Stories about World Media

Jun 12 2017

The policies that cost Theresa May a majority

Timothy blamed a divided Britain , one that has given rise to a groundswell of support for the Labour Party, for the Conservative losses. Speaking outside No 10 afte...

Jun 12 2017

United Kingdom professor 'eats his words' over United Kingdom election Twitter dare

The book, as Goodwin surely wants you to know, is Brexit: Why Britain Voted to Leave the European Union . Mr Goodwin appeared to consume the unusual meal after posting...

Jun 12 2017

Saudi, UAE show signals of easing tensions with Qatar

Rashed al-Jalahma, 22, has lived nearly his whole life in Qatar, but he now faces the decision of whether to stay or return "home" to Bahrain. Qatar's energy minister s...

Jun 12 2017

Iran arrests seven people over Tehran attacks

Iranian Minister of Intelligence Mahmoud Alavi said over the weekend that "the terrorist had fled the country following the ensuing security operations after the atta...

Jun 12 2017

UKVA welcomes return to 'business as normal' as Gove heads Defra

The appointment of Gove has turned heads given his ambiguous prior stance on climate change. The appointment not only has implications for the upcoming Brexit negotiati...

Jun 12 2017

United Kingdom set for coalition government after May's Conservatives lose seats

Theresa May has admitted she "wanted a different result" in the General Election but insists the Conservatives are the "only party" in a position to form a governmen...

Jun 12 2017

Northern Ireland's unionist kingmakers may help shape PM May's Brexit

The Conservative Party has depended on Irish politicians before: Prime Minister John Major relied on support from the Ulster Unionist Party to shore up his tiny majority ...

Jun 12 2017

Tories preparing to 'prune' manifesto after failing to win majority

The protest moved to outside the gates of Downing Street, where they were met by a wall of uniformed police officers, as bemused tourists posed for selfies nearby. The fo...

Jun 12 2017

Iran claims to have killed mastermind of twin attacks in Tehran

Supreme leader Ali Khamenei said the attacks "will not damage the Iranian nation's determination, and the obvious result is nothing except an increase in hate for the g...

Jun 12 2017

Iran arrests almost 50 after deadly Tehran attacks

The Islamic State claimed the two-pronged attack - a suicide bomb and gun assault - on the Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of the founder of the Islamic Republic. ...

Jun 12 2017

Boy has 'thief' inked on his forehead after stealing bike

The artist, 29-year-old Ronildo Moreira de Araujo, then took matters into his own hands by inking a tattoo on the thief's forehead. The other man, Ronildo Moreira de Ar...

Jun 12 2017

Britain: Conservative Party loses majority, will need to form coalition

Buchanan told the Irish News "I'm someone who believes in creationism and that the world was spoken into existence in six days by His power", adding that children had b...

Jun 12 2017

Macron's party set for decisive majority in French parliament

French government junior minister Mounir Mahjoubi said voters want to give a large majority to the new president following partial results showing his new centrist par...

Jun 12 2017

May under fresh pressure as top aides quit

But in a twist just before midnight on Saturday, sources said that account of the talks had been issued in error and the DUP had not yet reached any agreement with ...

Jun 12 2017

Theresa May remains as United Kingdom prime minister

Don't just look at the results from Britain's polls that had Theresa May's Conservatives coming in at number one ahead of Jeremy Corbyn and Labour - the real winners an...

Jun 12 2017

Sonia should apologise over Dikshit's 'gunda' remarks: BJP

BJP leader Sambit Patra joined in: "First, it was Rahul Gandhi who spoke of " khoon ki dalali ". "Our courageous soldiers destroyed terror launchpads in PoK and they (...

Jun 12 2017

UK Conservatives, DUP Deal to Involve Only Big Issues - Defense Secretary

On the other hand, pro-Europe Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said she wanted to be involved in "looking again" at Britain's aims for Brexit. May called the ...

Jun 12 2017

May's 'pawns' resign after election fiasco

Mays Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in Thursdays elections, which resulted in a so-called “hung” Parliament, meaning no party had surpassed the 326-se...

Jun 12 2017

Donald Trump invited to testify over James Comey, Russian meddling

You and I are friends: "Hey, I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job .' That's what he told Comey ". It's hard to say for sure, but for now we could ...

Jun 12 2017

'This is still on' - Jeremy Corbyn

Former Conservative finance minister George Osborne, who May sacked after taking office after the Brexit vote last June, said she was now a " dead woman walking ". He s...