Sterling extends falls after UK election, trades down 2.3 percent at eight-week low

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17 December 2017
In @WhiteHouse Rose Garden awaiting @POTUS joint news conference with Romania President @KlausIohannis.6 month ago
In @WhiteHouse Rose Garden awaiting @POTUS joint news conference with Romania President @KlausIohannis.
Pres Trump calls Romania 6 month ago
Pres Trump calls Romania "a true ally." Said US and Romania have a "great relationship" that's getting even better.
Pres Trump welcomes Pres Klaus Iohannis of Romania to the WH. By my count, the 25th foreign leader/official received at WH by @POTUS.6 month ago
Pres Trump welcomes Pres Klaus Iohannis of Romania to the WH. By my count, the 25th foreign leader/official received at WH by @POTUS.
6 month ago
At 14:45 EDT @POTUS to hold joint news conference with Romania President @KlausIohannis.
6 month ago
In Oval Office @POTUS calls results of UK GE2017 “surprising.”
6 month ago
President Trump shakes hands with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis upon his arrival at the White House.
Pres Trump in the West Wing doorway to greet Pres Klaus Iohannis of Romania.6 month ago
Pres Trump in the West Wing doorway to greet Pres Klaus Iohannis of Romania.
6 month ago
"Mr. President, welcome to the State Department," all Secy Tillerson said during 10 second photo op with Romanian Pres Klaus Iohannis.
6 month ago
All Senior Cabinet ministers; Foreign Secretary,Chancellor, Defence Secretary and Home Secretary are confirmed to remain in their posts
Russian 6 month ago
Russian "flanker" intercepted @usairforce B-52 bomber and KC-135 over the Baltic Sea
6 month ago
Manchester Airport terminal is evacuated over an unattended bag
Lithuania to continue providing medical assistance to Ukrainian servicemen wounded in the ATO area6 month ago
Lithuania to continue providing medical assistance to Ukrainian servicemen wounded in the ATO area
Russia, Shoigu 6 month ago
Russia, Shoigu "priority tasks are rearmament of forces on Western and South-Western strategic directions and equipping of troops in the Arctic zone"
6 month ago
Poland charges Russian citizen with being ISIS mercenary in Syria
6 month ago
Cyprus reunification talks to reconvene in Geneva on June 28: UN
Gas cylinder in a car in the centre of Saint Brieuc. Bomb squad on the site6 month ago
Gas cylinder in a car in the centre of Saint Brieuc. Bomb squad on the site
6 month ago
US sends batwing B2 stealth bombers to UK to reassure allies. 1st time B1s, B2s, B-52s all in European theater at same time.
6 month ago
Military helicopter crashed in Bulgaria, 1 killed
6 month ago
Two people died in a fire at the Kyivsky railway station
6 month ago
Tusk: Congratulations @theresa_may. Our responsibility now is to secure least disruptive Brexit. No time to lose
6 month ago
UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll stick to the timetable for Britain to leave the European Union
6 month ago
Prime Minister Theresa May says "I will now form a government" and says "what the country needs is certainty"
6 month ago
PM May: Brexit talks will start in 10 days, The conservatives and Unions party will lead the new government
6 month ago
Current PM Theresa May at 10 Downing St: I met the Queen and I will form a new government
6 month ago
The Queen has given conservative party leader and current PM Theresa May permission to form a new government
6 month ago
Pres. Trump's joint news conference today with Pres. Klaus Iohannis of Romania brings @POTUS count to 11 – only 1 a solo WH Q and A session (Feb 16).
