by | June 12, 2017 | 08:56

On the day Scotland faces England in a World Cup qualifier, The Scottish Sun uses a football analogy to explain the election result . She has nearly become the leader of a single-issue party which, to lift a word used by the First Minister, "transcends" everything else.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:55

Chelsea's Spanish worldwide striker Diego Costa will be quitting the Premier League over the summer, he confirmed in the Spanish media late on Tuesday night. That deterioration in the personal relationship between manager and player has led to a decision that, on the basis of Costa's performance this season alone, would be hard to explain.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:54

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today, who is on a fast for the second day today, is likely to meet farmers of the state witnessing agrarian unrest. The Chief Minister would hold talks with farmers on Sunday as well. "Can farmers try to set fire to buses carrying women and children or pelt stones at them?" The activists, around 30 in number, were stopped by the police at the Dhodhar toll plaza in the neighbouring Ratlam district.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:54

UK Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power by her fingernails on Sunday after losing her parliamentary majority in last Thursday's election, as an agreement with the minority Democratic Unionist Party that would keep the Conservatives in power was still not finalized.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:49

Qatar's top diplomat says Arab nations have no right to "blockade" his energy-rich country, and that the campaign by Saudi Arabia and its allies to isolate Qatar is based on "false and fabricated news". Qatar hosts the forward headquarters of the US Central Command at Al Udeid airbase, which is crucial to US operations in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:49

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings and gun attacks on Iran's parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini that killed 17 people on Wednesday. Many observers say the Saudi rulers use Daesh and al-Qaeda-linked militants as proxies in pursuit of their own objectives in the region, particularly in Syria, where Riyadh has been seeking to facilitate the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:45

US special forces are providing support to the military battling to reclaim the southern city, which has been partly under Islamist militant control for roughly two and a half weeks. Ominta Romato Maute, who is also known as Farhana, was arrested with two wounded men and several women with assault-style rifles and other weapons in Masiu town in Lanao del Sur province, officials said.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:48

Pic: ReutersLONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May will ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government on Friday after an election debacle that saw her Conservative Party lose its parliamentary majority days before talks on Britain's European Union departure are due to begin.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:40

This is the moment the three London Bridge attackers were gunned down in a hail of bullets by Met Police marksmen. The third man, 29, was also arrested in Ilford late on Wednesday on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts. Reaction to the attack has dominated the final days of campaigning before Thursday's general election , with opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and others criticizing May for cutting police numbers by roughly 20,000 during her tenure as home secretary.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:36

Mike Rogers repeatedly said they would not discuss their private conversations with President Donald Trump . Director Coats , who said he doesn't even take notes after conversations with the president, told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he would elaborate on his answer and the report in a closed forum.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:34

As a result of the vote, she has faced calls to step down from within her own party and from the opposition. "It's just how long she's going to remain on death row", George Osborne, a former Conservative chancellor, tells the BBC . The leader of the Britain's third largest party the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron, dismissed the reshuffle as "rearranging the deckchairs as the Titanic goes down".

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:28

The blockade, launched over Qatar's alleged ties to terrorism, has brought the United States into the diplomatic fray. Kuwait's emir had played an important role in a previous Gulf rift in 2014, and Qatar's emir "regards him as a parent and respects his desire to postpone any speech or step until there is a clearer picture of the crisis", the foreign minister said.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:28

The counter-protest group, Seattle Stands With Our Muslim Neighbors , disagreed, saying on its Facebook page that ACT for America is "a recognized Islamophobic hate group". Marches against Islamic law are scheduled in more than two dozen cities across the United States. Those opposing Islam and its Shariah law in Butler County's West Chester Twp.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:27

Feinstein acknowledged she "would have a queasy feeling, too" if Comey's testimony was true that Loretta Lynch, as President Barack Obama's attorney general, had directed him to describe the FBI probe into Hillary Clinton's email practices as merely a "matter" and to avoid calling it an investigation .

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:26

In a shocking move on Monday, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen , Egypt and one of the rival governments of Libya cut ties with Qatar and suspended all flights to and from Doha , showing that Iran's ploy to divide Sunni countries is paying off.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:25

Police in MS launched an investigation into a "suspicious death" Saturday morning after a decapitated man was found . It is widely believed that the body parts belong to the same person considering the type of the crime. Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance said. Police authorities say that rage was an ingredient, perhaps some type of message sending to the rival gang, .

