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Kate makes surprise visit to London terror attack victims

As the Duchess wandered the halls and met with the hospital's team leaders, she told staffers, "What you do is remarkable". Khuram Butt , who was a known extremist on a list of British police extremist suspects, landed the interview with the unnamed firm that also supplies staff to Premier League football matches. Read More »

British PM Theresa May under fresh pressure as top aides quit

Former Ulster Unionist Party leader Lord Empey warned Theresa May that she should get feedback from her MPs before entering into an arrangement with the DUP . Mr Timothy said in a statement that he had failed to carry out an effective election campaign and the result was a "huge disappointment". Johnson is one of the most recognisable figures in British politics thanks to his shock of platinum blonde hair and colourful turn of phrase - attributes that made him a key asset for the ... Read More »

Hung parliament confirmed in United Kingdom election

The election results in Scotland have delivered a number of surprises. Overall, the SNP faced pressure from the Tories, Labour and the Lib Dems, which all made gains at the SNP's expense where a single unionist party was able to concentrate enough of its vote to take the seat, or where a divided unionist vote enabled another pro-union party to succeed on a marginal increase in its own vote share. Read More »

Global Industrial Robotics Market - Toshiba, Denso, Comau


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I don't think Theresa May has any credibility - Corbyn

The Conservatives ran a awful campaign, easily the worst I have even been involved with in my 16 years as a party member. May said Barwell would help her "reflect on the election and why it did not deliver the result I hoped for". Labour, written off as nearly unelectable just weeks ago, surpassed expectations by securing 261 seats in a last-minute surge of support. She had another three years to go as UK Prime Minister, but the opinion polls giving the Conservatives (Tories) a 20-point ... Read More »

Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defense site

The North Korean missile tests present a hard challenge to new South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has expressed a desire to reach out to the North. Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, also said in a wide-ranging policy suggestion piece in the Foreign Affairs that the primary goal of the US relations with China should be to win cooperation over the North. Read More »

May to face grilling over poll setback


Last evening, May faced the tough 1922 Committee of her party's backbench MPs amid a brewing rebellion within the ranks after her gamble to call a snap general election backfired, leaving the Tories eight seats short of a majority. May apologised to Conservative MPs on Monday, accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory and sacrificing the parliamentary majority she inherited from her predecessor David Cameron when she came to power a year ago following the ... Read More »

MP: Congress MLA booked for inciting people to set ablaze police station


Following the police firing in Mandsaur in which six farmers were killed, the situation spiralled out of control with protesters resorted to looting and arson in several districts. The leaders and the crowd had gathered to protest against the death of five farmers during the clash between protesting farmers and the police in Mandsaur. Read More »

Prison guards killed by inmates during transport in Georgia

Prisoners shot and killed two guards while being transported by bus in Putnam County, Georgia , and are on the loose, according to the Putnam County sheriff. Georgia corrections officials have released the names of two inmates being sought by law enforcement after two prison guards were killed during a bus transport. Read More »

Qatar launches new shipping routes to Oman amid food shortage fears


Saudi state news agency SPA reported late on Sunday that King Salman has ordered authorities to "take into consideration humanitarian situations of Saudi-Qatari joint families", appearing to clarify the previous announcements. "This policy of domination and control is not going to work", Qahtani stressed. Moreover, Turkey has declared its full support to Qatar by adopting a bill on deploying Turkish troops in the country. Read More »

United Kingdom premier strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party


It now holds 318 seats. British Prime Minister Theresa May recently called for snap elections to take place on June 8th an in effort to win a more powerful mandate for her Conservative Party ahead of Brexit negotiations. A YouGov poll for the Sunday Times newspaper found 48 percent of people felt May should quit while 38 percent thought she should stay. Donald Tusk , president of the European Commission, urged the May government to get on with negotiations, noting that the United ... Read More »

Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom election blow

Mrs May took a number of commentators by surprise by rather brazenly seeming that she would effectively try and style out the bad result and continue in Government nearly as if she hadn't been given a bloody nose. British media reported later Friday that May had no intention of resigning. With one seat left to declare, the Tories are eight seats short of the 326 figure needed to command a majority and must relay on the DUP to continue to rule. Read More »

