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British Prime Minister Theresa May to form a minority government

In Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon's Scottish National Party - which won all but three seats in the 2015 election - lost much of its base to the Scottish Conservatives, led by Ruth Davidson . "I'm anxious about the direction they'll take our country". Former Business Minister Anna Soubry called for her to "consider her position" after a "disastrous" election campaign. Read More »

Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

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Pressed again on the question, he said: "I will never apologise for my view, which is yes, you've got to of course inspire people, absolutely, and we haven't done that well enough in the past". "We welcome this commitment, which can provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and beyond", the spokesperson said. Read More »

Protest against Theresa May's 'coalition of chaos' takes place in London

British Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the Queen for permission to form a new government , despite losing her majority . Northern Ireland is now the only part of the United Kingdom without same-sex marriage because the DUP has employed peace process powers known as "petitions of concern" to block all progress. Read More »

Kevin Durant to reporter: 'You got to be better than that'

Game 4, in which the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors 137-116, delivered a 12.6 metered market rating. "I wouldn't say it's out of the question", he said. Yes - Kevin Durant has a case here, but I'll take LeBron's ability to get to the rim whenever he wants and Irving's otherworldly offensive arsenal over Durant - just by a smidge. Read More »

DUP backs deal to support Tory government

Mr Timothy said he took responsibility for the Conservative manifesto, including a plan for elderly social care that caused a backlash among many core voters. The Observer newspaper said the DUP arrangement fell short of a full coalition agreement because of concerns among some Conservative lawmakers about the socially conservative DUP's positions on gay rights, abortion and climate change. Read More »

Qatar says no expulsions of nationals from countries that cut ties

United States president Donald Trump is ramping up pressure on Qatar to stop what he calls a "high level" of financial support of terrorism. Jordan and Djibouti downgraded the status of their diplomatic missions. Most recently, Saudi Arabia branded as terrorists 59 individuals and 12 entities affiliated with Qatar, including Yusuf al-Qaradawi, the chairman of the International Union of Muslim Scholars. Read More »

May strikes DUP deal to salvage power as gamble backfires

In this case, the DUP's 10 MPs will supply votes to the Conservatives to give the government confidence to pass its Queen Speech and Budget. There had been speculation that Mr Hammond in particular would be vulnerable if the Prime Minister had been returned - as she had hoped - with an increased majority. Read More »

Tillerson says Qatar blockade 'hindering' military operations

Cavusoglu also said Turkey's military base in Qatar, where there are now around 90 Turkish soldiers based, was aimed at contributing to the security of the entire Gulf region and was not aimed at a specific Gulf state. "It could force Qatar to abandon its foreign policy objectives - or it could convince Qatar that it's surrounded by bullies and the US won't protect it and a closer alliance with Turkey and Iran could guarantee its long-term viability", Kamel said. Read More »

Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election

In a resignation statement on the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and missed signs of surging support for the opposition Labour Party. "Well, the mandate she's got is lost Conservative seats, lost votes, lost support and lost confidence". The stunning outcome leaves May battling to unite different factions of her party and reliant on a handful of Northern Irish parliamentarians just nine days ... Read More »

Top two aides to British PM Theresa May quit

The British pound tumbled on Friday against the US dollar and the euro before stabilising, down 1.7 and 1.4 percent against the two currencies respectively. " She's staying, for now ", one Conservative Party source told Reuters. "The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubris and incompetence they have managed to make a mockery of it", it said in an editorial. Read More »

May To Forge 'Government Of Certainty' With DUP Backing

Britain's Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party Theresa May gives a brief statement after announcing she will form a government . Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has since sought assurances from May that any deal with the DUP would not affect LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Intersex) rights across the UK. Read More »

Theresa May cuts deal with DUP hardliners as she scrambles for power

British Prime Minister Theresa May was expected to hold her first cabinet meeting on Saturday in an early test of her hopes of forming a stable government after a crushing election setback. Ms Davidson, who became engaged to partner Jen Wilson in May 2016, later told the BBC: "I was fairly straightforward with her (Mrs May) and I told her that there were a number of things that count to me more than the party". Read More »

Trump's hard-line approach clashes with Tillerson on Qatar

Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump has offered Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to mediate the standoff between Qatar and the Saudi-led coalition. "Qatar has made efforts to prosecute significant terrorist financiers", the State Department said. The Qatari minister said the main goal of his visit "is to inform Russian Federation on those events and measures taken against Qatar", such as sanctions. Read More »

Marks & Spencer Group (LON:MKS) Broker Roundup

The stock declined 2.08% or $1.13 reaching $53.23 on the news. 715,253 shares or 99.89% less from 629.97 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Research professionals at Peel Hunt have GBX 370.00 PT on Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC (LON:MONY). Read More »

Loan waiver to farmers is impossible - says MP Agriculture Minister

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And next year we provided loans at one percent interest and thereafter loans were distributed at zero percent. I am never in favour of complete loan waiver. They are trying to add fuel to the fire. The agitation in neighbouring MP evidently has a bit of political tinge. Meanwhile, Chouhan has begun an indefinite hunger strike "for peace" at the Dussera Maidan to restore the prevailing tense situation. Read More »

US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

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Qatar and Turkey have close economic ties. It also offered to mediate to defuse tensions, according to its state news agency. Qatar denies the allegations. Reports said that the four nations severed diplomatic relations with Qatar in a coordinated move while Yemen, Libya's eastern-based government and the Maldives joined later. Read More »

Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian

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The investigation into Butt involved a "full package" of investigatory measures, the sources told CNN . A Canadian and a Frenchman were among the dead in Saturday's attack and citizens of other nations were among the 48 injured, including Australia , Bulgaria, France, Greece and New Zealand . Read More »

EU's Tusk warns against Brexit 'no deal' after United Kingdom vote

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Other Tories believe a hard Brexit is now more likely as Brussels will demand an unacceptably high price for keeping any Single Market benefits. "We'll put ourselves forward to serve the country and form a minority government and the reason for that is I don't think the Conservative Party is stable, I don't think the prime minister is stable. Read More »

Third London Bridge Attacker named as Youssef Zaghba

Three men deliberately drove a vehicle into pedestrian traffic on London Bridge, before fleeing to nearby Borough Market , where they began stabbing bystanders with long knives. "That's where the question of resources comes into play". "But I did my best, and I think he was worn down on the inside", she said. O'Leary was one of 13 people arrested after Saturday's attacks. Read More »

Theresa May To Form Govt In UK With DUP Support. Know How

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 despite the Conservatives losing their overall majority in Parliament. He said on the BBC's Question Time: 'She is playing fast and loose, on Brexit, on Margaret Thatcher's greatest achievement the single market and now Tony Blair and Gordon Brown's greatest achievement which is the peace in Northern Ireland. Read More »