Ireland's Leo Varadkar reassured by talks with Theresa May over DUP deal

Ireland’s Leo Varadkar reassured by talks with Theresa May over DUP deal

Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar said he had been reassured by British prime minister Theresa May that her plan to form a government with support from a Northern Irish party would not destabilise power in the province. May, who lost her parliamentary majority in a June 8 election, is seeking backing from the Democratic Unionist Party and its 10 lawmakers to get legislation through parliament, including the bills needed to enact Britain’s divorce from the EU. Some political leaders in Northern Ireland fear a tie-up between the two could unsettle politics in Britain’s smallest province, where pro-British unionists share power…

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