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United Kingdom election puts Brexit talks in doubt

He faced intense opposition from the right-wing tabloid press and from the Evening Standard, newly edited by former Treasury chief George Osborne, a Conservative Party stalwart. Johnson was already ...

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EU's Tusk warns Britain Brexit time tight, risk of no deal

May has asked Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a minority government with the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which won 10 seats. The bulk of investors believe The...

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British PM loses majority, faces pressure to resign

British PM loses majority, faces pressure to resign

In a night of surprises, former Liberal Democrat leader and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg lost his seat to Labour . Britain is facing a hung Parliament in a shock General Election twist whic...

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Trump won't invoke executive privilege on Comey testimony

President Trump dismissed a question on May 18 about reports that he asked former FBI director James Comey to end the investigation into ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, a...

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Jeremy Corbyn's celebratory high five turned into an awkward boob slap

Jeremy Corbyn's celebratory high five turned into an awkward boob slap

One thing he should not be getting credit for, however, is this. Which, naturally, calls for a high five. Reflecting on results across the country, he said: "Politics has changed, and politics isn...

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Hawaii Becomes America's First State To Join The Paris Climate Accord

Hawaii Becomes America's First State To Join The Paris Climate Accord

Speaking with Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press", Kerry doubted that Trump could find a better deal than the one from which he just withdrew. Cambodia, a member of the UN Framework Convention on Climat...

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Labour leader Corbyn calls for PM May to stand down

Polling stations have opened across Britain in an election to choose a new government. She retained the Maidenhead seat with a majority of 26,457, down from the 2015 general election in which she ...

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Shock UK election exit poll sees Theresa May losing parliament majority

Shock UK election exit poll sees Theresa May losing parliament majority

Investors worry that a minority Conservative government would be weaker in Brexit talks, which start on June 19 and are to last for at least the next two years. By the end of the seven week run-up, ...

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May's record on security in focus on eve of polls

Italian sources immediately revealed that the 22-year-old had been on their watch list since his arrest in March last year trying to board a one-way flight to Turkey. The Islamic State terror group ha...

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Stunning blow for Theresa May as hung parliament is confirmed

The pound fell more than 1% in Asian trading and stocks with exposure to the United Kingdom suffered losses as results suggested that an unexpectedly strong showing by the opposition Labour Party me...

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Jeremy Corbyn and Emily Thornberry hold Islington with sensational majorities

He has a majority of 33,215. The Labour leader arrived at Sobell Leisure Centre in his constituency of Islington North to witness the end of the count. Corbyn was shown trying to celebrate his app...

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UK Opposition Leader Says 'Ready to Serve' Country After Election Gains

It will also be hard for the next prime minister - whether it's Ms May or someone else - to argue that they are speaking for the entire nation after such a bitter and divisive campaign. "So let's not ...

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London attacker told Italian police he "wanted to be a terrorist"

Police said in a statement: "Detectives were appealing for information about Xavier Thomas, 45, a French national who had not been seen since the night of the terrorist attack on London Bridge ". "Ho...

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Trump's tweets are 'official statements': Spicer

The president got into a spat with London's mayor, seemed to be making new global policy toward Qatar and complicated his attorneys' efforts to defend his travel ban executive order. Sessions was the...

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UK votes for hung Parliament, Theresa May's Conservatives single largest party

Jeremy Corbyn confounded the opinion polls, and the hostility of many of his own MPs, and oversaw a dramatic surge in support for Labour . Throughout her campaign, May repeatedly stressed she ne...

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Will Jeremy Corbyn appear at Cumbrian NHS rally?

Will Jeremy Corbyn appear at Cumbrian NHS rally?

The PM said while she recognised the job nurses do "we have had to take some hard choices across the public sector in relation to public sector pay restraint" and that "we will put more money into t...

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'Deluded!' Jeremy Corbyn mocked for claiming election victory - 'He thinks he's WON'

Early results were in line with the exit poll , with Labour doing better than expected. Officials in Brussels were hopeful the election would allow her to make compromises, but this has been thro...

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#Vote2017: Hung parliament: What are the options for the UK?

#Vote2017: Hung parliament: What are the options for the UK?

Apart from the BBC , Sky News predicted May would win around 315 of the 650 seats, while also calling the possibility of a "hung" parliament . Labour are expected to increase their share from 229 ...

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Labour Party says will seek to form minority government

However, Siegfried Muresan, spokesman for the European Parliament's largest party the EEP underscored that "Article 50 is ticking" and Theresa May "should have used time for negotiations, not for elec...

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United Kingdom election 2017: constituency-wise results

United Kingdom election 2017: constituency-wise results

United Kingdom media, citing sources they did not identify, reported early Friday that May has no intention of resigning despite calls for her to step down. Its casualties included Alex Salmond, one o...

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Heavy weapons killing many civilians in Mosul

Heavy weapons killing many civilians in Mosul

Iraq's Kurdish region, with which Turkey has forged close trade ties, announced this week that it would vote on whether to split from the rest of Iraq and form an independent region. The officials s...

