US President Donald Trump is hitting the links at the Trump Turnberry golf resort in Scotland, where he is spending the weekend, as thousands protest his visit.BBC reporter Frankie McCamley posted footage on Twitter of Mr Trump, dressed in black and wearing a white cap, waving at protesters in the distance as they shouted “No Trump, No KKK, No Racist USA!”Portions of the golf course are visible from a beach where protesters gathered to oppose Mr Trump’s visit.Separating the protesters from the golf course was a line of police, some on horses.Snipers were also perched atop a nearby tower overlooking the vast property.The resort is one of two golf hotels owned by Trump in Scotland.Scottish police say they are trying to trace the paraglider who flew a Greenpeace protest banner over the golf resort on Friday evening.Detective Inspector Stephen McCulloch said the protester breached a no-fly zone over Turnberry hotel and committed a criminal offence.The glider carried a … [Read more...] about Donald Trump: President golfs as thousands in Scotland protest
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opinion Jason Sattler Opinion columnist Published 7:15 p.m. UTC May 23, 2018 What isn’t President Trump afraid of? Forget going under oath to testify for the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trump even refuses to go on camera to be interviewed, unless the interviewer can pass for a giddy member of his fan club. Since Trump told NBC News’ Lester Holt that he was thinking about “this Russia thing with Trump and Russia” when he fired FBI Director James Comey on May 11, 2017, Trump has only consented to be interviewed on television 15 times. “He has given 11 interviews to Fox News and Fox Business, one to Christian Broadcasting Network’s Pat Robertson, one to Trinity Broadcasting Network’s Mike Huckabee, one to CNBC’s Joe Kernen, and one to ITV’s Piers Morgan,” reported John Kerr and Dina Radtke of Media Matters for America. In these … [Read more...] about Easy questions only for Donald Trump: President Snowflake loves his safe space.
Home / News / UK & World by Press Association January 25 2018, 3.28pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppLinkedInEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Want to read more?Subscribe today from £1 a week January 25 2018The much-vaunted Special Relationship has not always been easy but more than a year into Donald Trump’s presidency he is yet to visit the United Kingdom despite being offered a state visit as he took up residence in the White House. Read More Want more stories? Register for FREE or subscribe today for unlimited access Login / Register Subscribe More from The Courier In video: The travels of Donald Trump Palestinian leader: Trump’s policy shift on Jerusalem was sinful King of Jordan tells Pence US must ‘rebuild trust’ Britain should have a ‘grown up conversation’ with Donald Trump – Johnson … [Read more...] about In Pictures: The ‘special relationship’ during Donald Trump’s presidency
PUBLISHED: 14:47 22 January 2018 | UPDATED: 14:47 22 January 2018 More than a third of parents in the East of England say their children are anxious about terrorism, climate change and Donald Trumps presidency. Photo: Paco Anselmi/PA Wire More than a third of parents in the East of England say their children are anxious about terrorism, climate change and Donald Trump’s presidency. A survey carried out by YouGov found a further 24pc thought their children were concerned about the threat of nuclear war. The research was commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation to uncover the impact world events could be having on young people. According to YouGov, six in ten British parents noticed their children asking more questions about world issues, while 13pc said children had asked to avoid going on public transport. The survey of parents with children aged five to 18 revealed: • 36pc think their children are anxious about threat of terrorism. • 41pc believe children … [Read more...] about More than a third of parents say children are anxious about terrorism and Donald Trump, survey claims
Apple is planning to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 US workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut that will enable the iPhone maker to take an estimated $245bn (£177bn) back to its home country. The Apple pledge, announced on Wednesday (17 January), comes less than a month after Congress approved a sweeping overhaul of the US tax code championed by President Donald Trump that will increase corporate profits. Besides dramatically lowering the standard corporate tax rate, the reforms offer a one-time break on cash held overseas. Apple plans to take advantage of that provision by taking back most of its offshore cash, generating a tax bill of about $38bn based on the temporary tax rate of 15.5 percent on foreign profits. Apple has earmarked about $75bn of the money currently overseas to finance $350bn in spending during the next five years. The spree will include the new campus, new data centres and other investments. Most of that $350bn reflects money that … [Read more...] about ‘Thank you Donald Trump’: President praised on social media following Apple’s 20,000 jobs revelation