Theresa May and Donald Trump certainly have an incentive to announce a quick deal, but it might not make economic sense.
The "clock" is now at two and a half minutes to midnight, 30 seconds closer than in 2016.
The report cited the collapse of trust in American public institutions as a reason for the change.
Government departments tasked with handling the country's post-EU future have faced deep cuts.
Trump might use the meeting to go some way to winning concessions from Britain and bolster his vision of the United States exporting its way to prosperity.
Polls failed to predict Brexit or Donald Trump, but online comments are full of the emotions that matter.
The government could introduce legislation to enable them to trigger article 50 as early as Thursday.
The Supreme Court ruled that Edinburgh's devolved assembly did not need to be consulted on triggering Brexit.
Damage to research threatens the U.K's industrial base and the reputation of its universities.
Critics of the traditionally laissez faire attitude call for a more active role for government and the population in creating a cohesive society.
However, the government does not need the permission of devolved governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
If the U.K's industrial strategy is timid, Brexit will end up being a soft one.
A Conservative government intervening in the state is less surprising than it seems given the U.K.'s huge industrial discrepancies.
Labour's Jeremy Corbyn warns the prime minister to be careful, as 'there were no signs of any special relationship in (Trump's) inauguration speech.'
European integration was an outcome of America's rebuilding of Europe after World War II.
Advance your political vocabulary with words like plutogogue and snollygoster.
The City's banks realized before the public that Britain was heading for a hard Brexit—and they will be looking to recoup their losses.
The fashion industry thrives on partnerships between creatives across Europe, says André Howard Gayle.
The foreign secretary said the U.K. will continue its "joyous exploration of other European culture."
London's future as Europe's financial center is one of the biggest issues in Brexit talks because it is Britain's largest export sector and biggest source of corporate tax revenue.
The British PM's ambitious aim for a unique customs agreement will be difficult to win from the EU.
May has come under fire from investors, businesses and lawmakers for revealing little about the future relationship she will seek when she begins formal divorce talks by the end of March.
The character was never meant to become a serious political commentator—but it happened anyway.
The president-elect focused on European allies in a round of interviews.
No word on whether the prime minister will reveal the government's stance on key issues, such as immigration limits and single-market access.