Video: Theresa May arrives at Buckingham Palace as she seeks permission from the Queen to form a government6 month ago
Video: Theresa May arrives at Buckingham Palace as she seeks permission from the Queen to form a government
6 month ago
Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at Buckingham Palace for meeting with queen
6 month ago
Theresa May heading to Buckingham Palace to ask the Queen for the permission to form a minority government with support of 10 MPs from NI
Keeping up appearances. @theresa_may on her way to Queen6 month ago
Keeping up appearances. @theresa_may on her way to Queen
6 month ago
'Hard Brexit' must be abandoned after election: Scottish leader Sturgeon
6 month ago
"We suffered some bitterly disappointing losses", says SNP Leader @NicolaSturgeon, while paying tribute to "friend and mentor"
Lib Dem Leader @timfarron says he is proud that the party is 6 month ago
Lib Dem Leader @timfarron says he is proud that the party is "bigger and more diverse" following GE2017 and praises "giant" @nick_clegg
Swedish neo-nazi extremists received military training in Russia. The training was organised by Russian reserve officers6 month ago
Swedish neo-nazi extremists received military training in Russia. The training was organised by Russian reserve officers
6 month ago
Belarus handed MMA champion Murad Amriev over to Chechen police, who will take him to Chechnya
6 month ago
OSCE’s Hug: SMM regularly denied access to areas of fighting; mines/UXO still in place
Big fire near Kyivsky railway station in Moscow6 month ago
Big fire near Kyivsky railway station in Moscow
6 month ago
@VP tells he's willing to assist both sides to help reach a resolution for Cyprus after talks, US official tells @VOANews.
6 month ago
Col. Lysenko: Over the previous day, 1 UA serviceman KIA, 6 UAF troops WIA, 8 border guards were injured
6 month ago
NATO Deputy Secretary General @Gottemoeller will visit Finland on 10 and 11 June
In Kharkiv started the meeting of the Presidents of Ukraine and Lithuania6 month ago
In Kharkiv started the meeting of the Presidents of Ukraine and Lithuania
Clashes between  Mykhailivsky bank clients and police6 month ago
Clashes between Mykhailivsky bank clients and police
Fire at oil depot in Yaroslavl'6 month ago
Fire at oil depot in Yaroslavl'
.@paulnuttallukip says he is standing down as leader of UKIP 6 month ago
[email protected] says he is standing down as leader of UKIP "with immediate effect"
Election result is 6 month ago
Election result is "only temporary return" to two-party politics, says UKIP leader @paulnuttallukip
6 month ago
Paul Muttall steps down as leader of the UKIP part after the party failed to get into parliament
6 month ago
All the hostages in the Job Centre in Byker area of Newcastle have been released, hostage taker still inside
Putin about the plans of ISIS: According to our information, ISIS is preparing plans for the destabilization of Central Asia and the southern regions of Russia6 month ago
Putin about the plans of ISIS: According to our information, ISIS is preparing plans for the destabilization of Central Asia and the southern regions of Russia
6 month ago
British PM will seek to form new government: spokesman
6 month ago
British PM May will go to the Queen today at 12:30 to ask permission to form a government
Incident is ongoing with armed police on scene, the man who is holding a number of hostage is known to the job centre6 month ago
Incident is ongoing with armed police on scene, the man who is holding a number of hostage is known to the job centre
6 month ago
BBC: TheresaMay to go to Buckingham Palace to seek permission to form government "with understanding of support from DUP".
Alexei Navalny: Crimea and Donbass are not related issues. Why don't you bring in the Falkland Islands too?6 month ago
Alexei Navalny: Crimea and Donbass are not related issues. Why don't you bring in the Falkland Islands too?
6 month ago
Tusk: We don't know when Brexit talks start. We know when they must end. Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations"
6 month ago
Man with knife holding employees hostage at job centre in Newcastle, northeast England, police say, specialist negotiators at scene
6 month ago
Leader of Spain's Catalonia announces independence referendum for 1st, October.
6 month ago
Azerbaijan's energy minister Natig Aliyev dies of heart failure in a clinic in Turkey.
6 month ago
A man armed with a knife is holding members of staff at a Job Centre Plus in Newcastle, Northumbria as hostages
6 month ago
EU's Barnier says Brexit talks should start 'when UK is ready'
Protesters against housing demolition remain outside the State Duma in Moscow.6 month ago
Protesters against housing demolition remain outside the State Duma in Moscow.
