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British inflation rate rises to 4-year high of 2.9 pct

It kept its benchmark repurchase rate at 6.25% and maintained a neutral policy bias. "As the Committee has previously noted, there are limits to the extent to which above-target inflation can be tolerated", the Bank said last month. Core inflation dropped from 4.5% in April to 4.3% in May. This argument is supported by the government's inflation data. For the first time since January 201... [Full Article...]

Iran Join Brazil In Qualifying For Next Year's Tournament

Iran Join Brazil In Qualifying For Next Year's Tournament This is the fifth qualification to the global finals for Iran, having previously appeared at football's showpiece event in 1978, 1998, 2006 and 2014. Team Melli's victory on Monday not only guaranteed their safe passage to the 2018 World Cup, but ensured they did so in style with two Group Stage matches to spare. [Full Article...]

Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue

Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue Speaking after diplomatic meetings in Paris, Al Thani said Qatar is ready to negotiate anything "related to the collective security of the Gulf countries" but insisted that Qatari foreign policy is not open to debate. It so far has been staying neutral in the issue. The three countries' news agencies did not make clear what services the hotline would provide. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerso... [Full Article...]

Trump denies seeking Comey 'loyalty,' dodges tapes question

The US president said he would go under oath to give his version of what happened between him and the FBI Director he fired. The reporter then continued: "So he [Comey] lied about that?" Among his disagreements with Comey, Trump said he never asked Comey for an oath of loyalty. [Full Article...]

DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives

The DUP's demands are likely to be similar to a list it published before the 2015 general election, where the Conservatives ultimately secured a majority and did not need DUP support. "And I don't feel like the current prime minister or, indeed, the Tory party, has any idea about what to do with Brexit at the moment". With the DUP providing the Conservatives a narrow, but crucial, majority in Pa... [Full Article...]

Panama severs diplomatic ties with Taiwan, recognises 'only one China'

Panama severs diplomatic ties with Taiwan, recognises 'only one China' Panama is one of Taiwan's oldest friends, with ties dating back to 1912, but some analysts and Taiwanese diplomats have said before that the Central American country could become the next to break ties. foreign policy. He also accused Panama of cheating Taiwan by not telling Taipei about its intention to open ties with Beijing , calling it "very unfriendly". [Full Article...]

Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election

And not only are users visiting the site, they are also placing a bet and there is a clear choice. Miliband, who hit back at claims his successor is untenable as party leader, claimed he "doesn't know why" Theresa May is running for election, and described her as "weak and wobbly". [Full Article...]

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner The parents of a US government contractor charged with leaking classified documents to a news organization insist she's not a flight risk and should be released from jail before her trial. The FBI have claimed that victor was just one of six individuals to have printed the document, which later surfaced in the publication The Intercept . [Full Article...]

'Several people' injured in shooting at Munich railway station

'Several people' injured in shooting at Munich railway station He said a weapon was sacked during the check but could not immediately say whether it was sacked by police or by a suspect, KRMG radio station reported. The incident is not believed to be terror-related and the suspect was detained after officers shot him. He said a weapon was sacked during the check, but could not immediately say whether it was sacked by police or by a suspect. [Full Article...]

UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party A majority is important because it theoretically allows the ruling party, the biggest, to get legislation passed. He tweeted that an article in the Mail on Sunday newspaper headlined "Boris set to launch bid to be PM as May clings on" was "tripe". [Full Article...]

No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents

No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents In this case, the government alleges that the person to whom state secrets had been entrusted is 25-year-old Reality Leigh Winner, who had a top-secret national security clearance. The Intercept said the NSA report was dated May 5 - the same date court records cited for the documents victor is accused of leaking. All of the funds raised will be held in trust for victor and her family. [Full Article...]

Leo Varadkar poised to become Ireland's first gay premier

Varadkar is making history in more ways than one: he is the son of an Indian immigrant and at 38-years-old, he is the youngest prime minister ever elected . His confirmation as Taoiseach - Ireland's prime minister - would come when the lower house of parliament resumes after a break on June 13. In a series of messages on Twitter Mr Kenny sent both men good wishes and said they had energis... [Full Article...]

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

Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue Labour won 262 seats in the general election , but the Conservatives remain the largest party in Parliament with 318 seats. She took a tough line against Brussels on the campaign trail, describing herself as a "bloody hard woman" and warning she was willing to walk away from the talks if she could not get a good deal. [Full Article...]

Housing Minister Gavin Barwell loses seat

Housing Minister Gavin Barwell loses seat Gavin Barwell, who lost his Croydon Central seat in the snap election called by Mrs May, will bring "considerable experience" to the post, the Prime Minister said. Meanwhile, Barwell said that, "I voted for Theresa May to become Prime Minister". Five years later he managed to cling onto his seat, winning just 165 votes more than his Labour rival, Sarah Jones. [Full Article...]

France's Macron faces test in parliamentary elections

France's Macron faces test in parliamentary elections His party is projected to win well beyond an absolute majority in the 577-seat National Assembly , followed by the conservative Republicans. Pollsters' projected that as many as one-third of votes went to Mr Macron's camp in the first stage of the two-part election. [Full Article...]

Queen's Speech date in UK Parliament in doubt

Queen's Speech date in UK Parliament in doubt Downing Street refused to comment on the contents of the Queen's Speech , adding that the new Leader of the Commons, Andrea Leadsom , will make an announcement on the date of the state opening "in due course". So, today, 12 June, the DUP and Sinn Fein Irish nationalists are due to restart talks to form a new power-sharing government in Northern Ireland's devolved power and avoid reverting to the... [Full Article...]

Three men arrested in connection with London attack

Three men arrested in connection with London attack Eight people are confirmed to have been killed in the attack on Saturday night, which was carried out by three men. The officer, who has not been named but is reported to have been with the force for under two years, suffered injuries to his head, arm and leg and is said to be "seriously unwell" in hospital. [Full Article...]

Dovizioso wins Catalonia GP to tighten MotoGP title fight

Dovizioso wins Catalonia GP to tighten MotoGP title fight Honda's Spanish team-mates Marc Marquez , the reigning triple world champion, and Dani Pedrosa , who had started on pole position at a track down the road from where he grew up, finished second and third, 3.544sec and 6.774sec behind respectively. [Full Article...]

Britain's PM May to face party lawmakers after election disaster

British voters delivered a stunning political upset when they just failed to return the Conservatives with an overall majority in the 350 seat House of Commons. Defense Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has sought to clarify a potential deal with the DUP saying the arrangement would only apply to big issues such as the economy and security. [Full Article...]

Trump makes surprise appearance at golf club wedding reception

Trump makes surprise appearance at golf club wedding reception President Trump regularly spends weekends away from Washington at his various hotels, clubs and golf courses. MacArthur, who's in his second term, represents New Jersey's third congressional district. After the bill passed the House last month, residents of his swing district berated him for more than five hours at a packed town hall in Willingboro. [Full Article...]


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