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The New York Times

The New York Times said the result left the UK “split and confused”

How global newspapers reacted to the General Election hung parliament

Theresa May has said she will form a government with the support of the Democratic Unionists (DUP) after her snap election call spectacularly backfired.

The Conservatives, who remain the largest party with 318 seats, lost their majority on a night full of shocks when Labour made the largest gains.

After visiting Buckingham Palace to seek permission from the Queen to form a government, Mrs May said that the arrangement would “provide certainty”.

However, critics called the statement “tone deaf and stubborn” after May neglected to acknowledge the fact that the Conservatives’ position had significantly weakened.

Here’s how the world’s media reacted to the General Election.