The PM earlier visited Buckingham Palace (Image Credit: PA)

May to form 'government of certainty' with DUP backing

Theresa May has said she will put together a government with the support of the Democratic Unionists that can provide "certainty" for the future.

Speaking after visiting Buckingham Palace, she said only her party had the "legitimacy" to govern, despite falling eight seats short of a majority.

She said she would join with her DUP "friends" to "get to work" on Brexit.

But Labour said they were the "real winners" while the Lib Dems said Mrs May should be "ashamed" of carrying on.

The Tories needed 326 seats to win another majority but, with 649 out of the 650 seats declared, they fell short and...Read more...

Source: bbc.com