Brexit maths: how can Theresa May get her Brexit deal through parliament

After securing the support of her government, Theresa May now needs the backing of the UK parliament. The prime minister needs around 320 seats to get over the line but she is reliant for her majority on her allies in Northern Ireland, the DUP, who seem set to oppose the plan because it includes provisions …

Hungarian police find no crime in projects disputed by EU anti-fraud office

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungarian police have closed an inquiry into EU-funded projects run by a company once co-owned by Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s son-in-law, saying they had uncovered no crime, the state news agency MTI reported. Hungarian authorities launched the investigation after the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) said it had revealed serious irregularities and a …

Britain's Co-operative Bank reports nine-month loss of $114 million

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Co-operative Bank reported a loss before tax of 87 million pounds for the first nine months of its financial year as it battles to turn around performance after a restructuring and recapitalisation in June last year. Co-op on Tuesday said it made an operating profit of 14.3 million pounds for the …

Salah fit for Arsenal trip despite arm injury, says Klopp

(Reuters) – Juergen Klopp expects forward Mohamed Salah to be ready for Liverpool’s trip to Arsenal despite a wrist injury but midfielders Jordan Henderson and Naby Keita are both ruled. Salah was seen training with a protective cast on his forearm this week but Klopp dismissed any fresh injury concern relating to the Egyptian. “Mo, …

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope retires after nine years exploring space

NASA has retired its Kepler space telescope, which discovered some 2,600 planets outside of the solar system over its nine-year mission, because it has run out of fuel needed for further operations. The US space agency announced this week that it had decided to retire the telescope within its “current, safe orbit, away from Earth”. …

91-year-old actor who played Mr. Feeny on 'Boy Meets World' thwarts burglary

Hopefully this Los Angeles would-be burglar learned a lesson. And that lesson came from none other than 91-year-old William Daniels, who played the sometimes-cranky, always lovable, all-knowing teacher and neighbor Mr. Feeny on “Boy Meets World.” Daniels “was able to frighten away” a person who tried to break into his home Saturday night, according to …

Live: Assassination attempt, Brexit announcement, Red Cross report

Good morning, Europe. Today we’re watching: Assassination attempt: Denmark has accused Iran’s intelligence agencies of planning to assassinate an Iranian activist on Danish soil. The target was believed to be a member of an Arab separatist movement, Denmark’s intelligence service said. Indonesia plane crash: A massive search effort has identified the possible seabed location of …