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What was Queen's Speech missing? Donald Trump

What was Queen's Speech missing? Donald Trump

The Queen invited Trump to Britain, but a date has never been set and United Kingdom media has speculated that the trip may be scrapped due to a lack of public support. She was accompanied by son and heir Prince Charles rather than husband Duke of Edinburgh, after he was admitted to hospital as a "precautionary measure" last night.


Trump meets Ukraine's president, US adds to Russia sanctions

Trump meets Ukraine's president, US adds to Russia sanctions

Mr Trump did not greet Mr Poroshenko upon his arrival at the White House and he was not scheduled to hold separate talks with him. The US has given strong backing to Ukraine since a 2014 pro-democracy revolution turned it away from Russian Federation and towards the West.


US imposes new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

US imposes new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

But the two presidents posed for photographs in the Oval Office and made brief remarks following Poroshenko's more extensive meetings with Vice President Mike Pence and the administration's top national security advisers. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in the statement "there should be no sanctions relief until Russian Federation meets its obligations under the Minsk agreements".



Ram Nath Kovind on a very strong wicket

Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has already indicated that they will support Kovind as their party can not be negative towards a Dalit nominee for the post of president. President Pranab Mukherjee will demit office on July 24. The Chinese whispers about NDA's Presidential candidate were centred largely around LK Advani and Sushma Swaraj, and it's fair to say the media was entirely blind-sided by the eventual nominee.


Queen's Speech Unveils Brexit-Focused Agenda At Troubled Time

Queen's Speech Unveils Brexit-Focused Agenda At Troubled Time

The complexity of Brexit has also been underlined as the Government sets out eight bills to deliver Britain's exit from the EU. There is also a bill to create a standalone United Kingdom customs regime given the Government's promise to leave the EU tariff-free customs union, as well as draft legislature to put in place the framework to strike trade deals around the world.