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Theresa May has called for a snap election… So what happens next?

The British people voted past year to leave the European Union. The biggest risk to a substantial win for Mrs May is whether public opposition to Brexit has risen since the referendum. Going into these new elections, the Lib Dems are the only party with a clear Europhile stance, giving them what is by their standards a huge potential electorate to shoot for and kindling hope that they can capture far more than their current total of nine seats.



Easter Egg hunts across the valley

He said it "has gotten bigger every year and has had some challenges". The sun was shining for the annual Rockport Community Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Rockport Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce. Rashott said the club has been putting on the hunt since 1967. Fire Department President Melissa Stevens gives last-minute instructions to the eager egg hunters.


Palestinian wounds one in car-ramming, shot dead

Palestinian wounds one in car-ramming, shot dead

Security forces at the scene killed the Palestinian driver, according to the Gush Etzion spokesman. "He was conscious but confused People told him he had been hit as he stood behind a bus". In the second Sgt. Elchai Teharlev was killed in a auto ramming attack while guarding a bus stop outside of the Ofra settlement. The spate of Palestinian attacks that began in October 2015 was dubbed the "lone wolf" intifada, as numerous attacks were carried out by individuals who were not connected to ...


Australia to scrap 457 visa programme popular with Irish

Australia to scrap 457 visa programme popular with Irish

Australia on Tuesday abolished a visa programme used by over 95,000 temporary foreign workers, majority of them Indians, to tackle the growing unemployment in the country. The list of occupations that qualify for the new visa will be sharply reduced. The Australian government made a decision to abolish 457 visas because it has "lost its credibility", Turnbull said at a press conference in Canberra after his Facebook post.


North Korea Says 'Nuclear War Could Break Out At Any Moment'

North Korea Says 'Nuclear War Could Break Out At Any Moment'

North Korea "answered our overtures with willful deception, broken promises and nuclear and missile tests", he said. The country's deputy ambassador to the United Nations, Kim In Ryong, has called the U.S. So while with global diplomacy World War 3 could be avoided, North Korea doesn't seem to be backing down. The North has warned of a nuclear strike against the United States if provoked.



Theresa May asks voters to trust her to deliver on Brexit

MPs must approve decision to dissolve Parliament part-way through full term. The British pound has risen strongly after Prime Minister Theresa May called for an early general election in June. Two polls over the Easter weekend put the Conservatives 21 points ahead of Labour, a lead that, if translated into votes, would greatly increase the party's existing working Commons majority of 17.