Romney to meet Israeli leaders

The Republican US presidential candidate Mitt Romney touched down in Tel Aviv last night as part of a three-nation foreign tour that includes Britain and Poland. He hopes it will boost his credentials to direct US national security and diplomacy.

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Miliband to discuss baseball and economics with Romney

The international economy and the Boston Red Sox will be the key topics of discussion when Ed Miliband meets US presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, the Labour leader has said.

Mr Miliband said he "will work with whoever the US elects as president", including the Republican hopeful whose centre-right party sits at the other end of the political spectrum from Labour.

Labour Leader Ed Miliband is to meet Mitt Romney during the presidential candidate's trip to London. Credit: Press Association

He said: "I think what people expect from me as someone who wants to be prime minister of this country is to let other countries get on with electing their presidents and prime ministers and I'll work with them."

On the meeting with Mr Romney, he said: "I'm going to talk about the Boston Red Sox (baseball team). We're both fans."But more importantly I'm going to talk about the international economy in particular, and the grave situation it faces.

"The action that I think any US president is going to have to take, working with allies in Europe, is getting global growth."

Mitt Romney to meet David Cameron during London visit

David Cameron will meet US presidential candidate Mitt Romney at Downing Street today, during Romney's visit to the capital.

The Republican candidate is using the trip to raise campaign funds and canvass for support among London's large American community.

US presidential candidate Mitt Romney is visiting London as part of his campaign. Credit: AJM/EMPICS Entertainment

Romney, who is trailing Democrat president Barack Obama by a narrow margin in the latest polls, is also due to meet Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Labour Leader Ed Miliband.

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