Good morning, Im Tim Walker with todays essential stories.
Trump calls London mayor a stone cold loser
Donald Trump described Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, as nasty and the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, as a stone cold loser and that was before he landed in London. The president arrived in the UK on Monday for a state visit, with tens of thousands expected to turn out in protest and widespread alarm over his administrations trade demands.
The US ambassador to London, Woody Johnson, said on Sunday that in any post-Brexit trade deal between the two nations, access to the UKs National Health Service would be on the table.
Climate confrontation. The outgoing British prime minister, Theresa May, has been urged by climate experts to confront Trump on his undermining of efforts to reduce emissions.
Kushner expresses doubt that Palestinians can self-govern