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DUP leader Arlene Foster to hold talks at No10 with Theresa May


Mr Crowther said: "Though she is personally damaged as our negotiator, the suggestion that Mrs May's dismal electoral performance relieves the Government of the need to achieve full Brexit is absolutely unacceptable". This would include an emphasis on jobs in the Brexit talks and a guarantee of the rights of European Union nationals to stay in UK. He added: "Ted Heath lost and tried to form another government and tried to get another majority in Parliament". Read More »

There's No Clear Winner in the UK Election. Here's What Happens Next


Already, the wolves are baying for May's blood and her survival looks doubtful, though she firmly insists she's not moving from 10 Downing Street. The key ministers that were re-confirmed were Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , Brexit Secretary David Davis and Defense Secretary Michael Fallon. Read More »

UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

May needs the support of the DUP in order to secure a parliamentary majority following her party's disastrous general election result. When asked if she would continue her term in office May said, "I said during the election campaign that if re-elected I would intend to serve a full term". Read More »

Penguins win Stanley Cup in final minutes

That was really what we did all season, all playoffs. Sidney Crosby was named the victor of the Conn Smythe trophy as the most valuable player in the playoffs. "What an experience", he said. Hornqvist's killer blow - which deflected off Pekka Rinne - left Nashville exposed as they chased the game for an equaliser. Read More »

Irish PM expresses concern over May's proposed DUP deal


To hear more about all this, we called Roger Scully once again. I reached him via Skype. While sterling has retreated as investors with long positions moved back towards neutral, there is no reason to expect further weakness simply because of the election result, said Andrew Milligan , Edinburgh-based head of global strategy for Standard Life Investments . Read More »

Defence minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed


May was home secretary for six years before she became Prime Minister after David Cameron stepped down in June last year. Labour had been predicted by pollsters to face a drubbing by the Conservative party , with the polling average by Britain Elects showing Labour winning only 36.1 per cent of the vote the day before the election. Read More »

Britain's May agrees outline deal with DUP for support

Questioned if he is in it for the long-term, the Labour leader joked: "Look at me, I've got youth on my side". "I asked for a categoric assurance that if any deal or scoping deal was done with the DUP there would be absolutely no rescission of LGBTI rights in the rest of the United Kingdom, in Great Britain, and that we would use any influence that we had to advance LGBTI rights in Northern Ireland". Read More »

British PM Theresa May says she has no intention of resigning

But even if the Tories win that seat, it can not form a majority government. As the results came in overnight, it is clear neither the Tories or Labour will reach the 326-seat threshold. "Markets will likely remain on the back foot while the hard job of putting together a workable government is undertaken". The DUP is the most "Jacksonian" (that is to say rightwing, nationalist-populist) political force in the United Kingdom, and many of Ulster's Protestants are as sympathetic to Israel ... Read More »

Angela Merkel expects Brexit talks to begin 'within days'


But the prime minister continues to face opposition from Labour and from within her own party. "What I've done today is see people from across the party accepting the invitation to be in my cabinet, and crucially I've brought in talent from across the whole of the Conservative Party ". Read More »

Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders

It is not clear if the hearing would be open or closed. "One thing that the president continues to diminish, which I think is unfortunate, is the fact that the Russian government at the highest level deliberately interfered in our election in 2016", Reed , a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, told Chris Wallace on " Fox News Sunday ". Read More »

Durant put the Dubs up 3-0 with Tremendous 4th Quarter

As the clock ticked under a minute, Warriors small forward Kevin Durant secured a defensive rebound and dribbled the ball over to the left wing, where he pulled up and knocked down a 26-foot three-pointer, which gave Golden State a 114-113 lead over the Cavaliers . Read More »

Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't


The interviewer, Fox News anchor Jeanine Pirro, reportedly attended a baby shower with Lara Trump, the wife of Eric Trump, later that day. Trump said in a tweet last month after Comey was sacked. After calling Trump's conversations with Comey before firing him "very inappropriate", Sen. Mr Trump's aides have dodged questions about whether conversations relevant to the Russian Federation investigation have been recorded, and so has the president. Read More »

British Pound Tumbles As Snap UK Election Exit Polls Spook Investors


But while the results are often chewed over, exit polls themselves are often less discussed. If no viable administration can be constructed which would be capable of getting its budget and its programme through Parliament, then voters could be asked to return to the polling stations for the third general election in as many years. Read More »

Boris Johnson for UK Prime Minister? Enough of that 'tripe'

Instead, she has left Britain's government ranks in disarray days before the divorce negotiations are due to start. It would make British exports more price competitive around the world - something that was reflected in a rise in shares for major British companies on Friday. Read More »

Britain's May seeks deal with Northern Ireland party to cling to power

Their core, central message was strong and stable leadership. On Brexit, Corbyn said he wanted "tariff-free access to the European market" and to maintain membership of key European agencies, as well as European Convention on Human Rights and European Court of Human Rights but he confirmed he would press ahead with leaving the EU if he became prime minister. Read More »

British PM fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks


Every decision she makes will be subject to compromise with another party. Tim Farron said: "The actions of this Government will have profound implications for the Brexit negotiations and the future of our country". The prime minister spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday and confirmed she was ready to start Brexit talks "as planned in the next couple of weeks". Read More »

