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# Special Relationship

This year
Biden takes tea and talks climate with Britain's King Charles III during brief UK visit
The US president also met with British prime minister Rishi Sunak ahead of a Nato leaders’ summit.
Joe Biden says he came to Ireland to make sure 'the Brits didn't screw around'
The US President was referring to Britain’s commitments to Northern Ireland.
Last year
Open thread: What are the best things Ireland has gotten out of being in the EU? And the worst?
This month, The Good Information Project is looking at the EU and we want to hear from you.
Ireland + the EU: 50 years after Ireland voted to join, how is the relationship between the two?
This month, The Good Information Project is looking at the EU.
All time
France suspends transit ban for Britons living in EU
Under stricter Covid-19 travel rules being applied since December 28, only Britons whose official primary residence is in France were to be allowed in.
Joe Biden's defiance over Afghanistan tests global alliances
The downbeat mood in parts of the the West was contrasted by a more pragmatic approach from some other powers.
Paul Pogba criticises former manager Jose Mourinho in candid interview
The France midfielder was signed as the world’s most expensive player by Mourinho in 2016, but their relationship eventually soured.
Dominic Raab insists UK-US relationship will remain strong whoever is in White House
The UK Foreign Secretary said he would not ‘sucked in’ to a debate over postal votes after Donald Trump branded the election ‘a fraud’.
Brexit: Senior US politicians write to Boris Johnson over his efforts to 'flout the Northern Ireland protocol'
The UK Internal Market Bill cleared its first Commons hurdle on Monday despite deep misgivings among Johnson’s party.
Trump 'apoplectic' with Johnson in phone call over UK's decision on Huawei and 5G
Huawei is only one of a series of issues where the two nations are at odds
'Suddenly everything just exploded' - Bonnie Greer on sticking up for Ireland on the BBC
The US-born writer said the reaction to her comments
Donald Trump 'won't deal' with British ambassador, and criticises Theresa May on Brexit
Trump said that “we will no longer deal with” the British ambassador to the US Kim Darroch.
Donald Trump to get Buckingham Palace banquet as UK state visit is confirmed
The state visit is to take place in June.
Explainer: Has the US been paying attention to Brexit and does the White House care?
Politicians have only recently started talking about it and Trump hasn’t addressed it much.
Trump arrives in the UK today and will be greeted by a balloon showing him as an angry baby
He will enjoy tea with the Queen.
Nigel Farage 'squeezed in at last second' to dine with Donald Trump
Farage tweeted a picture of himself smiling broadly while sitting down with the US President.
The Donald Trump and Theresa May Holding Hands Pic of the Day
‘I like long walks in the park and free trade deals.’
Andy Murray wants to learn from new bestie Jose Mourinho
The tennis star battled to a three-set victory over Gilles Muller in Friday’s quarter-finals of the Wimbledon warm-up event.
US investigation into al-Megrahi release postponed
Delay due to lack of crucial witnesses.
Cameron meets senators over Lockerbie suspicions
US senators suspect BP and Libya conducted an oil deal in return for the release of the Lockerbie bomber.
Cameron says Lockerbie release was down to Scotland
PM shifts blame to Scottish authorities while on Washington visit.