A trio either have, or are about to, throw their hats in the ring to replace the outgoing prime minister - and act as enforcer in Britain's divorce from the EU. Euroskeptic former London Mayor Boris Johnson is tipped as the favorite.
UK PM Theresa May's plan to recruit Northern Ireland backers to stay in power has raised concerns in Dublin. Her cabinet reshuffle may signal a more open stance on Brexit talks with Europe.
The Northern Irish DUP party has reached an "outline agreement" and is continuing talks towards supporting a Conservative government. Prime Minister May intends to start Brexit talks "in the next couple of weeks."
PM May has announced that she will focus on forming a government, though she did not say she would hold the reins for the next five years. She added that she was "sorry" for the Conservatives' losses in the election.
Theresa May has lost her parliamentary majority, but remains in power thanks to a nationalist Northern Irish party. But May's position as prime minister and the future of her Conservative Party remains uncertain.
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