• Tory leadership contest would be 'very unwise', says Owen Paterson
Tory leadership contest would be 'very unwise', says Owen Paterson

SCOTTISH Tories leader Ruth Davidson was hailed a conquering hero yesterday after masterminding the party's best result north of the border for 35 years. We have to wait and see how things shake out. The election results in Scotland have delivered a number of surprises. That was echoed by Mr Salmond, who said the SNP would now seek to "build...

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  • Hard or soft Brexit? Britain's dilemma after a chaotic election
Hard or soft Brexit? Britain's dilemma after a chaotic election

Their worry is that it may make the negotiations a little skewed as it may feel like the British government is backing the DUP in talks rather than being objective . He confirmed they had also discussed the possibility of a referendum on Irish unity. By winning 10 seats in the House of Commons , the DUP was able to partner with prime minist...

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  • UAE for Western oversight over Qatar's actions
UAE for Western oversight over Qatar's actions

UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr Anwar Gargash, said Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain do not trust Qatar . According to a New York Times report, President Donald Trump's odd allyship with Saudi Arabia over Qatar is cause for suspicion about whether his allegiances are informed by business interests.

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  • One Dead And Ten Injured In London Following Suspected Terror Attack
One Dead And Ten Injured In London Following Suspected Terror Attack

However, it said at this stage there are no reports of any people having suffered any knife injuries. The council's secretary general Harun Khan issued a statement following the incident outside the Muslim Welfare House on Seven Sisters Road.

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  • Powersharing talks set to restart at Stormont
Powersharing talks set to restart at Stormont

GERRY Adams has said he told Theresa May that she is in breach of the Good Friday Agreement in their first face-to-face meeting since the election . During that scandal, DUP First Minister Arlene Foster ignored repeated calls for her to step aside while an investigation is carried out into the scheme - which could cost taxpayers in the No...

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  • Daredevil Erendira Vasquez Wallenda Hangs From Teeth Over Niagara Falls
Daredevil Erendira Vasquez Wallenda Hangs From Teeth Over Niagara Falls

At that height, she was able to avoid some of the mist and the winds associated with the tourist attraction, as she performed her acrobatic routine to music, using her knees, hands, and toes on a hula hoop. "You can't do what we do and be freaked out", she said. "It's comforting to look up and see my husband", she said. The couple says they're en...

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  • Navy identifies sailors killed in destroyer crash
Navy identifies sailors killed in destroyer crash

Early Saturday morning, the Crystal - for reasons that have not been explained - swung around 180 degrees in that busy waterway and doubled back on its course, heading almost due west. Others injured were treated aboard the ship, the Navy said. The Fitzgerald sustained significant damage, and the ship's commander, Cmdr. The U.S.

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  • 1 dead, 8 injured in van crash near mosque
1 dead, 8 injured in van crash near mosque

Police have not yet determined whether the fatality was a result of the van attack. London's transport authority said on Twitter that the Seven Sisters road had been closed due to an "emergency services incident". Mohammed Kozbar said the Muslim community is "in shock". Police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack. Secretary gen...

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  • Many hurt as vehicle rams pedestrians in North London
Many hurt as vehicle rams pedestrians in North London

A white van was driven into a crowd of people near the Finsbury Park Mosque in North London just past midnight, as worshippers were leaving following Ramadan prayers. Basu said that officers who were in the vicinity attended the incident "immediately" and that additional officers were on the scene within 10 minutes.

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  • Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU
Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

Arriving in Brussels on the first day of Brexit negotiations today, the Brexit secretary told the Press Association we UK's negotiating team was starting talks in a "positive and constructive tone". David Davis , the country's top EU negotiator, will meet with his opposite number, Michel Barnier , in Brussels to begin what is expected to be a lo...

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  • Britain's May Confident on Deal to Stay in Power
Britain's May Confident on Deal to Stay in Power

The delegation of the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) included DUP leader Arlene Foster and Simon Hamilton, a key DUP figure, who served as the economy minister in the Northern Ireland Executive from 2016 until its collapse in January 2017, while Sinn Fein were represented by Michelle O'Neill, Michelle Gildernew, Gerry Adams and Mary ...

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  • Banned materials suspected in London fire
Banned materials suspected in London fire

Earlier, writing in the Observer , Mr Khan had suggested that high-rise tower blocks dating from the 1960s and 1970s could be torn down in the wake of the fire, which he said may well be the "defining outcome of this tragedy". Many others were unable to leave their flats due to the thick black smoke filling the corridors. "Put to the test, the U...

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  • FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2017 rosters confirmed
FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2017 rosters confirmed

Hosts France have been handed a hard task too as they join two previous winners of the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup, Romania and Slovenia , in Pool B. In the women's category are: Hungary , Germany , Russia , Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan (Pool A); France, Switzerland , Spain , Turkmenistan and Venezuela (Pool B); the Netherlands , Ukraine ,...

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  • One dead, several injured as van driven through crowd outside London mosque
One dead, several injured as van driven through crowd outside London mosque

Numerous witnesses told CNN that they saw three men in the van, with two fleeing on foot after the other was apprehended. He claimed it took them one hour to arrive at the scene while "someone bled to death". Mrs May described it as a "terrible incident", adding: "All my thoughts are with those who have been injured, their loved ones and the em...

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  • Taylor Swift's music returns to streaming sites
Taylor Swift's music returns to streaming sites

Mere hours before the release of Katy Perry's purposeful pop LP Witness , it looks like she may be thwarted by Taylor Swift . The pop songstress releases her music on all streaming services , according to a social media announcement. Besides Apple Music, no streaming service was able to feature 1989. The album included the song "Bad Blood", ...

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  • Pakistan Thrashes Archrival India by 180 Runs to Claim ICC Champions Trophy
Pakistan Thrashes Archrival India by 180 Runs to Claim ICC Champions Trophy

Kohli , the world's top-ranked one-day batsman, had been dropped off the previous delivery in the slips and the India fans looked shell-shocked as he trudged off. Kohli added that the team with more intensity and passion won the all-important match in London . In reply, India were all out for 158 runs in 30.3 overs.

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  • May pledges support for fire victims after met by angry protesters
May pledges support for fire victims after met by angry protesters

Mr Cundy said: "Sadly, at this time there are 58 people who we have been told were in the Grenfell Tower on the night that are missing, and therefore sadly, I have to assume that they are dead". Police Cmdr. Stuart Cundy said the number of 58 is based on reports from the public and may rise. More than 70 people reportedly remain unaccounted for...

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  • What Impact Does Lyle Jeffs' Arrest Have On FLDS?
What Impact Does Lyle Jeffs' Arrest Have On FLDS?

Jeffs came up wanted . And while his co-worker was deeply suspicious Haug said he knew he had to call police. According to a spokesperson for Utah's U.S. Jeffs, the leader of Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will likely face another felony charge over his conduct the past year, according to the government.

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  • Portugal: more than 20 dead in forest fires
Portugal: more than 20 dead in forest fires

Many victims died inside their vehicles as they drove on nearby roads in attempts to avoid the blaze , CNN reported. "It is a real inferno, we have never seen anything like that", the mayor of Pedrogao Grande Valdemar Alves told reporters , adding that more than 20 villages had been affected.

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  • 7 dead, heavy damage to US Navy ship in collision
7 dead, heavy damage to US Navy ship in collision

Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo , after the U.S. destroyer collided with the Philippine-registered container ship ACX Crystal in the waters off the Izu Peninsula Saturday, June 17, 2017 . Aucoin said he would not speculate on how long they would take to get to the bottom of what happened. "The damage was significant". He said in a ...

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