President George H.W. Bush's last words were "I love you, too," spoken to his son George W. Bush, according to former Secretary of State James Baker, who was in the room when the 41st president passed away Friday at the age of 94. On "Face the Nation" Sunday, Baker recalled the "peaceful, gentle" passing of his close friend of almost 60 years he said was like an older brother to him. "I was the little brother, and I was very, very happy for George H.W. Bush to refer to me as his little brother. And we were extremely close," Baker said. Transcript: James Baker on "Face the Nation," December 2, 2018 Baker first met Mr. Bush in 1958 and worked closely with him during his presidential campaign and throughout his presidency as secretary of state and chief of staff. Baker said he went to visit Mr. Bush in Houston on Friday after "three bad days" for the former president's health. "I went to check on him after a run and one of the caregivers said, 'Mr. President, … [Read more...] about George H.W. Bush’s last words were “I love you, too,” to his son George W. Bush
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Bartomeu is no longer confident of Griezmann transfer Bartomeu: Griezmann? We'll talk in July It remains to be seen where Antoine Griezmann will play his football in the 2018/19 season, with Barcelona interested in him and with Atletico Madrid keen for him to stay in the Spanish capital. Every comment or gesture is being analysed and this will also be the case with the song his brother Theo sang at the Stade de France on Monday evening, where he had watched France's match against Ireland. "I love you Atleti!" he sang, as recorded in a video shared on social media. Of course, what really matters is whether or not the player loves Atletico enough to decide to stay. … [Read more...] about Griezmann’s brother sings at the Stade de France: I love you Atleti!
Tarifa at sunset. Photo: Guillermo Stitch Guillermo Stitch has spent nine years living in Tarifa, Andalusia's southernmost city, where he has been writing his first book, which will be published in July. He shares what he loves most about living there. 1. Onions Snow capped mountains provide the backdrop to the Alhambra from the Mirador de San Nicolas Photo: Tim Rawle / Flickr All kinds of sensations await the new arrival in Andalusia. The place is maniacal in its determination to deliver drama, colour, flavour and spectacle. Your first time on the Mirador de San Nicolas, looking across at the Alhambra and the snowcapped Sierra behind? Unforgettable. Getting caught up in a religious procession in Seville, jostled along with the throng even though you were only on your way to the shop? Magical. Surreptitiously checking your watch twenty minutes in to a ropey flamenco show? Inevitable. READ ALSO: Where is home? A Londoner-turned-Madrileña reflects But the real … [Read more...] about Five reasons I love living in Andalusia
Donald Trump reportedly sent a jokey, handwritten note to French leader Emanuel Macron, which read: “Yes, Emmanuel, it’s true. I love you!” As the French leader arrived in Washington, the first foreign leader to be honoured by a state visit since Mr Trump became president, attention has focussed on the warm relationship between the men, apparently initially started when the two engaged in long handshake during a summit in Europe last year. After Mr Trump returned to Washington, he apparently followed up by sending the French leader press clippings about their budding relationship, sometimes annotated by Mr Trump’s handwritten messages. A New York Times article published in at the end of August 2017, arrived covered in florescent highlighter pen and a message scrawled in the margin: “Yes, Emmanuel, it’s true. I love you!” The details of the note, which have not previously been reported, are contained in a biography of the French leader, an … [Read more...] about Trump sent handwritten message to Macron saying ‘It’s true Emanuel, I love you’, book claims
International development secretary Penny Mordaunt has outlined a new approach to her department’s foreign aid spending as she told those who had concerns: “I hear you." In her first major speech on Britain’s overseas aid budget since taking over as international development secretary at the end of 2017, Ms Mordaunt also offered a passionate defence of the £13.9bn budget. Her speech in central London follows several months of high-level scrutiny over the department’s spending after scandals that rocked the charitable sector, including allegations of sexual abuse by aid workers in developing countries. Read more Sturgeon warns Oxfam sex scandal should not lead to foreign aid cuts Cutting foreign aid spending would be a 'strategic blunder' says Hague We need to increase the foreign aid budget following the Oxfam scandal Mordaunt under fire for vow to spend UK aid in 'national interest' What really happens if you cut off foreign aid? It also … [Read more...] about Penny Mordaunt outlines new approach to foreign aid spending telling those with concerns: ‘I hear you’