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No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents

No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents

Winner's attorney, Titus Nichols, told ABC News prior to Thursday's hearing that his client planned to plead not guilty. The problem here is that the NSA report was a highly classified "top-secret" ...

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Kabul truck-bomb toll rises to more than 150 killed: Afghan president

Kabul truck-bomb toll rises to more than 150 killed: Afghan president

Asked about Mr. Ghani's proposed roadmap for talks, he called it a "very positive offer". At 150 people were killed in a massive truck-bomb explosion in Kabul on May 31, President Ashraf Ghani ...

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Grand jury indicts woman in leaked secrets case

Grand jury indicts woman in leaked secrets case

This June 2017 photo released by the Lincoln County (Ga.) Sheriff's Office, shows Reality Winner. A judge scheduled a hearing Thursday afternoon to determine whether to allow victor to be released f...

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Comey: Trumps request to stop Russian Federation probe very disturbing

Comey: Trumps request to stop Russian Federation probe very disturbing

Former FBI Director James Comey revealed little new Thursday about Russia's meddling in last year's elections , but he really gave it to President Donald Trump . He expressed confidence tha...

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May's Authority in Brexit Talks Destroyed After Losing Majority Parliament

After winning his own seat in north London , Corbyn said May's attempt to win a bigger mandate had backfired. The exit poll predicted May's party would not win a majority of the 650 seats in parlia...

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Trump tells 'confidants' United States will leave Paris climate deal

Trump tells 'confidants' United States will leave Paris climate deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday, "We had a productive discussion today about the importance of global action against climate change, to safeguard the prosperity and security of futur...

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Rahul Gandhi Arrested: Curfew in Mandsaur

Rahul Gandhi Arrested: Curfew in Mandsaur

Taking a cue from their Madhya Pradesh counterparts, farmers in western Uttar Pradesh are gearing up to raise their own issues, ranging from unpaid dues to poor procurement infrastructure, which, th...

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LEO took on London terrorists armed only with baton

LEO took on London terrorists armed only with baton

People react in front of floral tributes on the south side of London Bridge near Borough Market after an attack left 7 people dead and dozens of injured in London , Britain, June 5, 2017 . "...

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UK Elections 2017: Hung Parliament As Theresa May Fails to Gain Majority

Ms May's Conservative Party was on course to win 316 seats, the BBC forecast, down from the 330 she held before calling the snap election seven weeks ago. I am very proud of the results that are c...

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United Kingdom election: Hung Parliament as Theresa May fails to gain majority

But EU Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger told German radio he was unsure Brexit talks could start later this month as scheduled. "If there is a message from tonight's results, it's this: the Pr...

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United Kingdom vote a gamble that could complicate Brexit: Europe leaders

That start date could be pushed back - but doing so will make the challenge of negotiating a deal within two years more hard. "We don't know when Brexit talks start", EU President Donald Tusk said...

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James Comey on Trump: "He Might Lie"

But Comey said a lot. "If you think that he just happened to be at the airport. he was talking about golf and grandchildren. but if I talk about them for more than about 9 or 10 seconds. And ind...

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United Kingdom election shock could delay, soften Brexit

With more than two-thirds of the seats counted, the results appeared to be generally bearing out an exit poll that predicted the Conservatives would get 314 of the 650 seats in Parliament, down fr...

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Investors Shrug Off Shock UK Election Result

Investors Shrug Off Shock UK Election Result

In the 2015 general election , then Prime Minister David Cameron led Conservatives had won 331 seats, giving the Tories a small but significant majority , and the Labour party won 232 seats. W...

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In Defeat For Theresa May, Conservatives Lose Majority In UK Parliament

In Defeat For Theresa May, Conservatives Lose Majority In UK Parliament

May has said victory in the election would strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations, and officials in Brussels were hopeful it will allow her to make compromises in the talks. "We have less than t...

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United Kingdom election ends in a hung parliament - what happens now?

May, who's slated to meet with Queen Elizabeth Friday to form a new government, insisted she'd stay in her job despite calls for to resign after taking the job 11 months ago. Lack of a majority can in...

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United Kingdom exit poll suggests PM May's election gamble has backfired

The inconclusive election was result was seen as a disaster by negotiators in Brussels, where Brexit talks are due to begin within days, the Guardian reports. May called the election in hopes of inc...

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Mauritania cuts ties to Qatar amid Gulf rift

Qatar vehemently denies the accusations made against it. Gabriel, a longtime critic of German arms sales, also criticized Trump's recent large US weapons sales to other countries in the Gulf. USA mi...

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Trump's Lawyer Says Comey Is Lying About Flynn Investigation

During Comey's testimony, we learned less about the potential connection between Trump and Russian Federation and more about the incompetence of the GOP's top men. "This whole thing is a giant nothi...

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