jock once told me he would have kicked my backside all the way to America