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UK to delay Queen's Speech policy outline amid political turmoil

UK to delay Queen's Speech policy outline amid political turmoil

Westminster has been rife with speculation that the state opening may be delayed, after the British prime minister's official spokesman declined to confirm it would go ahead on the scheduled date of June 19. A Labour spokesman said that uncertainty over the date of the State Opening showed the Government was "in chaos ", while Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said it was "an utter humiliation" for the PM.



British PM defies critics and vows to govern

Johnson had been a favorite to win the keys to Number 10 after Cameron quit, but he pulled out of the race. Britain's bestselling Sun newspaper said senior members of the party had vowed to get rid of May but would wait at least six months because they were anxious that a leadership contest could propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn into power.



Spate of arrests in Iran following terrorist attacks

Iran has tracked down and killed several suspected jihadists including the alleged mastermind of twin attacks in Tehran last week, a security official and a minister have said . "In [the Iranian month of] Ordibehesht [started April 21] we have uncovered such teams on a daily basis". Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard Corps issued a statement vowing to avenge the attack and described as "very meaningful" that it happened just a week after President Donald Trump met with the "heads of ...


Finnish government on brink of collapse

Finnish government on brink of collapse

Sipila and Finance Minister Petteri Orpo from the third coalition partner, the pro-European Union National Coalition Party, said they could not cooperate with the Finns party anymore, citing differences in core values and in the immigration and EU policies.


Dublin warns May over pact with Northern Irish party

Dublin warns May over pact with Northern Irish party

But after gambling away a majority in parliament in an election she did not need to call, May needs to unite a disillusioned party around her to not only support her in the Brexit talks but also to strike a deal with a small Northern Irish party that will enable her to stay in power.


Brazil's Temer survives court ruling that could have ended presidency

Brazil's Temer survives court ruling that could have ended presidency

Mr Temer vehemently denied the accusation of spying but woke up on Sunday to reports that Brazil's top federal prosecutor will formally file corruption charges against him with Mr Fachin as early as this week after one of his closest aides was filmed receiving a bag with 500,000 reais [€135,000] in cash from one of Mr Batista's executives.