• Ambulances sent to London fire scene
Ambulances sent to London fire scene

There has been no word from emergency services as to whether people are trapped inside the building or not. The cause of the fire is under investigation. " This is a large and very serious incident and we have deployed numerous resources and specialist appliances ". In a statement on Facebook, Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly said: " Firefighter...

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  • Former UK PM Major
Former UK PM Major "wary" about planned deal with N.Irish party

Major warned that although Northern Ireland was a long way from returning to the violence that killed 3,600 people, he believed the peace process remained fragile almost two decades after a USA -brokered 1998 peace agreement. Delegations from the DUP, Sinn Féin, the SDLP, the Ulster Unionist Party and Alliance also are due to meet the Minister ...

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  • Raqqa battle: 'Staggering' civilian toll from US-led air strikes
Raqqa battle: 'Staggering' civilian toll from US-led air strikes

We review the key developments in Syria , including government advances against ISIS in Raqqa , claims that the USA military is boosting its artillery capabilities in southern Syria and reports of fierce fighting between the SDF and ISIS militants east of Raqqa city.

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  • Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says
Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

Under Davidson's leadership, the Scottish Conservatives managed to increase the number of Tory MPs in Scotland from one to 13 - ousting former SNP leader Alex Salmond and its Westminster leader Angus Roberson from their seats. The 10 DUP MPs would provide vital support to May after her majority was wiped out as the snap election gamble backfire...

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  • USA may send more troops to Afghanistan in fight against 'surging' Taliban
USA may send more troops to Afghanistan in fight against 'surging' Taliban

John McCain , R-Ariz., said Congress couldn't pass a budget without a strategy. When asked what "winning looks like", Mattis replied that it would mean a long-term USA presence and Afghan security forces that were capable enough to control violence at local levels.

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  • Congress leader dismissed for referring to Rahul Gandhi as 'Pappu'
Congress leader dismissed for referring to Rahul Gandhi as 'Pappu'

Ramkrishna Dwivedi, chairman of the disciplinary committee in Congress on Monday issued a letter announcing Pradhan's removal from all party posts for the "provocative" message. The Times of India quoted the letter as saying, "This is an attempt to malign the party leadership". He has been removed as President of the Meerut district and other ...

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  • U.S. attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russian Federation
U.S. attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russian Federation

Sen. The admission led to his recusal from the Department of Justice's investigation into any Russian collusion. Comey's testimony on Thursday also raised new questions about the attorney general's relationship with Russian officials with ties to President Vladimir Putin.

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  • Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna
Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna

France's environment minister, Nicolas Hulot , said he hoped many countries would follow France's lead in scaling up their pledges and accelerating the timetable on implementing Paris benchmarks in response to the US withdrawal. Instead, the USA was mentioned in a footnote touting its goals of a "strong" economy and "healthy" environment, and w...

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  • Under pressure to soften Brexit, PM May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'
Under pressure to soften Brexit, PM May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

One key player on the European Union side told Sky News: Everybody had thought: as of now we are on a roller coaster with some crisis but at least the end point is a withdrawal treaty and uncertainty should evaporate over time . As May attempts to cobble together a majority, the EU's Barnier said he will hold talks with British envoy Olly Robbins ...

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  • 'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'
'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'

AN EMOTIONAL TRIBUTE was paid to the victims of the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London ahead of this evening's friendly between France and England in Paris . Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting to hold on to her job today (9 June) as British voters denied her the stronger mandate she had sought to lead the country into divorce t...

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  • Theresa May vows to stay on election blow
Theresa May vows to stay on election blow

He said May was chosen by the Conservative Party last autumn to be the safe pair of hands that would navigate Britain through the hard waters of Brexit . The Labour Party won 261 seats, a gain of 29, while the Scottish National Party wound up with 35, a loss of 21. But the uncertainty of a hung parliament has raised concerns about Britain's abili...

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  • UK Government 'absolutely steadfast' in commitment to peace process - Theresa May
UK Government 'absolutely steadfast' in commitment to peace process - Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May has made a joke at her own expense as Britain's House of Commons got underway - a reflection of her new humility following a disastrous snap election in which she lost her majority. As Mrs May attempts to cobble together a majority, the EU's Michel Barnier said he would hold talks with British envoy Oliver Robbins o...

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  • Wales wants equal funding after any DUP-Conservative deal
Wales wants equal funding after any DUP-Conservative deal

The talks with the DUP follow May's apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting Monday which signaled she would be more open to consultation, particularly with business leaders demanding answers about the details on Britain's departure from the European Union .

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  • 17th Suspect Arrested in Connection With Manchester Bombing
17th Suspect Arrested in Connection With Manchester Bombing

The Manchester Evening News said the arrest took place at a petrol station not far from the Manchester Arena, where Salman Abedi carried out the suicide bombing on May 22. I really do feel for them. The duo, who were among those arrested by police in the aftermath of the bombing and since been released without charge, say they did not know abou...

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  • Trump thinking about firing special counsel Mueller
Trump thinking about firing special counsel Mueller

A report in The New York Times said the president had indeed weighed the possibility, was dissuaded by staff, and has since landed on the idea of simply pressuring Mueller by letting him know he could be fired. But Ruddy on Tuesday opened a new line of questions about Mueller's impartiality — the fact that Trump had considered Mueller for t...

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  • Hungary Tightens Rules on Foreign-funded NGOs, Defying EU
Hungary Tightens Rules on Foreign-funded NGOs, Defying EU

Under the legislation drafted by right-wing populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government and pushed through by Fidesz, such must register with the authorities and declare their foreign funding. Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose country will build and finance a big new nuclear power plant in central Hungary , is expected to visit Hunga...

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  • Qatar edge South Korea to keep 2018 FIFA World Cup hopes alive
Qatar edge South Korea to keep 2018 FIFA World Cup hopes alive

World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar improbably kept alive their slim hopes of qualifying for next year's tournament in Russian Federation with a thrilling victory over South Korea on Tuesday. The show of support for Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani came after several Gulf nations and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and imposed economic sanctions on Doha f...

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  • Have investors already priced in Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc's (KW) growth?
Have investors already priced in Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc's (KW) growth?

AlphaOne also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 66 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. shares traded was 733621. However, the merger faced criticism, with major shareholder Soros Fund Management LLC issuing an ...

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  • Bill Cosby sex case jury to resume deliberations
Bill Cosby sex case jury to resume deliberations

Cosby also faces up to $25,000 in fines if convicted, and would have to register as a sex offender. Prosecutors at his trial have focused mostly on what happened one night in 2004 at his gated estate in suburban Philadelphia. Prosecutors are poised to give their closing argument Monday afternoon. Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault t...

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  • Maryland, DC attorneys general sue Trump over business ties
Maryland, DC attorneys general sue Trump over business ties

Attorney General Racine emphasized that the United States is a nation of law and no one including the President is above the law. "The President's conflict of interests threaten our country". They argue Trump has been breaking the Emoluments Clause which bans the US President from receiving any payments or benefits from foreign governments.

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