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Theresa May's election gamble has backfired spectacularly

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. Surprised by the U-turn, one former co-...

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Melbourne siege victim was father who recently married, police reveal

The man was acquitted over the terror plot to launch a suicide attack against Sydney's Holsworthy army barracks in 2009 after a trial in 2010. After immigrating to Australia with his parents from So...

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Brexit forever? How May's failed election gamble changes Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn, whose political career reached unexpected heights as the results of the UK's general election filtered through last night, has urged Prime Minister Theresa May to stand down after a...

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All the latest from the General Election 2017 results

All the latest from the General Election 2017 results

He said: "Clearly if she's got a worse result than two years ago and is nearly unable to form a government then she I doubt will survive in the long term as Conservative party leader". Protocol mean...

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17Th arrest made in Manchester terror attack probe

17Th arrest made in Manchester terror attack probe

He is believed to have visited Libya shortly before the attack, arriving back in the United Kingdom on 18 May. Abedi himself had returned from Libya, known to be a hotbed of IS activity, four days bef...

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Latest NSA leak is a reminder bosses can see your every move

Much is unknown, as the public is made to depend upon the potentially unreliable claims of government prosecutors, while victor is held in jail without any contact with the public. In her spare time ...

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Theresa May's UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

Britain's lower house of parliament, the House of Commons , has a total of 650 seats, which represents that many constituencies across the U.K. The Parliament is "hung" when a general election does n...

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6 more arrested in London

6 more arrested in London

They confirmed that a 27-year-old man arrested on a street in Ilford and a 29-year-old man arrested at an address in Ilford - both arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts - are now ...

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Tehran attackers were Iranian IS recruits

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir, speaking in the German capital of Berlin, said he did not know who was responsible and there was no evidence Saudi nationals were involved. Iran's Islamic Revolu...

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London and internet radicalised my son: Attacker's mother

London and internet radicalised my son: Attacker's mother

The mother of one of the attackers, who carried out London Bridge terror attacks last week, has blamed the Internet and his United Kingdom friends for her son's radicalisation. Amid this, the bigg...

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Trump's Personal Attorney Denies Comey Allegations, Says Comments Vindicate President

He called me at my desk at lunchtime and asked me was I free for dinner that night", Comey said , adding that he had to break dinner plans with his wife. At the end of a year ago USA intelligence a...

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How the United Kingdom election vote was swung

The U.K. national election has ended in a hung Parliament -- meaning that no party won an outright majority of seats in Parliament. With one constituency still to be declared, the Conservatives were...

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'Catastrophic night as country enters uncertain period'

The DUP is a conservative Northern Irish party that opposes same-sex marriage and has been accused of denying climate change . "May said herself during the campaign if she lost six seats it wou...

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Gold Prices Remain Steady As UK Goes To Polls

A final flurry of opinion polls gave May's Conservative Party a lead between 5 and 12 per centage points over the main opposition Labour Party, suggesting she would increase her majority - but not win...

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Third French death confirmed after London Bridge attack

Police said they are still trying to identify the third attacker. Butt, a British citizen born in Pakistan , had been investigated by security agencies earlier but he was not deemed enough of a th...

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UK general election backfires on Theresa May

Delivering his victory speech, Mr Starmer called for the terms of Brexit to be "reset" in light of the election result. The public saw that she was weak and wobbly. The exit poll is hardly infalli...

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It's 15 years in jail for Qatar sympathisers in UAE

It's 15 years in jail for Qatar sympathisers in UAE

Ultimately, the demands also include Qatar publicly vowing to never again have any policy which is perceived as "contradicting" the GCC's official stance. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ...

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Samsung to launch its own Bixby-powered smart home speaker

Samsung to launch its own Bixby-powered smart home speaker

To begin interacting with the HomePod , users will simply need to say "Hey Siri ", followed by a question or command. "We think we can do lots to make this experience much better", said Apple...

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Qatar Airways closes Saudi and UAE offices

The Trump administration has worked to clean up the president's tweets through phone calls to King Salman of Saudi Arabia and Amir Sheikh Tameem bin Hamad al Thani of Qatar, even offering to m...

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Comey Testimony Crashes Columbia Law Website

In her words - "More sleep might be a solution for him". Former FBI Director James Comey is sworn in while testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. Trump has scheduled a ...

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Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be election key

The defiant Prime Minister finished her statement saying: "Let's get to work". Answer: It's an unusual situation in which no political party wins more than half of the 650 seats in the House of Comm...

