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In 2015, for instance, they predicted the Conservatives would win 316 seats, but that number increased to 331 throughout the night as results came in. She vowed to take the country out of the EU's single market and customs union, essentially a free-trade zone, radically changing Britain's relationship with one of its biggest trading partners.
  • Police name two London bridge attackers

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    Thomas was walking with his girlfriend over the bridge when the attack began. 'They have been taken into custody at a south London police station and are detained under the Terrorism Act'. London Mayor Sadiq Khan had earlier said that cuts in the number of police officers had had an impact on the ability to prevent attacks. The Renault van used to stage the attack was hired just before the attack, police said.
  • Third London Bridge Attacker ID'd as New Search Gets Underway

    Third London Bridge Attacker ID'd as New Search Gets Underway

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    His identity was confirmed as counter-terror agencies faced intense scrutiny after it emerged another member of the terror gang, Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, had been known to authorities. Police and the security agencies are facing questions about whether they missed chances to thwart the attack. "I want to say sorry to the families that lost their loved ones".
  • A look at what a hung Parliament means for Britain

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    Cameron, gambling that Britons wouldn't want to sever their network of ties with the continent, had promised the Brexit referendum during a 2015 election campaign that gave Conservatives a surprise Parliamentary majority. I said at the start this election was wrong. "So I can't see them holding together". With less room for manoeuvre, she may be forced to reject compromises proposed by Brussels and drive a harder bargain.
  • Charlotte Pride denies gay Trump supporter's float into parade

    Charlotte Pride denies gay Trump supporter's float into parade

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    Troy Perry reminded us , Los Angeles made a decision to have a parade to celebrate the joy of gay liberation, in conjunction with the ongoing anger over still being denied first class citizenship. This year's parade features a new participant, the British Embassy, which will host a float in the parade that celebrates LGBT families. Charlotte Uprising, a coalition of local groups and people who want to end violence against black people and other minorities, called attention to the ...
  • Iran leaders accuse US, Saudis of supporting Tehran attacks

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    Larijani also criticized a Wednesday decision by the U.S. Senate to move forward on a new set of sanctions against Iran, including its elite Revolutionary Guards, a move that came on the same day as the Tehran attacks. The Intelligence Ministry said its forces stormed several "safe houses" linked to the group in the country's northwest, according to state television.
  • British police identify two London attack suspects

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    Two of the attackers had already been identified. Saturday night's rampage, in which the three men drove into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people in the bustling Borough Market area, was Britain's third Islamist attack in as many months.
  • Prime Minister to try forming minority government

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    However some senior Tories said it would be unwise to change leadership with the new government in such a precarious position - risking a new election and undermining Brexit talks which are due to begin in just ten days. The Tories remain the biggest party with 318 seats so far and Labour now have 261 - with 326 required for a majority and just one seat left to be called.