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Theresa May to seek Queen's permission to form minority government

May faces calls to resign after Conservatives lose majority

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Theresa May to seek Queen's permission to form minority government

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The British Prime Minister is expected to visit the Queen to ask for permission to form a minority government at Buckingham Palace around 11.30 GMT.

Theresa May faced calls to step down after her Conservative party failed to win a majority in parliament, a gamble she took to win a stronger mandate.

The result of the election has thrown UK politics into turmoil and potentially disrupting Brexit negotiations.

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