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Labour reaches highest rating yet in latest General Election poll

Theresa May is trying to "pitch the young against the old" by planning to scrap the pension triple lock and universal winter fuel allowance, Jeremy Corbyn is warning. The Lib Dem programme will include a rent-to-own scheme to enable tenants purchase their homes with increased spending on schools and health - in part paid for by a 1p increase on income tax.


Donald Trump refers to 'a little strain' in Saudi Arabia relationship

Donald Trump refers to 'a little strain' in Saudi Arabia relationship

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh . In 2015, President Obama and first lady Michele Obama visited Saudi Arabia to mourn the death of King Salman's brother and predecessor, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud.


North Korea hails 'defence science warriors' in grand parade

North Korea hails 'defence science warriors' in grand parade

The missile, described by Washington as a medium-range one, was sacked from Pukchang in South Pyongan province and travelled about 500 kilometres (311 miles), according to the South's armed forces. "So our effort is to work with the United Nations , work with China, work with Japan, work with South Korea to try to find a way out of this situation".


Survation poll finds Conservatives' lead narrows after policy launch

Survation poll finds Conservatives' lead narrows after policy launch

Mr Corbyn, appearing on Sky News's Sophy Ridge On Sunday programme, faced repeated questions over whether he condemned the IRA. Asked if he could condemn unequivocally the IRA, Mr Corbyn said: "Bombing is wrong, of course all bombing is wrong and of course I condemn it".



US embassy move would 'end peace process'

Newly arrived U.S. Ambassador David Friedman, Trump's former bankruptcy lawyer, scrambled last week to reassure Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government that Trump remains as firmly committed to Israel as ever. Palestinian officials were struck by the fact that Greenblatt, an Orthodox Jew, took off his skullcap for their meetings. "Because certainly the White House says that it feels President Obama "abandoned" Saudi Arabia and this region, and they want the whole world to know that ...


JBS executive says he illegally paid millions to Brazil leaders

JBS executive says he illegally paid millions to Brazil leaders

On Thursday, thousands of people demonstrated against Temer in the capital Brasilia and in Rio de Janeiro. Batista's plea bargain implicated so many across the political spectrum that Brazilian police carried out more than 30 search warrants on Thursday morning.