US president Donald Trump  with British prime minister Theresa May  at Chequers,  Buckinghamshire, in July 2018. File photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

As British chancellor Phillip Hammond put a brave face on Brexit during talks with senior political and business figures this week at Davos, across th(...)

Donald Trump and Nigel Farage at Trump Tower on November 12, 2016 in New York City. Photograph: Nigel Farage/PA Wire

The British government has dismissed Donald Trump’s suggestion that Ukip leader Nigel Farage should be sent to Washington as ambassador, insisting the(...)