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Ryanair Promises Fare Cuts After Posting Profits

Ryanair Promises Fare Cuts After Posting Profits O'Leary said the increase in profits for the year to the end of March had been achieved "despite hard trading conditions", including a series of security events in Europe , a sharp decline in sterling and the switch of charter capacity from north Africa, Turkey and Egypt to mainland Europe. [Full Article...]

Trump goes on another Twitter rant, calls leaks 'fabricated lies'

The 36-year-old Kushner, a real estate developer with no previous government experience, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. The Washington Post report states the White House plans to "aggressively combat the cascading revelations" about contacts between Russian Federation and Trump associates, including the president's son-in-law Jared Kush... [Full Article...]

Lib Dems promise to spend £8m on NHS services in Newbury

Lib Dems promise to spend £8m on NHS services in Newbury The manifesto says: "We want Britain to be the best place in the world to save for, and enjoy, your retirement". "And when it blows up it is going to take our NHS and our schools down with it". The Scottish Government says Police Scotland loses £35 million per year because of the rules on Value-Added Tax. Liberal Democrat target seats in the West Midlands include Birmingham Yardley, held by La... [Full Article...]

Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

Not a word for the two men killed for fighting racism in Portland. "I wish we would hear you say these names, or even just tweet them", Rather wrote Sunday in an open letter to the president, which was shared more than 150,000 times. what else would you call it?" "Their actions were courageous and selfless and should serve as an example, an inspiration to us all". Jeremy Joseph Christian... [Full Article...]

U.S. boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu

U.S. boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu During a press briefing on May 22, President Hassan Rouhani said the visit to the Arab nation has no political value, CNN relays. Washington:Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the USA has increased its military aid to Tel Aviv by tens of millions of dollars. [Full Article...]

Britain tells Merkel it will be 'strong partner'

Britain tells Merkel it will be 'strong partner' Merkel's comments at a campaign rally signal that last week's Group of Seven and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summits will reinforce her effort to unite the European Union behind a global agenda that clashes with Trump's in key areas. [Full Article...]

May Reverses Position on Elderly Care as Labour Gains in Polls

Mrs May now appears to have succumbed to pressure from within her own ranks as she confirmed a future Tory government would introduce a cap on care costs. She claimed "nothing has changed" and said the cap would be included in a consultation paper. Government ministers took to the airwaves on Sunday morning to defend the social care policy, with foreign secretary Boris Johnson telling ITV t... [Full Article...]

James Mattis: Trump Gave 'Consistent' US Message to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

James Mattis: Trump Gave 'Consistent' US Message to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Speaking on CBS's 'Face the Nation' on Sunday, Mattis said: "Our strategy right now is to accelerate the campaign against IS". Trump hectored North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies Thursday to pay their "fair share" to battle terrorism in a public shaming in Brussels, citing the Manchester attacks that killed 22 people and injured 64 others . [Full Article...]

Rivlin: East Jerusalem must be rehabilitated

Rivlin: East Jerusalem must be rehabilitated The people of Israel , Netanyahu stressed, "are not a nation of refugees". That kind of empathy plays well among the Israeli public. Al-Hayat al-Jadida said dozens of the striking prisoners were transferred to hospital, putting emphasis on striking prisoner from East Jerusalem , Samer Issawi, following deterioration in their health. [Full Article...]

UK PM May says prepared to leave European Union without a Brexit deal

If the prime minister struggled under questioning from Mr Paxman and the studio audience, Mr Corbyn exceeded expectations, remaining calm and pleasant throughout. Who do you trust to stand up for Britain, to negotiate for Brexit and get the best possible deal for Britain in Europe?" she told a campaign event in South West London . [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka floods claim at least 151 lives

Others showed earthmoving equipment clearing mounds of dirt in areas where landslides had blocked roads. Rescue workers on Sunday made use of a brief respite in the rains to clear debris and improve access to some of the affected areas. [Full Article...]

G7 fail to agree on climate accord

G7 fail to agree on climate accord President Donald Trump on Saturday concluded a nine-day swing through the Middle East and Europe that marked his first foreign travel as president - a significant milestone for a head of state also considered the leader of the free world. Trump has mused about pulling out of the pact because he believed other countries were not paying their fair share and he has so far refused to commit to abidin... [Full Article...]

China Urges N. Korea to Create Conditions for Dialogue

China Urges N. Korea to Create Conditions for Dialogue North Korea test-fired a missile Monday which fell close to its neighbour Japan , the latest in a series of launches that heightened tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons ambitions. However, North Korea did not conduct any missile tests during the two months from Trump's election to his inauguration. It appears Pyongyang is trying to pressure the new liberal Moon administration to ... [Full Article...]

Southern rock music pioneer Gregg Allman dead at 69

Southern rock music pioneer Gregg Allman dead at 69 In high school, he and Duane played club gigs as "The Allman Joys ", before heading to Los Angeles to record two unsuccessful psychedelic albums in 1967 and 1968 as part of a group called Hour Glass . The multilayered sound - often topped by Mr. Allman's strong, sandpaper vocals - played out across songs that, while of normal pop-single length on recorded albums, stretched into long, looping ... [Full Article...]

Sports writer loses job over tweet on Japanese Indy victor

Sports writer loses job over tweet on Japanese Indy victor Shortly after the race, Frei, tweeted he felt "uncomfortable" that a Japanese driver won the Indianapolis 500 on Memorial Day weekend. Frei received immediate backlash for the tweet, with several people saying he should be fired. After a barrage of responses, Frei took down the tweet and sent a tweet that simply said, "I apologize ". "The tweet doesn't represent what we believe nor what we ... [Full Article...]

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia Donald Trump's consternation with son-in-law Jared Kushner started after he urged the president to fire former FBI Director James Comey-a highly controversial move that ultimately resulted in the appointment of a special prosecutor in the ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Jerusalem still suffers from divisions, 50 years after war

Jerusalem still suffers from divisions, 50 years after war In the next year or two, the Trump administration will have to make choices about its Middle East policy . It went very well with Trump's statement that the U.S. They aren't fighting each other directly, but rather by arming and aiding allies in civil wars in nearby Syria and Yemen . The US President , however, criticized the Palestinian Authority for its funding for Palestinians senten... [Full Article...]

Senate Expected to Give House Health Care Plan the Cold Shoulder

Senate Expected to Give House Health Care Plan the Cold Shoulder But the Congressional Budget Office said that the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges were not failing and that government subsidies protected most policyholders from the premium increases. "The American Health Care Act is not flawless, but it is a step in the right direction to decrease premiums and expand and enhance health care options so Americans can find a plan that's right for the... [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande releases full statement on Manchester terror attack

Ariana Grande releases full statement on Manchester terror attack Pop star Ariana Grande said Friday that she will hold a benefit concert in Manchester , for the victims of Monday's suicide bombing at her show in the British city. "There is nothing I or anyone can do to take away the pain you are feeling or to make this better", she began. "We won't let hate win.Our response to this violence must be to come closer together, to help each other, to love more,... [Full Article...]

Daesh claims responsibility for Jakarta attack

Daesh claims responsibility for Jakarta attack Mr Widodo called for everyone to "keep calm and maintain unity". He extended Singapore's "deepest condolences to the families of the victims". The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which targeted police officers who were guarding a traditional parade of residents welcoming the fasting month of Ramadhan. [Full Article...]


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