by | April 22, 2017 | 04:56

And, with his party trailing the Conservatives in the polls by more than 20 points, he will say in a speech in central London that the election is not a " foregone conclusion ". Angela Rayner, tipped as a future Labour leader, accused the Government of failing the British people as she vowed that her party would call time on austerity and "invest and rebuild" in the UK's future.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:58

May wasted no time , going from the vote in Parliament to kick off her campaign with a speech in to supporters northwestern England. Asked repeatedly by BBC journalist Justin Webb whether Mr Corbyn or Conservative leader Theresa May was the best person to oversee Brexit as Prime Minister, she declined to give a clear answer.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:57

She became Britain's longest-reigning monarch, passing her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria's record, in September 2015 and with the death of 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand last year, the Queen is now also the world's longest reigning living monarch.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:58

WASHINGTON ― Another European leader to the White House, another news conference, and another display by President Donald Trump of at best a hazy understanding of how Europe works. "Now the commitment must be political, and, therefore, in the cooperation of US and Italy and other key partners in the region, the goal is to broaden the basis - the consensus for the Tripoli government, which is recognized by the worldwide community, but which must be able to count on a broader consensus", he ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:55

The unannounced visit at the start of his 10-day trip to Asia was a US show of force that allowed the vice president to gaze at North Korean soldiers from afar and stare directly across a border marked by razor wire. But experts and former officials said shooting down a North Korean missile during a test risks an escalation that Washington may not be able to control, one that risks war on the Korean peninsula and potentially devastating consequences to allies South Korea and Japan.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:56

Just 12 per cent of Labour voters polled think the party will win a majority on 8 June, according to the poll. Former Chancellor George Osborne will not be seeking re-election to his Tatton Constituency after he took up a post as editor of the Evening Standard paper in London as well as other jobs.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:55

Notably, the issue of foreign buyers has been particularly controversial, with critics blaming them for speculation within the housing market but without hard data to support their contentions. The latest sales data came ahead of a meeting between Mayor John Tory and the federal and Ontario finance ministers to discuss soaring home prices in the Greater Toronto Area, which have leapt by more than 30 per cent in the previous year.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:52

President Donald Trump is likely to loom large in the 6 district congressional runoff as candidates Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel look toward the June 20 showdown. Or will Democrats regard it as a disappointment given the ideal storm of factors that seemed to be lining up in Ossoff's favor for Tuesday's vote? The 30-year-old documentary filmmaker came out of nowhere to almost win the seat in the heavily Republican 6th Congressional District.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:50

Foreign affairs analyst Richard Heydarian said the visit aims to show United States support to Indonesia as the world's most populous Muslim-majority country has seen its "moderate, cosmopolitan, interpretation of Islam" challenged by a "more puritanical and exclusivist view" of the religion.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:49

Tens of thousands of pro-government supporters also turned out in the capital Caracas to cheer President Nicolas Maduro. "This is the moment", said Raquel Belfort, a 42-year-old protester in wealthier eastern Caracas on Thursday, sporting a hat in the yellow, blue and red colours of the Venezuelan flag.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:45

The incident occurred as the pilot of the F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Carrier Air Wing 2 was trying to land. The pilot was conducting routine flight operations as the ship was transitting the Celebes Sea, the Navy said, adding that the incident is under investigation.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:47

President Donald Trump says Iran is not living up to the "spirit" of the nuclear agreement. President Donald Trump says he doesn't see a role for the play in helping stabilize Libya. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. Trump described the accord as the "worst deal ever negotiated" during his campaign and threatened to tear it up, but analysts say that is increasingly unlikely.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:43

Both Labour and Liberal Democrats have officially welcomed the early poll and are expected to back it in Wednesday afternoon's vote. Britain's next election had been scheduled for May 2020, but a two-thirds majority vote in parliament could overrule that in Wednesday's vote, which British media reported could come at around 1300 GMT after an hour and a half of debate.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:39

He then went around the bus and fired on two police officers posted outside a Turkish tourist office. "What could have an impact is if the candidates try to use the attack" for political gain, he said . "In such circumstances, the role of the president of the Republic as the army chief and guardian of our institutions is to protect the French". Bystanders and witnesses walking down the busy road near the iconic Champs Elysees begin screaming and running for their lives as the terror of ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:42

Speaking Friday on RTL radio, Macron said: "What our attackers want is death, symbolism, to sow panic (and) to disturb a democratic process, which is the presidential election". Under French election rules, Friday was due to be the final day of campaigning before Sunday's first round of voting. January 7, 2015: Two brothers kill 11 people inside the Paris building where the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is headquartered in what Islamic State extremists claim is retaliation for the ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:42

The statement demanded that Pyongyang conduct no further nuclear tests and "immediately cease further actions in violation" of Security Council resolutions placing sanctions on the reclusive country's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:33

Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) was not present for the vote. Gorsuch, a 49-year-old judge sitting on the 10th Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver, Colorado, is the youngest nominee in 25 years to the lifetime position. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) - voted with Republicans to confirm Gorsuch, a day after voting to end debate on his nomination.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:33

The U.S. military has deployed "sniffer aircraft", drones and U-2 spy planes in preparation for a possible North Korean nuclear test , NBC News reported . While one might expect that communist China would be supportive of North Korea in any confrontation, there is a wide philosophical gap between China, whose leaders have followed the pragmatic goal of engaging in trade with the United States to bolster China's own economic outlook, and the regime in Pyongyang, which is headed by the ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:33

