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London attackers were chef, clerk and 'suspicious' Italian

London attackers were chef, clerk and 'suspicious' Italian

As a clearer picture of Butt as an Islamist agitator emerged so did details of his childhood, with some reports suggesting the sudden death of his father could have propelled him towards radicalisation. That fact provided a line of attack for Corbyn, who called on May to resign even as he said the best remedy was to vote her out. "The one decision she could take that would have the single biggest impact is to reverse those cuts", he said of the cuts to the police forces, which members of ...



May to form 'government of certainty' with DUP backing

The DUP opposes gay marriage and Northern Ireland remains the only part of the United Kingdom where women can not access abortion unless their life is endangered by the pregnancy. May's authority over her party was shattered by the election result. A senior Conservative lawmaker was in Belfast on Saturday for talks with the DUP, a spokeswoman for May's office said.



EU Brexit Negotiator Stops Giggling Long Enough To Address British Election Result

Like any self-respecting Frenchman given the cosmic gift of Britain embarrassing itself, European Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier is looking at the results of Theresa May's malt vinegar-covered clusterfuck of an election and attempting to throw the ideal amount of Gallic shade at the dumbest Prime Minister to call an election since her predecessor.


Take Scottish independence vote off table, Ruth Davidson tells Nicola Sturgeon

Take Scottish independence vote off table, Ruth Davidson tells Nicola Sturgeon

In Scotland, there were heavy losses for the Scottish National Party, whose leader Nicola Sturgeon has called for a second independence referendum. "We have heard the First Minister say she will "reflect" on the matter". Like many people, I thought most analysis of the Scottish political landscape post-general election could be expressed before we fully knew the results, so I wrote the bulk of this piece early on, before reflecting on the way things actually played out.



Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath

He also denied that Comey's version of the events of a February 14 meeting, in which Trump said that he "hoped" that the FBI director could let go of an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. When asked Friday if he would give a sworn statement to Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election, Trump replied: " One hundred percent ".



Trump Reviewing Whether to Block Comey Testimony to Senate

The White House faces a dilemma over whether to block Comey's highly anticipated testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is probing any ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. "We've known since Watergate that rules of the road were, you know, a president shouldn't intervene in an ongoing investigation, particularly the case if it involves individuals that are close to that president", said Warner.