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Opinion polls tighten ahead of French presidential election

Opinion polls tighten ahead of French presidential election

The 48-year-old has consistently been one of the top two candidates in opinion polls as French voters head into the first round of voting this Sunday. The situation bespeaks "an undeniable demand for change", he said. After a good showing in television debates and at rallies , his promises to tax the rich and renegotiate France's role in the European Union and trade deals have attracted voters who have rejected the Socialist party, led by candidate Benoit Hamon.The 65-year-old Melenchon ...


EU warns Britain: Don't assume free trade deal for the City

EU warns Britain: Don't assume free trade deal for the City

Commissioner Hogan was speaking at the IFA's Brexit conference at Goffs, Co Kildare, this morning. "Probably many people in this room are like me - frustrated by the tone of the Brexit debate, even eight or nine months after the referendum", said Bowman.


Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain would fire Nuclear Weapons if Necessary

Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain would fire Nuclear Weapons if Necessary

The statement came as the Conservatives continued to exploit Labour divisions on the retention of the Trident deterrent, to warn of the "very risky chaos" if Jeremy Corbyn becomes prime minister. Corbyn's problems came during an interview on BBC1's The Andrew Marr Show in which he said he would order an immediate strategic defence review looking at "all aspects" of defence policy if he was prime minister after June 8.


Match Previews: Chelsea v Southampton

Match Previews: Chelsea v Southampton

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte does not think the 4-2 FA Cup semi-final win over Tottenham will be an advantage in the race for the Premier League title. "Everyone is very disappointed and it's never nice to lose, especially an FA Cup semi-final, but there is no point dwelling on it". "I can't change the past".


Euro pauses after rally; Canadian dollar floored by US lumber duties

Euro pauses after rally; Canadian dollar floored by US lumber duties

U.S. stocks rallied on Monday, tracking a relief rally that swept through Asian and European markets, after centrist candidate and market favorite Emmanuel Macron won the first round of the French presidential election. "They can be in agreement with us", National Front Vice President Steeve Brios said. Stock markets opened higher Monday across Europe, a sign that investors were relieved by Mr Macron's strong showing.


Steve Stephens found dead inside auto in Erie, Pa.

Steve Stephens found dead inside auto in Erie, Pa.

Stephens shot himself in the head after police made contact with the back of the Fusion to bring the vehicle to a halt. Stephens was spotted by an "alert citizen" around 11 a.m. "I've got a lot of negative comments". "Steve if you're listening, call someone - whether it's a friend or a family member or pastor - give them a call; they're waiting for you to call", he said.