Economy

The Trump administration rushed to mitigate any damage ahead of Comey's testimony . "I woke up in the middle of the night on Monday night, because it didn't dawn on me originally, that there might be corroboration for our conversation, there might be a tape", Comey said.
  • Police show the knives wielded in London terror rampage

    Police show the knives wielded in London terror rampage

    Economy

    Butt was pictured wearing an Arsenal football shirt after being gunned down by police on Saturday night. In the van and knife attack allegedly carried out by Khurram and two of his accomplices on June 3, at least 7 people were killed and 48 sustained injuries.
  • Photos released of fake explosives worn by London Bridge attackers

    Economy

    He said it was hard to speculate the exact reasoning behind the belts, but they may have been meant to take hostages or as a defensive strategy. "The belt would have been visible to them and if you are fighting back or aiming a shot at someone wearing the device you would clearly be very aware that you could be caught in an explosion".
  • These are the fake bomb belts worn by the London Bridge terrorists

    These are the fake bomb belts worn by the London Bridge terrorists

    Economy

    Although ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, Haydon said there was no evidence the attackers - Pakistani-born Briton Khuram Butt , Italian Youssef Zaghba and Rachid Redouane who had links to Libya, Morocco and Ireland - were directed by anyone else, either in Britain or overseas.
  • 'No panic yet' after pound hit by election shock

    Economy

    It dropped as low as $1.2636 and 88.6 pence per euro - two and six month troughs - in early London trading, before clawing back some ground. Bets that another drop in sterling would flatter global firms' profits pushed London's FTSE as much as 1 percent higher but it was up a more limited 0.4 percent by mid-session.
  • ABD boost for SA ahead of must-win match

    ABD boost for SA ahead of must-win match

    Economy

    Zainab was seen to share a picture with the South African captain on Instagram four days back and he too went out for a duck against Pakistan in his next match. Will Virat Kohli and co. decide to drop a specialist batsman? While the obvious option would be to leave out one of the quick bowlers, most likely Umesh Yadav , there is also the option of benching Kedar Jadhav.
  • Labour's Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street

    Labour's Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street

    Economy

    Sky sources: Downing Street issued the wrong statement in error. There was no mention of what concessions the DUP may have asked for, amid growing concern about the influence of a party opposed to abortion and gay marriage, and which has proved hugely controversial in the past over the homophobic and sectarian views of some of its representatives.
  • Qatar says no expulsion of nationals from countries that cut ties

    Economy

    It wasn't immediately clear how Trump's sharp condemnation might affect USA cooperation with Qatar, which hosts some 10,000 US troops and a major USA air base that serves as a staging ground for operations in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. "We do not interfere in the internal affairs of other countries or their bilateral relations". "We ask that there be no further escalation by the parties in the region", Tillerson said Friday.
  • May's United Kingdom early election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

    May's United Kingdom early election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

    Economy

    In 1982, Thatcher was at the height of her popularity, having just declared victory in the Falklands War. The Conservatives won 318 out of 650 seats - throwing away a 17-seat majority. "What the country needs more than ever is certainty", she said. That decision has left her with nothing to offer as a leader. Elmar Brok, a German conservative and the European Parliament's top Brexit expert, told the Ruhr Nachrichten newspaper that the two-year talks would now be more complicated.
  • Dealers to be notified of fuel price at pre-designated time: IOC

    Dealers to be notified of fuel price at pre-designated time: IOC

    Economy

    Automation of retail outlets and popularity of digital applications such as WhatsApp have made it easier for OMCs to convey price changes easily to dealers, prompting them to consider daily revision now. The Federation of All India Petroleum Traders has written to Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan informing him that there will be no sale or purchase by petrol pumps on June 16.
  • Trump Refuses to Sign G7 Statement on Paris Accords

    Trump Refuses to Sign G7 Statement on Paris Accords

    Economy

    John Kerry speaks at the U.N. Signing Ceremony for the Paris Climate Agreement. The US is one of more than 140 countries and organisations that have ratified the agreement, but Mr Trump railed against it on the campaign trail saying it was bad for the US economy.