U.K. General Election 2017 In Numbers Play

U.K. General Election 2017 In Numbers

The U.K. went to the polls again on June 8 2017, this time to vote for a new government. But no majority could be gained, here are the key numbers from the results. Jun 9, 2017
Chinese exam authorities use High Tech to catch cheaters taking college exam Play

Chinese exam authorities use High Tech to catch cheaters taking college exam

Chinese education authorities are using high tech for the Gaokao exam,  the annual college entrance test that many believe could lead to lucrative jobs. High school students have reportedly been cheating by using wireless devices over the years. In 2017, exam centers used metal detectors, wireless detectors and even drones to deter cheating. 9.4 million students took the exam this year.If caught, cheaters can face up to 7 years in jail. Jun 10, 2017
May says sorry to MPs who lost seats after election debacle Play

May says sorry to MPs who lost seats after election debacle

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said in an interview she feels sorry for MPs of the Conservative party who lost their seats after she called the snap election which led to the party losing 13 seats. However, May also highlighted the importance of forming a functioning government to be prepared for the upcoming Brexit negotiations but would not speak about possible staff changes. Jun 10, 2017
Jean-Claude Juncker hopes for no further delay in Brexit negotiations following UK election Play

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. Jun 9, 2017
Democratic Unionist Party thrilled about election result Play

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. Jun 9, 2017
Jean-Claude Juncker hopes for no further delay in Brexit negotiations following UK election Play

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. Jun 9, 2017
Theresa May announces new government with DUP Play

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. Jun 9, 2017
Who are the DUP? Play

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. Jun 9, 2017