No DUP deal with Theresa May after statement made 'in error'

To make matters worse for May, her main rivals in the Commons, Jeremy Corbyn's Labor Party , did spectacularly well, increasing the size of their numbers to 261 MPs. After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers would keep their jobs, including finance minister Philip Hammond, May is expected to continue to appoint the government that will take on one of the most demanding negotiations in British history. Read More »

Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped

Mr. Trump's tweet said- "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication. and WOW, Comey is a leaker". On Friday, the House Intelligence Committee sent letters to White House Counsel Don McGahn, asking "whether any White House recordings or memoranda of Comey's conversations with President Trump now exist or have in the past". Read More »

Xbox One X Revealed at Microsoft's Press Conference

Xbox One has the opposite effect. Don't know your teraflops from your flip-flops? As per Microsoft , the Xbox One games that usually run on 900p and 1080p should be rendered at native 4K on the Xbox One X and increase in performance while playing the Xbox One gaming titles should also be noticeable. Read More »

May says she will form new British government

Some senior Tories had made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister. When May called the election in April, she did so with the Conservatives riding high in the polls, and the pound had surged on expectations that a big majority for the Conservatives would allow her to face down the so-called euroskeptics in her parliamentary ranks. Read More »

Who are the DUP?

It now holds 318 seats. However, because they want a united Ireland and don't believe in rule from Westminster, Sinn Fein don't physically take up its seats. In Brussels, home of the European Union, there was a mix of puzzlement, confusion and frustration over the chaos of British politics. "We don't know when Brexit talks start", Tusk tweeted . Read More »

Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP talks continue


What does the DUP potentially provide? . The petition echoed some of the slogans at a leftist demonstration by a few hundred people outside Downing Street on Saturday who chanted: "Racist, sexist, anti-gay, the DUP has go to go". "The president invited the Prime Minister to visit France at the earliest possible opportunity, and they agreed that the strong friendship between our two countries was important and would endure", a Downing Street spokesperson said. Read More »

Conservatives are only party who can form a UK government - May


Northern Ireland's Democratic Union Party said it reached a deal with Britain's Conservative Party to keep Prime Minister Theresa May in power. The President of the European Commission says the UK's election result is one of "particular importance". She didn't specify how her Conservative Party would "work together" with the Northern-Ireland-based party. Read More »

Anger builds up among Tories over DUP deal


It is unlikely the DUP would enter any kind of deal with Labour . Having failed to secure the majority, the prime minister struck a deal with the DUP, which won 10 seats to form a new government. While unnamed Conservative MPs briefed various media outlets about their anger over the decision to call the election and over the way the campaign had been run, some were more outspoken in their criticism. Read More »

Kane scores late in England's 2-2 draw vs Scotland


I am not someone who gets too irate or too low. "It was disappointing but like I said, maybe at the start we would have taken the draw". Kane , who has now scored six times in his 18 appearances for England , relished his first experience of Hampden and left
satisfied with the point which keeps his country at the top of Group F
and firmly on course to secure the automatic qualification place for next year's World Cup finals in Russian Federation. Read More »

James, high-wire Cavaliers living on the edge in Finals


The Cleveland Cavaliers , once thought done, have somehow managed to extend a series few, if any, thought they were capable of extending. Yes, he will play in Game 5, and he will have Kevin Durant as his teammate, not Harrison Barnes, and yes the Warriors feel very good about those things and many other differences from past year. Read More »

Quel résultat pour Marine Le Pen à Hénin-Beaumont — Législative

Bref, le FN demeure incapable de transformer son bon score à la présidentielle en sièges aux législatives . La formation d' extrême droite avait pourtant placé la barre assez haut, ambitionnant une quarantaine d'élus. 13,6 % des voix en 2012, 13,2 % dimanche soir. Dans la 5e du Pas-de-Calais, Jean-Pierre Pont (En Marche!) en tête à Boulogne, le FN résiste à Outreau-Le Portel . Read More »

British Prime Minister May vows to form government after losing majority

The party from Northern Ireland, led by Arlene Foster , is the most likely party to team up with the Conservatives , who have won the most seats. In an apparent criticism of the plan, Ruth Davidson tweeted a link to a speech she made in favour of marriage equality, with the message: "As a Protestant Unionist about to marry an Irish Catholic, here's the Amnesty Pride lecture I gave in Belfast". Read More »

'He could be Labour's salvation': Corbyn supporters on the election result


But the ballot-box humiliation has seriously - and possibly mortally - wounded her leadership just as Britain is about to begin complex exit talks with the European Union . The Daily Telegraph and The Times , which, like the Sun and Mail, supported the Conservatives before the election, also warned that May's future was at risk. Read More »

United Kingdom prime minister insists she is staying put

The potential deal with the DUP came after Mrs May sent her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast for talks after the election left the Tories eight seats short of the 326 required for an outright majority. In a measure of the desperation in Conservative ranks, Brady, who is chairman of the influential 1922 committee of Conservative lawmakers, suggested the party could end up relying on support from pro-Brexit opposition members of parliament. Read More »