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May's lead over Labour nearly halves to 8 points - Panelbase poll

May's lead over Labour nearly halves to 8 points - Panelbase poll

Still, it's remarkable that PM May is struggling against an opponent who is disliked by 80% of the members of his own party who would prefer to remove him as a leader. Analysts at the United States bank believe that a coalition of center-left parties would lead to a "soft" Brexit (preserving privileged access to the EU's single market and not clamping down so hard on immigration), which might be better for the UK economy and its currency (paywall).


Crude Oil Begins To Flow Through Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline

Crude Oil Begins To Flow Through Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline

The project caught worldwide attention in the latter half of 2016 due to large protests against it by American Indian and environmental activists at a spot near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation and the North Dakota lake. Former President Obama delayed the project in December by refusing to grant the Army Corps of Engineers an easement for the lake. ETP says the system has commitments for about 520,000 barrels daily.


OPEC output cuts falls short of expectations: Angel Commodities Broking

OPEC output cuts falls short of expectations: Angel Commodities Broking

Minister in Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan, after a meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC countries in Vienna , Austria yesterday, said this was part of its effort to stabilise global oil prices . The alliance between OPEC and non-OPEC producers is strong, but not strong enough to derail production momentum from North America, analysis finds.



Rafael Nadal keeps up dominant form to make quarter-finals

He said: "I just didn't start off the blocks the way I wanted ". On form, Thiem may be positioning himself as the main threat to Nadal winning a 10th crown here. But he did it and, for the moment, he is still the champion of Roland Garros. Ramos-Vinolas, seeded 19th at Roland Garros, threatened a shock when he broke Djokovic in his very first service game.



Man fleeing London terror attack with beer hailed as unlikely hero

Saturday's attacks bore similarities to one in March on Westminster Bridge in London , in which a man plowed into a crowd of pedestrians, killing five, and then stabbed a police officer to death in the grounds of parliament before being shot dead.



Ariana Grande, Take That, Little Mix, Miley Cyrus set to perform

The Manchester concert comes the day after attackers targeted the heart of London, killing seven people . During the benefit Grande performed her hits Be Alright and Break Free, shouting: "Manchester make some noise!" before pink streamers rained down on the crowd.