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  • The Prime Minister is appointing new cabinet members in a reshuffle of her cabinet following an election that saw the Conservatives lose their majority.
  • On Friday Mrs May reappointed most of her senior cabinet team
  • It comes as the Conservative party continue talks to strike a "confidence and supply" agreement with the DUP after Tories lost their majority in the General Election
  • Former Housing Minister Gavin Barwell is appointed Downing Street's new chief of staff after Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill quit
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Tusk congratulates May on reappointment as PM

Donald Tusk Credit: PA

The President of the European Council has congratulated Theresa May on her reappointment as Prime Minister.

Donald Tusk offered his well-wishes on "behalf of the European Council", before saying he urgently wants a Brexit that would be "least disruptive for our citizens".

He went on to say he looks forward to the Prime Minister's visit next month.

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