The current tally has the coalition at 73 seats - three short of a majority - to Labor's 66, with five seats confirmed for independents. On Friday, Turnbull met legislator Cathy McGowan from Victoria who said she would support the government while maintaining her independence.
She is not flashy, does not call attention to herself, and had seemed content with her public role as a loyal Cameron backer. "The British people were given their opportunity to vote on this". "Britain deserves better than this", he said. Senior Conservatives quickly rallied around the new leader after the referendum campaign, which widened the party's longstanding split over Europe.
Organizers and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement have condemned the slaying of police officers in Dallas during a protest against the fatal police shootings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota. More than 100 people were arrested late Saturday and into Sunday after protesters marched from the Minnesota governor's mansion toward I-94, which connects St.
He went on to brand Mrs May's election as a "coronation". After it was confirmed that the Conservative party would not reopen the leadership contest for another candidate to stand against May, the odds on a General Election in 2016 have narrowed to [3.5].
Asked if she was doomed to fail, given the huge support for Corbyn among party members, Eagle replied: "I don't go in for suicide missions". Corbyn's support among the party's ordinary members, who will elect the party's next leader, remains strong, leading some lawmakers and commentators to speculate the leadership contest may split the party.
An arbitration court in The Hague is expected to rule in favour of the Philippines and invalidate many if not all of Chinese claims in the South China Sea. The flagship newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party on Wednesday warned Washington that there would be a "price" to pay if it crosses China's "bottom line" by meddling in disputes over the South China Sea.