World

Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

That would allow Macron to move fast with promised legislation, notably on changing labor laws to make hiring and firing easier. Since clinching victory in presidential elections on May 7, Macron has made a confident start to his term and his REM parliamentary candidates have been pulled along in his afterglow.



58 missing and presumed dead in London apartment fire

A woman touches a poster for 12-year-old Jessica Urbano on a tribute wall Friday after laying flowers on the side of a church next to the Grenfell Tower in London . Police said they are using the INTERPOL Disaster Victim Identification Standards to identify the deceased. He said the group had spoken about their "demands and what we expect".



Tory-DUP deal announcement put on hold due to London blaze

The negotiations with the DUP revolve around support from the party on a vote-by-vote basis in parliament , rather than a formal coalition government. With former prime ministers stepping all over the turf, and mainstream media barely concealing its ambition to discredit the new DUP-supported, Tory-led government from the get-go, there is one way that Theresa May could clear the air, give herself some much needed legitimacy, and silence the critics.



London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police

Theresa May is "distraught" by the Grenfell Tower block fire, her most senior minister has said ahead of a meeting with survivors of the disaster at Downing Street. Hundreds have been left homeless by the blaze, putting more pressure on officials in a city plagued by a chronic housing shortage. A group of angry protestors on Friday had entered the Kensington Town Hall shouting "we want justice" and " shame on you ", according to Reuters .


Chennai: Petrol bomb hurled at CPM office by unidentified persons

Chennai: Petrol bomb hurled at CPM office by unidentified persons

Natarajan said. Later, Deputy Commissioner of Police S Lakshmi inspected the spot. One of the youth had his face covered using a handkerchief. As no CCTV camera is installed on the party office premises, police were scanning footage from nearby areas.



Champions Trophy: London all set to host Pakistan-India mega final

For Pakistan , who lost to India in their tournament opener, this is the first entry into the finals of the coveted 50-overs tournament. Kohli insist the Pakistan side who broke England's hearts in a crushing semi-final victory are more unsafe than the team India beat at Edgbaston in the group stage.