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That calculation backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped the Conservatives of their parliamentary majority. May was under pressure to fire her most senior advisers, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , blamed by many Conservatives for steering the election campaign toward disaster.
  • Three more arrests in London terror probe

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    The families of the London attackers have condemned their actions on Wednesday, with relatives of Khuram Butt , Youssef Zaghba and the ex-partner of Rachid Redouane saying they were shocked at what had happened. Police said there would be "increased physical measures on London's bridges to keep the public safe". One of the three attackers who killed seven people near London Bridge on Saturday night was previously investigated by British security services but had not been viewed as a ...
  • United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

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    She said that the most senior Cabinet members would retain their roles , including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Treasury chief Philip Hammond. He told the Sunday Mirror: "I can still be prime minister". She called the snap election to win a clear mandate for her plan to take Britain out of the EU's single market and customs union in order to cut immigration.
  • UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

    UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

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    He described Labour's performance in Thursday's election as "not good enough" and said it would be wrong to treat it as "a famous victory". And in a phone call with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the PM attempted to show it's business as usual by confirming she'll start Brexit talks as planned in the "next couple of weeks".
  • Theresa May announces partnership with Democratic Unionist Party

    Theresa May announces partnership with Democratic Unionist Party

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    May said that they have a "strong relationship" with the DUP and that she intended form a government which could "provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country". However, she did hail the election campaign as having been very successful for the DUP. Numerous key cabinet posts have already been declared as unchanged from the previous government, including Philip Hammond as Chancellor of the Exchequer , Amber Rudd as home secretary, Boris Johnson ...
  • UK Authorities Identify Suspects in London Attack16:30

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    The other two attackers were named Monday as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . Thousands gathered on the banks of the River Thames to pay their respects, a few hundred yards away from where three militants rammed into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing revellers on Saturday night, killing seven.
  • Cargo vessel hits fishing boat off Kerala, 2 killed

    Cargo vessel hits fishing boat off Kerala, 2 killed

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    At least two others who were on the boat have been admitted to the Fort Kochi hospital for injuries. The accident happened in the Arabian Sea about 20 nautical miles away from Puthuvype, Kochi . Coastal police chief Tomin J Thachenkery said the cargo vessel's crime was that even after it hit the fishing boat, it failed to provide any help. The ship began its journey from Israel's Eilat port.
  • N.Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

    N.Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

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    It comes as the PM faces a fight to cling on to power amid claims Boris Johnson is plotting a leadership bid and being urged by Cabinet members to challenge her. But the Sunday Times said Johnson had been pressed by five Cabinet colleagues to oust May. "We need a Brexiteer". DUP leader Arlene Foster with MPs at the Stormont Hotel in Belfast.
  • Trump on Comey accusation: 'I didn't say that'

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    Hours after accusing former FBI Director James Comey of committing perjury, a defiant President Donald Trump said he was willing to testify under oath about their conversations. President Trump denied asking Mr Comey for his loyalty: "I hardly know the man". US President Donald Trump says he is "100%" willing to speak under oath about his conversations with ex-FBI chief James Comey .
  • Trump says Comey lied under oath, remains coy on 'tapes'

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    When pressed if he would be willing to testify under oath about his version of the events, Trump answered, "100 percent". It concerns a time when Mr Comey was leading an FBI investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election and its ties to the Trump campaign.
  • Qatar blockade: Iran sends five planeloads of food

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    Meanwhile Qatar said it would not retaliate after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE last week ordered all Qatari citizens to leave within 14 days. Concerns have been raised for the impact of these measures on people who live in all the countries affected.