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The snap general election, which was called by May only two months ago, was expected to secure the Conservatives place as the sole party in Government and therefore guarantee the prime minister's plans for a "hard" Brexit . But Osborne, who is now the editor of London's Evening Standard newspaper, downplayed the prospect. It is just how long she is going to remain on death row.
  • Theresa May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

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    Prime Minister Theresa May has invited Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster for talk further talks on a potential " confidence and supply " deal early next week. The Conservatives lost an absolute majority they had enjoyed prior to the snap election on June 8, which May had called to strengthen her hand in the upcoming Brexit negotiations slated for June 19.
  • May to head minority govt with DUP support

    May to head minority govt with DUP support

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    Speaking just after the meeting, Mrs May said they will "work with allies at the Democratic Union Party" ( DUP ) to "come together as a country and to secure a Brexit deal that works for everyone". The currency has been highly volatile in the last year, from $1.50 a year ago before the Brexit vote to below $1.18 briefly in October. Calling Ms May's failure to secure a parliamentary majority a "self-inflicted wound", he suggested it would be nearly impossible for her to stay on as ...
  • Theresa May's top advisers resign after UK election shock

    Theresa May's top advisers resign after UK election shock

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    However, the deal is expected to help the DUP as well. Downing Street says it hopes to finalise the deal next week, after parliament resumes sitting. "Boris is the only option with the liberal values, Brexit credentials and popular appeal". "Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as a result of 'no negotiations, '" he advised.
  • Russian opposition leader Navalny arrested

    Russian opposition leader Navalny arrested

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    The Tverskaya street is blocked by trucks placed by authorities in Moscow , Russia, Monday, June 12, 2017. More than 1,000 protesters were arrested. That means the protest will be illegal in the authorities' eyes and that riot police could be ordered to move in to break it up.
  • Brexit campaigner Gove says surprised PM May asked him to join cabinet

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    However Michael Gove , who left the Cabinet after a failed bid for the Conservative Party leadership previous year, has been appointed secretary of state at environment department Defra, replacing Andrea Leadsom . British Prime Minister Theresa May insists she is staying put, despite calls for her resignation after the Conservative Party's poor election result.
  • Qatar denounces Gulf states' 'policy of domination'

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    Almost a week after Saudi Arabia and several of its allies severed ties with Qatar in an unprecedented Gulf diplomatic crisis, there were no signs of the bitter dispute being resolved. President George W. Bush to audit its efforts at stopping terrorism funding, a matter at the heart of the Gulf diplomatic crisis that erupted last week.
  • UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

    UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

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    Before his departure, the premier chaired a consultative session at the Prime Minister House to mull Pakistan's response to the crisis. The White House is insisting that Qatar meet those demands before the campaign by Saudi Arabia and its allies to isolate the tiny, energy-rich nation ends.
  • Theresa May wants a formal coalition deal with the DUP

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    The move might offer hope to Conservative lawmakers who have criticised her style of government. In Thursday's election the Conservatives won 318 of the 650 House of Commons seats, 12 fewer than the party had before the snap election, and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority.
  • Brexit talks face delay after UK election shock

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    When asked if she was in floods of tears on Friday, Davis told ITV's "Good Morning Britain" show: "Not when I saw her". In the election the Conservatives won most seats, but short of winning enough for an overall majority. "Running a country is more hard and she's formidably good at that". "Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of 'no negotiations", European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted following last week's General Election in the UK.
  • Gov't troops raise flag as bombs fall on Marawi

    Gov't troops raise flag as bombs fall on Marawi

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    Jose Maria Cuerpo, commander of an army brigade fighting in Marawi. "It's noncombat assistance", military spokesman Brig Gen Restituto Padilla said by phone, citing a Philippine government policy that bars foreign troops from local combat.