• Trump says Nigel Farage would ‘do great job’ as British ambassador to US

    Trump says Nigel Farage would ‘do great job’ as British ambassador to US

    Donald Trump has come out in support of Nigel Farage being appointed Britain’s ambassador to the US.

    The US President-elect said the interim UKIP leader would do a “great job”.

    Mr Trump tweeted late on Monday night: “Many people would like to see @Nigel_Farage represent Great Britain as their Ambassador to the United States. He would do a great job!”

    Although Mr Farage has expressed an interest in assisting Team Trump, the politician has recently said that he doesn’t think of himself as […]

  • Nigel Farage becomes first UK politician to meet Donald Trump

    Nigel Farage becomes first UK politician to meet Donald Trump

    Nigel Farage has become the first British politician to meet Donald Trump since he became US president-elect.

    A UKIP spokesman said the interim party leader discussed “freedom and winning” with Trump on a visit to Trump Tower in New York.

    Trump’s spokeswoman Kellyanne Conway said the meeting had been “very productive”.

    Downing Street said Farage had “no role” in the government’s relationship with the incoming US administration.

    Ms Conway said: “They enjoy each other’s company and they had the opportunity to talk about freedom […]