Donald Trump has abandoned his February trip to the UK, saying he isn’t a “big fan” of the new US embassy in London. In a tweet, the US President said: “Reason I canceled my trip to London is that I am not a big fan of the Obama Administration having sold perhaps the best located and finest embassy in London for “peanuts,” only to build a new one in an off location for 1.2 billion dollars. Bad deal. Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!” US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may open the multimillion pound embassy instead, according to government sources.
Nigel Farage has insisted he doesn’t want a second referendum just hours after saying a fresh vote would “kill it off for a generation”. The former Ukip leader said a second vote will be forced upon the country and Brexiteers should be prepared for it.
Some people are calling for separate taxes to be allocated to the NHS. This comes after the alarming assessment from 60 heads of different emergency departments who said patients are “dying prematurely” in a letter to Theresa May.
The horrific mudslide has stopped moving in Southern California and now more than 500 rescuers are working together to find the missing people. Seventeen people have been killed and another 28 injured in Santa Barbara after Tuesday’s mudslides, just weeks after the same county were hit with massive wildfires . The county’s sheriff said their priority is finding the survivors.
Angela Merkel is heading into the final day of make-or-break negotiations to determine her future as Germany's leader. Her only option left on the table now is to persuade her greatest rival, former head of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, to allow his social Social Democrats (SDP) to govern alongside her. The deadline is Friday.