• Theresa May struggles to keep her job after a disastrous snap election
Theresa May struggles to keep her job after a disastrous snap election

British Prime Minister Theresa May's office says the Democratic Unionist Party has agreed principles to support her Conservative minority government. In Kingston and Surbiton, former Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils, James Berry lost out to the Liberal Democrats with Ed Davey returning to the seat.

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  • PM defiant on Brexit: Plans for leaving the European Union 'have NOT changed'
PM defiant on Brexit: Plans for leaving the European Union 'have NOT changed'

But Ruth Davidson , the pro-EU leader of the Conservatives in Scotland, called on May to "reopen" the government's Brexit plans. The meeting will now be held Monday afternoon instead of Tuesday. An MP at the "22 confirmed the Tories" poorly received social care policy - dubbed the "dementia tax" - looks set to be dropped, while it is thought M...

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  • May's key advisers Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy resign following election
May's key advisers Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy resign following election

Theresa May was attempting to shore up her position in Number 10 by completing her Cabinet after a humiliating showing in the General Election left her authority as Prime Minister weakened. It also failed to notice the surge in Labour support, because modern campaigning techniques require ever-narrower targeting of specific voters, and we were not...

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  • Force India has strong but contentious finish at Canadian GP
Force India has strong but contentious finish at Canadian GP

But Perez refused to move over to allow his team-mate a shot, saying he was pressuring Ricciardo and waiting for him to make a mistake. " When the team asked me to let (Ocon) by, we were going to lap some cars, so I asked them to give me the chance because we had some traffic and that's all I needed, I was always in (Ricciardo's) DRS zone ".

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  • Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller
Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

But Kenneth Starr, who investigated the Whitewater and Monica Lewinsky scandals as an independent counsel during the administration of former President Bill Clinton, rallied to Mueller's defense. "I think that's just nonsense". "Because Comey makes so clear that it's the poison fruit of a deliberate manipulation by the Federal Bureau of Investigati...

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  • Tories' general election setback will trigger turmoil over Brexit talks
Tories' general election setback will trigger turmoil over Brexit talks

A defiant Prime Minister Theresa May vowed Friday to form a new government to lead Britain out of the European Union despite losing her majority in a snap general election and facing calls to resign. Meanwhile, Labour, which had been written off by critics as all but unelectable, surged to 262 seats, up 29 from its tally in the 2015 election....

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  • UK police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody
UK police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody

It is understood that the search did not uncover the suitcase and... A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said they were unable to confirm or deny Abedi's contact with the terror group as it was an ongoing investigation. Ten men still remain in custody. "We are very interested in anything people can tell us about the movements of this a...

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  • British PM Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback
British PM Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

With opinion polls showing the Conservatives with a commanding lead over the opposition Labour Party , May had called an early election in hopes of increasing her majority in Parliament and strengthening her position in negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union .

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  • United Kingdom rating not immediately affected by election - S&P
United Kingdom rating not immediately affected by election - S&P

The other 27 governments are particularly concerned that a breakdown in negotiations could lead to Britain ceasing to be a member on March 30, 2019, as laid out in Article 50 of the European Union treaty, without negotiating the kind of divorce terms that would avoid a chaotic legal limbo for people and businesses.

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  • Demonstrators stage protests against Theresa May, urging to resign from PM seat
Demonstrators stage protests against Theresa May, urging to resign from PM seat

Voters dealt May a devastating blow in the snap election she had called to strengthen her hand in the Brexit negotiations, wiping out her parliamentary majority and throwing the country into political turmoil. Theresa May had repeatedly said during the election campaign that the Brexit talks would start 11 days after the June 8 vote, using it ...

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  • Gerry Adams: Tories and DUP will be 'coalition for chaos'
Gerry Adams: Tories and DUP will be 'coalition for chaos'

Instead, the election stripped May of her majority and obliterated her political authority. The chaos has weighed on the pound, which has plunged nearly two percent since Thursday, and London's FTSE stock index, which was down 0.2 percent Monday.

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  • Another Federal Appeals Court Says Trump's Travel Ban Should Remain On Hold
Another Federal Appeals Court Says Trump's Travel Ban Should Remain On Hold

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals called the national security concerns an after-the-fact justification for a policy that was "rooted in religious animus and meant to bar Muslims from this country ". The new version was created to better withstand legal scrutiny and spelled out more of a national security rationale. "The President needs to a...

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  • Halo Wars 2 expansion 'Awakening the Nightmare' coming this fall
Halo Wars 2 expansion 'Awakening the Nightmare' coming this fall

The downloadable content also introduces a new horde-like game mode called Terminus Firefight, wherein teams of up to three players face wave after wave of increasing hard enemies. Announced the day after the big Microsoft press event at E3, Halo Wars 2 is getting a full expansion pack later this year. The new content was revealed with a slick ...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public Tuesday
Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public Tuesday

Meanwhile, members can see the outskirts of the 2018 mid-term elections looming on the horizon. It "depends on the scope of the questions", he told reporters. But Trump later stated that he would have fired Comey regardless of the Justice Department's recommendation, and that "this Russian Federation thing" was an overriding concern.

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  • Theresa May Faces Wrath Of Tory-Backing Newspapers After General Election Failure
Theresa May Faces Wrath Of Tory-Backing Newspapers After General Election Failure

Britain's right-wing media, which had rallied behind May's election campaign and against the opposition Labour party, changed its tune in the wake of the snap election, citing concerns over the way she had conducted the campaign and rumours of a challenge.

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  • Two US attorney generals sue over foreign payments to Trump hotels
Two US attorney generals sue over foreign payments to Trump hotels

Since Trump continues to own and profit from the Trump Organization , the lawsuit claims citizens can not know whether their president is making decisions in the best interests of the nation or rather out of "self-interested motivations grounded in the worldwide and domestic business dealings in which President Trump's personal fortune is at s...

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  • UK police seeking missing attack victim find body in river
UK police seeking missing attack victim find body in river

The body was found late Tuesday about two kilometres (over one mile) downstream from London Bridge , where Saturday's van and knife attacks began. The force says formal identification has not yet taken place, but Xavier Thomas' next of kin have been informed.

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  • US Attorney General to testify publicly before Congress over contacts with Russian Federation
US Attorney General to testify publicly before Congress over contacts with Russian Federation

Mike Levine cites sources who say that Sessions will avoid discussing his conversations with Trump regarding Comey's firing. "[Sources] are telling me Trump has been very angry with Jeff Sessions for recusing himself in the Russian Federation investigation to begin with, lots of profane conversations and yelling".

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  • British PM loses majority but battles to stay on
British PM loses majority but battles to stay on

SNP leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said it had been a disappointing night for her party, which lost seats to the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats . Mr Corbyn has changed British politics and as such the Labour party, whose obituary was being written by some Tories before this election, is now a force to be reckoned ...

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  • Officers' disciplinary proceedings in McDonald case delayed
Officers' disciplinary proceedings in McDonald case delayed

The officers are alleged to have signed off on reports that stated the 17-year-old was moving toward police when Jason Van Dyke shot and killed him. "As a party to this process, it is inappropriate for CPD to comment or speculate on any actions before the Police Board". A still from the Laquan McDonald dashcam video .

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