• Corbyn: Labour won´t hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike

    Corbyn: Labour won´t hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike

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    For Labour , these events have also predominantly taken place in safe Labour areas like Manchester and Liverpool, or Tuesday's manifesto launch in Bradford West. Should than happen, it would be Labour's worst result since 1935. Asked what success would look like in Scotland where Labour had just one MP, Ms Dugdale said: "I am not going to put a number on it because I haven't produced a list of target seats".
  • Russian president Putin warns world leaders to stop 'intimidating' N Korea

    Russian president Putin warns world leaders to stop 'intimidating' N Korea

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    The UN ambassador from the United Kingdom expressed concern over the North's latest provocation . North Korea says it has no choice but to advance its nuclear and missile development to defend itself from attack. Pyongyang is threatening a sixth nuclear test. The Trump administration has made North Korea a central focus in recent weeks, calling for new economic sanctions on Pyongyang, holding a special United Nations meeting about the threat it poses, and staging shows of military force ...
  • Turkey: Man detained on US plane just wanted 1st class seat

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    The man, identified by law enforcement officials as Anil Uskanil , 25, of Turkey, was duct-taped to his seat until the plane landed in Honolulu and federal agents arrested him, passenger Lee Lorenzen said. Eyewitnesses say a flight attendant used an airplane drink cart to block a man from reaching the front of the jet. Mark and Donna Basden were the first to board the plane where they found a laptop in the pocket of Mark Basden's seat.
  • Britain's EU 'no deal' threat is genuine, says Brexit minister Davis

    Britain's EU 'no deal' threat is genuine, says Brexit minister Davis

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    Britain's negotiations would otherwise be plunged into "chaos", Mr Davis said in a weekend interview, and even a £1 billion pound settlement would be "a lot of money". "We make it clear that we would look at those both rights and obligations". The Brexit Secretary told The Sunday Times negotiations would be plunged into "crisis" from the start because the European Union refused to discuss a trade deal until Britain agreed to pay the "Brexit bill".
  • British Columbians voted for a change in government: NDP Leader John Horgan

    British Columbians voted for a change in government: NDP Leader John Horgan

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    Election night saw the Liberals' early lead diminish as John Horgan's NDP narrowed the gap by picking up new seats in Metro Vancouver, finishing with 41 seats compared to the Liberals' 43. In a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Clark told reporters she never thought it was going to be anything but a really tough election. It's not easy being Green on British Columbia's political scene - especially for a party facing a hard choice in who it might back in a minority government.
  • Isaiah Thomas out for the remainder of the postseason

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    Isaiah Thomas , after one of the greatest scoring seasons in Celtics history - not to mention a postseason marked by personal tragedy and physical strife - has been shut down for the rest of the playoffs by the Celtics two games into the Eastern Conference finals.
  • North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea

    North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea

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    The missile appeared to be similar in range and maximum altitude to the midrange missile that North Korea test-fired in February, an official from South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. That missile travelled about 500 kilometres before crashing into the sea, according to South Korean and USA officials. "We all have to send a sign to North Korea, and that is: "No more".
  • Rouhani wins second term as Iran president

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    Over 1.1 million votes have been found invalid thus far. "I am the president of the nation and need assistance from every single Iranian, even those who oppose me and my policies". Voting was extended twice due to long lines at the polls, which were originally scheduled to close at 7 p.m. across the country. Rouhani has come to embody more liberal and reform-minded Iranians' hopes for greater freedoms and openness in the conservative Islamic Republic and better relations with the outside ...
  • Comey Thought He Could Handle Trump's Interference

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    Presumably, the pressure was lifted because Trump had just fired the "crazy" Comey, who he also allegedly described as a "real nut job". Trump reportedly added that he wasn't under investigation, which is potentially untrue, since the president may not know the extent or specifics of the probe.
  • North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile

    North Korea fires intercontinental ballistic missile

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    Analysts say North Korea's tests may be providing information that will bring it closer to its goal of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile that could possibly threaten the United States mainland. The launch was also seen as a test of the new South Korean administration of Moon Jae-in who took office earlier on May 10. "We're convening the National Security Council", Suga said.