One of the British government's most senior ministers has declared that the Conservative government will last but is less optimistic about the future of Theresa May.
Latika Bourke is a reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age based in London. She has previously worked for Fairfax Media, the ABC and 2UE in Canberra. Latika won the Walkley Award for Young Australian Journalist of the Year in 2010.
In an exclusive interview, the UK Defence Secretary has also linked the contract to a major expansion of arms trade with Australia.
Nicola Sturgeon said voters were tired of going to the ballot box after a series of elections and referendums.
Islamic State 'fighting for their lives' not directing terror attacks on the west, global coalition says
Major General Rupert Jones said exposing the fundamentalists' narrative was critical as it has inspired numerous attacks across Europe, including three in three months in London, all of which ISIS has claimed responsibility for.
"The whole thing just went up, it took off like a match to paper," said another Londoner.
Neighbours have described the horror of watching children trapped on the top floors of a 24-storey apartment block screaming for help and for their mothers as flames engulfed the building.
British Prime Minister Theresa May was warned about the dangers of calling an early election and told she risked losing her parliamentary majority, Fairfax Media has learned.
Theresa May forms a minority government after her early election gambled ended in a hung parliament.
Boris Johnson has defended London's mayor but says there is no reason to rescind the US President's state visit.
"I just want to find her, she is an amazing person and it's just not fair that something bad might have happened to her."