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August 26, 2017 10:02 PM Most French now dissatisfied with Macron, poll shows

PARIS, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Most French voters are now dissatisfied with Emmanuel Macron's performance, a poll showed on Sunday, marking a dramatic turnaround for a president who basked in a landslide election victory less than four months ago. The poll, conducted by Ifop for newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche (JDD) showed Macron's dissatisfaction rating 23

August 7, 2017 10:13 AM David Cameron photobombs selfie at posh Oxfordshire music festival

It appears David Cameron has taken a leaf out of Jeremy Corbyn‘s book by appearing at one of the summer’s big music festivals. Following the Labour leader’s Main Stage appearance at Glastonbury, the former prime minister visited the upmarket Wilderness festival, albeit in a more inconspicuous fashion — sneaking into the back of a reveller’s selfie 45

August 6, 2017 9:23 PM With a ciggie in one hand, a cocktail in the other and hugging a Corbyn supporter, meet our ex-PM David Cameron in full chillaxing mode

Having run the country for more than six years, he prides himself on his multi-tasking abilities. So former Prime Minister David Cameron wasn’t worried about taking on more than he could handle as he balanced a cigarette, a drink and a rather enthusiastic Jeremy Corbyn fan all at the same time. In fact Mr Cameron looked perfectly at ease as he juggled 45

July 19, 2017 12:24 AM Canada PM stands by supply management as US debates NAFTA

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will continue to defend the supply management system that protects the Canadian dairy industry in talks about revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement. A U.S. House subcommittee raised the long-standing trade irritant at its hearing on NAFTA negotiations Tuesday, suggesting 31

June 13, 2017 5:13 AM DUP-Conservative deal savaged by satirists

A deal between the Democratic Unionist Party and the Conservatives has been lambasted on social media after Theresa May sought the DUP's help to stay in power. DUP social conservatism - including its opposition to same-sex marriage and abortion - has caused concern, including for some within the Conservative Party. The party's past and present policies 53

June 9, 2017 8:18 AM Boris REFUSES to back May for PM as bookies make him the clear favourite to replace her

Boris Johnson is the favorite to be the next Tory leader - and has already repeatedly refused to back Theresa May after her election nightmare. The outspoken Foreign Secretary was asked if he believes Mrs May should be Prime Minister but would only say 'it's early days' after retaining his Uxbridge seat. He also stayed silent when a reporter suggested 40

June 9, 2017 6:13 AM General Election 2017: Labour hails 'fantastic' results

Labour has hailed a "fantastic" result in the general election in Wales after taking back Gower, Cardiff North and Vale of Clwyd from the Tories. They also fought off fierce Tory battles for Bridgend and Wrexham, winning 28 seats, three more than 2015. The results represent a huge blow to the Tories who hoped to make big gains across Wales in the snap election 45

June 8, 2017 3:05 AM Generations at war: the election has laid bare a huge old vs young divide

If under-35s cannot win a stake in capitalism, why should they support it? British general elections have often evolved from contests between parties into battles between two opposing themes or ideas. In 1964, it was modernity vs the grouse moors; 1979, trade unionism vs individualism; 1983, Cold War strength vs unilateral nuclear disarmament. This year was supposed 70

June 7, 2017 6:54 PM What happens if I forgot or lost my polling card?

The big day has arrived - after six weeks of wall-to-wall general election news coverage it is time to vote. As a committed voter, you registered, watched the debates and researched each party's manifesto. But you never received your polling card or somehow managed to lose it. Can you still turn out to vote? Do not worry if you find yourself in this situation 30

June 2, 2017 8:55 PM Jeremy Corbyn's attack dog: Theresa May 'too unwell' to be Premier!

AN “attack dog” for Jeremy Corbyn has claimed Theresa May might be “too unwell” to be Prime Minister. Left winger Paul Mason suggested that Mrs May, who has Type 1 diabetes, misses live debates because of the illness. The ex-journalist was branded “despicable and appalling” for his remarks on the BBC’s Daily Politics show. Members of the Tory party pointed 49