Theresa May forced to scrap a number of promises in the Queen’s Speech 

Prime Minister Theresa May's controversial flagship policies pledged in the Conservative manifesto were omitted from the Queen's speech on Wednesday, signalling her waning authority as she fights to cling onto her fragile grip of power following the catastrophic election result on June 8.  The Queen's speech did not include information on the contentious "dementia tax",… Continue reading Theresa May forced to scrap a number of promises in the Queen’s Speech 

Trump State Visit to UK postponed 

US President Donald Trump's state visit to the UK looks set to be off after the Queen failed to mention it in her speech amid rising tensions between the two countries following the Manchester Bombing leaks in the US media and the London Bridge terror attack, where Trump repeatedly berated London mayor Sadiq Khan. The… Continue reading Trump State Visit to UK postponed 

CBI: UK economy growth will be ‘subdued’ due to Brexit uncertainty 

 The UK economy is set for a persistently slow pace of growth over the next two years as it negotiates Brexit, according to the latest economic forecast from the Confederation for British Industry (CBI). The business group, which represents over 190,000 UK businesses, has marginally revised up its growth forecast to 1.6% for 2017 and… Continue reading CBI: UK economy growth will be ‘subdued’ due to Brexit uncertainty 

Russia threatens to shoot down RAF and US Air Force jets 

Russia threatened yesterday to target British and American military jets over Syria as tensions rose between Moscow and the US-led coaliation against ISIS.  The threat came after a US F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 fighter bomber in Raqqa on Sunday, marking the first time in Syria's civil war that a U.S.… Continue reading Russia threatens to shoot down RAF and US Air Force jets 

Theresa May’s days are numbered

After a stinging rebuke in a snap election arrogantly called, and the swift resignation of her two closest aides, the signs point to Prime Minister Theresa May's ouster in the near future as the Conservative party's wolves surround the besieged, mortally wounded leader. The Sunday Times & Mail on Sunday, fervent backers of May in the… Continue reading Theresa May’s days are numbered

‘We feel targeted’: Christians in Egypt flee homes as Islamic State ramps up attacks on churches

The Islamic State's branch in Egypt has ramped up attacks and threats against Christians, who comprise about 10 percent of Egypt's 90 million people and are the biggest Christian minority in the Middle East. In February, scores of Christian families and students fled Egypt's North Sinai province after a spate of targeted killings as the… Continue reading ‘We feel targeted’: Christians in Egypt flee homes as Islamic State ramps up attacks on churches