Lukashenko passed KGB archives to Nazarbayev related to Stalin-era concentration camp for women in North Kazakhstan6 month ago
Lukashenko passed KGB archives to Nazarbayev related to Stalin-era concentration camp for women in North Kazakhstan
6 month ago
Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May should resign as prime minister
Tor-M2 SAM drill at Kapustin Yar firing range6 month ago
Tor-M2 SAM drill at Kapustin Yar firing range
6 month ago
Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says he is "waiting to serve" the country
'We are ready to undertake Brexit negotiations on behalf of the country' says @JeremyCorbyn6 month ago
'We are ready to undertake Brexit negotiations on behalf of the country' says @JeremyCorbyn
Rally of opponents of the 6 month ago
Rally of opponents of the "renovation" near state Duma. Police asking to go away. Detained Sergei Mitrokhin
6 month ago
London stocks rise 0.6% at open despite hung parliament
6 month ago
A 'weak' British negotiating partner 'bad' for Brexit talks: EU's Oettinger
6 month ago
German SPD chancellor candidate @MartinSchulz has called @JeremyCorbyn to congratulate Labour. Both want to meet 'very soon'
Scottish independence dealt a blow after nationalists suffer losses6 month ago
Scottish independence dealt a blow after nationalists suffer losses
Sterling extends falls after UK election, trades down 2.3 percent at eight-week low6 month ago
Sterling extends falls after UK election, trades down 2.3 percent at eight-week low
6 month ago
UK vote result a surprise but does not call Brexit into question: French PM
6 month ago
According to the BBC, British PM May has no intentions to resign
Jeremy Corbyn is expected to make a statement when he arrives at Labour headquarters in Victoria, London6 month ago
Jeremy Corbyn is expected to make a statement when he arrives at Labour headquarters in Victoria, London
6 month ago
[email protected] says Labour wants to form a minority government and challenges SNP, Green and Liberal Democrats to support it
UK election: The results so far, with seven seats still to come6 month ago
UK election: The results so far, with seven seats still to come
6 month ago
The UK may not have a government by 19 June when Brexit talks are scheduled to begin
6 month ago
Final Scotland result: SNP 35, Conservatives 13, Labour 7, Lib Democrats 4
45 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 1 soldier was killed, 13 wounded6 month ago
45 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 1 soldier was killed, 13 wounded
6 month ago
Clashes near Popasna ongoing after midnight
15 y.o boy was wounded as result of shelling of Kam'yanka village at 9pm6 month ago
15 y.o boy was wounded as result of shelling of Kam'yanka village at 9pm
Tens of Thousands in Croatia Decry Govt Failure to Reform the Education Sector 6 month ago
Tens of Thousands in Croatia Decry Govt Failure to Reform the Education Sector "Put sexual education in schools"
Clashes in Odesa with police at singer Iryna Bilyk concert6 month ago
Clashes in Odesa with police at singer Iryna Bilyk concert
6 month ago
Sterling falls after UK election exit poll shows PM May short of majority
6 month ago
BBC's UK #GeneralElection exit poll: hung parliament - Conservative 314, Labour 266, SNP 34, LibDem 14
6 month ago
Polls have closed in the United Kingdom general elections, exit polls do be released shortly.
ATO HQ: Russians have shelled Sartana village. Caused multiple fires6 month ago
ATO HQ: Russians have shelled Sartana village. Caused multiple fires
6 month ago
Yenakiieve: Salvos contunue
Russian forces attacking area near Mariupol with weapons prohibited by Minsk agreements: Vodyane, Sartana were hit6 month ago
Russian forces attacking area near Mariupol with weapons prohibited by Minsk agreements: Vodyane, Sartana were hit
Consequences of artillery attack on Sartana - hits at farm/grain silos6 month ago
Consequences of artillery attack on Sartana - hits at farm/grain silos
6 month ago
10pm: heavy shelling on Maryinka with 120mm
6 month ago
Heavy shelling on the Northern Sartana near Mariupol, hits at cemetery
6 month ago
18 attacks on Ukrainian positions before 6pm today, 1 Ukrainian soldier was killed, 6 were wounded
6 month ago
Clashes near Yasinuvata. Artillery and tanks in action
6 month ago
Germany arrests ISIS Amaq news operative who broadcasted terror claims
6 month ago
Reus, Spain - Pastoreta square evacuated due to suspicious package.
