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UK PM May's lead over Labour shrinks

UK PM May's lead over Labour shrinks

British Prime Minister Theresa May's once formidable lead has been eroded to a slender advantage, an opinion poll indicated on Friday as her campaign was dealt a blow when one of her candidates was charged with electoral fraud. Labour has made the National Health Service (NHS) a central element of its election campaign, pledging to "reverse the privatisation" of the service and to increase spending on it by UKP 7.4 billion (8.45 billion euros, $9.53 billion), funded by tax increases of ...


With wind in sails, Corbyn wins hearts in Brexit town

With wind in sails, Corbyn wins hearts in Brexit town

And he indicated he would seek to bring some of his internal party critics - many of whom resigned from the shadow cabinet and voted no confidence in him a year ago - back into the fold if he won power, saying: "I reach out to everyone in the party".


Putin Compares Russia Probe to 'Anti-Semitism'

Putin Compares Russia Probe to 'Anti-Semitism'

Russian hacking of elections has been at the centre of a controversy since the USA elections that gave Donald Trump the presidency. Asked if Russia is happy to see divisions in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over Trump's push for members to increase defense spending, the Russian leader responded on an acerbic note that Moscow would be happy to see the meltdown of the alliance he described as a Cold War relic.



Ariana Grande visits young Manchester bomb victims

Police in Britain say they have found a vehicle they believe to be "significant" to their investigation into Manchester bomber Salman Abedi. The developments came amid reports ticket scalpers were attempting to profit from the upcoming Ariana Grande concert to benefit victims.



World leaders condemn Trump over climate accord

Almost 4,000 miles away, Parisian Raphael Angeli said Trump's decision puts him at odds with many of his fellow citizens and much of the world. On Thursday the US president announced he would pull his country out of the landmark agreement that has commitments from every country in the world except Syria and Nicaragua .