Russia's Putin denies having compromising information on Trump

WASHINGTON Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly denied he had any compromising material about U.S. President Donald Trump in a televised interview broadcast on Sunday. “Well, this is just another load of nonsense,” Putin said on NBC News’ “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly,” when asked whether he had any damaging information on the Republican president. The remarks were the latest in ...

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Fresh safety concerns hang over global airlines conference

By Tim Hepher and Victoria Bryan | CANCUN, Mexico CANCUN, Mexico A deadly attack in London and debate over travel restrictions in the United States put safety concerns high on the agenda as global airline executives gathered on Sunday for the industry’s largest meeting of the year. Alexandre de Juniac, director general of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), said ...

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Theresa May approval rating sinks as Tory lead shrinks to six points

General election 2017 Observer Opinium politics polls Research shows growing Labour support amid Tory tax row, but Conservatives could still secure substantial majority Theresa May stressed the Conservative tax record during a visit to West Yorkshire. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Pool/Getty Images General election 2017 Observer Opinium politics polls Theresa May approval rating sinks as Tory lead shrinks to six points Research ...

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Hurdles to Franco-German bargain on euro zone are high

By Noah Barkin | BERLIN BERLIN Midway through their news conference in Berlin last month, French President Emmanuel Macron turned to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and laid out a quid pro quo on strengthening Europe’s single currency project. “Everyone has a job to do,” Macron said. “I have to press ahead with reforms that are necessary for our country and ...

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Hurdles to Franco-German bargain on euro zone are high

By Noah Barkin | BERLIN BERLIN Midway through their news conference in Berlin last month, French President Emmanuel Macron turned to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and laid out a quid pro quo on strengthening Europe’s single currency project. “Everyone has a job to do,” Macron said. “I have to press ahead with reforms that are necessary for our country and ...

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Banksy offers Bristol electorate free print if they vote against Tories

Banksy Anonymous street artist makes limited-edition artwork pledge to six south-west constituencies Banksy’s Brexit mural, which appeared near the port of Dover in May. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Banksy Banksy offers Bristol electorate free print if they vote against Tories Anonymous street artist makes limited-edition artwork pledge to six south-west constituencies Graffiti artist Banksy has offered voters a free limited ...

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'It was a rampage': witnesses describe horror of London terrorist attacks

London Bridge attacks Reports of people fighting off attackers with bottles and chairs during terror incidents in London Bridge and Borough Market • London Bridge attacks – live updates People flee Borough Market amid London Bridge attack London Bridge attacks ‘It was a rampage’: witnesses describe horror of London terrorist attacks Reports of people fighting off attackers with bottles and ...

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In Brexit heartlands, May's election gamble could depend on turnout

By Kylie MacLellan | WAKEFIELD, England WAKEFIELD, England Until the Brexit referendum, Gary Hill had never voted. Now the 58-year-old roofer plans to back Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives in Thursday’s election because he wants Britain out of the European Union. The EU divorce has broken the mould of British politics, luring new voters like Hill to the ballot box ...

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In Brexit heartlands, May's election gamble could depend on turnout

By Kylie MacLellan | WAKEFIELD, England WAKEFIELD, England Until the Brexit referendum, Gary Hill had never voted. Now the 58-year-old roofer plans to back Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives in Thursday’s election because he wants Britain out of the European Union. The EU divorce has broken the mould of British politics, luring new voters like Hill to the ballot box ...

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Theresa May says 'enough is enough' after seven killed in London Bridge attack

London Bridge attacks Prime minister says there is ‘far too much tolerance of extremism’ in UK and suggests increased jail terms for terrorism offences • London Bridge attacks – live updates Play Video 6:26 Theresa May responds to ‘brutal terrorist attack’ in London London Bridge attacks Theresa May says ‘enough is enough’ after seven killed in London Bridge attack Prime ...

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