Kim Darroch speaks at the British Embassy in Washington. File /Agence France-Presse
The president called the mayor a "stone cold loser" before adding: "In any event, I look forward to being a great friend to the United Kingdom, and am looking very much forward to my visit."
He will hold a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Downing Street and the trip also coincides with events to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings during World War Two.
Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations discuss global trade woes on the second day of their annual summit on Sunday, likely laying bare a yawning divide between US President Donald Trump and his Western allies.
Sure, turning down an invite to a banquet for Donald Trump is little more than gesture politics. But throwing a banquet for Donald Trump is gesture politics on a grand scale to begin with, and of the two, I know which gesture I prefer.
Strong protests over the possible adverse health impact from irate citizens and concerned groups have stopped the visit of a Hong Kong-based cruise liner, with more than 700 passengers and crew to a former US naval installation in Zambales province in Central Luzon due to the coronavirus scare.
Rafid Automotive Solutions issued 91,000 traffic accident reports during 2019 and reduced the accident report processing time by 150 per cent to an average of just four minutes, through Rafid’s application.
“We will celebrate the accomplishments of the last 50 years. Thanks to the efforts of UAE citizens and residents, as well as all those who have contributed to its success and prosperity, Expo 2020 will mark the start of new 50-year phase of leadership and achievements.”
"Some mortars were fired from across the border in Afghanistan and landed inside Pakistan. They caused some damage to vehicles," Mahmood Aslam Wazir, deputy district commissioner of the area on the Pakistani side, told Reuters.