Bank of England's MPC set to SPLIT over immediate rise on Thursday

Bank of England's MPC set to SPLIT over immediate rise on Thursday

And it also upgraded its growth forecast for the next two years to 1.7%, up from the 1.6% rate it predicted in February. Last year Britain's economy grew 1.8 percent. The MPC kept its benchmark interest rate at a record-low 0.25 percent, though Kristin Forbes dissented again, voting for an immediate increase. Following Wednesday's meeting of its Monetary Policy Committee, the BoE made a decision to keep the ship steady, despite rising inflation in Britain leading some to call for a rate hike.

Trump attacks military record of senator who warns of 'constitutional crisis'

Trump attacks military record of senator who warns of 'constitutional crisis'

Trump dug up an old attack on Blumenthal, from his 2010 campaign for Senate: Blumenthal had claimed that he served in Vietnam, when in fact he had served during the Vietnam War as a Marine reservist in the United States. Noah, a native of South Africa, played a highlight reel of talking heads alarmed at the Comey news, then said they should just say what they really mean: What Trump did should only happen in Africa.

Bamboozled White House Staff Furious To Discover Russians 'Lie'

The White House did not post photos of the meeting although an official White House photographer was also in the room, the White House said. But he did not say that he also works for Tass , a Russian state-run news agency. Trump underscored "the need for Russian Federation to rein in the Assad regime, Iran and Iranian proxies", the White House said. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has brought to Washington a message from President Vladimir Putin for US President Donald ...

Spicer: Sally Yates Was A "Strong Supporter" Of Hillary Clinton

Flynn and other associates of President Donald Trump have received similar requests from the committee for information and documents over the past few weeks. Many Democrats and a few Republicans found the timing of the firing suspect, since it comes as the FBI is investigating Trump's campaign and transition team for alleged collusion with Russian Federation.

Gordon Brown urges Labour vote - without mentioning Jeremy Corbyn

It is understood the Labour party is looking into the incident. Details of the draft manifesto were published on Wednesday evening. Britain's main opposition leader has accused Prime Minister Theresa May of pandering to an "erratic" USA administration, as defense and security take center-stage in the United Kingdom election campaign.

South Korean leader starts new era by passing on presidential palace

Moon also begins his term facing several domestic challenges, including the aftermath of the huge corruption scandal that saw his predecessor Park Geun-Hye impeached and swept from power. A Foreign Ministry spokesman told a briefing in Beijing that China hoped South Korea "pays attention to China's security concerns" and deals "appropriately" with the Thaad (Terminal High Altitude Area Defence) issue.