Tories accused of 'manifesto meltdown' as May announces U-turn on care fees

Tories accused of 'manifesto meltdown' as May announces U-turn on care fees

British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead in the opinion polls has narrowed after her Conservatives and the Labour opposition published their policy plans this week. But if she does not handsomely beat the 12-seat majority her predecessor David Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble will have failed. Some early polls had the Tories at nearly double the vote share of the Labour Party, indicating that the most likely outcome would be a landslide victory that would increase the ...

The First Impact of the Climate Deal Withdrawal

Crude futures were correcting upwards early Monday in Asia, though they had some way to go before reversing Friday's slide and an even longer trek to make up the more than 4% aggregate drop last week, which came despite sizeable declines reported in United States crude and gasoline stocks .

British Airways' Problems Lessen Following Weekend Chaos

British Airways was still grappling Monday with the impact of a major technical failure over the weekend that led to hundreds of flights being canceled and affected about 75,000 passengers. Most passengers on BA flights canceled over the weekend should be eligible for the compensation. Under EU law customers whose flights were delayed or cancelled are entitled to assistance and compensation, if the disruption was within the airline's control .

Interview of Vladimir Putin on Sunday Night

Do you think, an ambassador from any place in the world or from the U.S. reports to me daily as to whom he meets with and what they discuss? "Where would we get this information from?" "I haven't seen even once any direct proof of Russian interference in the presidential election in the United States".

Budget stalemate continues in IL

Budget stalemate continues in IL

Bruce Rauner's office in hopes of talking to him. In a statement, Madigan denounced Rauner's "reckless strategy of holding the budget hostage to create leverage for his corporate agenda". And they noted all components of the bipartisan package passed out of the Senate. The Senate previously passed a version of it 48-0. "So, unless the leadership on the Democrat side of the aisle goes back into negotiation at this point and amends the bill that we think they're gonna present to us today, at ...

Champions League final: Why we lost to Real Madrid - Allegri

They faced tough battles in three out of four of their matches - against Bayern Munich and Atletico - in the quarter- and semi-finals of the Champions League. "(Zidane) said that we need to be more aggressive, to not allow Juve to keep the ball easily like they did in the first half after our goal", Modric told reporters.