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June 26, 2017 4:57 AM Factors to watch on June 26

BUCHAREST, June 26 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Romanian financial markets on Monday. Romanian President Klaus Iohannis holds consultations with political parties over a new prime minister from 1200 to 1530 GMT. The ruling Social Democrats meet at 0730 GMT to approve their proposal for prime minister 33

June 25, 2017 7:38 PM BREAKING NEWS: 'Up to 90 email accounts have been compromised' in cyber attack on Parliament

Up to 90 email accounts have reportedly been compromised after Parliament was hit with a'sustained and determined cyber attack'. A foreign state is thought to be responsible for the 'brute force' assault on the secure computer system with senior Whitehall sources warning it is 'inevitable' that information has been stolen. The attack was contained yesterday 33

June 25, 2017 12:01 PM British fisherman fearful Remainers may force UK to give up its waters to EU

A BRITISH fisherman has spoken out in fear that Theresa May could be ready to hand the United Kingdom’s fishing waters back to Brussels as part of her Brexit negotiations. The issue of Britain’s territorial fishing waters was a hot topic throughout the referendum campaign, with the fishing industry using it to reclaim sovereignty of them after they were shared 44

June 25, 2017 5:02 AM Reuters Science News Summary

India fired a rocket carrying 31 small satellites into space on Friday, several of them for European countries, in a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi´s ambition to project the country as a global low-cost provider of services in space. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) launched a 712 kg Cartosat-2 satellite for earth observation and 30 other 27

June 24, 2017 9:22 PM Cladding fire tests failed by 34 blocks in 17 areas

Cladding on 34 tower blocks in 17 council areas in England has failed fire safety tests, the government says. The results mean every sample has failed the tests so far. The government plans to test up to 600 blocks. The updated figures came as Camden became the first authority to evacuate residents over concerns, asking those living in four buildings 39

June 24, 2017 7:43 PM Labour's Corbyn puts politics centre stage at Glastonbury Festival

GLASTONBURY, England, June 24 (Reuters) - British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn got a rock star reception at Glastonbury Festival on Saturday, telling a headliner-sized crowd that millions of young people who voted for him would not be silenced or sidelined. Dismissed as a left-wing no-hoper before elections on June 8, Corbyn attracted a surge of support 61

June 24, 2017 1:56 PM Jeremy Corbyn urges Theresa May to lead 'national response' over tower blocks

"The council has taken a difficult decision on the advice of fire safety experts, but the safety of residents must always come first. "Tower blocks across the country have now failed fire safety tests in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster. "This is now a nationwide threat and the Prime Minister needs to get a grip and lead a national response, including 24

June 24, 2017 9:58 AM Andrea Leadsom's 'Patriotic' Brexit Broadcasting Call Slammed By Tim Farron As 'Sinister'

Calls by a Cabinet minister for broadcasters to be “patriotic” over Brexit have been branded “sinister” by Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron. She told BBC Newsnight: “It would be helpful if broadcasters were willing to be a bit patriotic. “The country took a decision, this Government is determined to deliver on that decision.” Newsnight anchor Emily 33

June 24, 2017 8:57 AM Glastonbury 2017: Radiohead's Thom Yorke Takes Aim At Theresa May

Radiohead took the opportunity to make a few digs at the current government during their headlining slot at Glastonbury. The British group headlined on the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm on Friday (23 June), performing a jam-packed set that included some of their staple tracks, including ‘Fake Plastic Trees’ and ‘Creep’, as well as some of their more recent 66

June 23, 2017 1:05 PM Households who rely on food handouts are made to put signs saying 'I'm poor' outside their house to receive government aid in India

Poverty-stricken households who rely on food handouts are being made to put signs saying 'I'm poor' outside their house to receive government aid in India. The controversial measure has sparked outrage in the northern state of Rajasthan. The local ruling Bharatija Janata Party, the party of India's prime minister Narendra Modi, says the signs are required 18