Queen Elizabeth II outlines government program

Queen Elizabeth II outlines government program

Acknowledging that the outcome of this month's snap election fell well short of the emphatic victory she had hoped for, Mrs May said that her minority administration would seek to govern with "humility" to regain voters' trust. "This welcome change in tone needs to be backed by clarity and action now", the Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry lobby group, Carolyn Fairbairn, said.

Soros calls for May to keep Britain in single market

Brussels has made the future of three million European Union citizens in Britain and one million Britons in Europe a priority, insisting they should be allowed to keep their rights to live, work, study and claim welfare benefits. Both the European Union and Britain said earlier this year that they want to keep it that way after Brexit. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney , in a speech at London's Mansion House on Tuesday, said domestic inflation pressures remain subdued and signaled ...

USA sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

While Beijing may attempt to use such leverage to free Americans in the North, its influence is limited, said Jin Qianyi, a professor at Yanbian University's Institute of Northeast Asia Studies, which sits along the border with North Korea .

Queen's Speech unveils Brexit-heavy agenda

Queen's Speech unveils Brexit-heavy agenda

The nine-minute speech the queen delivered Wednesday reflected Prime Minister Theresa May's weakened position - a loss of stature that has emboldened those within her own party who want a "softer" Brexit that makes a less-sharp break with the EU.

Britain's 'zombie government' presents Brexit laws

Her plan to force pensioners to pay for residential care until they have just £100,000 in assets is also shelved with a promise to "work to improve social care" and "bring forward proposals for consultation". Immigration was the centerpiece issue in the campaign to leave the European Union, and the government has promised to deliver a policy that controls the inflow.

Dems come up short in special elections, but find a silver lining

In another tweet , Trump also congratulated Republican Ralph Norman, who won a special congressional election in SC. It was one of five tweets he posted as election results came in from both Georgia and SC, where a Republican also won, though in a race that was much closer than expected.