6 month ago
Comey hearing does not interest Russia, Kremlin spokesman says
6 month ago
"I don't think Putin is a republican or a democrat, he is an opportunist"nAngus King
In Chernihiv police detained an arms dealer6 month ago
In Chernihiv police detained an arms dealer
6 month ago
"Comey made a conscious decision to enter the term "hookers in Russia" into the congressional record."
6 month ago
Reports of clashes to the East of Mariupol
6 month ago
Comparing Army chief Bipin Rawat to General Dyer is a "sad comparison", says his naval counterpart Admiral Sunil Lanba
London: Reports of an incident near Trafalgar Square - area evacuated. Charing Cross station closed6 month ago
London: Reports of an incident near Trafalgar Square - area evacuated. Charing Cross station closed
6 month ago
London's Trafalgar Square 'is evacuated by armed police'
US welcomes arrival of first US liquefied natural gas shipment to Central Europe, which arrived in Poland on 6/7.6 month ago
US welcomes arrival of first US liquefied natural gas shipment to Central Europe, which arrived in Poland on 6/7.
Putin arrived in Astana Began talks with Chinese President XI Jinping6 month ago
Putin arrived in Astana Began talks with Chinese President XI Jinping
.@arunjaitley meet with @GoulardSylvie Defence Minister of France6 month ago
[email protected] meet with @GoulardSylvie Defence Minister of France
6 month ago
Russia registers hacking attacks from the US every day, including on the website of the Russian president - Peskov.
Fire at garage of military unit in Rivne is almost extinguished6 month ago
Fire at garage of military unit in Rivne is almost extinguished
6 month ago
Russian MPs have proposed a bill to block VPN use
6 month ago
Heavy fighting in area of Maryinka. It's impossible to evacuate people now - Zhebrivsky
6 month ago
Fire at military warehouse in Rivne
Balkan ISIS commander Lavdrim Muhaxheri killed in Syria6 month ago
Balkan ISIS commander Lavdrim Muhaxheri killed in Syria
Male sectioned by police in Hackney, London, after @Shomrim followed him as he was shouting at Jews 6 month ago
Male sectioned by police in Hackney, London, after @Shomrim followed him as he was shouting at Jews "Allah, "I'm going to kill you all".
3rd B-1B to arrive at RAF Fairford6 month ago
3rd B-1B to arrive at RAF Fairford
6 month ago
Breivik to take his case to European Court of Human Rights: lawyer
6 month ago
Greek Aktor construction company fined EUR50mln on fraud/money laundering by EU's OLAF over road building in Macedonia.
German chancellor Merkel just arrived in Argentina. Then Mexico ahead of G20 summit. Task 1: dispel speculation of anti Trump talks6 month ago
German chancellor Merkel just arrived in Argentina. Then Mexico ahead of G20 summit. Task 1: dispel speculation of anti Trump talks
USAF RC135U Combat Sent pinging, west of Kaliningrad on daily flight6 month ago
USAF RC135U Combat Sent pinging, west of Kaliningrad on daily flight
Ukraine Parliament @verkhovna_rada votes in favour of 1st of 2 healthcare reform laws.6 month ago
Ukraine Parliament @verkhovna_rada votes in favour of 1st of 2 healthcare reform laws.
6 month ago
"Slavic Brootherhood" drill has started near Brest
6 month ago
Zhebrivskyi: According to operational information the fighting continues, the station's equipment does not work, no chance to evacuate people yet
6 month ago
Gov. Zhebrivskyi: Fighting along Kruta Balka-Kamyanka line, +40 explosions near the pumping station (near Vasylivka), work stopped. ~10AM
5 water pumping/filter stations are stopped at Donbas due to fighting6 month ago
5 water pumping/filter stations are stopped at Donbas due to fighting
UK PM May arrives to cast her vote in Maidenhead, Berkshire6 month ago
UK PM May arrives to cast her vote in Maidenhead, Berkshire
6 month ago
Ukrainian parliament passed law declaring NATO accession as aim for Ukraine
6 month ago
Six Russian Il-76 military transport aircraft have arrived to Belarus