In response, Archbishop Angelo Becciu told the Italian news agency ANSA that "Pope Francis is always ready to receive heads of state who request an audience". -Mexico border. Senior Vatican officials have made it clear that a request from the Trump administration for a meeting with Pope Francis around the time of his visit to Italy for the Group of Seven nations meeting would be granted.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:30

Police launched the inquiry after discovering in 2013 that a third of women prostitutes arrested in the Toronto suburb of York were aged 18 or less, with an average age just under 15. "The majority of underage trafficked children are being trolled via social media". Troung says numerous children involved in the sex trade have a hard time trusting and explaining what they know.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:29

PETER Dutton has signalled the Turnbull government is looking at a further crackdown on immigration, while defending the decision to scrap 457 visas for foreign workers. The new short term visas will be issued for two years, while medium term visas will be issued only for more critical skills shortages and for up to four years.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:28

United States president Donald Trump's White House victory had raised hopes in Moscow that some kind of rapprochement was possible between the former Cold War foes. "We've met over the horror, hoping Assad has reached his depths, and yet every time, he's plunged to new lows", he said. "I would like to think that they didn't know".

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:25

In the El Valle neighbourhood, resident Carlos Yanez said the scene was "like a war". "I'm ready to take to the streets every day if I have to", said 22-year-old student Aquiles Aldazoro. In Washington, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressed concerns to reporters Wednesday that the "government of Maduro is violating its own constitution and is not allowing the opposition to have their voices heard, nor allowing them to organize in a way that expresses the views of the Venezuelan ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:24

But even leaving out the potential impact on voter sentiment of the latest deadly attack in a series that has hit France in the past two years, neither was totally assured a spot in the May 7 runoff round. "It is a very, very awful thing that's going on in the world today but it looks like another terrorist attack", Trump said Thursday afternoon before ISIS later claimed responsibility .

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:26

Davis, snooker's dominant figure in the 1980s, only retired past year during the World Championship . O'Brien had fancied landing a draw against Selby, who past year beat Ding Junhui in the final to add to his 2014 triumph, and their match will begin at 11am today as the tournament gets under way.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:25

The Labour party has seen a significant decline in polls since the last general election, as it struggles with infighting over its leader Jeremy Corbyn, and its unclear position on Brexit . "Britain is leaving the European Union and there can be no turning back", asserted the British PM. She said: "I have concluded the only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead is to hold this election".

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:23

Putin shot back that the charge was fabricated and accused the Trump administration of fabricating the evidence to create a fake confrontation. Speaking of the recent missile strike against the Sha'irat airbase in the Homs province of Syria ordered by Trump, the official said that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies responded to the move with "understanding".

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:18

In a lot of places, this company has been struggling to prove to advertisers, viewers and regulators that they take ethics seriously. In addition, though the contract was extended, it also modified the company's financial commitment to O'Reilly if he was dismissed, so that he would receive a maximum of one year salary, according to two people, the New York Times reports .

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:19

There were no other details immediately available. The Supreme Court reversed its decision after three days , but it was too late to prevent a new wave of protests. "This is like a chess game and each side is moving whatever pieces they can", said Machuca, her face covered in a white, sticky substance to protect herself from the effects of tear gas.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:16

The premier said she would campaign to make the U.K.'s departure from the European Union a success and to "build a stronger Britain". "We welcome the general election but this is a prime minister who promised there wouldn't be one, a prime minister who can not be trusted", he told the Commons on Wednesday.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:15

Police sealed off the area immediately with dozens of emergency vehicles and helicopters buzzed overhead. The next question is whether this was controlled by IS but it will take 24 hours before we will know this. The French government is treating the attack as an act of terrorism. Officers have been searching the home of the alleged shooter who was known to security services and had been flagged as an "extremist" in east Paris.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:15

He added, "His objective is basically to meet with our allies and close partners in the region as part of the new administration reaching out and getting the benefit of the views and insight of our partners about the region". economic and diplomatic leadership in the region", says Ratner, now a senior fellow in China studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. "The United States is also proud to be one of Indonesia's oldest and most engaged defense partners".

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:14

Le Pen who has spoken in increasingly inflammatory terms during her campaign, said the police targeted in the attack "have paid the price of the fight against radical Islamism, this monstrous, totalitarian ideology that has declared war on our nation, on reason and civilization".

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:13

The pilot, who was quickly recovered by a helicopter, is being assessed by a medical team aboard the Carl Vinson but suffered no apparent injuries, a Navy news release said. "It is happening, rather", said White House spokesman Sean Spicer at a briefing. Following confusion and miscommunication among senior US leaders regarding the whereabouts of the USS Carl Vinson, US Defense Secretary James Mattis said April 19 the aircraft carrier is now "proceeding to the Western Pacific as ordered".

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:13

According to an European security official, the gunman used an AK-47 assault rifle in the attack. The Paris prosecutor's office said the incident was being probed and that the investigation involved counterterrorism officials. "I didn't see if they were two, three or just one assailant. All the people sat on the terrace got up and ran, chairs were falling over". A French Interior Ministry spokesman said a second policeman had not died of his wounds from an attack in Paris , as had been ...