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UK election ends in hung Parliament

May called the snap election to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations with the other 27 European Union countries which are due to begin in less than a fortnight, and to cement her grip on the...

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Ireland Elects Openly Gay Son of Indian Immigrant as Prime Minister

Ireland Elects Openly Gay Son of Indian Immigrant as Prime Minister

He will be Ireland's first gay prime minister and also become the country's youngest leader at an age of 38. While serving as minister of health, Varadkar first opened up publicly about his se...

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May's grip on power in doubt as United Kingdom election heads for stalemate

The second largest seat victor, according to the exit polls, will be the Labour Party, lead by socialist Jeremy Corbyn , with a predicted 266 seats. The Liberal Democrats , who had formed the prev...

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Hawaii passes law committing state to Paris climate deal

Hawaii passes law committing state to Paris climate deal

Hawaii has become the first state to pass a law committing to the goals set by the Paris climate agreement . "But we'll take matters into our own hands". Climate issues are global challenges. O...

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Election result could see Tories lose mandate for hard Brexit - David Davis

During the campaign, she stepped up her rhetoric against the European Union , using a description of herself as a "bloody hard woman" to insist she would be tough in Brexit talks . May, a 60-year-ol...

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Former FBI director Comey testifying before Senate committee

When Warner praised him for his integrity, expertise and intelligence, however, Comey seemed to relax, even more so when he was sworn in and finally able to tell his insane story to the world. "I as...

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Senior Congress leader & MP P Govardhan Reddy passes away

Senior Congress leader & MP P Govardhan Reddy passes away

Other accompanying MPs rushed him to the Regional Hospital in Kullu, where he died while undergoing treatment. Chief Minister asked Chief Secretary S P Singh and Delhi Resident Commissioner Arvind...

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Woman accused of leak indicted, faces detention hearing

Victor has been jailed in neighboring Lincoln County since her arrest , according to a booking report released by the sheriff. The NSA report was dated May 5, the same as the document victor is charg...

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Comey testimony doesn't warrant impeachment charges: Former DOJ official

Comey testimony doesn't warrant impeachment charges: Former DOJ official

That's Bob Mueller's job to sort that out", Comey responded, referring to the newly appointed special counsel who has taken over the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation. McGovern exp...

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As election results emerge, Corbyn urges May to quit over losses

The results confounded those who said the opposition Labour Party's left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn , was electorally toxic. With no clear victor likely to emerge from Thursday's vote, a wounde...

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Former Milwaukee County jail rape victim awarded $6.7 million

Former Milwaukee County jail rape victim awarded $6.7 million

The woman's attorneys had also argued that her constitutional rights were violated, and her life and the life of her baby were put at risk, when she was placed in shackles during childbirth. Over the ...

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'The public saw that she was weak and wobbly' - top election quotes

May called the snap election to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations with the other 27 European Union countries which are due to begin in less than a fortnight, and to cement her grip on t...

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Pound dives as United Kingdom plunges into new period of uncertainty

Corbyn, who voted against European Union membership in 1975 but said he voted for membership in 2016, told voters the issue of Brexit had been settled. The results confounded those who said Labo...

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Minister rules out Scottish independence vote before 2022

Of course, there could be a polling error in the Tories' favour. "People are starting to listen to the Conservative party, to engage with what we have to offer, and our position over whether Scotla...

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United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn calls for PM May to stand down

United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn calls for PM May to stand down

As the June 8 poll ended in a hung parliament, with no party holding an absolute majority in the House of Commons , Mrs May pledged the Tories would offer "stability" as the largest party with the mo...

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Comey goes medieval: 'Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?'

Comey himself brought up Henry's famous words when Senator King asked him about whether Trump had pressured him to drop the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn ....

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'Invasion' for IS caliphate in Philippines

'Invasion' for IS caliphate in Philippines

Duterte told soldiers in Iligan, a city near Marawi, that he had long feared that "contamination by ISIS" loomed in the country's future, using the acronym for the Islamic State group. He reiterated t...

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London attack ringleader was intensely investigated, starting 2015

London attack ringleader was intensely investigated, starting 2015

Police said they were still working to confirm the identity of the third attacker. At one point, one of his friends became concerned about his obsession with radical Islam and his weird attempt to...

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Scottish independence dealt a blow after nationalists suffer losses

Scottish independence dealt a blow after nationalists suffer losses

Sterling fell by more than two cents against the USA dollar after an exit poll showed May losing her majority, though it later recovered some of its losses. "A vote for one to go and the other to be r...

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