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UK PM May's Conservatives still working on deal with DUP

Mrs May met with Irish premier Leo Varadkar on Tuesday. It was thought an agreement might be reached before the Queen's Speech on Wednesday, but the parties have refused to be drawn on a timeframe. If the so-called "confidence and supply" agreement is challenged in the courts, judges would have to decide whether such a government would be unable to exercise "rigorous impartiality".


Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast' after 28 hours

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast' after 28 hours

AIR correspondent reports that the situation is by and large peaceful in the state. He said he would ensure farmers don't face amy problems. The matter had escalated after the police had opened fire on the crowds during a rally in Mandsaur , while the farmers were demanding a better price for their crops and waiver of loans.



Tory-DUP deal put on hold due to London fire

May has said she wants a new customs union deal with the bloc, an idea EU officials have snubbed so far. A week after May lost her majority in an election she had called in the hope of strengthening her hand in the talks, some fellow Conservatives want her to focus more on limiting the damage to business and less on cutting immigration and other ties to the European Union when Britain leaves the bloc in March 2019.


Attorney All-Stars: Mueller Constructs Legal Team for Trump Probe

Attorney All-Stars: Mueller Constructs Legal Team for Trump Probe

Mr Rosenstein played a part in the dismissal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey who was sacked by Mr Trump in May. Senator Diane Feinstein says that Donald Trump is in for a "rude awakening" after what the president tweeted this morning.


Mexican Government Accused of Targeting Journos with Spyware

Mexican Government Accused of Targeting Journos with Spyware

An internet watchdog has found that Mexican journalists, lawyers and activists were targeted by Israeli-produced spyware that is sold exclusively to governments. Aristegui Noticias: Award-winning journalist Carmen Aristegui, who also hosts a daily programme on CNN en Español, has reported on suspected cases of corruption and conflict of interest, including a scandal involving the wife of President Enrique Peña Nieto acquiring a $7m (£5.5m) house from a government contractor.


Vince Cable throws fedora into Lib Dem leadership ring

Vince Cable throws fedora into Lib Dem leadership ring

The 74-year-old said he wanted to use his "energy, enthusiasm and experience" to lead the party through a period of "chronic uncertainty". Declaring his candidacy on the Lib Dem Voice website , Sir Vince said he is ready to "work with like-minded people in other parties" to ensure voters get the final say on any Brexit deal, with the option to stay in the European Union if the agreement on offer is not good enough.