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Macron Names Prime Minister

Macron Names Prime Minister

On Monday, the president named Edouard Philippe, conservative lawmaker from the Republicans party, as his prime minister. On Tuesday, he and Philippe were finalising a government which Macron says will supersede France's entrenched left-right divide and breathe new life into the country's jaded political landscape.



Trump campaign had at least 18 contacts with Russians

Mueller's broad mandate gives him not only oversight of the Russian Federation probe, but also "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation". The White House did not respond to requests for comment. The calls and messages happened between April 2016 and November 2016, according to Reuters .



Ex-FBI director to lead Russian Federation probe

The US President Donald Trump said that the comprehensive investigation, led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a newly appointed special counsel, will prove that there were no links between his election campaign and Russian Federation.



Lib Dems pledge pension tax relief review; commit to triple lock

The problem is compounded by the fact that party leader Tim Farron has faced intense criticism for his position on social issues , and simply has not been received well by voters as a whole. "Imagine a brighter future". The party would use a Housing and Infrastructure Development Bank to help firms and housing associations fund the building of rent-to-own homes.


Europeans snub trade text at China's Silk Road summit

Europeans snub trade text at China's Silk Road summit

Xi said so far, the initiative had won support from 130 countries and 70 worldwide organisations. He urged the two countries to maintain the current momentum in high-level exchanges, as well as close contact between governments, legislative bodies, political parties and between regional authorities.


Trump discussion with Russians 'wholly appropriate' says advisor

Trump discussion with Russians 'wholly appropriate' says advisor

McMaster sought to play down the significance of Trump's disclosures during a briefing at the White House. It is extraordinary for a president to share such information without consent of the country that collected it, apparently violating the confidentiality of an intelligence-sharing agreement with Israel.