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Labour's Corbyn To Join TV Election Debate, Invites May

Corbyn's drive to align Labour more closely with its socialist roots and eschew the pro-business centrist platform championed by three-time election victor Blair has split the party. But he said the outcome of the election was now in doubt. "It is a sign of extreme weakness for a Prime Minister to avoid these debates". However, May has turned down Corbyn's latest invitation and said it is " more important " for her to remain on with the campaign trail and " take questions from ...



Melania Trump praised the "empowerment of women" during Saudi visit

Bellowing into the microphone, he implored Muslim leaders to aggressively fight extremists. Saudi King Salman on Monday described US President Donald Trump's visit to the Muslim kingdom in the Gulf as a "turning point" in relations between the two countries.



Labour leader challenges under-pressure UK PM to TV debate

That was, after all, the reason she announced the vote. However, until now no poll has suggested that the Conservatives could lose their majority in parliament. YouGov chief executive Stephan Shakespeare said the data could change dramatically between now and June 8. Matt Brennan, head of fixed income research at Brown Shipley, said a hung parliament would not be good news for currency or bond markets, leaving the United Kingdom with a "weak government" which finds it "hard to get policy ...



Sterling dips after poll suggests hung parliament

The Labour party is the most trusted on the NHS (34% compared with 21% for the Conservative party). Host Emma Barnett later presented Corbyn with figures estimated by Labour's shadow education secretary Angela Rayner. "As for the FTSE, the United Kingdom index was obviously pleased by the pound's election-fearing performance, rising 0.3% to climb within 10 to 15 points of its all-time peak".


Milbank: Trump bumbles across the Middle East

Milbank: Trump bumbles across the Middle East

In Bethlehem, Trump said he was "truly hopeful" for an end to the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, and added that goodwill from his visit would turn into peace talks. And as part of that coalition-building, the United States will "encourage" the Gulf states to normalize their relationship with Israel , once Israel reaches an agreement with the Palestinians and withdraws from the West Bank.


Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Deal

Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Deal

On Wednesday, the shareholders of ExxonMobil, Tillerson's former company, voted by a wide margin for a resolution they say will compel the oil giant to stick to the goal of transitioning to a low-carbon economy. And even then, the US must give a year's notice. Guterres said in that speech that "it would be very important for the US not to leave the Paris agreement ".