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General Election 2017: First results start coming in

General Election 2017: First results start coming in

The Greens got 705 votes and independent Joseph Young came last with 305 votes. Labour MP Chi Onwurah won the seat with 24,071 votes at approximately 11pm this evening. The swing was only 2.1 per ...

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Hungover: Britain definitely heading for hung parliament

May took a gamble in April by calling for the snap election; she hoped it would result in an increase in the Conservatives' majority in Parliament and would lend her a stronger mandate in Brexit ne...

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US Attorney General offered his resignation following tensions with Trump

The real-time Celebrity Apprentice spinoff that is the White House now has Attorney General Jeff Sessions-early Trump bandwagoner-as a possible candidate to go, ABC News reports . The bromance ap...

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner

While the document doesn't say the hacking changed any votes, it "raises the possibility that Russian hacking may have breached at least some elements of the voting system, with disconcertingly unce...

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Sri Lanka steps up relief as monsoon toll exceeds 150

Helicopters searched elsewhere for people still marooned after rain-triggered floods and mudslides inundated villages last Thursday, killing at least 169 people and leaving 102 others missing, officia...

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Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as next Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as next Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Wray rose to head the department's criminal division in the Bush administration and oversaw investigations into corporate fraud, at a time when Comey was deputy attorney general. He faced sharp ques...

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"President Never Told Comey 'I Need Loyalty'": Trump Atty On Testimony

Comey's accusations could further mire Trump's administration in legal difficulties, as special counsel Robert Mueller, appointed by the Justice Department after Comey was sacked, and several congres...

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Theresa May: Calling election shows I have 'balls'

Theresa May: Calling election shows I have 'balls'

If Ms May failed to win an overall majority, she would be forced to strike a deal with another party to continue governing either as a coalition or a minority government. "But it is worth bearing in m...

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Uh, Even North Korea Thinks Trump's Paris Climate Decision Was

Uh, Even North Korea Thinks Trump's Paris Climate Decision Was "Selfish"

U.S. President Donald Trump said last Thursday that he has chose to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement , a landmark global pact to fight climate change . The Massachusetts Institute...

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Free Speech Legal Center Threatens To Sue Trump For Blocking Twitter Users

Free Speech Legal Center Threatens To Sue Trump For Blocking Twitter Users

US President Donald Trump has sought his longtime lawyer Marc Kasowitz to provide legal advice in a federal investigation of his campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation. How are the media or...

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Trump to take questions in wake of Comey testimony

Trump to take questions in wake of Comey testimony

Mr. Trump will appear at a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis , who is in Washington , D.C., to discuss defense issues with Mr. While Comey said that Trump was not personal...

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Crusaders' Mo'unga compared to Carter ahead of Lions clash

Crusaders' Mo'unga compared to Carter ahead of Lions clash

Star first five-eighth Beauden, lock Scott and rookie back Jordie were all named by coach Steve Hansen for the three-Test series against the British and Irish Lions , the first sibling trio in hist...

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Mars recall Galaxy chocolate bars over food poisoning fears

Mars recall Galaxy chocolate bars over food poisoning fears

Galaxy bars, Minstrels and Teasers are being recalled after testing found potentiala salmonella infections in the chocolates' ingredients. " We have detected the possible presence of Salmonella from...

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General election 2017: SNP deputy leader Angus Robertson loses seat

Last night, Nicola Sturgeon claimed Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale had told her she would not oppose another secession vote in the wake of the Brexit vote. That was echoed by Mr Salmond, who s...

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Comey told senators Sessions may have met Russia's ambassador a third time

But lawmakers have asked the FBI to investigate whether Sessions had a third, undisclosed encounter in April with Kislyak at a hotel in Washington, where Trump gave a major foreign policy address. Kal...

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In Defeat For Theresa May, Conservatives Lose Majority In UK Parliament

In Defeat For Theresa May, Conservatives Lose Majority In UK Parliament

The disappointing result for the Conservative party at the United Kingdom general elections has sparked many calls for Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation, but she reportedly has no intention i...

