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British PM May says she does not predict election results

What many don't know, however, is that May also presided over drastic cuts to the United Kingdom police force which led to 20,000 officers losing their jobs. Steve Hilton , a former top aide to ex-Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron , has also called on May to resign, while a clip of May accusing the Police Federation of "crying wolf" has recirculated.


Turkey says ready to help resolve crisis between Qatar, Arab countries

Turkey says ready to help resolve crisis between Qatar, Arab countries

Its Gulf Arab neighbours responded by blocking Qatari-based media, including Al-Jazeera. "Flights on 5 June will operate as normal", a spokesperson from Etihad said in a press statement issued to Khaleej Times . It took a major gamble on the Muslim Brotherhood, supporting its brief stint in power in Egypt as well as the group's Islamist offshoots in the region, including Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip.


FIFA 'in regular contact' with Qatar amid growing diplomatic dispute

FIFA 'in regular contact' with Qatar amid growing diplomatic dispute

The news comes after the governments of Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , the United Arab Emirates , Yemen and Egypt broke off relations with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism. As of Monday morning, Qatar's state-run news agency website was inaccessible, as was its foreign ministry website. The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) in Saudi Arabia has issued a decision banning all Qatari airlines and aircraft from landing at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's airports immediately.


Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE sever ties to Qatar over 'terrorism'

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE sever ties to Qatar over 'terrorism'

Last week, the emir called Iranian President Hasan Rouhani to congratulate him on his re-election - a clear and public rebuttal of Saudi Arabia's efforts to force Qatar to fall in line. The unprecedented move is being seen as the most serious split yet between powerful Gulf countries, who are also close U.S. allies. Economic disturbances loomed immediately, as Abu Dhabi's state-owned Etihad Airways, Dubai-based Emirates and flydubai said they would suspend all flights to and from Doha from ...


Wallace and Gromit voice actor Peter Sallis dead age 96

Wallace and Gromit voice actor Peter Sallis dead age 96

He was always my first and only choice for Wallace. He had said at the time: "You would not find me getting up to anything insane that Clegg gets up to, but I have been very lucky to be a part of it all". On leaving school he followed his father into a banking career with Barclays and might have stayed there for life were it not for the Second World War.


China rejects 'irresponsible' US remarks on S China Sea

China rejects 'irresponsible' US remarks on S China Sea

Competing claims to the sea, which is believed to sit atop vast oil and gas deposits, have for decades made it one of Asia's potential military flashpoints . The spokesperson also said that the U.S.is "sadly mistaken" if it thinks that such missile interception system can prevent nuclear strikes by the Strategic Force of the KPA.