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Britain to hold special two-year parliament session to tackle Brexit

In this week's Headliner, elder statesman and leading eurosceptic Norman Lamont defends the Conservative Party and its plans for Brexit. The Prime Minister's uncompromising approach to the negotiations might not be the one her Government now follows. [Full Article...]

Britain says no European Union exit deal unless future relationship taken into account

Britain says no European Union exit deal unless future relationship taken into account In calling the election back in April, the Prime Minister asked the electorate to give her a mandate for a hard Brexit, based on Britain leaving the European single market and making a clean break with the EU. Pro-Brexit Tory minister Michael Gove meanwhile said Britain would leave the group in line with government policy before the election. Meanwhile, DUP leader Arlene Foster has returned to N... [Full Article...]

EU planning grand ceremony to honour visionary Kohl

EU planning grand ceremony to honour visionary Kohl Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday sent messages to German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Chancellor Angela Merkel, respectively, expressing his condolences over the death of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Chancellor Kohl was a friend to the United States during a transformative period for Germany and Europe as a whole. "My mentor, my friend, the very essence of Europe, he will be gre... [Full Article...]

UK Royals Honor London Fire Victims as Anger Mounts

But the visits, which took place more than 48 hours after the devastating fire broke out , have done little to quell the growing anger over the way she has dealt with the tragedy. The cause of the fire is still unknown but "there is nothing to suggest the fire was started deliberately ", London police said in a Friday statement. [Full Article...]

EU, UK fix date to begin Brexit negotiations

A Conservative Party source said it was time for the government to get on with its business. There is a steady dialogue between the two sides that has never stopped at any point. Brussels, The European Union (EU) and the European Commission (EC) said in a joint statement that they have set a date to begin Brexit talks with the UK. [Full Article...]

Shimla poll victory shows people's faith in dev politics: Narendra Modi

Shimla poll victory shows people's faith in dev politics: Narendra Modi So far as the counting progress is going on, the BJP has won 9 seats so far, while the Congress managed to bag 4 only. Dhumal is challenged by Union Health Minister JP Nadda, who is trying to return to state politics ahead of the Assembly elections. [Full Article...]

Cars 3 cruises toward $50m-plus weekend

Cars 3 cruises toward $50m-plus weekend Meanwhile, the weekend's biggest surprise was " All Eyez on Me ", with the Tupac Shakur biopic shattering modest expectations to capture third place with a domestic gross of $27.1 million in its opening weekend. It stars Scarlett Johansson , Zoƫ Kravitz, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell and Ilana Glazer, and follows a bachelorette party that goes wrong after a male stripper dies. [Full Article...]

Verizon acquires Yahoo for $4.48 billion

Approximately 2,000 Yahoo and AOL workers are expected to lose their jobs as Verizon trims expenses and eliminates overlapping positions, according to Tim Armstrong, who has been running AOL since Verizon bought that company for $4.4 billion two years ago. [Full Article...]

India launches its heaviest rocket into space

India launches its heaviest rocket into space The GSAT-18 satellite launched in 2016 using Arianespace's rocket weighed 3,404 kg which is well within the GSLV-Mk III's capacity. Soon, after its lift-off, it was claimed that the launch of ISRO GSLV Mark III carrying GSAT-19 communication satellite was successful. [Full Article...]

Trump announces plan to privatize air traffic control

Trump announces plan to privatize air traffic control Gwinn - President Donald Trump revealed a proposal yesterday to modernize the Federal Aviation Administration, which involves privatizing the agency's air traffic control function. "The idea that we would take the safest system in the world and the most complicated, and suddenly privatize it, that's insane", he said. "At a time when every passenger has GPS technology in their pockets, our air ... [Full Article...]

Amazon buying Whole Foods, making strong move into groceries

Amazon buying Whole Foods, making strong move into groceries Last year, it opened Amazon Go , a checkout-free grocery store in Seattle, where customers are charged on their Amazon accounts for the products they leave the store with without ever having to see a cashier or self-checkout system. Whole Foods has been struggling the past few years as more grocers have moved into the specialty foods market, with Kroger's Main & Vine in Gig Harbor (the cha... [Full Article...]

London Police Raise Death Toll In Tower Fire To 30

Protesters demonstrated outside the church where PM made announcement. Police broke up a scuffle between members of the crowd as the Mrs May's auto drove off. Tower residents and many others in the area are still struggling to come to terms with what they have seen and lived through. "Unfortunately this had to happen for things to happen". [Full Article...]

Global shares fall on Fed rate hike, UK rate outlook

Global shares fall on Fed rate hike, UK rate outlook The Fed not only hiked interest rates , but stated that they are planning one more rate hike this year. Shares fell in Asia on Thursday after the U.S. That has led to some beginning to question the validity of the traditional narrative of a tight labor market eventually sparking higher inflation. [Full Article...]

BA flight disruption at Heathrow set for third day

BA flight disruption at Heathrow set for third day The airline said a " high proportion " of short flights would operate Monday - but the Heathrow website showed a number of destinations affected by cancellations including Belfast, Dublin, Aberdeen, Manchester, Vienna and Copenhagen. The glitch is believed to have been caused by a power supply issue and there is no evidence of a cyber-attack, the airline said. There had been accusations of g... [Full Article...]

Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible

Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old man from IL, in the months and weeks before Wednesday morning's shooting . Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., applaud a message by President Donald Trump on the. [Full Article...]

Tributes as Germany's Helmut Kohl dies, aged 87

He praised former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher for her honesty, even as he recalled a confrontation with her just days after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin had sent condolences to Germany's president and to Merkel and cited him as saying Kohl "will be remembered in Russia as a resolute supporter of friendly relations between our countri... [Full Article...]

Oil edges up towards data on reserves and production in US

The EIA said USA crude inventories fell by 1.7 million barrels in the week ending June 9, against a market expectation of a 2.7 million drawdown and compared to yesterday's 2.7 million barrel increase reported by the American Petroleum Institute . [Full Article...]

Trump friend: Mueller 'illegitimate as special counsel'

Rosenstein would be the one to fire Mueller, which he repeatedly assured senators Tuesday he would not consider without "good cause". Rosenstein responded: "No I have not". Still, top Democrats on the Senate Appropriations subcommittee fumed that Sessions had abruptly canceled his appearance there, with Sen. Both Rosenstein and Sessions are testifying Tuesday on Capitol Hill. [Full Article...]

GE Healthcare CEO promoted, will be replaced by head of life sciences

Flannery to be more aggressive in this regard and we would not expect any sacred cow". Flannery, 55, will become CEO on August 1 and assume chairman duties following Immelt's retirement on December 31. Immelt took over as CEO on September 7, 2001, four days before the terrorist attacks. Wall Street signaled early approval of GE's leadership transition. [Full Article...]

Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue However, Bloomberg reports that the report indicates the hotel's loss of $1.2 million in the first two months of operation before he was President. The disclosure, released Friday by the Office of Government Ethics , showed that many of Trump's marquee properties, golf clubs, and resorts saw significant income growth from the disclosures he released in 2015 , which came early in his presidenti... [Full Article...]


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