• 208 women MPs, a proud record for UK Parliament
208 women MPs, a proud record for UK Parliament

But senior figures also cautioned against an immediate leadership election, as the government prepares to start talks on leaving the European Union around June 19. In the meantime, I want to place on record my sorrow for the Conservative Members of Parliament who lost their seats, several of whom are close friends.

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  • DUP agrees 'confidence' deal with Conservatives in UK
DUP agrees 'confidence' deal with Conservatives in UK

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. May's Conservatives failed to secure an absolute majority in a parliamentary election on Thursday and need the DUP's 10 seats to be sure of being able to form a government. This is expected to have an impact on the Brexit negotiations, which are due to open with the European Union on June 19. May wanted...

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  • Ireland Unionists become kingmakers after UK election
Ireland Unionists become kingmakers after UK election

Sky News reported early Friday that Labour held the seat of Southampton Test, guaranteeing that no party will reach the 326 seats necessary for an overall majority in the 650-seat Parliament. The website has since been restored as Google revealed that the DUP were the most searched party online in the last 24 hours . Ms Davidson's Scottish Co...

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  • Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian - Italy investigative source
Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian - Italy investigative source

When asked if the United Kingdom should rescind the offer of a state visit to President Donald Trump following Trump's recent criticisms of Khan, the London mayor told BBC that he had not changed his view that a state visit was inappropriate.

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  • N.Ireland's DUP says could help Britain's May reach majority
N.Ireland's DUP says could help Britain's May reach majority

DUP leader Arlene Foster confirmed she had spoken with the PM and that her party was in "discussions with the Conservatives to explore how it may be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge". There has been no decision as yet on whether there will be a formal coalition between the Conservatives and the DUP or if the...

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  • London attacker was featured in TV documentary
London attacker was featured in TV documentary "Jihadis Next Door"

Twenty-one people remain in critical condition in hospital in the wake of the terror atrocity. She and Mayor Sadiq Khan visited London Bridge as commuters returned to work after some security cordons were removed, and hundreds of mourners turned out later for a vigil on nearby Tower Bridge.

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  • May asks Queen to form new government
May asks Queen to form new government

The Prime Minister has been forced into negotiations after calling a snap election with the expectation of increasing the slender parliamentary majority she inherited from David Cameron, but instead lost it altogether. Tim Bale, professor of politics at Queen Mary University of London , said it's not even clear whether May will now lead those nego...

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  • Qatar says no expulsions of nationals from countries that cut ties
Qatar says no expulsions of nationals from countries that cut ties

According to Sky Italy, supporters caught donning shirts with the Qatar Airways logo now face €135,000 fines (around £120,000) and up to 15 years in jail. "But they can be addressed immediately". The tough U.S. line was a rebuff for Qatar's efforts to reach out for support from overseas. RIA Novosti said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov...

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  • Clinging to job, May appoints ministers
Clinging to job, May appoints ministers

May should "make way" for a government that would be "truly representative of the people of this country". "At such a critical time , the prime minister must be clear with the people about the deal she has stitched up with the DUP behind closed doors".

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  • DUP backs deal to support Tory government
DUP backs deal to support Tory government

After confirming she's staying on as UK Prime Minister, Theresa May's being propped up by the Democratic Unionist Part in Northern Island. Theresa May is seeking to enter into a formal coalition with the ten DUP MPs, as opposed to a less formal "confidence and supply" arrangement.

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  • Int'l mediation underway as Mideast diplomatic rift widens
Int'l mediation underway as Mideast diplomatic rift widens

Though Trump again said countries must eliminate funding streams for terror groups, the White House said he focused on the need for the region's various USA allies to stick together. In March 2014, these and related differences-including over the 2013 military overthrow of an elected Muslim Brotherhood-linked President of Egypt-widened to the poi...

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  • UK police seek clues from pink knives used in London Bridge attack
UK police seek clues from pink knives used in London Bridge attack

Three French people, two Australians, one Canadian, a Spanish man and a Briton were killed in the attack, and nearly 50 wounded. Police say that the attackers' original plan was to hire a 7.5 HGV and carry out an attack similar to the one in Nice, France previous year which saw 86 people killed when a lorry drove through a crowd of people.

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  • Why history says Theresa May should go
Why history says Theresa May should go

Obama seemed to agree with assessment, saying that "the Democratic Party has stayed pretty grounded in fact and reality". The DUP said only that it would enter talks. "I would have thought that's enough to go". "We have laid the foundations for a minority government , and then eventually a majority government ", he told the BBC.

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  • Government agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA
Government agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA

Number 10 had earlier said: " We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative Government on a confidence and supply basis when Parliament returns next week".

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  • Britain's May still in talks with DUP on power deal
Britain's May still in talks with DUP on power deal

On Saturday, May's office said the DUP had come to an "outline agreement" with the Conservatives , who failed to win a majority in the British parliamentary election on Thursday. The election campaign was rocked by two terror attacks, which drew attention to May's record in her former job as interior minister, while her own performances were hea...

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  • Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in Egypt
Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

He also wished a quick recovery to those injured and hoped that the perpetrators of "this despicable act will be swiftly identified and brought to justice". While police had boosted security around churches in the country, no one was prepared for a strike on a desert road. That's a nightmare scenario, with grim ramifications for the country going...

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  • London attack: Police find body in Thames, death toll raised to eight
London attack: Police find body in Thames, death toll raised to eight

The announcement came a day after London's Metropolitan Police Service named two other men as attackers: 27-year-old Khuram Sharzad Butt, a British citizen born in Pakistan , and 30-year-old Rachid Redouane , who "claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan".

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  • DUP to support minority Tory government after `confidence and supply´ deal reached
DUP to support minority Tory government after `confidence and supply´ deal reached

With the 10 DUP MP seats, the Conservatives will now have just enough votes to put them over the threshold. Talks are also understood to have taken place around the time of the 2015 election as well. The reliance on the DUP will only make Mrs May's task harder. In order to do this, Prime Minister May sided with the DUP to get across the line.

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  • Trump's Lawyer Rejects Comey's Allegations
Trump's Lawyer Rejects Comey's Allegations

Mr Trump tweeted on Friday in his first comments since Mr Comey appeared the day before at the Senate Intelligence Committee. The president, said the lawyer, Marc Kasowitz , "never told Mr. Responding to the president's vow to testify under oath , CNN reporter Manu Raju asked on Twitter , "Will Trump regret this?" Trump: I did...

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  • Marches against Islamic law draw opposition
Marches against Islamic law draw opposition

They claim that many aspects of Sharia law run contrary to basic human rights and are incompatible with our laws and our democratic values. Even with all the vitriol and the fact that police at one point formed a ring around the anti-Sharia demonstrators, the protests concluded peacefully.

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