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May and Corbyn share opposing stances over 'no deal' Brexit scenario

May was forced to defend her social care reforms and the government's U-turn on various policies during the Battle for Number 10 show. Paxman, being scrupulously fair, gave Corbyn a tough ride as well, quizzing him about his approach to bringing down immigration levels, and whether he would fire nuclear warheads if he becomes prime minister.


Theresa May's lead over Labour falls ahead of vote

Theresa May's lead over Labour falls ahead of vote

NME readers then asked Jez to name his favourite song, which it turns out is "Imagine" by John Lennon - probably the least surprising answer to that question since Theresa May opted for Abba in an interview with the Metro last week. Poll numbers suggested that Labour would lose a large number of seats; one member of his own party predicted a "historic and catastrophic defeat".


'This will change': Trump tweets anger at Germany's Merkel

'This will change': Trump tweets anger at Germany's Merkel

President Donald Trump has repeatedly lashed out at Germany in recent weeks, taking to Twitter on Tuesday in the latest attack - targeting Germany's military spending and trade practices. Merkel had tried her best to improve relations with the Trump administration, brushing off a particularly uncomfortable first meeting at the White House in March-during which Trump conspicuously avoided shaking Merkel's hand in front of the press-by staying in touch with the White House and ...



China Emphasizes Support for European Integration

Germany and China vowed to extend their relationship in an increasingly uncertain global environment, Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said after talks in Berlin on Thursday. The EU official involved in organizing the EU-China meeting said it would will "send important signals for the multinational system", as Trump moves to unpick some of the worldwide trade agreements the US has signed up to.



Indian-origin Varadkar set to become 1st gay PM of Ireland

Varadkar represents a few historic firsts for Ireland: He'll be the country's first openly gay taoiseach , which is essentially the prime minister. Varadkar confirmed as Mr. Kenny's successor. His family, including cousin Shubhada Varadkar, an Odissi dancer of repute, keenly looks forward to Friday when the result is expected to be declared around 5 pm Irish time or 10pm IST.