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Japan anger over South Korea’s shrimp surprise for Donald Trump

The menu at South Korea’s state banquet for Donald Trump has left a nasty taste in Japan, after the president was served seafood caught off islands at the centre of a long-running territorial dispute between Seoul and Tokyo. Japanese officials have also complained about the decision to invite a former wartime sex slave to the event, held earlier this week during the… Read More »

Donald Trump’s approval rating plummets to record low in latest opinion poll

Donald Trump’s approval rating has fallen to a record low, according to a new opinion poll. Conducted by Quinnipiac University, the survey found just 34 per cent of US citizens approve of their leader, while 57 per cent disapprove. It also found that 68 per cent of respondents believe Mr Trump is “not level-headed”. The previous low in a Quinnipiac… Read More »

Expectations of Donald Trump dismantling Dodd-Frank send banking shares higher

Shares in banks and insurance groups are rallying in London, following the reports that President Donald Trump will take steps to dismantle regulations brought in to prevent another financial crisis. Mr Trump is expected to order a review of the Dodd-Frank Act on Friday, which was implemented in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis to prevent a… Read More »

US President Donald Trump Reportedly Still Using an Unsecured Android Device

Contrary to the reports that the Donald Trump had ditched his Android mobile phone for a potentially more secure device, the 45th US President is still using his old device to post on Twitter. According to a report in the New York Times on Wednesday, Trump has been using his old, unsecured Android phone to post on Twitter… Read More »

Half of Republicans incorrectly believe Donald Trump won the popular vote, poll shows

“The American people have understood exactly what they’re getting, and they voted overwhelmingly for him,” Donald Trump’s spokesman Sean Spicer recently insisted to CNN. The false narrative of Mr Trump’s “overwhelming victory”, peddled by Mr Trump’s surrogates and the president-elect himself, might partially explain the findings of a new survey, showing that the majority of Republicans believe their candidate… Read More »

What do UK bosses make of Donald Trump’s victory

Donald Trump’s unexpected election victory over his rival Hillary Clinton came at the end of one of the most bruising US presidential election campaigns of recent years. But what will the business mogul do when he takes office in January, and what will be the impact of his economic policies on the UK economy and British businesses? We… Read More »

What do UK bosses make of Donald Trump’s victory

Donald Trump’s unexpected election victory over his rival Hillary Clinton came at the end of one of the most bruising US presidential election campaigns of recent years. But what will the business mogul do when he takes office in January, and what will be the impact of his economic policies on the UK economy and British businesses? We… Read More »

Donald Trump presidency fears wipe £22bn off FTSE 100

More than £22 billion was wiped off the FTSE 100 on Monday morning as the index was dragged down by supermarket stocks and renewed fears of a Trump presidency ahead of the first US presidential debate. The UK’s premier market fell more than 83 points or 1.2 per cent to around 6826, with only a handful of stocks in positive territory.… Read More »

Donald Trump would ‘cut off cash to Mexico’ to pay for border wall

Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump has said he would stop cash sent home by Mexicans based in the US, until the country pays for a border wall. The prospect of losing a vital source of income would force Mexico into a “one-time payment” of $5-10bn (£3.5-7bn), says Mr Trump. But US President Barack Obama said the plan… Read More »

Female journalist grills Donald Trump about racism – he calls her ‘beautiful’

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump called a female reporter ‘beautiful’ moments after she quizzed him over his policy plans for racial inclusion. Karen Attiah, the Washington Post’s Opinions Deputy Digital Editor asked Trump to comment on his controversial statements about Muslims and his Hispanic polling numbers, during a meeting between the billionaire Presidential hopeful and the newspaper’s editorial board… Read More »