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May confirms backing from DUP

The UK election of 2017 ended in a hung parliament after the ruling-Conservative Party of Prime Minister Theresa May failed to retain its majority, however, British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would lead a minority government.



Ireland's DUP not commenting on reports of deal with UK's May

Meanwhile what do we know about her new best pals the Democratic Unionist Party? The DUP said only that it would enter talks. Green Party deputy leader Amelia Womack said the DUP's stance on abortion has left women in Northern Ireland in "dire circumstances" and described the potential tie-up with the Tories as a "coalition of cruelty".



French Open 2017: Highlights: Jelena Ostapenko seals famous victory over Simona Halep

The 20-year-old is the youngest French Open victor since Iva Majoli in 1997 and the first player to win a debut tour- level title at a Slam since Gustavo Kuerten in Paris that same year. The 20-year-old, ranked 47, had never been beyond the third round at a Grand Slam before nor won a senior title. "So it was a little bit of like emotional moment", said Halep, who had reached the final by saving a match point against Elina Svitolina in the last-eight.


DC police: 2 officers, transportation employee hit vehicle

DC police: 2 officers, transportation employee hit vehicle

The driver of the truck, who kept driving, was taken into custody after police say he crashed into an unoccupied vehicle about a block away. The truck driver also was injured and taken to a hospital. Vincentz was inside Tryst Lounge when it happened. "What we saw was just horrifying". "The officers... were yelling at the truck 'stop!' and the truck wasn't slowing down".


Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

Prime Minister Theresa May after she made a statement in Downing Street after she traveled to Buckingham Palace for an audience with Queen Elizabeth II following the election results. "I would have thought that is enough for her to go, actually". Their priority will be to get the best deal for Northern Ireland. "A weak partner weakens the whole negotiations", he added.


Qatar FM rejects intervention in foreign policy

Qatar FM rejects intervention in foreign policy

Efforts to defuse the regional crisis - prompted on Monday when the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and others severed diplomatic ties with Qatar over alleged support for Islamist groups and Iran - showed no immediate signs of success. "We see Qatar as a brother state, as a partner", he told a joint press conference with German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel, according to the German simultaneous translation.