• Not aware of ECI fiat on FIR, says Tamil Nadu CM
Not aware of ECI fiat on FIR, says Tamil Nadu CM

The letter said the Commission had received a report on April 9 from IT department on search and seizure of documents indicating large-scale distribution of money to bribe voters . "He claims that the matter is being probed but refused to divulge the details of the FIR or if it has even been filed", said MK Stalin, working President of the DMK.

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"No doubt" over Britain leaving EU: UK minister

International Trade Minister Liam Fox will travel to Washington on Monday to explore new trade ties - although no formal negotiations are possible until Britain has actually left the bloc. He was responding to suggestions by France and Germany that the "door remains open" for Britain to stay in the EU. The government has developed a strategy of...

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  • Palestinian militants deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli
Palestinian militants deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli

Israeli police stand around a body of a Palestinian after the attack in Jerusalem's occupied Old City on Friday. In the other attack, the third Palestinian fatally stabbed an Israeli woman working as a border police officer . Israeli security services also cast doubt on the claims by IS. Fawzi Barhoum, a Hamas spokesman, rejected the ...

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  • Sturgeon says SNP would back Labour government
Sturgeon says SNP would back Labour government

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said she believes Scotland will be independent by 2025. The SNP won 56 of the 59 seats in Scotland in the 2015 general election , a record result which they will struggle to match this time round. Commenting in the final days of the campaign, Black said: "The Tories think they can do anything they want to youn...

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  • Popov: Azerbaijani, Armenian presidents stand for continuation of peace talks
Popov: Azerbaijani, Armenian presidents stand for continuation of peace talks

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan . According to him, the OSCE Minsk Group hopes that the parties will continue political dialogue. "They simply step back a bit at some points, trying to hide their stance and mislead the worldwide community". Hasanov al...

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  • West Mids Emergency Services React To Finsbury Park Terror Attack
West Mids Emergency Services React To Finsbury Park Terror Attack

A 48-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attack Who was behind it? CNN talked with an eyewitness who said it did not appear to be an accident because the van apparently accelerated. It is suspected to be the third terrorist incident in London in which a van has been used as a weapon. A man was inside in the van, I saw wit...

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  • 1 killed, 10 injured as van plows into pedestrians near London mosque
1 killed, 10 injured as van plows into pedestrians near London mosque

Describing the "horrible moment" the van mounted the pavement before ploughing into pedestrians, another man, who chose to not give his name, told Good Morning Britain: "We saw a lot of people coming out of the mosque, walking down Seven Sisters road".

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  • Muslim leaders: Finsbury Park attack 'senseless and evil'
Muslim leaders: Finsbury Park attack 'senseless and evil'

The Muslim Council of Britain umbrella group said it expected increased security "as a matter of urgency". Witness Abdiqadir Warra told AFP the van "drove at people" and some of the victims were carried for several metres along the road.

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  • London fire: Tragedy caused by years of neglect - mayor
London fire: Tragedy caused by years of neglect - mayor

LONDON: Seventy-nine people are dead or missing and presumed dead following a devastating blaze in a London tower block last week, police said on Monday, as Britain held a minute's silence for the victims. Told there was a need for the public to hear her say something had gone badly wrong and the government accepted responsibility, Mrs May said: "...

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  • London police plead for calm after attack at mosque
London police plead for calm after attack at mosque

Police said a man who was driving the vehicle has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. Officers appeared to be aiding people who were injured. "We stopped the guy and we put him on the floor and people managed to call police", Hashi said, showing CNN his bruises. Finsbury Park mosque was once infamous as the stamping ground of...

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  • Brexit : Britain eyes deal 'like no other in history'
Brexit : Britain eyes deal 'like no other in history'

Prime Minister Theresa May had taken a hard-line approach on leaving the European Union but a disastrous election result for her Conservative party on June 8 has left London's policy in disarray and her own political future uncertain. Monday's talks however are likely to focus on the practical details of timings for the coming months, with th...

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  • Queen's Speech will now take place next Wednesday
Queen's Speech will now take place next Wednesday

It comes as negotiations continue between Theresa May's Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) over a deal under which the Northern Irish party could prop up a minority Tory administration. The power-sharing agreement between the DUP and Sinn Fein broke down late a year ago. Delegations from Northern Irish Parties met the Prime M...

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  • Ashby's flying start in America's Cup final
Ashby's flying start in America's Cup final

Oracle Team USA's track record of performing when their backs are against the wall and the intervening five days should set up a fascinating showdown to the competition as both teams race to modify their boats and improve performance. Let's end with an old cup saying: "The America's Cup has already been won, we just don't know who it is yet". Tha...

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  • Several injured after van hits pedestrians in north London
Several injured after van hits pedestrians in north London

Police say the situation is fluid and declined to comment further. Police said the driver was detained by the crowd until police arrived. "Basically, a van swerved into them deliberately", Versi said. In one video, a group of men are seen holding the suspect to the ground as they call for the police. Resident Cynthia Vanzella said she was in...

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  • Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires
Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires

Among the victims, 18 died in their cars and 11 died in the forest when the fires swept over a road between the towns of Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera, and three others died from smoke inhalation in Figueiro dos Vinhos, the news agency quoted Gomes as saying.

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  • What we know about the London mosque attacker
What we know about the London mosque attacker

Mr Khan said: "According to eyewitness accounts and videos taken after the incident, it appears that a white man in a van intentionally ploughed into a group of worshippers who were already tending to someone who had been taken ill".

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  • London mosque attacker: 'I want to kill all Muslims'
London mosque attacker: 'I want to kill all Muslims'

The attack comes at a time of political turmoil in Britain, as Prime Minister May plunges into divorce talks with the European Union weakened by the loss of her parliamentary majority in a June 8 election. Three Muslim extremists who carried out the attack were shot dead by police, as bar customers threw bottles and chairs to defend themselves....

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  • Gillespie wins Virginia Republican nomination
Gillespie wins Virginia Republican nomination

Gillespie's close race with Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chair Corey Stewart came as a major surprise. Northam will face the victor of Tuesday's Republican primary in the general election race to succeed incumbent Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe , barred by term limits from running again.

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  • Police Confirm One Dead In London Attack
Police Confirm One Dead In London Attack

The attack comes during the Muslim holy month of Ramzan . Sky News reports that according to a witness, the van was white in color and it suddenly came into the bus lane and turned left striking the group of people. Muslim leaders said worshippers were specifically targeted after leaving prayers near Finsbury Park mosque in north London sh...

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  • 'Number of casualties' after vehicle strikes London pedestrians
'Number of casualties' after vehicle strikes London pedestrians

Prime Minister Theresa May said it is is being treated as "potential terrorist attack". Prime Minister Theresa May said: "This is a bad incident". The Metropolitan Police has also said that a man who was present at the scene has died, but it hasn't been confirmed if his death was directly related to the attack.

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