Donald Trump cancels UK trip over ‘bad deal’
US President Donald Trump has cancelled a visit to the UK next month.
He was due to open the new US embassy in London, but Trump said on twitter he didn’t want to because it represented a ‘bad deal’ done by the Obama administration.
The embassy move was actually signed off in 2008 before Barack Obama entered the White House.
Our UK correspondent Olly Barratt says Trump’s decision at least avoids a headache for UK Prime Minister Theresa May.
Olly Barratt also says Trump’s explanation for cancelling his visit does not ring true.