• Senior UK Cabinet ministers offer support to Prime Minister Theresa May
Senior UK Cabinet ministers offer support to Prime Minister Theresa May

The government will in all likelihood be able to get its now to-be-delayed Queen Speech (the details of the laws it hopes to pass, which will be announced by the government) through the House of Commons, with the backing of the DUP, with which it is in the midst of a "confidence and supply" agreement.

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  • The two women who saved Theresa May could yet be her undoing
The two women who saved Theresa May could yet be her undoing

That's clearly not happening - but leadership contests can also be triggered if 15% of Tory MPs write to the chairman of the 1922 Committee (composed of Tory backbenchers), saying they have no confidence in the leader. He said the current process - which involves the United Kingdom and Irish governments chairing elements of the negotiations and t...

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  • No change in Theresa May's Brexit plan
No change in Theresa May's Brexit plan

But the lurid presentations of the DUP - which have extended into outright fake news, with doctored videos of DUP members supposedly singing "we hate Catholics" - do nothing to inform the British public about what they ought to expect from the party sustaining the Government.

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  • King, Blum and Grassley react to former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony
King, Blum and Grassley react to former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony

Gingrich called this "the most startling revelation" from the day's testimony, as it was a "barefaced admission" of his intent to leak the documents in hopes a special counsel would be appointed to investigate the charges. If Trump asked top intelligence officials to push back or intervene on the FBI's probe. Republican Senator Susan Collins...

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  • Man arrested in Rusholme as police investigate Manchester Arena bombing
Man arrested in Rusholme as police investigate Manchester Arena bombing

It is understood that the search did not uncover the suitcase and... On Friday evening, police in Manchester arrested their 17th suspect in connection with the terror attack. While Ronald McDonald House was evacuated, a local hospital remained working as usual and even managed to host a visit by Prince William, who met with children wounded in ...

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  • What does the British election result mean for the environment?
What does the British election result mean for the environment?

The U.K. economy has already suffered a sharp slowdown - it was the weakest performer in Europe in the first quarter - and prolonged uncertainty over Brexit could do further damage. The Liberal Democrats , who ran on a full-throated, pro-European platform, increased their representation in Parliament by clinching new seats in the Scottish High...

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  • Loan waivers are on you, FM tells States
Loan waivers are on you, FM tells States

Farmers across the state welcomed the announcements from both sides by bursting firecrackers, cheering and dancing and distributing candies. The police opened fire to control the situation. The farmers in the state are protesting over a demand for loan waivers from June 1 and setting suitable prices for the crops. 'He (Modi) tweets immediately on ...

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  • Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey loyalty
Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey loyalty

Speaking from the Rose Garden, Trump dismissed Comey as a " leaker ", and denied he sought a loyalty pledge from the FBI chief, or sought to stunt an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn . The other was that he - James Comey - leaked the memos he wrote about his encounters with the president to the press, via a ...

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  • The internet searches for the meaning of 'covfefe'
The internet searches for the meaning of 'covfefe'

Several hours after the fact, Trump capitulated to Twitter's sick burns and deleted his original " covfefe " tweet . To avoid confusion, the Regent's English Language Centre in London wrote: "To all of our English language students, we can confirm that " covfefe " is not an English word".

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  • Election debacle leaves UK government in a minority
Election debacle leaves UK government in a minority

Corbyn's Labour party told the BBC this morning that it was ready to form a minority government in the House of Commons. "She said, 'Give me a mandate.' And the answer was, 'No.' And that means we have to rethink everything, the entirety of the way we're doing Brexit ", Dunt said.

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  • Despite disastrous election gamble, Brexit plan still on: Theresa May's spokesman
Despite disastrous election gamble, Brexit plan still on: Theresa May's spokesman

Her slim majority was wiped out, and as reported by the Inquisitr , she is now reliant on Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party [DUP], as she clings to power. Pro-Brexit Conservative lawmaker Bernard Jenkin attacked his party colleagues who want to use May's weakness to dilute her vision of a clean break.

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  • I'm here as long as you want me, Theresa May apologises
I'm here as long as you want me, Theresa May apologises

May, who earlier chaired a two-hour cabinet meeting, reportedly told the committee, a group of backbench MPs, that the DUP would not have a "veto" on the government's agenda, and there would be no watering down of equalities laws over which the two parties disagree.

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  • House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney
House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney

Mr Cohen, a long-time attorney for the Trump Organisation and a personal lawyer for Mr Trump, told ABC News he has turned down invitations to appear from both the House Committee, and a separate Senate Committee. One of the businesses, Flynn Intel Group Inc., did consulting work for a Turkish businessman that required Flynn to register with t...

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  • Sessions To Face Committee Over Comey
Sessions To Face Committee Over Comey

The first casualty may be-or at least ought to be-Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the first sitting senator to back Trump's renegade candidacy, as well as the architect of Trump's anti-immigration, anti-voting rights agenda. Discussions with the attorney general on topics within the scope of the President's constitutional duties ordinarily woul...

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  • U.S. attorney general Jeff Sessions to give evidence in Russian Federation 'meddling' probe
U.S. attorney general Jeff Sessions to give evidence in Russian Federation 'meddling' probe

Sessions was scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before Sen. The next day, Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation and said it would be overseen by his deputy attorney general, who last month appointed a special counsel to handle the probe.

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  • Irish Sinn Fein Leader Rules Out Taking Seats in Parliament
Irish Sinn Fein Leader Rules Out Taking Seats in Parliament

The party will also shape the nature of the deal that the United Kingdom pursues. Sinn Féin's leader in Northern Ireland Michelle O'Neill has said her party can be effective without taking seats at Westminster. Mrs May rejected calls for her to step down after squandering a hefty majority in her bid to win a personal mandate for the imminent ...

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  • Prosecutors seek jail time for ex-Penn State president
Prosecutors seek jail time for ex-Penn State president

Curley's sentence was the most severe, as he must serve three months in prison followed by four months of house arrest. "Today's sentencings, which landed all three defendants behind bars, leaves no doubt that there are consequences for failing to protect children in Pennsylvania", state Attorney General Josh Shapiro said in a statement.

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  • No Brexit deal option important: Davis
No Brexit deal option important: Davis

BREXIT talks could be derailed if Theresa May loses her majority in Parliament , throwing negotiations into chaos. However, she added the EU countries would be "asserting the interests of the 27 member states that will make up the European Union in future" during negotiations.

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  • Seoul: 2 rescued North Koreans ask to defect to South
Seoul: 2 rescued North Koreans ask to defect to South

The latest round of missile launches came a day after South Korea's new president Moon Jae-in announced he was suspending the rollout of a THAAD , created to deter a missile attack from Pyongyang, which it is installing in collaboration with the U.S.

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  • Death toll rises in Philippine troops' assault on militants
Death toll rises in Philippine troops' assault on militants

He now heads an alliance of at least 10 smaller militant groups, including the Maute , which has a heavy presence in Marawi and has been instrumental in fighting off government forces in the current battles. The clashes erupted on May 23 when gunmen waving the black flags of Daesh rampaged through the mostly Muslim-populated city in response to ...

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