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:24

Patric Hornqvist scored with 1:35 to go in the third period, and Carl Hagelin quickly added an empty-net goal, giving Pittsburgh a 2-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Sunday night. The Preds, meanwhile, are hoping to force a Game 7 back in Pittsburgh . Crosby finished with three assists to reach 27 points, one behind Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin for the National Hockey League postseason scoring lead.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:24

May's Downing Street office had announced on Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP , only for the smaller party to contradict that account hours later. A DUP spokesman said discussions with the Tories would continue next week. On Brexit, Mr Corbyn said he wants a "jobs-first Brexit" negotiated as quickly as possible along with guaranteeing the post-Brexit rights of European Union nationals living in the UK.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:14

Earlier the Prime Minister announced that she was promoting Damian Green to become First Minister of State - a title associated in the past with the position of deputy prime minister. This marked an apparent reversal of plans to turf out those considered less than loyal - a sign of her weakened stature in a party that traditionally craves strong leaders.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:18

Davidson was one of the few Conservative success stories in the election as the Scottish wing of the party won 13 seats. Former Conservative finance minister George Osborne, who May sacked after taking office after the Brexit vote last June, said she was now a "dead woman walking".

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:15

But Britain's Saturday newspapers agreed she is just clinging on. The Conservatives won 318 seats in the General Election, eight short of an overall majority - but just exceed that mark with the DUP's support. Whether May's minority government will last the whole innings before the next general election, which is in five years, remains to be seen. On Brexit , the DUP supports leaving the European Union but opposes a return to a "hard" border with Ireland which could happen if May ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:10

Iran said that the five Iranians who killed 17 people in twin attacks in Tehran were Islamic State group members who had been to its strongholds in Iraq and Syria. Around half an hour later, an attacker opened fire at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, injuring several members of the public, Iran's English-language Press TV said.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:10

Passengers told Australian media, the aircraft was "making a massive amount of noise", and that "we went up in the air and all of a kind of smelled like burning". Aviation experts are now conducting an investigation on the aircraft to find the exact cause of the incident. "We need to maintain heading", the pilot says.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:12

Instead, Cameron still would be prime minister, presiding over a majority government (however narrow) of a United Kingdom that was still part of Europe. German politician and European Union executive member Guenther Oettinger said, however, that a weak British leader increased the risk negotiations would turn out badly.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:09

She was then overheard mocking White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short. The conversations alleged in the tweets can not be verified by, however the account posted pictures from the party - a United Kingdom election night bash at the British embassy.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:07

The United States Department of Defense announced that USA has officially conducted its first operation against the al-Shabaab terror group, which is allied to al-Qaeda in Somalia on Sunday. A U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed that the USA attack was made using a drone. Rather, strikes will be done in consultation with the government of Somalia and the African Union military force in Somalia.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:06

The constituted committee will look into various demands of farmers, including a loan waiver. It was moral victory for farmers who had gone on strike last week in support of their demands that included loan waiver, pension and free power.

by | June 12, 2017 | 08:02

She paid tribute to Mr Robertson, who had been MP for Moray since 2001, describing him as a "politician and parliamentarian of enormous stature, who week after week held the Prime Minister to account, providing the scrutiny that the official opposition in the House of Commons failed to do".

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:56

Since Jayalalithaa has no immediate family and she is believed to have died without leaving behind a will, Class-2 heirs including Deepa and Deepak will be the claimants to her legacy."At 11.30pm on December 5, 2016, when Jayalalithaa was declared dead, her niece Deepa Jayakumar became co-owner of assets belonging to her aunt".

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:54

Previously, the US had insisted the Qatar crisis wouldn't affect USA military efforts in the Middle East. Some African countries have cautiously come out in support of attempts to isolate Qatar. But authorities in the UAE and Bahrain have made praise for Qatar's government a criminal offence carrying possible jail time, and some Gulf citizens have anxious that the strong rhetoric on Qatar's foreign policy would divide their peoples.

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:55

Jeremy Corbyn has hailed Labour's "incredibly good result" and said Labour is ready to oust Theresa May and form its government. That leaves the Conservatives with 317 seats in Parliament out of 650, meaning they're likely to need the DUP's 10 votes to win a confidence motion.

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:48

The Washington Post reported on June 9 that the missiles are the fourth new missile system that North Korea has unveiled and tested this year, indicating that the communist state will continue to pursue a weapons program that has caused much concern among its neighbors and the United States .

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:46

Numerous companies and politicians who signed up have been advocating for months for the United States to uphold its climate change commitments. In an open letter , the signatories vow to "continue to support climate action to meet the Paris Agreement", even "in the absence of leadership from Washington ".

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:46

G7 environment chiefs met in Italy on Sunday for talks set to be dominated by the rift caused by the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate change accord. Ecology for us means democracy and equality. Chaperoned by hundreds of riot police, the demonstration passed off peacefully with protestors brandishing placards declaring: "There is no Planet B" and "They think the Kyoto protocol is a Japanese erotic film".

by | June 12, 2017 | 07:44

Chouhan's move comes in the wake of unrest in the state following farmers staged a protest demanding better prices for their produce as also a waiver on loan repayments. Chouhan also entailed how the families of the deceased met him and asked him to discontinue the fast. "Few farmers are going to meet Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan ", Superintendent of Police (SP) Manoj Kumar Singh said, adding that those involved in inciting violence would face action.