According to polls by Opinium, ComRes and YouGov, May’s Conservatives held a lead of 19-25 percentage points, with the party’s support ranging from 45 to 50%.
The protest was against the Trump administration’s proposal to cut US federal science funding and its scepticism towards climate change.
The outcome will be anxiously monitored around the world as a sign of whether the populist tide that saw the Brexit and Trump’s election is still rising.
With the US strikes on Syria and Afghanistan, coming in quick succession and without the much-anticipated reset of relations with Russia, the world suddenly looks more dangerous.
Environmentalists and fishers fear plans to expand the coastline and build artificial islands off Penang will irrevocably change the local ecology.
Attacks like the one on German football club Borussia Dortmund earlier this month target a space where society and the state interact in an extraordinary manner.
With candidates from the extreme right and the socialist left in the fray, there are no clear indications who has the edge
President Trump gave an executive order in March to State and Homeland Security to consider abolishing the immigration waivers for victims of terror.
Even though the opposition has filed an appeal against the decision to allow unstamped ballots in the widely criticised vote, no result can be hoped for.
Far-right candidate Le Pen’s hardline stance on security and immigration my resonate with voters after the attack on Champs-Elysees by ISIS.
Prime Minister Hariri asked the UN to help establish a permanent ceasefire with Israel to help end Israel’s continuous violations in Lebanese territory.
Hungarian students held protests when a bill was passed that restricted the functioning of the Soros-funded CEU; the commission has taken up the matter now.
The Guardian Council approved six candidates but disqualified former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who had been warned by Khamenei not to enter the race.
US’s airstrike against Russia’s ally Syria has added another point in the list of tensions between the two.
In the ongoing attack by the Taliban on an Afghan military base, more than 50 Aghan casualties says US military spokesperson.
Qatar, which has used its influence to free foreign hostages in war zones, is a key mediator and a potential broker of deals in Syria’s six-year conflict.
Aya Hijazi, a charity worker detained for 33 months in Egypt, returns to the US following President Trump’s intervention.
Trump’s advisors met with other finance and economic officials over the need to keep economic borders open and coordinate on global financial regulation.
Using the hashtag #IslandinthePacific, many on Twitter reminded Sessions that Hawaii is, in fact, part of the country.
The US is meant resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers, under the deal that President Donald Trump had described as “dumb”.
Trump seeks to revamp healthcare plan to replace Obamacare which has been criticised by the Republics as a government overreach.
The offer came after Mexico’s heroin output increased again in 2016.
The US defence secretary says Syria had dispersed warplanes and retained chemical weapons, an issue which needs to handled diplomatically.
As Trump’s travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations goes to court again, the controversies over the ‘discriminatory’ order continue.
The FBI, NSA and Obama administration’s officials have been invited to testify into the allegation against Russia of meddling in the 2016 US election.
Pragmatist President Hassan Rouhani is seeking re-election against hardline rivals who have been gearing up for a political showdown.
Kazakhstan’s president has ordered a switch from the Cyrillic alphabet to a Latin-based script by 2025.
With eastern Mosul rid of the ISIS, who enforced rules like keeping long beards and veils for women, Iraqis can now enjoy their freedom and liberty.
Nemr Abou Nassar fears making a joke about ISIS in the US as people wince, while in the middle east if he doesn’t joke when people die, he can never joke.
Jurgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca were granted bail, while another lawyer from the firm still being held for Panama Papers corruption scandal.
It seems that ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, although media agencies had previously said that the gunman was a nationalist.
UN chief Guterres warns the state department that the cutting of funds to the UNDP could have “devastating effects” on women and girls.
The killing of a policeman by a suspected ISIS militant pushed national security to the top of French political agenda, with leading candidates clashing over how to keep citizens safe two days before the presidential election.
Opposition leaders have promised to keep up their protests, demanding the government call regional elections that have been delayed since last year, free almost 100 jailed opposition activists and respect the autonomy of the opposition-led Congress.
Europe has had a number of important elections over the past year, but for the EU none is as significant – or as potentially grave – as France’s upcoming presidential election.
For the first time in the democratic history of Turkey, an election has been seen as illegitimate by both domestic contenders and international observers.
Previously part of Hollande’s camp, Macron has built a party machine from scratch and is a favourite to win France’s presidential election this spring.
Chinese media dismissed as “absurd” New Delhi’s reaction to Beijing renaming six places in Arunachal Pradesh.
The petition requires at least 100,000 signatures before May 14 to qualify for a response from the Trump administration.
Pence says latest attack in Paris a reminder that terrorism can strike anywhere, anytime and the US will not relent in its fight against terrorism.