At UN, Biden, Truss seek to smooth over N Ireland divide

UNITED NATIONS — US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Liz Truss declared themselves staunch allies Wednesday as they tried to patch up a divide over Brexit’s impression on peace in Northern Eire. The leaders met on the United Nations two days after they attended the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London, and … Read more

After royal funeral, new UK leader Truss makes debut at UN

LONDON — Liz Truss goes from the solemnity of a royal funeral to the maelstrom of worldwide politics, and an important assembly with President Joe Biden. Britain’s prime minister flew to New York on Monday for the United Nations Common Meeting, coming straight from the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, whose demise and commemoration have … Read more