Theresa May accuses Vladimir Putin of election meddling

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Theresa May has launched her strongest attack on Russia yet, accusing Moscow of meddling in elections and carrying out cyber espionage. Speaking at the Lord Mayor’s banquet in London, the... Read More

Trump says Putin insulted by US election meddling claim

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President Vladimir Putin feels insulted by allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US election, Donald Trump has said after meeting him briefly at an Asia-Pacific summit in Vietnam. “He... Read More

Catalan crisis: Regional leader Puigdemont rules out snap election

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Catalonia’s leader has ruled out early elections as a way to resolve the crisis over his regional government’s drive for independence from Spain. Speaking in Barcelona, Carles Puigdemont said it... Read More

Germany election: Merkel wins fourth term, exit polls say

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Media playback is unsupported on your device German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term while nationalists have made a historic breakthrough in federal elections, exit polls... Read More

Kenya presidential election cancelled by Supreme Court

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Kenya’s Supreme Court has annulled the result of last month’s presidential election, citing irregularities, and ordered a new one within 60 days. The... Read More

General election: Queen's Speech delayed

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Media playback is unsupported on your device The Queen’s Speech – in which the government sets out its legislative programme – has been delayed for a few days, the BBC... Read More

General election 2017: Fallon defends DUP government 'deal'

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Media playback is unsupported on your device A Conservative deal with the Democratic Unionist Party would only apply to “big issues” like the economy and security, the defence secretary has... Read More

Election 2017: DUP agrees 'confidence' deal with Tories

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The Democratic Unionist Party has agreed in principle a “confidence and supply” deal to support a Conservative government, Downing Street has said. Theresa May was left eight seats short of... Read More

Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill quit No 10 after election criticism

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, Theresa May’s closest advisers, have resigned in the wake of the Conservatives’ failure to win the general election.... Read More