• 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 […]