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UK leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

UK leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

People demonstrate in Parliament Square against the possible Conservative and DUP ( Democratic Unionist Party ) coalition government following the Britain's general election result, in London, Saturday June 10, 2017. In yesterday's Westminster elections, the party took 10 of 18 seats. However, this time the third-party vote collapsed to its lowest level in half a century and Labour benefited more than expected.



May agrees deal with DUP to cling on to power

Liberal Democrats gained four seats to amass 12 MPs but lost its former leader and ex-deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, perhaps the highest-profile casualty in a night of stunning results. After winning his own seat in north London , Mr Corbyn said Mrs May's attempt to win a bigger mandate had backfired. The Scottish Grocers' Federation (SGF) is urging the next United Kingdom government to hold back future national living wage increases and abandon the target of a rise to 60% of median ...


Boris Johnson for UK Prime Minister? Enough of that 'tripe'

Boris Johnson for UK Prime Minister? Enough of that 'tripe'

Few, not least Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, expected the UK's prospects to have changed so dramatically overnight. Resisting calls for her resignation, Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will put together a government with the support of the Democratic Unionists ( DUP ) to guide the United Kingdom through crucial Brexit talks.


Brexit: Britain votes in shadow of terror

Brexit: Britain votes in shadow of terror

But the ballot-box humiliation has seriously - and possibly mortally - wounded her leadership just as Britain is about to begin complex exit talks with the European Union . The Labour leader, who survived an attempt to oust him by his own MPs before the election, now expects that he will be able to attract some of the party's biggest names to serve on his front bench.


Voting begins in United Kingdom polls

Voting begins in United Kingdom polls

Meanwhile Jeremy Corbyn appears to have been given a boost in spite of his own party's fractiousness. Mr Farron also clocked up six visits, to Solihull, St. There are 650 seats across the United Kingdom up for grabs. The BBC/Sky/ITV poll suggested the United Kingdom was heading for a hung parliament , with Conservatives 12 seats short of the 326 they need for an absolute majority in the Commons.