They lined up like naughty schoolchildren – Donald Trump reads the riot act to Nato leaders

They might be Prime Ministers, Presidents and Chancellors in their own countries, but when the 27 Nato leaders lined up to listen to Donald Trump outside the alliance’s new billion-euro headquarters in Brussels, they looked like naughty schoolchildren at assembly.

EU leaders had promised to mount a charm offensive with Mr Trump, but the ever-forthright US president was clearly in no mood for niceties as he took the podium beside a twisted fragment of wreckage from New York’s Twin Towers.

Mr Trump had come to Brussels – a city he infamously referred to as a “hellhole” – to make plain that America is fed up with picking up the tab for Europe’s security: some 70% of all Nato spending comes from Washington.

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