In his boldest move yet to deliver Brexit with or without a divorce deal, Boris Johnson set Oct 14 for the Queen's Speech. The queen agreed to the date, effectively shutting parliament for around a month starting mid-September.
Britain rolled out the royal red carpet for Donald Trump on Monday but the pomp, pageantry and banquet with Queen Elizabeth looked set to be overshadowed by the US President's views on Brexit, the UK's next leader and a row over China's Huawei.
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