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Snap election costs Barwell his seat

Snap election costs Barwell his seat

Mr Reed congratulated new Croydon Central MP Sarah Jones while on stage and he also thanked her runner-up Gavin Barwell for his "dignified speech". She accredited the victory to young people and the role played by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.


Erdogan approves Turkish troops deployment to Qatar

Erdogan approves Turkish troops deployment to Qatar

Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani called the moves by Arab neighbours and others "clear violations of global law and worldwide humanitarian law". The Saudi move against Qatar is an extension of United States aggression against Iran, aiming to whip the small sheikdom, which has economic ties to Iran, into line with Trump's Mideast policy.


Anti-DUP protesters gather in London to pressure Conservative leader Theresa May

Anti-DUP protesters gather in London to pressure Conservative leader Theresa May

Broadcaster Jon Snow, among others, highlighted how a party with few MPs and undeniably extreme views will now influence mainstream United Kingdom politics. The protestant unionist parties in Northern Ireland do have traditional links with the Conservative party on mainland Great Britain, so they would seem natural bedfellows for Theresa May.



British Prime Minister Theresa May Loses Majority After Snap Election

Labour looks set to make 33 gains with the Tories losing 15 seats - and the SNP down by 22 seats in a bad night for Nicola Sturgeon, with her party losing seats to the Tories. The Independent understands a key issue raised was that of the role of her two most senior aides Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy , who many Tories see as having undue power at the centre of government.


Missile shootdown test was most realistic, USA evaluator says

Missile shootdown test was most realistic, USA evaluator says

The missiles flew about 125 miles, South Korea said , and fired from tracked launchers with forest camouflage. The test may have been meant to send a threatening message to the United States , which has two carrier strike groups in the waters between the Korean peninsula and Japan, with a third carrier group now being sent to the region.