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Stockton South: Tories suffered huge loss

Working class town Stockton South saw its big Tory majority wiped out by Labour.

Labour's Paul Williams won the seat with 26,102 votes - 888 more than Conservative candidate James Wharton.

  • Video report by ITV News Political Correspondent Paul Brand

Canterbury: Where Labour won for first time since 1918

The cost of living and tuition fees were touted as reasons for Canterbury's shock result, where Labour won a seat for the first time since 1918.

Streams of students made their voices heard, overturning the old adage that the young are more concerned with selfies than society.


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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May to remain as PM with Tories supported by DUP

Theresa May speaks outside Number 10 Credit: ITV News

Theresa May will remain as Prime Minister and the Conservatives will be supported by the DUP in parliament.

Speaking after meeting the Queen at Buckingham Palace, she said she intends to form a government that will provide "certainty" and guide the country through Brexit talks.

She said she was confident that the Tories would be able to work together with the Democratic Unionist Party in the "interests of the whole UK".

Mrs May added that she will work for a "Brexit deal that works for everyone in this country".

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