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Merkel urges European Union to stick together after Brexit talks launched

Merkel urges European Union to stick together after Brexit talks launched

The talks are set to kick off at 11 a.m. (0900 GMT) in Brussels with a meeting between Davis and the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier . UK Secretary of State for Brexit , David Davis (L) is welcome by Michel Barnier , the EU Chief Negotiator of the Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, ahead of a meeting at EU Commission in Brussels, Belgium, 19 June 2017.


US says it downed Iran-made drone in Syria

US says it downed Iran-made drone in Syria

ISIS fighters during a gun battle in Deir el-Zour in 2015 in a photo released by the terror group's propaganda wing. "The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps warns the takfiri terrorists and their supporters in the region and outside the region that if they repeat their evil measures against the Iranian nation, the IRGC's revolutionary rage and flames of revenge will hit those responsible for such actions and will send criminals to hell", the statement said .



Moscow court jails opposition leader for 30 days

After the detentions, the protest appeared to be breaking up, but some demonstrators remained. Russia's energized youth population again made up a bulk of the protesters Monday, just as they had in March demonstrations. A spokeswoman for Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says electricity has been cut at Navalny's offices in Moscow . The current thorn in Putin's side is Alexei Navalny, blogger and opposition leader.



Jeremy Corbyn to visit Brighton

The polling firm found that turnout among young people was up on the 2015 election, matching the European Union referendum. And they swung in different directions, with younger voters voting more for Labour than they did in 2015, and voting more for the Conservatives than last time.



Russian fighter comes within feet of Air Force recon plane

Since June 2nd there have been over 35 interactions in the Baltic Sea region between US and Russian jets and warships, but the incident Monday morning is notable because the USA military considered it “unsafe, ” according to one official.



Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case on July 31

The 32-year-old signed a new contract with Real until 2021 last November and has a release clause of €1 billion. Asked about potential clubs Ronaldo could join, Perez said: "I'm not contemplating Ronaldo leaving". He's immersed in the Confederations Cup [with Portugal] at the moment, which is an important competition, and for the moment there's nothing until that ends.