Theresa May’s leadership is unsustainable, says Citigroup

One of London’s most powerful investment banks is advising its clients to prepare for another general election within a year. Citigroup’s chief political analyst Tina Fordham speaks to Ian King. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content go … Read more Theresa May’s leadership is unsustainable, says Citigroup

French legislative elections: Result set to boost Macron’s reform plans

France’s legislative elections have given President Emmanuel Macron a clear mandate to push through his promised reforms. His party won an absolute majority of seats in the lower house of parliament. So what’s next on the French leader’s economic agenda? We take a closer look. Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN … Read more French legislative elections: Result set to boost Macron’s reform plans

French papers look ahead to parliamentary run-off: ‘Steamroller Macron’

FRENCH PAPERS, 16.06.17. Politics dominates the French press, two days from the second round of the parliamentary vote. Business daily Les Echos says one poll is giving President Emmanuel Macron’s party La République en Marche 440 to 470 seats out of 577, a huge majority. If confirmed, that would leave the traditional parties of both … Read more French papers look ahead to parliamentary run-off: ‘Steamroller Macron’

Jeremy Corbyn: You don’t defeat terrorism by ripping up human rights – BBC News

Jeremy Corbyn says he does not want politicians making decisions outside of the law and deciding the fate of individuals. The Labour leader was reacting to Theresa May’s pledge to change human rights laws if they hamper a crackdown on terror suspects. He argued that if democracy is under threat, then you strengthen it to … Read more Jeremy Corbyn: You don’t defeat terrorism by ripping up human rights – BBC News

Ladbrokes make Theresa May 20/1 to be Next UK Prime Minister; Jeremy Corbyn ‘would back’ calls for her resignation

Sports betting website Ladbrokes announced that they have made Theresa May 20/1 to be the next British Prime Minister, albeit in the form of a maximum £1 free bet (presumably to entice people to join their service), here, on the same day that Labour leader Jeremby Corbyn has called for the incumbent Prime Minister to … Read more Ladbrokes make Theresa May 20/1 to be Next UK Prime Minister; Jeremy Corbyn ‘would back’ calls for her resignation

Pound slumps as poll shows UK Conservatives losing majority

The pound has slumped in value after a new poll showed the Conservative party risked losing its majority in the UK’s general electiono on the 8th of June. Also today, we look at a controversial new policy on jobs on the French island of Corsica. Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN … Read more Pound slumps as poll shows UK Conservatives losing majority

Iranian elections: Taking the temperature in Tehran

This week’s special show is brought to you from Tehran as some 55 million Iranians prepare to elect a new president on Friday. We hit the streets to see what the top issues are for voters. Next, we take a look at what has changed under Hassan Rouhani’s four-year presidency. Finally, we head to an … Read more Iranian elections: Taking the temperature in Tehran

The Invisible Election

Campaigning is well underway in the general election, but much of the battle is being fought online, away from prying eyes. There, parties can pick out voters and target them with specially selected messages, without them even realising. Sky’s political editor Faisal Islam has been looking into the unseen digital campaigning that will shape this … Read more The Invisible Election

Zimbabwe opposition suspicious of election rigging

Zimbabwe opposition suspicious of election rigging Zimbabwe’s long-standing leader Robert Mugabe will be running in next year’s presidential elections. The government is testing new biometric voter registration technology, which means everyone eligible to vote will have to register again. Opposition parties say they won’t accept the result if Mugabe is re-elected and are also suspicious … Read more Zimbabwe opposition suspicious of election rigging

South Koreans vote to replace impeached president

South Koreans have turned out in huge numbers for an election to replace impeached president, Park Geun-hye. Many voters say they want to move on from the corruption scandal which brought Park down and led to months of protests. Al Jazeera’s Rob Mcbride reports from Seoul. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us … Read more South Koreans vote to replace impeached president

Macron’s first round celebratory bash: Too Brash?

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS – Tuesday, April 25: Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron comes under fire for a dinner party he hosted after winning the first round in a gesture some say is a “premature” claim to victory. Marine le Pen, his far right rival is stepping up her campaigning in rural France and attacking Macron … Read more Macron’s first round celebratory bash: Too Brash?

The Gambia gears up for first election after Yahya Jammeh

The Gambia gears up for first election after Yahya Jammeh Gambians head to the polls on Thursday for the country’s first parliamentary election since the end of Yahya Jammeh’s 22-year rule. Jammeh stepped aside in January after losing the presidential vote to Adama Barrow. More than 230 candidates are campaigning for 53 seats in the … Read more The Gambia gears up for first election after Yahya Jammeh

Netherlands coalition talks under way after vote

European leaders have been congratulating Mark Rutte, the Dutch prime minister. This week’s parliamentary election results are being seen as a setback for the far-right leader Geert Wilders. Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports from the Hague. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – … Read more Netherlands coalition talks under way after vote

Europe Expresses Concern Over Maldives Election

The European Union’s Foreign Affairs Representative, Catherine Ashton, has expressed concern over the Presidential election underway in the Maldives. The second round of voting in the Presidential election was delayed by a Supreme Court ruling which added an extra six days to the run-off vote, just hours before polling was set to begin. The election … Read more Europe Expresses Concern Over Maldives Election

Senators in Tasmania and Northern Territory Announced

The results of the Senate elections for Tasmania and the Northern Territory have been announced. The Australian Electoral Commission made the results public ahead of formal declarations in Hobart and Darwin. Tasmania Senators Richard COLBECK – Liberal Carol BROWN – Australian Labor Party David BUSHBY – Liberal Catryna BILYK – Australian Labor Party Peter WHISH-WILSON … Read more Senators in Tasmania and Northern Territory Announced