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  • Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled her new government
  • George Osborne, Michael Gove, Nicky Morgan and John Whittingdale have been sacked
  • Liz Truss has been named justice secretary and Justine Greening becomes education secretary
  • While former Tory leadership hopeful Andrea Leadsom has been named environment secretary
  • Stephen Crabb and Theresa Villiers both resigned from the government
  • ITV News' Robert Peston said the reshuffle was a "massive political, cultural and social shift"
  • The world is continuing to react to Boris Johnson's appointment as foreign secretary
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EU Parliament leader slams May's cabinet appointments

Mr Schulz said Ms May's ministerial appointments showed she was putting Tory party unity first

Theresa May's cabinet choices show she is more focused on Conservative Party cohesion than the future of Britain, according to the president of the European Parliament.

Martin Schulz said the European Parliament would "work constructively" with the new government, but attacked what he called the "dangerously vicious cycle" of Tory leaders putting political interests first.

Mr Schulz said the composition of the new cabinet "shows that the focus is less on the future of the country but more about satisfying the internal cohesion of the Tory Party".

"Unfortunately, this carries on from what has been the starting point of this unfortunate referendum in the first place," he said.

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