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United Kingdom elects first female Sikh MP

United Kingdom elects first female Sikh MP

With the voting count now showing Conservative Party in lead with 303 seats, while Labour Party lagging behind at 257 seats, the chances for a "hung assembly" has been announced by BBC. With results yet to be declared for four seats, Conservatives had won 315 and Labour secured 261. Preet Kaur Gill , 44, held Birmingham Edgbaston for Labour with 53.3% of the vote.



UK election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows

A word of caution: TV exit polls in British elections in 1992 and 2015 showed the Conservatives as the largest party but short of an overall majority. The one combination which would creep over the crucial 326 mark would be a repeat of the 2010 Tory-Lib Dem coalition, which has been explicitly ruled out by Lib Dem leader Tim Farron.



Shock UK exit poll suggests Britain's May fails to win majority

Following last year´s Brexit referendum, the 60-year-old began the formal two-year process of leaving the European Union on March 29. Which leader can assert authority over the way the results have fallen, and who can stake a claim to form a government? "It is exactly the opposite of why she held the election and she then has to go and negotiate Brexit in that weakened position".



United Kingdom exit poll suggests PM May's election gamble has backfired

A delay in forming a government could push back the start of Brexit talks , now scheduled for June 19, and reduce the time available for what are expected to be the most complex negotiations in post-World War Two European history. Many predicted she would soon be gone. The Conservatives could potentially turn for support to Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), a natural ally, who won 10 seats.



Election a disaster for PM May: Sturgeon

She told Ms Dugdale: "You used to agree with me on that Kezia". SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon will be joined by her husband Peter Murrell in Glasgow while Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson and Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale will attend polling stations in Edinburgh .



KFC brand name pulled into coverage of London terror attack

He was known locally as "Abs/z" and was identified by neighbours as the terrorist in a photo.Butt was father to a toddler and baby and a keen gym-goer and weightlifter, neighbours said . Mrs May said they were "worn only to spread panic and fear". She thought he was getting on with his life in London . "We will look at how the processes were followed, what they did".