Jean-Claude Juncker hopes for no further delay in Brexit negotiations following UK election

Jean-Claude Juncker hopes for no further delay in Brexit negotiations following UK election

Jean-Claude Juncker said that he hoped there would be no further delay to Brexit negotiations following a June 8 UK general election that resulted in a hung parliament. Speaking during a press conference on EU defense and security, the President of the European Commission said that as far as the EU was concerned, negotiations could begin tomorrow morning at half past nine. 15 days ago
Democratic Unionist Party thrilled about election result

Democratic Unionist Party thrilled about election result

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster spoke in Belfast about the partys successful general election result. DUP won 10 seats in Northern Ireland and will take part in talks with Theresa May about their support for a potential minority government of the Conservatives. 15 days ago
Jean-Claude Juncker hopes for no further delay in Brexit negotiations following UK election

Jean-Claude Juncker hopes for no further delay in Brexit negotiations following UK election

Jean-Claude Juncker said that he hoped there would be no further delay to Brexit negotiations following a June 8 UK general election that resulted in a hung parliament. Speaking during a press conference on EU defense and security, the President of the European Commission said that as far as the EU was concerned, negotiations could begin tomorrow morning at half past nine. 15 days ago
Theresa May announces new government with DUP

Theresa May announces new government with DUP

Theresa May has announced she will remain prime minister and lead a government with the assistance of the DUP. Seven weeks after calling the snap election she said: I will lead a government that can provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country. 15 days ago
Who are the DUP?

Who are the DUP?

The U.K. election has resulted in a hung parliament, and Conservatives are understood to be in talks with the Democratic Unionist Party. The DUP is the largest unionist political party in Northern Ireland and was founded in 1971, with the main political aim of keeping Northern Ireland part of the U.K. 15 days ago
Police cant rule out terrorism after truck hits police officers

Police don't rule out terrorism after truck hits police officers

Two bicycle patrol officers and a public employee were injured when a speeding white truck ran them over in Washington DC. The driver and a passenger of the vehicle were arrested, and police stated that terrorism could not be ruled out as a motive. Two of the victims are in stable condition, while the injuries of the third are critical. 15 days ago
Paul Nuttall resigns as Ukip leader

Paul Nuttall resigns as Ukip leader

Ukip failed to win any seats in the general election, with Nuttall himself coming third in Boston and Skegness, one of the most pro-Brexit constituencies in the country. 15 days ago
Mansfield announces wrong constituency winner in Oscar moment

Mansfield announces wrong constituency winner in Oscar moment

The fact that Conservative candidate Ben Bradley won the Mansfield seat after 94 years of Labour rule may have come as a surprise for some. So much of a surprise that initially Labour candidate Sir Alan Meale was declared the winner by acting returning officer Jacqueline Collins. The incident was reminiscent of this years Academy Awards Envelopegate when La La Land was declared winner of Best Picture even though Moonlight had won the acclaimed category. 15 days ago
UK election time-lapse: How it unfolded

UK election time-lapse: How it unfolded

The UK general election ended in a hung parliament, with no party gaining enough seats in parliament to form a government. Here is how it unfolded. 15 days ago
Conservatives lose overall majority as UK election results in hung parliament

Conservatives lose overall majority as UK election results in hung parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered an embarrassing setback as her Conservative Party has lost their overall majority off the back of a close general election, resulting in a hung parliament. Whilst the Conservatives hold the most seats, they do not have enough to establish outright control. 15 days ago