June 9, 2017 / 7:27 AM / a year ago

Conservatives in talks with Northern Ireland's DUP after inconclusive election - Sky

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives are in talks with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party after failing to win a majority in Thursday’s national election, Sky News reported on Friday, citing sources.

A Conservative Party activists waits at a counting centre for Britain's general election in Hastings, June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

With 646 out of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives had won 315 seats and are therefore no longer able to reach the 326-mark they would need to command a parliamentary majority. The DUP won 10 seats.

Reporting by Kylie MacLellan; editing by Costas Pitas

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