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#Hung Parliament

# hung-parliament - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit

Theresa May is facing pressure on all sides as she looks to form a government to lead the Brexit negotiations.

# hung-parliament - Monday 12 June, 2017

DUP 'a compassionate party that won't bring up abortion or gay marriage in Westminster'

The DUP is also under scrutiny for past political donations as it continues talks with the Conservatives.

# hung-parliament - Friday 9 June, 2017

British General Election: 'Being young in Britain right now is weird'

When I turned on the news this morning and saw that we had a hung parliament, I wasn’t overly surprised, writes Chloe Rennard.

Sterling tumbles in wake of UK election

The British pound saw its biggest daily fall since January.

# hung-parliament - Monday 21 December, 2015

Spain's election result could well be harbinger of things to come for Ireland Clear As Mud This post contains videos

Spain's election result could well be harbinger of things to come for Ireland

The traditional two-party system took a bit of a hit and the make up of the next government is looking unclear.

# hung-parliament - Sunday 22 August, 2010

IN THE FIRST TIME in nearly 70 years, Australia faces a hung parliament.

Voting is still taking place: analysts are predicting 73 seats for the Liberal coalition, 72 for the Labour Party, one for the Greens, and four for independents – leaving both Labour leader Julia Gillard and Liberal coalition headed by Tony Abbott short of the 76 seats needed for an overall majority.

Abbott said it was clear Labour had lost its “majority and legitimacy”. Meanwhile, incumbent Prime Minister Gillard has begun negotiations with independent candidates, saying: “It is clear that neither party has earned the right to government in its own right.”

Gillard has reportedly held preliminary talks with four independents and a Green candidate.

However, Abott had derided the possibility of a any such coalition, remarking “It’s certain that any Labour government emerging from yesterday will be chronically divided and dysfunctional.”