Saturday, 19 August, 2017

UK's May Uses Downing Street Back Entrance After Election Debacle

Andrew Cummings | 13 June, 2017, 11:43

Britain's best-selling Sun newspaper said senior party members promised to get rid of May, but would wait at least six months because they were anxious that a leadership contest now could propel Corbyn into power. That's eight short of a majority, and she can now govern only with the support of the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party. "So pulling out of the agreement, which was only a piece of window dressing for climate chancers who wished to pretend that they were doing something about an issue which they can't affect anyhow, is not the disaster which the green lefties are getting hysterical about", Mr Wilson wrote on his website.

But I have confidence in the result that we have.

"They want to see government providing that certainty and stability", she said.

"This is flawless territory for the DUP because obviously if the Conservatives are just short of an overall majority it puts us in a very strong negotiating position and certainly that is one we would take up with relish", he told the BBC. "I believe that's important".

"We are ready to serve the people who have put their trust in us", he said - but he also stressed he would not enter into any "pacts or deals" with other parties.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, riding a wave of acclaim for his party's unexpectedly strong showing, called on May to resign. He said a new election might be necessary later this year or early in 2018.

In Scotland, the SNP retained just 35 of the 56 seats it secured two years ago and lost its Westminster leader, Angus Robertson, and former first minister, Alex Salmond.

In return, she won effusive pledges of loyalty, but she will have to sell her premiership to Conservative lawmakers at a meeting on Monday. And maybe - I was speaking to one minister today who said effectively, Brexit is a dead duck.

He urged the Government to "reconsider whether it's really good for Great Britain to withdraw from the European Union in this way".

Back to back champs: Penguins beat Preds for Stanley Cup
The 2017 Stanley Cup Final is over and it ended the same way as it did in 2016 with the Pittsburgh Penguins winning once again. It was hard to see Hornqvist skating around after the game kissing the Stanley Cup and holding it over his head.

Apple WWDC 2017 Highlights: Whats new?
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SKorea leader proposes Asian nations co-host 2030 World Cup
In an interview with Swiss newspapers Le Matin Dimanche and Sonntagszeitung, he stated that Qatar's hosting was in no danger. Taqi was a video assistant referee (VAR) at the recently concluded Under-20 World Cup in South Korea.

"Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", tweeted Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's representative on Brexit negotiations.

"Theresa May is a dead woman walking. It's just how long she's going to remain on death row", Osborne told the BBC.

A failure to get legislation through parliament could eventually result in the need for another election.

"I don't think throwing us into a leadership battle at this moment in time, when we are about to launch into these hard negotiations, would be in the best interests of the country", Evans said. "I and other senior colleagues have made that clear to her", said defence minister Michael Fallon.

The DUP won't be involved with jointly running a shared legislative program if it helps May have a minority government, but it would support the Tories when it pushes through legislation through votes.

"We respect the results of the British electorate and look forward to working with the new government as it takes shape", Aston Martin said in a statement.

Kenny also "noted the absence of any nationalist voice in Westminster", after Northern Ireland's Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) lost its three seats in Thursday's election.

"That's going to make it hard for the European Union 27 because they're going to want to know who they're talking to and what their policy is".

The DUP and Sinn Fein were due to restart talks Monday on the formation of a new assembly, but a DUP deal could raise questions about the British Conservative Northern Ireland Minister James Brokenshire as an honest broker.

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