UK: Conservatives and Unionists reach a deal over minority government

After weeks of intense talks. British Prime Minister Theresa May stays in power after a deal between conservatives and North-Irish Unionist DUP party. Their Chief-Whips signs a pact which DUP supports a Tory minority government and issues like confidence vote and Brexit.

DUP leader and Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster said the “wide-ranging” pact was “good for Northern Ireland and the UK” but one critic said it was a “straight bung”.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the deal was “clearly not in the national interest”, and Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams said it enabled a “Tory Brexit which threatens the Good Friday Agreement”.

Conclusion: This is a confuse and weak government lead by May.

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