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Author eats his book on live TV after wrong United Kingdom poll prediction

Author eats his book on live TV after wrong United Kingdom poll prediction

After failing to secure a majority in the parliament in the snap election, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to form a government with the backing of the Democratic Unionist Party . But the wooing of the DUP risks upsetting the political balance in Northern Ireland by aligning London more closely with the pro-British side in the divided province, where a power-sharing government with Irish nationalists is now suspended.


UAE social media users 'showing sympathy' for Qatar could face jail time

UAE social media users 'showing sympathy' for Qatar could face jail time

Shortly after the announcement, images emerged of Qatari residents stocking up on food and other supplies, as the peninsula heavily depends on imports. " Doha now needs to take serious steps very rapidly to placate not only their neighbours but also their allies around the world". The embassy said violators could be subject to a fine of 500,000 UAE dirhams or about Bt5 million and/or a jail term from three years to 15 years.


Top two aides to British PM May quits

Top two aides to British PM May quits

Gavin Barwell was named new chief of staff. "Well the mandate she's got is lost Conservative [Party] seats, lost votes, lost support and lost confidence". The pound on Friday fell 1.7 per cent against the USA dollar and 1.4 per cent against the euro. She confirmed this to German leader Angela Merkel in a phone call on Saturday.



Trump accuses Comey of lying, offers to talk to Special Counsel

Mueller and several congressional committees are investigating what US intelligence agencies have concluded was effort by Russian Federation to help Trump win the election by discrediting Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton through the hacking and disclosure of damaging emails and other steps.


London attackers planned to use lorry, says police

London attackers planned to use lorry, says police

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it was fair to ask how the attackers "slipped through our net". The issue has become a key one in the run-up to Thursday's general election. "That's where the question of resources comes into play ". The 30-year-old was held on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts during a search of a property in Ilford and taken for questioning at a south London police station, Scotland Yard said.


Theresa May's Chiefs of Staff Resign After Election Results

Theresa May's Chiefs of Staff Resign After Election Results

DUP leader Arlene Foster said "we have made good progress but the discussions continue". "It's back to the 70s with Theresa May ". "Let's get on with the job". "I can still be prime minister", Corbyn said. The British pound tumbled on Friday against the USA dollar and the euro before stabilising, down 1.7 and 1.4 percent against the two currencies respectively.