General election campaigning begins as MPs back June poll - BBC News

Campaigning is under way after the House of Commons backed Theresa May's call for a general election on 8 June. MPs voted by 522 votes to 13 - with Labour and Lib Dem helping secure the two-thirds majority needed to bring forward the election from ...

Pound sterling continues to trade near 2017 high after Theresa May calls for general election - The Independent

The pound held onto gains against both the dollar and the euro on Wednesday, a day after surging to its highest level in months on the back of Theresa May calling for a general election on 8 June. In late afternoon trading, the pound was at around $1 ...

Britain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap election - Reuters

A still image from a video footage shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addressing the House of Commons in central London April 19, 2017. May on Wednesday asked parliament to back her call for an early national election, saying the result would ...