President Emmanuel Macron's fledgling En Marche! party has secured a large majority in parliamentary elections, exit polls suggest.
Posted 2017/06/18 18:05:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will hire 5,000 staff as it boosts its skills in autonomous and electric technology, a welcome business endorsement as Prime Minister Theresa May starts Brexit talks after a botched election.Source
Posted 2017/06/18 17:52:02
PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal (Reuters) - A huge forest fire raging since Saturday in central Portugal has killed at least 62 people, most of them dying in their cars as they tried to flee, the government said on Sunday,Source
Posted 2017/06/18 16:39:36
Pamela Anderson has penned an online love letter to Julian Assange calling on world leaders to intervene to set the WikiLeaks founder free.
Posted 2017/06/18 11:32:00
A man has died and scores of police were injured during rioting in the Indian resort of Darjeeling.
Posted 2017/06/18 09:04:00
GARDEZ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Dozens of people were killed or wounded when as many as five suicide bombers attacked a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said.Source
Posted 2017/06/18 07:08:57
YOKOSUKA, Japan (Reuters) - The bodies of missing sailors were found in flooded compartments of the USS Fitzgerald, which came close to sinking after a collision with a container ship off Japan tore a gash under the warship's waterline, the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet commander said on Sunday.Source
Posted 2017/06/18 07:08:13
PARIS (Reuters) - French voters are expected to hand President Emmanuel Macron a landslide majority in parliament on Sunday, a second election triumph for him after his presidential victory and one which should allow him to embark on deep social and economic reforms.Source
Posted 2017/06/18 07:07:09
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping center in Colombia's capital on Saturday.Source
Posted 2017/06/18 04:10:05
Dozens of people have died in a number of forest fires in central Portugal, as temperatures pass 40C.
Posted 2017/06/18 03:58:00
Three days of national mourning have been declared in Portugal after at least 61 people were killed in forest fires.
Posted 2017/06/18 03:58:00
The bodies of a number of US sailors who were missing after their warship collided with a container vessel have been found in the destroyer's flooded compartments.
Posted 2017/06/18 02:19:00
LISBON (Reuters) - A forest fire in central Portugal killed at least 19 people on Saturday, most of them occupants of various vehicles that were on the road and caught in the blaze, an official said in televised remarks.Source
Posted 2017/06/18 00:54:04
A renowned Spanish bullfighter has died after he tripped on his cloak and was fatally gored in a ring in France.
Posted 2017/06/17 23:06:00
LONDON (Reuters) - The British parliament will hold a rare two-year legislative session to tackle the complexities of Britain's departure from the European Union, the government said on Saturday.Source
Posted 2017/06/17 22:53:24
LONDON (Reuters) - At least 58 people are feared to have died in the fire that engulfed a London tower block this week, police said on Saturday, as Prime Minister Theresa May admitted that the response from the authorities had not been good enough.Source
Posted 2017/06/17 21:56:50
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will face an immediate leadership challenge from eurosceptic MPs in her party if she seeks to water down her plans for Brexit, the Sunday Telegraph reported, citing senior Conservative sources.Source
Posted 2017/06/17 21:46:14
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is drawing up plans to hire an extra 5,000 engineers and technical staff in the next year, the Sunday Telegraph reported, in a boost to the government as it embarks on the Brexit negotiations.Source
Posted 2017/06/17 21:08:30
A judge has declared a mistrial in the Bill Cosby sex assault case because the jury says it is hopelessly deadlocked.
Posted 2017/06/17 14:20:00
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - At least one Afghan soldier was killed and several American soldiers were wounded in an incident at a base in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, a U.S. military official said.Source
Posted 2017/06/17 14:12:15