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.
Video from WFBO showed a Buffalo police officer appearing to push a 75-year-old man who walked up to police clearing Niagara Square around the 8 p.m. curfew Thursday.
Pakistani authorities backed by security forces shut down more than 3,000 shops and markets across the country in a series of raids for violating social distancing regulations, after COVID-19 cases surpassed those in neighbouring China.
The total number of recovered cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) has reached 20,337 with 765 cases fully recovered on Friday after receiving treatment.