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British shock: PM May's election gamble appears to backfire

With no clear victor emerging from Thursday's election a wounded May has signalled she will fight on, and will visit the palace at 12.30pm (11.30pm NZT). And former Conservative minister Anna Soubry s...

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Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony: 'total and complete vindication'

The conversations included one in which Comey said he believed Trump had pressured him in February to drop a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of the broader Russia...

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London Bridge attack: Eight victims confirmed dead

All three were wearing fake explosive belts. All three men were shot dead by officers responding to the scene. Australian authorities are working with United Kingdom police to determine what happe...

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Comey Says Trump Fired Him To Undermine FBI's Russia Investigation

We've even gotten used to knowing that Trump boasted about Comey's firing to Russian officials. When he got his chance in Thursday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing to question former FBI Di...

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Former PM Lucas Papademos injured in explosion

Former PM Lucas Papademos injured in explosion

Police, however, has not confirmed media reports that the explosion was caused by a parcel bomb. A respected economist and former European Central Bank deputy governor, Papademos steered the country...

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Eiffel Tower lights out for Iran attacks

The parliament attackers were in their early 20s and spoke Arabic, according to a Revolutionary Guards intelligence official. In a statement after the attacks, the Guards said they "will never allow...

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Arab Countries Designate People, Groups With Ties to Qatar as Terrorists

The US also "offered to help the parties resolve their differences, including through a meeting at the White House if necessary". Qatar has vehemently denied the claims and on Thursday its foreign m...

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Jeff Sessions set for grilling on Russia, Comey

Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, live tweeted throughout Comey's testimony , taking the ex-FBI director to task for his version of what the president told him. Comey also said he was ...

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Ossoff Passes on CNN Debate in Georgia House Race

Ossoff Passes on CNN Debate in Georgia House Race

Harstad notes the so-called "Obama coalition" included voters across the demographic and ideological spectrum, even working-class whites identified as Trump's anchor, and Harstad said Democratic per...

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Brexit talks can start 'when United Kingdom is ready', says European Union chief negotiator

Richard Youngs: I think it is too early to say that definitively. European Union states are getting impatient about the delays in the Brexit talks, with some warning Friday after Britain's inconc...

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Theresa May will seek to form new government

But the results left the Tories 12 short of the required number of Commons seat that will embolden anti-Brexit parties. Following a meeting with the Queen, Mrs May said she would form a governmen...

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PM Modi says coordinated efforts required to counter the menace of terrorism

Clandestine cells of IS combatants have been created and were operating in the SCO countries, according to Putin, who called for stronger cooperation among member countries' secret services. The SCO, ...

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Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns To Airport After Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit

Passengers with critical onward connections have been allocated seats on Malaysia Airlines' earlier flight, MH148 departing Melbourne at 13:55. According to the Sydney Morning Herald , passenge...

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Britain votes: 6 takeaways from the UK's general election

Prime Minister Theresa May said: "If, as the indications have shown and this is correct, the Conservative Party has won the most seats and probably the most votes, then it will be incumbent upon u...

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Arsene Wenger must justify new deal with title tilt, says Nigel Winterburn

Arsene Wenger must justify new deal with title tilt, says Nigel Winterburn

Arsenal confirmed on Wednesday that Wenger has signed a new two-year contract to extend his 21-year stay with the north London outfit. Arsenal missed out on Champions League qualification for...

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British police make fresh arrest over Manchester bombing

British police make fresh arrest over Manchester bombing

Twenty-two people, including seven children, were killed in the attack at a concert by United States singer Ariana Grande . Before the arrest, police evacuated the area and called out bomb disposal...

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Trump Breaks Silence On Comey: 'WOW, Comey Is A Leaker!'

President Trump broke a almost two-day silence on Twitter Friday morning to slam James Comey as a "leaker" the day after the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director's blockbuster testimony...

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Theresa May to form government in partnership with DUP

The Democratic Unionist Party, which increased its representation at Westminster from eight to 10, signalled it was ready to discuss working with the Tories on issues such as Brexit and keeping the ...

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Voters think Trump uses Twitter too much

Though we can't deny that we derive a lot of amusement (and content) from Donald Trump's penchant for early morning tweetstorms, we're also fully aware that they are one of the least presidential be...

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