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After Polls, Sterling Gets a Boost

London's top flight index ended the day up by more than 1% or 77.35 points at 7,527.33 as investors digested news that Theresa May's Conservatives had fallen short of an overall Commons majority, resulting in a hung parliament . The euro extended overnight losses and was 0.1 percent lower at $1.1200. But observers also believe that a hung parliament makes the prospect of a so-called hard Brexit less likely, which would be welcomed by markets and the world of business.


Two of the three London Bridge terrorists are named

Two of the three London Bridge terrorists are named

Two of the London Bridge attackers have been named by the Metropolitan Police as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane , both from east London . She and Mayor Sadiq Khan visited London Bridge as commuters returned to work after some security cordons were removed, and hundreds of mourners turned out later for a vigil on nearby Tower Bridge.



Ariana Grande benefit concert line-up confirmed

Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber are joining Grande and Brit-favorites Take That and One Direction's Niall Horan are also included in the show. We thank fans for their patience as we continue to process the registrations. Ticketmaster said demand was "always going to be extremely high", with more than 450,000 searches for the event on its site in 24 hours.


UAE urges Qatar to change policy after terror list issued

UAE urges Qatar to change policy after terror list issued

Trump called the actions against Qatar "hard but necessary". "I want to call on all other nations to stop immediately supporting terrorism ", Trump said. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. In the midst of a growing crisis over his country's diplomatic split with some Arab countries, Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani is in Moscow to hold talks with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Saturday.


India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

Modi thanked Xi for supporting India to join the SCO and said that the two countries should respect each others core interests and appropriately manage differences, according to the Chinese foreign ministry post. Relations between India and China has witnessed a downturn owing to differences over a series of issues, including the latter blocking India's move to get Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar banned by the United Nations, its opposition to India's bid for NSG membership and ...