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'Let healing begin': Boris Johnson calls for closure on Brexit in first speech after landslide win in UK general election
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'Let healing begin': Boris Johnson calls for closure on Brexit in first speech after landslide win in UK general election

Boris Johnson emerged on to the steps of 10 Downing Street as prime minister of a majority Conservative Party government after winning a landslide victory in the UK general election.

UK Election 2019: Boris Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Conservative Party secures thumping majority
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UK Election 2019: Boris Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Conservative Party secures thumping majority

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfil his plan to take the UK out of the European Union next month.

Facebook under fire as thousands of political ads go missing from archive days ahead of UK elections
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Facebook under fire as thousands of political ads go missing from archive days ahead of UK elections

The problem affected Facebook ads from the ruling Conservative Party, the Brexit Party and the Liberal Democrats.

Young voters helped upend the last UK election: With Brexit, jobs, housing on the line, will they do it again in 2019?
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Young voters helped upend the last UK election: With Brexit, jobs, housing on the line, will they do it again in 2019?

In the 2017 UK Election, a dominant performance among young people helped Labour win enough seats to unexpectedly deprive the governing Conservative Party of its parliamentary majority

Ideological opponents NCP-Shiv Sena-Congress form alliance in Maharashtra: List of coalitions of convenience across the world
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Ideological opponents NCP-Shiv Sena-Congress form alliance in Maharashtra: List of coalitions of convenience across the world

As Devendra Fadnavis stepped up to be the BJP's fall guy, the discourse has shifted back to the stability and tenability of a alliance government resulting in a marriage between not just political rivals, but those who rest on the opposite ends of ideological spectrum

Speed bump or tortuous path? At televised debate, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn manoeuvre on Brexit
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Speed bump or tortuous path? At televised debate, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn manoeuvre on Brexit

In Prime Minister Boris Johnson's telling on Tuesday night, Brexit was simple, a speed bump on the road to British prosperity

UK General Election: Boris Johnson kicks off poll campaign, promises to end 'paralysis' over Brexit
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UK General Election: Boris Johnson kicks off poll campaign, promises to end 'paralysis' over Brexit

British prime minister Boris Johnson Wednesday said if he wins next month's general election, he would end the 'paralysis' in Parliament over Brexit

Boris Johnson to make fresh attempt to force early election after EU agrees to postpone Brexit until 31 January
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Boris Johnson to make fresh attempt to force early election after EU agrees to postpone Brexit until 31 January

Boris Johnson had previously said he would rather be 'dead in a ditch' than extend the tortuous Brexit process started by the 2016 EU referendum

British ex-Liberal Democrat leader and diplomat Paddy Ashdown dies of bladder cancer aged 77
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British ex-Liberal Democrat leader and diplomat Paddy Ashdown dies of bladder cancer aged 77

Paddy Ashdown, the former leader of Britain's Liberal Democrats who served as the international high representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, has died at the age of 77, his party announced. He revealed in November that he was being treated for bladder cancer.

Theresa May fights rebellion over Brexit deal after four ministers resign, vows to 'see this through'
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Theresa May fights rebellion over Brexit deal after four ministers resign, vows to 'see this through'

The Conservative leader said she believed with "every fibre of my being" in the Brexit course she had set, hours after facing a hostile parliament and seeing four ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, quit the government.

Weakened Theresa May reaches out to rival political parties to help implement Brexit
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Weakened Theresa May reaches out to rival political parties to help implement Brexit

As fresh rumours swirled of plans to oust her, May accepted that "the reality I now face as prime minister is rather different" than it was.

Brexit: Liberal Democrat leader says it may never happen as major parties are too divided
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Brexit: Liberal Democrat leader says it may never happen as major parties are too divided

Brexit may never happen because its main political parties are too divided on the issue, said Vince Cable, a veteran Liberal Democrat lawmaker.

Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron resigns, citing 'scrutiny of religious views' after gay rights stance
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Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron resigns, citing 'scrutiny of religious views' after gay rights stance

Britain's Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron announced his resignation on Wednesday, citing scrutiny of his religious views over gay rights during the recent general election campaign

UK Election 2017: Theresa May's costly gamble has torpedoed Britain's fight against radical Islam
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UK Election 2017: Theresa May's costly gamble has torpedoed Britain's fight against radical Islam

On Monday, seeking to reassure a Britain under siege from repeated Islamist terror attacks, Theresa May promised a tougher approach.

UK Election 2017: Pollsters say Tory victory likely, but others bet on hung Parliament
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UK Election 2017: Pollsters say Tory victory likely, but others bet on hung Parliament

Many predictions suggest the Conservatives are on the course for victory. However, Labour might be able to form a government with backing from smaller left-wing parties.

UK Election 2017: Conservatives, Labour and Lib Dem manifestos paint a difficult post-brexit era
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UK Election 2017: Conservatives, Labour and Lib Dem manifestos paint a difficult post-brexit era

The ruling Conservatives, opposition Labour and Liberal Democrats have unveiled their manifestos for the 2017 general elections.

UK Election 2017: Theresa May asks public to trust her decision on snap poll
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UK Election 2017: Theresa May asks public to trust her decision on snap poll

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday appealed to the public to trust her decision to call for an early general election on 8 June, saying the move will strengthen her hand in the complex Brexit negotiations.

Britain's exit from EU officially begins: UK Parliament votes in favour of starting Brexit process
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Britain's exit from EU officially begins: UK Parliament votes in favour of starting Brexit process

Britain moved one step closer to a final separation from the EU as members of the UK Parliament voted in favour of allowing government to begin Brexit negotiations.

Setback for Theresa May and Brexit camp, as London bypoll goes results in massive defeat
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Setback for Theresa May and Brexit camp, as London bypoll goes results in massive defeat

In a setback to UK Prime Minister Theresa May, a pro-European Union lawmaker registered a massive victory on Friday in by-elections in a posh London suburb, indicating a rebuke over the government's plans to pull Britain out of the 28-nation EU

Theresa May dodges Brexit questions, mocks Labour in confident Parliament debut
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Theresa May dodges Brexit questions, mocks Labour in confident Parliament debut

Conservative lawmakers cheered British Prime Minister Theresa May as she repeatedly mocked the opposition while dodging key questions on Brexit on Wednesday, making a confident Parliamentary question time debut.