Theresa May’s election gamble fails to pay off as the Conservatives lose their parliamentary majority. Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party defies expectations to gain seats as the votes are counted.
Elsewhere: the voter registration website for the EU referendum crashes, Tories mutiny over potential plans to block ministers from publicly backing Leave and Jeremy Hunt pledges to unblock the Brexit stalemate if he beats Boris Johnson to Number 10. It’s also river parades aplenty, with Queen Elizabeth II all smiles at Silver Jubilee festivities and King George VI leading VE Day celebrations.
Meanwhile, Gordon Brown avoids a leadership challenge after disastrous European election results, the Labour government rules out joining the euro (for now), Omagh families win a historic court case against IRA bombers and Mourinho and Corden sit for an exclusive Euro 2020 interview.
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