British PM Theresa May apologises to her MPs for causing election 'mess'


Some involved in the Irish peace process are alarmed because the 1998 Good Friday peace accords call for the British government to be neutral in the politics of Northern Ireland. May has taken the blame for the Conservatives' relatively poor showing in last Thursday's election, in which the party surprisingly lost its majority. Read More »

Reports of secret Tory and Labour talks to achieve softer Brexit

Brexiteer MPs used the meeting to suggest that the bad result was not about the European Union , blaming public spending and school cuts. Reacting to the meeting, Tory MP Julian Knight said the prime minister had been "humble and steadfast and certain that we have to get on with the job of government and negotiating Brexit ". Read More »

Fears man lost in river in London attack

Italian prosecutor Giuseppe Amato said there was not enough evidence to arrest or charge the 22-year-old when he was caught at Bologna airport last year. The PM said she would make it easier to deport foreign terror suspects and "restrict the freedom and movements" of those that present a threat. The attack, and prior attacks in Manchester and near Parliament in London , have prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to call for tougher counterterrorism laws even if it means changing human rights ... Read More »

May re-appoints minister she had fired

Earlier in the day Britain's secretary of state for exiting the EU (Brexit), David Davis , had threatened to walk away from the Brexit negotiations with no deal. "Until then, I think you continue to plan for a hard Brexit , until you can see evidence of that beginning to shift and change", he told Reuters. "We can delay the start date for talks as long as we wish, but the clock will not stop ticking on their end date". Read More »

SNP can stop Tory majority as polls narrow says Sturgeon

Among the other parties, YouGov found support for the Lib Dems at 6% and the Greens at 1%. Nicola Sturgeon said she believes Scotland will be independent by 2025 - amid predictions she could hold the balance of power after June 8. "It is becoming evident that the SNP's obsession with independence is having a harmful effect on the Scottish economy". The First Minister can't run away from it this time . Read More »

Warriors capture their second National Basketball Association title in three years


Kevin Durant signed with the Warriors hoping to win an elusive title and on Monday he not only reached his goal, but was also named the unanimous Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals. James led the way, connecting on five of his first six shots. Draymond Green stayed on the court in a game that featured three technicals on one play 3:08 before halftime. Read More »

Police seeking London attack victim find body in Thames

France said earlier on Wednesday that two of its citizens had died when three men drove a van into pedestrians on the bridge before going on a stabbing spree in the nearby Borough Market. He was investigated in 2015 but he was "prioritised in the lower echelons of our investigative work" and there was no evidence of "attack planning", police said. Read More »

Erdogan calls Iraqi Kurdish referendum 'error and threat'


He said his country's stance is clear on the process as the Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a statement following the declaration of the Kurdish referendum date. "Bulgaria has not expressed an official position on the upcoming referendum on the independence of [the Kurdistan Region]", Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told the Parliament in response to a question about a meeting with the President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani. Read More »

Sharif hopes Gulf crisis would be resolved soon


Meanwhile, Qatar has supported Kuwait's efforts to mediate between Doha and Arab states. Senior officials from the countries opposed to Qatar have warned it that appealing for foreign assistance will not advance a reconciliation. Reuters was not immediately able to verify the report. Baker said the move was in violation of the 1944 Convention on International Civil Aviation, charged with overseeing and regulating international aviation. Read More »

EU, UK Citizens' Status First on Brexit Talks Agenda - UK Brexit Secretary


Davis ruled out the possibility of a Norway-style agreement with Britain as part of the free trade area and subject to freedom of movement for workers from across the EU. Davis said that the government had looked at contingency plans for walking away without a deal and it was an important option in order to get the best deal for Britain. Read More »

Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate Intelligence committee


Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein, a member of both the Senate intelligence and judiciary committees, has said Mr Sessions should answer questions about his January testimony. "If it's true, why did the attorney general offer his resignation to the president?" "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go", Comey quoted Trump as saying. Read More »