European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

The goal of calling elections, having assured that there would be no election before the schedule one in 2020, after she took over as the party leader previous year, Theresa May had hoped to strengthen her party's grip on power to be able to successfully negotiate Britain's exit from the EU.

From the time Corbyn, a long-time hard-left anti-militarism back-bencher and protege of the late Tony Benn, was elevated to the leadership position of the Labour Party back in September 2015, he has (like Bernie Sanders in the U.S. last year) had to combat a concerted effort to unseat him by the Labour Party establishment. May said outside Downing Street after returning from Buckingham Palace, where she received the Queen's permission to form a government, though the Conservatives lost at least 12 seats.

A minority Conservative government could probably rely on the votes of the 10 or more MPs of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) from Northern Ireland.

The talks, which the European Union wants to ensure a legally smooth British departure, would be more uncertain without a strong negotiating partner, he said.

Trump, who was answering a shouted question from a reporter during an Oval Office photo opportunity, did not expand on his comment.

"The government I lead will put fairness and opportunity at the heart of everything we do so that we will fulfill the promise of Brexit together", May said. With negotiations over leaving the European Union in 10 days' time, the prospect of internal political wrangling is causing concern in Brussels.

Britain's best-selling Sun newspaper said senior members of the party had vowed to get rid of May, but would wait at least six months because they were anxious that a leadership contest could propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn into power.

British Jewish leaders have repeatedly accused Corbyn, Labour's far-left leader, of doing too little to curb the proliferation of anti-Semitic rhetoric among his followers. "Now let's get to work", she said. "Britain is part of Europe, even if it will no longer be part of the European Union".


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"I'm ready for another general election", Corbyn said.

The Scottish National Party lost more than 20 seats to knock the party down to 35 seats, according to the BBC.

He said May was chosen by the Conservative Party last autumn to be the safe pair of hands that would navigate Britain through the hard waters of Brexit.

"What the country needs more than ever is certainty", she insisted.

Splash News/NewscomTheresa May's Conservative Party ended up losing 13 seats in Britain's elections yesterday.

"I look forward to meeting with him again tomorrow if his appointment is reaffirmed, but yes I think it's an important issue that you raise - the objectivity of both governments, and both governments working strictly in accordance with our legal responsibilities under the Belfast Agreement, the Irish government as co-guarantor, indeed the British Government as co-guarantor".

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