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UK PM May Says DUP Talks Continue But London Fire a Real Focus

British Prime Minister Theresa May said talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist party aimed at securing their support for her minority government were continuing but that a fire in London had taken priority on Wednesday.

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Updated:June 15, 2017, 9:50 AM IST
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UK PM May Says DUP Talks Continue But London Fire a Real Focus
File photo of British Prime Minister Theresa May. (Photo: Reuters)
London: British Prime Minister Theresa May said talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist party aimed at securing their support for her minority government were continuing but that a fire in London had taken priority on Wednesday.

May's Conservative Party, which failed to win a majority in an election last week, has been holding talks with the DUP on securing the support of its 10 members of parliament to pass legislation.

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"We are continuing to have talks, but today as you will imagine, there has been a real focus on this terrible tragedy in London," she said in a televised statement.

At least 12 people died and dozens more were injured when a fire ripped through a tower block.
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