Thu Jun 29, 2017 7:53AM
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These are the headlines we are tracking for you in this episode of On the News Line:

A grand sale: May's deal

Some relief for Britain’s embattled prime minister after two turbulent weeks. Theresa May now has what’s needed for a minority government. The Democratic Unionist Party, with ten seats in the parliament, has now agreed to back the next government. But the DUP’s support comes with a hefty price tag, and conditions. Under the agreement, the 10 lawmakers from the DUP will back the Tories in key legislative votes related to Brexit and security. In return, the UK government has pledged one billion pounds in extra funding for Northern Ireland over the next two years.

Elusive peace deal: Kushner fails

It's been described as a disappointing meeting: Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and his senior adviser, has just been to the Middle East to meet with Palestinian Authority and Israeli officials. The talks between Kushner and President Mahmoud Abbas has reportedly been a complete disaster: Kushner and Stephen Greenblatt, President Trump's envoy to the Middle East, is said to have presented Abbas with a list demands set by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. A senior Palestinian official has told reporters the Trump's envoys sounded like "Netanyahu's advisors and not fair arbiters."