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Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament
- June 12, 2017

Voters may have been unimpressed with her refrain that "no deal is better than a bad deal" because it raised the prospect of Britain crashing out of the EU without a trade-and-immigration system to replace the existing, well-integrated procedures that have evolved over decades of European integration. (more...)
British PM May says will govern with "friends" for successful Brexit deal
- June 12, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday she will try to form a governing partnership with Northern Ireland's small party in the wake of an election setback that cost her Conservatives a majority in Parliament. "With a weak negotiating partner, there's a danger that the (Brexit) negotiations will turn out badly for both sides". Sturgeon said the result showed that "the reckless Tory pursuit of a " hard Brexit " must now be abandoned". (more...)
Theresa May has weakened the UK's global power
- June 12, 2017

The British government's views on upcoming Brexit negotiations have not changed following Prime Minister Theresa May's failure to win an outright majority at a national election, Defence Minister Michael Fallon said on Sunday . And Labour's leader Jeremy Corbyn , whose party secured 262 seats compared to the Conservatives' 318 in the 650-seat parliament, has not given up hope of being able to do so. (more...)
Body of Frenchman missing after London terror attack recovered from Thames Body of Frenchman missing after London terror attack recovered from Thames
- June 12, 2017

He was investigated in 2015 but he was "prioritised in the lower echelons of our investigative work" and there was no evidence of "attack planning", police said. At least two of them were known to British intelligence, which prompted questions about what could have been done to prevent the mass killing. In a statement , her family said: "We are deeply saddened at the tragic loss of our handsome daughter and sister of Harrison and Scott". (more...)
London attack: Police find body in Thames, death toll raised to eight
- June 12, 2017

He has not been formally identified but his family has been informed. Thomas' girlfriend Christine Delcros was reportedly among those seriously injured. Zaghba's name was put on the The Schengen Information System - a red flag warning system informing European nations if criminals are trying to enter their country - based on intelligence provided by Italian authorities in March a year ago. (more...)
Merkel Sssumes UK To Stick With Its Brexit Talks Plan After Election
- June 12, 2017

That is highly unlikely, although not impossible. On June 23 it will be a full year since Britain voted to leave the EU. Donald Tusk , president of the European Commission, urged the May government to get on with negotiations , noting that the United Kingdom has less than two years to extricate itself from the EU - which is considered a gargantuan task. (more...)
European Union fears Brexit delay after May loses majority
- June 12, 2017

Mr O'Brien said the objective of strengthening Ms May's hand in the negotiations had failed, leaving her more exposed to the buffeting winds of the hard Brexiteers and the Remainers within her own party. As the UK's general election results roll in, it's clear that Theresa May's gamble has not paid off. One miscalculation by May and her Tories seemed to be in tricking themselves into thinking Brexit was as big a priority for voters as for politicians. (more...)
Harry Kane heartened by England character in dramatic draw with Scotland
- June 12, 2017

It took over 70 minutes to break the deadlock in England's World Cup Qualifier in Scotland last night, but it was worth waiting for as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain walked through the Scottish defence before the Arsenal striker banged it past Gordon to give the Lions the lead. (more...)
No explosives found on easyJet plane diverted to Germany
- June 12, 2017

An earlier statement said: "During the flight, other passengers had made the crew aware of the men". German police have released three British men who were held after "terrorist content" of a conversation overheard on a London-bound plane prompted the captain to land in Cologne . (more...)
'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground 'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground
- June 12, 2017

The DUP won't be involved with jointly running a shared legislative program if it helps May have a minority government, but it would support the Tories when it pushes through legislation through votes. Who are these people, and how likely is she to be able to form a government with their backing? She did not rule out accepting a job in Corbyn's shadow cabinet , but said she did not want to be "presumptuous". (more...)
UK Election Jolts Europe as Brexit Timing Becomes Less Certain
- June 12, 2017

The short of a majority in parliament made talks imbalanced and uncertain. Hogan said another British election might be needed to give a government a mandate to make the hard decisions required to secure a Brexit deal , as May was "very damaged" as a result of the poll. (more...)
Uber fires 20 employees as it looks to sort harassment problems
- June 12, 2017

In the last few months, executive departures have included VP of finance Gautam Gupta, president Jeff Jones - who was at the company for less than a year - and Anthony Levandowski , an exec at the center of Uber's battle with Google over stolen self-driving vehicle technology. (more...)
Apple's HomePod is coming. What to know about smart speakers Apple's HomePod is coming. What to know about smart speakers
- June 12, 2017

But the Cupertino, California company is likely to stick to its tested method of focusing on a small amount of features and trying to flawless them, rather than casting as wide a net as possible, according to engineers and artificial intelligence industry insiders. (more...)
Impatient EU leaders want May to get on with Brexit talks
- June 12, 2017

She then called a snap election hoping for a big majority to strengthen her negotiating hand. Brexit backers on Friday voiced concern about the possibility of a full reversal, even after May triggered Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty to begin the formal Brexit process in March. (more...)
DUP backs deal to support Tory government
- June 12, 2017

May, however, insisted her party was still in pole position to lead, despite falling short by eight seats, CNN reports . "We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative government ", a spokesman for May said . (more...)
Germany's Gabriel warns Qatar crisis could lead to war - newspaper
- June 12, 2017

Citizens of the four Gulf countries were given two weeks to move. The Washington Post asserts: "The cause and sequence of events remain puzzling". The Kremlin hopes the Qatar affair will not intervene with the struggle against worldwide terrorism. "The next step is for Qatar to acknowledge these concerns and commit to reexamine its regional policies", its ambassador to the United States Yousef al-Otaiba told the official WAM news agency. (more...)
Kiki set to get Roland Garros fired up Kiki set to get Roland Garros fired up
- June 12, 2017

Fourth seed Muguruza was much troubled by home crowds' partisan support in her last 16 clash with the Frenchwoman. If this year's Roland Garros was wide open, then Wimbledon could be the same, and Williams believes she can be the one to take advantage. (more...)
May to head minority government with DUP support
- June 11, 2017

Her party colleague Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, who romped home in Lagan Valley, said the DUP was willing to talk with the Conservatives in the event of a hung parliament . "It's an issue very close to my heart and one that I wanted categoric assurances from the prime minister on, and I received (them)", said Davidson, who is engaged to be married to her female partner. (more...)
Are Analysts Bearish Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) After Last Week?
- June 11, 2017

Advisors Asset Management Inc. increased its position in Vornado Realty Trust by 98.9% in the first quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in shares of Empire State Realty Trust by 8.4% in the first quarter. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was first posted by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are accessing this news story on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide ... (more...)
Turkey demands an end to Qatar blockade as humanitarian crisis deepens
- June 11, 2017

To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. "Back then we had a constructive dialogue on the regional situation". "The blockade is hindering US military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS", said Mr. Tillerson. The decision came just weeks after comments published by the website of Qatar's state-run QNA news agency featured negative remarks about Saudi Arabia. (more...)

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