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Battle for Number 10

Sterling on Friday suffered its steepest fall since January after a YouGov opinion poll indicated a much tighter election than previously thought with the lead of May's Conservatives over Labour down to 5 percentage points. The Daily Mail and The Times report Mrs May's attempt to relaunch her campaign following the damaging U-turn on social care by focusing on her policies to tackle domestic violence.



Oil price falls despite OPEC deal extension

With the existing level of Opec and non-Opec cuts largely priced in by the market, that the producers did not go further sparked an overnight selloff. shale, however, they are anticipated to help their economies as a rise in crude prices would generate more revenues. "With this kind of momentum and nearly two weeks to go until the vote, not only is this not going to be the breeze that May anticipated when she called the snap election last month, it could yet turn into a humiliating defeat ...



FA Cup: Arsenal beats Chelsea for third title in four seasons

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his team's FA Cup win was the best presentation he could give for a new contract. Since the invincible 2004 campaign which Arsenal went without losing a game, things have turned sour for Wenger's side in the Premier League as they have not lifted the trophy ever since then.


Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt EU interests: German FM

Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt EU interests: German FM

Her main challenger, the Social Democrat's chancellor candidate Martin Schulz, was even more outspoken in his comments about the G-7 and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meetings last week, saying Sunday night the summits made clear Trump was a "president of the United States of America who wants to humiliate others, who presents himself like an authoritarian ruler".



Putin visits new Orthodox Church in Paris

Putin's visit is the latest test of Macron's diplomatic mettle after the G7 talks in Sicily last week and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels where he turned the tables on Trump by refusing to release the American leader's hand for several seconds during the handshake for the cameras.



German poll: Lead for Merkel's conservative bloc widens

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a beer mug she received as a present during an election campaign of her Christian Democratic Union, CDU, and the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich , southern Germany , Sunday, May 28, 20. He said German-U.S. relations "are a strong pillar of our foreign and security policy, and Germany will continue working to strengthen these relations".