• Theresa May's political power is 'massively weakened' following UK snap election
Theresa May's political power is 'massively weakened' following UK snap election

Theresa May called the general election claiming it was a referendum on her plans for Brexit , and her leadership of the country. "It's just how long she's going to remain on death row", said former Conservative finance minister George Osborne , who was sacked by Ms May when she became prime minister a year ago.

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  • UKVA welcomes return to 'business as normal' as Gove heads Defra
UKVA welcomes return to 'business as normal' as Gove heads Defra

Gummer's period in office saw the appointment of Kevin Cunnington as GDS head and the publication of the government's digital strategy , renamed the Transformation Strategy in light of its broad focus on GDS' future work, rather than a specialised focus on technology.

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  • Iran Says It Has Killed Alleged Planner of Deadly Tehran Attack
Iran Says It Has Killed Alleged Planner of Deadly Tehran Attack

Iran's intelligence ministry said on Thursday five of attackers who died in the assault had been identified as Iranians who had joined the hardline Sunni Muslim militants of Islamic State on their main battlegrounds in Iraq and Syria .

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  • Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister
Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister

The protest moved to outside the gates of Downing Street, where they were met by a wall of uniformed police officers, as bemused tourists posed for selfies nearby. It potentially hands the party more leverage over the Conservatives than a coalition in which they were become part of the government. Instead of a projected landslide in her favour,...

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  • Macron's party set for big parliamentary win
Macron's party set for big parliamentary win

Those who did gave Macron's the Republic on the Move party 28 percent of the vote - more than 12 points ahead of the closest rival, the mainstream conservatives. French President Emmanuel Macron's party topped the first round of voting in Sunday's parliamentary elections, putting him on course for an overwhelming majority to implement his program...

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  • Theresa May forced to ditch key manifesto pledges after losing her majority
Theresa May forced to ditch key manifesto pledges after losing her majority

She is expected to say that core elements of the Conservative Party manifesto will be ditched in order to win a majority for her Queen's Speech in parliament next week. The newer DUP became the largest unionist party in Northern Ireland in 2005 and Reverend Ian Paisley , the Protestant evangelical minister who founded the party in 1971, became ...

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  • Iran's Parliament Speaker calls US international version of ISIS
Iran's Parliament Speaker calls US international version of ISIS

Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's authorities have arrested seven suspects for supporting the Islamic State-claimed dual attacks that killed 17 people in Tehran . Until now, terror in Iran had been visited inside its borders by radical Iranian opposition organizations, or by separatist groups. In similar comments following the ...

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  • 'I can still be Prime Minister': Corbyn
'I can still be Prime Minister': Corbyn

But in a twist just before midnight on Saturday, sources said that account of the talks had been issued in error and the DUP had not yet reached any agreement with the Tories. However, this too risks a party revolt but this time by those of her backbenchers who will be reluctant to defy the will of the electorate that gave the clearest of messa...

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  • Theresa May working to form a government - Sky sources
Theresa May working to form a government - Sky sources

As usual in British politics, legendary wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill was evoked: "The loyalties which center upon [the leader] are enormous..." he wrote, but "if he is no good, he must be poleaxed". Theresa May's bid to do a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to save her premiership has been plunged into uncertainty. Now, if Th...

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  • Sandeep Dikshit Apologises For Reffering To Army Chief As Gali Ka Gunda
Sandeep Dikshit Apologises For Reffering To Army Chief As Gali Ka Gunda

He said that someone from the media told him that a Congress leader has made comments against the Army chief. After facing public and political backlash, Sandeep Dikhsit had apologised for his comments against the Army Chief on Sunday itself.

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  • DUP agrees principles to 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories
DUP agrees principles to 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories

Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Conservatives in Scotland, told the BBC she had words with May over the DUP's record on LGBT rights. "They (the DUP) would perhaps support them (the Conservatives) in a budget and the Queen's Speech, but allow themselves the flexibility to take different positions to the Conservative Party if it's in the interes...

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  • May meets with Queen to form coalition government with Northern Ireland's DUP
May meets with Queen to form coalition government with Northern Ireland's DUP

The tone of Brexit talks, expected to begin in just 10 days, are now up in the air. What is a hung Parliament? The 2017 intake has surpassed 200, outnumbering the 196 women elected to the House of Commons in the last Parliament after the 2015 election and subsequent by-elections.

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  • Ivanka: Trump feels 'vindicated' and 'incredibly optimistic' after Comey's testimony
Ivanka: Trump feels 'vindicated' and 'incredibly optimistic' after Comey's testimony

Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz said: "The president never, in form, or substance, directed or suggested that Mr. Comey stop investigating anyone, including suggestions that Mr. Speaking to reporters a day after Mr Comey testified to the Senate intelligence panel, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said it was "beyond the pale" that Mr Trump had...

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  • Ex-minister: May is a 'dead woman walking'
Ex-minister: May is a 'dead woman walking'

The threat of a leadership challenge from inside her own party hangs over her head - a threat vividly underlined Sunday when her former colleague-turned-nemesis George Osborne labeled her a " dead woman walking ". Mr Biagi, who is himself gay, was the SNP's Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment from November 2014 to May past year....

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  • Theresa May's Conservatives in disarray, but still in power
Theresa May's Conservatives in disarray, but still in power

DUP leader Arlene Foster said she and Mrs May would speak further to "explore how it may be possible to bring stability to this nation at this time of great challenge". "I and other colleagues have made that clear to her". Michael Fallon, the Defense Secretary who, for now, remains loyal, served notice Sunday that the PM had to start being more c...

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  • Prominent Trump supporters are pushing for firing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Prominent Trump supporters are pushing for firing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller

The first is that because Comey confirmed last Thursday that Trump wasn't personally under investigation during the early weeks of his presidency - before Comey's firing - there's no good reason for Mueller's investigation to continue.

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  • Olivier Giroud exhausted of
Olivier Giroud exhausted of "tedious" criticism by France fans

Giroud achieved the tally with some aplomb, scoring a spectacular volley from the edge of the box in France's 2-1 defeat in Sweden. Arsenal forward Giroud - who has six goals in his past four internationals - is set to face England in a friendly in Paris on Tuesday.

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  • Donald Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after poll setback
Donald Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after poll setback

As rumors swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge. The Mail On Sunday reported that Johnson was preparing a leadership bid, with a close ally saying it was "go, go, go", adding: "We need Bojo".

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  • Six big moments from the June 8 James Comey hearing
Six big moments from the June 8 James Comey hearing

Comey took notes on their conversations because he anxious the president "might lie" later. It was a riveting, televised portrait of President Donald Trump , one unrivaled in recent memory for its potential to undermine a presidency. Instead, some supportive GOP lawmakers simply argued that Trump's action were a result of well-meaning inexperie...

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  • Angela Merkel congratulates Macron, calls election result
Angela Merkel congratulates Macron, calls election result "strong vote for reforms"

The conservative Republicans and their allies are predicted to win between 80-100 seats, the Socialist Party's coalition 30-40 and Jean-Luc Melenchon's left-wing La France insoumise (Unbowed France ) party and Communist party allies 10-20.

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