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Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

19 June 2017

The Labour MP for Nottingham East refused to say whether he thought Mr Corbyn was credible prime minister.

Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street, en route to Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen the day after the general election.

Britain's general election resulted in what the English call a "hung Parliament", conjuring grisly images from the Middle Ages but actually meaning no party got a majority.

By early afternoon all but one of the 650 seats had declared, with the Conservatives on 318, well short of the 326 they needed for an overall majority.

For instance, Menon said, some pro-EU Conservative legislators may wait until the Brexit legislative program comes to Parliament to start attacking it.

"She's staying, for now", the source told Reuters. Her Conservative Party had a comfortable lead in the polls at that time.

But trickier will be any demands they have about the implementation of Brexit in Northern Ireland - in particular the DUP's determination to maintain a soft border with the south.

"The DUP and its 10 MPs are in a very strong position".

"And this gives me the confidence to believe that we will be able to work together in the interests of the whole United Kingdom". The country is now in uncharted waters as it enters Brexit talks.

The British government does not have long to ink a deal. How stable can such a government be is anyone's guess.

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But EU budget commissioner Guenther Oettinger said May was now likely to be a "weak" partner. "Chaos seems to be complete now", added Sophia in 't Veld, a Dutch MEP who is involved in the negotiations for the European Parliament.

Meanwhile, Brussels' chief negotiator Michel Barnier said talks would begin when the new United Kingdom government was ready. "Timetable and European Union positions are clear".

May had advocated a "hard Brexit" - a withdrawal that includes a clean break from the European Union's single market and customs union. Jeremy Corbyn, the Labor Party leader often dismissed (even by many in his own party) as an ineffectual ideologue, galvanized younger and working-class voters with an egalitarian message of "For the Many, Not the Few".

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who took the party from one Scottish seat to 13, said there would now have to be "consensus within the country about what it means and what we seek to achieve as we leave". She ran an election built on her qualities as a leader, but her willingness to lead from the front came into question when she refused to show up to a televised pre-election debate.

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"I can now form a government that can provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time", a grim-faced Ms.

And the Labour leader is optimistic his progressive manifesto will attract enough support in Parliament to propel him to power. Having announced a so-called "dementia tax" which would use the value of people's homes to fund their care in their old age, she backtracked in the face of popular opposition. There were also shock results in Scotland.

In contrast, the SNP lost 21 seats, prompting unionists to declare a second independence referendum must now be taken off the table.

The surprising outcome, which sent the pound tumbling, forced May to form a minority government, leaving her reliant on a small group of Northern Irish parliamentarians, just nine days before Britain is due to begin negotiating a deal to leave the EU.

Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result