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Leo Varadkar To Be Irelands First Openly Gay Prime Minister

Leo Varadkar To Be Irelands First Openly Gay Prime Minister

Varadkar was born in Dublin in 1979, the son of an Irish Catholic nurse from County Waterford and a Hindu doctor from Mumbai , India. Mr Varadkar, the Republic's first openly gay cabinet minister, had the backing of most of his party's elected representatives but Mr Coveney (44) had stronger support from grassroots membership.



Pakistan says Indian troops fire across border in Kashmir

As per sources, the Indian Army was responding to unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Pakistan Army. The Pakistani military said on Saturday its troops had killed five Indian soldiers in retaliation to Indian firing along the Line of Control in disputed Kashmir.



Conservatives continue to lead Labour in latest opinion polls

The comments from Defense Minister Michael Fallon in an interview with the Daily Telegraph suggested that the ruling Conservative Party would not increase the top rate of income tax, striking a contrast with main opposition Labour Party. Opinium for The Observer also has the Tories ahead but with the gap between the two main parties narrowing to just six points. "The only way they can be sure their taxes won't rise is to vote Conservative".


British Pound Falls Ahead Of Next Week's Election

British Pound Falls Ahead Of Next Week's Election

The latest poll further muddies the picture around the likely outcome of the June 8 election. Ed Miliband, the former Labour leader, who suffered a disastrous result at the 2015 election despite predictions of a hung parliament , replied to the research on Twitter, adding: "The pollsters have been off my Christmas card since 2015 #justsaying".



India's prime minister condemns London attacks

In a statement issued before the events were officially confirmed as terrorist related, the British prime minister Theresa May said: "Following updates from police and security officials, I can confirm that the awful incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism".