Conservatives and DUP agree to “confidence and supply” deal:

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DUP leader Arlene Foster (left) and PM Theresa May (right) in 2016. (CREDIT: PA)

Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) have came to an agreement – a “confidence and supply” deal – with the Conservative Party which will form the basis of Theresa May’s minority government.

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Conservatives win historic by-election in Copeland – Labour holds onto Stoke

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Trudy Harrison, with husband Keith at the Copeland by-election. (Credit: Getty Images)

In a historic day, Trudy Harrison of the Conservative party has won the Copeland by-election seat, beating Labour’s Gillian Troughton by 13,748 votes to 11,601. This unexpected turn of events is certainly a boost for Theresa May’s Conservative party, and another let down for the Labour party, who have represented the seat for more than 80 years.

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