British election

British police are formally considering allegations that the Conservatives broke the law during the election campaign with its use of a call centre in Wales, a Labour MP has said.

UK government's 'shabby deal' with DUP branded a threat to Good Friday Agreement

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been accused of jeopardising peace in the North, after reaching a £1bn deal with the DUP to prop up her minority Government.

Everything you need to know about the Conservative-DUP deal

The deal has been struck 18 days after the June 8 general election.

Theresa May has bought herself time but she remains on probation, warns Tory MP

Theresa May is on "probation" as British Prime Minister, a Tory MP has claimed.

DUP warn that deal with Tories "can’t be taken for granted"

Theresa May’s hopes of a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to shore up her minority government hit a setback, as the party warned that a deal was "certainly not imminent".

Arlene Foster returns from talks amid rumours Tory deal may be delayed due to London fire

Arlene Foster has returned to Northern Ireland after meeting with Theresa May as the British Prime Minister continues to try and form a government.

May seeks to allay peace process fears over DUP alliance

Theresa May insisted the Government was "absolutely steadfast" in its commitment to the Northern Irish peace process as she faced questions on whether a DUP-Tory alliance would put fragile agreements at risk.

"We are now a government in waiting": Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May’s premiership has no mandate and no legitimacy, Jeremy Corbyn told Labour’s MPs as he declared: "We are now a government in waiting".

Sinn Féin rule out taking Westminster seats

Sinn Féin have dismissed speculation they would take their seats in Westminster to help Labour block Theresa May’s Queen’s Speech.

DUP hopeful of deal with Conservatives sooner rather than later, says Foster

DUP leader Arlene Foster has indicated a deal to support the Conservatives' minority government is close to being finalised.

Talks between Theresa May and DUP 'going well'

Talks between Theresa May and the DUP over a deal that would prop up the Conservative Government have been "constructive" and are "going well".

PSNI investigate allegations of vote theft in UK election

Police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of vote theft in Foyle, days after Sinn Féin dramatically snatched the seat from the SDLP.

Arlene Foster and Theresa May meeting in London

Theresa May is seeking the support of the DUP as she tries to form a minority government.

"I’m the person who got us into this mess and I’m the one who will get us out of it": Theresa May

Theresa May told Tory MPs "I’m the person who got us into this mess and I’m the one who will get us out of it", at a crunch Conservative Party meeting in Parliament, two people present have confirmed.

Four 2017 British Election myths debunked

There have been some bogus claims circulating on social media.

New session of British parliament may be delayed

Westminster was rife with speculation that the State Opening of Parliament may be delayed.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil comments on Sinn Féin's Westminster seats 'hypocritical, misleading, deceptive' says Cashel councillor

Cllr Martin Browne of Sinn Féin Cashel has spoken of the hypocritical, misleading and deceptive commentary that has arisen since the result of the elections in Great Britain and the North.

Latest: DUP urged to 'change its position' on LGBTI issues by Scottish Secretary

Latest: Scottish Secretary David Mundell has said he wants the DUP to "change its position" on LGBTI issues.

Latest: Gerry Adams says deal between Tories and the DUP must be opposed

Latest: Adams said: “We don’t believe that any deal between the DUP here and the English Tories will be good for the people here."

Theresa May to meet with backbench Tory MPs after election fallout

Theresa May is facing a showdown with Conservative MPs amid anger over the way the party saw its majority wiped out in the UK's General Election.

Charlie Flanagan to meet James Brokenshire in Stormont today

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan, will meet with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire, today in Stormont.

Enda Kenny voices 'concern' about lack of nationalist voices in Westminster with Theresa May

Outgoing Taoiseach Enda Kenny has raised concerns about the lack of nationalist voices in Westminster with embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May, writes Daniel McConnell of the Irish Examiner.

Theresa May to hold Downing Street talks with DUP leader Arlene Foster

Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster is set to hold talks with Theresa May in Downing Street to finalise an agreement on propping up her minority government.

Charlie Flanagan: DUP move does 'not necessarily' undermine peace process

Theresa May's desire to team up with the DUP does "not necessarily" undermine the Northern Ireland peace process, according to Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan.

Jeremy Corbyn promises to lead UK out of EU and says Labour ready for another election

Jeremy Corbyn vowed to lead Britain out of the EU as he insisted Labour is "ready any time" for another general election.

Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP talks continue

Theresa May's grip on power appears far from secure despite a potential deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to support her in Parliament.

Two of May's top aides quit after disastrous election; talks begin with DUP

Theresa May's two closest aides have quit in the wake of the disastrous General Election result.

Angela Merkel says EU ready for Brexit talks: 'We want to do it quickly'

The European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, said: "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated."

How Europe and other nations reacted to the UK general election

Theresa May received congrats as well as criticism.

Trump congratulates May on return to Downing Street

Theresa May received telephone calls from the presidents of the US and France to "congratulate" her on returning to Downing Street.