With just the result of west London constituency Kensington remaining to be declared Theresa May has lost her parliamentary majority in a snap general election on 8 June.
Britons go to the polls on 8 June but expect to see the canines out in full force, and though they are unable to cast a vote they will be sat outside polling stations across the country with ears pucked up in rapt attention monitoring developments.
How do you kick off a UK music tour a day after 22 fans were killed and 59 injured by a suicide bomber at a concert in Manchester and the nation’s terror security alert had just been elevated to a decade high ‘critical’?
Prime Minister Theresa May has called a snap election to be held on 8 June, 2017.
PC Keith Palmer, 48, has been named as the police officer killed in the attacks at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 22 March. He was one of the fatalities alongside three pedestrians and the assailant who ploughed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge. Mark Rowley, the national lead for Counter Terrorism Policing and the Acting Deputy Commissioner confirmed 40 people were amongst the injured, some with serious injuries, including three police officers, two of whom remain in a serious condition. He however refused to confirm the identity of the attacker only saying he had been “inspired by international terrorism”. He continued: “Today, in Westminster we saw tragic events unfold and our thoughts are with those who lost loved ones, who were injured, and all those affected by this attack. “One of those who died today was a police officer – PC Keith Palmer – a member of our Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command. “Keith – aged 48 – had 15 years’ service and was a husband and a father. “He was someone who left for work …