British PM May says no to general election TV debates - Daily News & Analysis

British Prime Minister Theresa May today said she will not take part in TV debates ahead of the snap general election on June 8, drawing criticism from her opponents and the media. The prime minister told BBC Radio 4's Today she preferred "to get out ...

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 ...

Theresa May says no to general election TV debates - BBC News

Theresa May will not take part in TV debates ahead of the planned general election, she has told the BBC. The prime minister told BBC Radio 4's Today she preferred "to get out and about and meet voters". ITV has become the first broadcaster to confirm ...

U.K. Push to Keep EU Banking, Drug Regulators in London Rejected - Bloomberg

The European Union dismissed an effort by the U.K. to keep the bloc's banking and drugs regulators in London after Brexit, declaring Britain will have “no say” in the agencies' new locations. “The decision to relocate the European Medicines Agency and ...

The 13 MPs who voted against an early general election - Braintree and Witham Times

Thirteen MPs – including nine Labour – voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's motion calling for an early general election. This included Labour's Ronnie Campbell (Blyth Valley), Ann Clwyd (Cynon Valley), Paul Farrelly (Newcastle-under-Lyme), Jim ...

The Latest: UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election - Waterloo Record

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon leaves Bute House in Edinburgh Tuesday April 18, 2017 . Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early general election for June 8 to seek a strong mandate as she negotiates Britain’s exit ...

UK election: mayday for Brexit - The Australian

Divided about Brexit, divided about the election, divided by age, divided by geography. After Britain's Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election for June 8, boosted by the pathetic Labour opposition and a sniping Scottish leader ...

These are the 13 MPs who voted against holding a general election in June - International Business Times UK

MPs have voted overwhelmingly to back Theresa May's calls to hold a general election on 8 June by 522 to 13. The 509 majority is well above the two-thirds backing from MPs needed for the motion that there should be an early general election to pass in ...

UK lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election - Daily Mail

LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers voted by a resounding 522 to 13 on Wednesday to back Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election on June 8. The result easily surpassed the two-thirds majority of the 650 lawmakers needed to trigger an early ...

MPs vote overwhelmingly to hold snap General Election on June 8 - Evening Standard

MPs have given the go-ahead to a snap General Election on June 8 after a Commons vote. Theresa May announced her intention to have an early election on Tuesday in a surprise move. And, on Wednesday, MPs voted overwhelmingly for the election by ...

UK Parliament vote overwhelmingly in favour of holding a June 8 election - Globalnews.ca

Prime Minister Theresa May won parliament's backing for an early election on Wednesday, a vote she said would strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union and help heal divisions in Britain. Story continues below. May surprised allies ...

Theresa May wins Commons backing for 8 June general election - The Guardian

Theresa May has won the overwhelming backing of MPs for her decision to hold a general election on 8 June, saying it will secure “stability and certainty” as Britain prepares to enter Brexit talks. MPs backed the government motion to hold a general ...

Majority of Britons want TV election debates - Sky Data poll - Yahoo News

A Sky Data poll suggests that 64% of Britons believe there should be televised debates between party leaders during the General Election campaign. Only 31% of those surveyed thought no such events should take place between now and 8 June - while 5% ...

UK lawmakers approve general election for June - MarketWatch

British lawmakers on Wednesday voted in favor of Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for an early general election. The vote of 522-13 in the House of Commons sets up a snap election for June 8. May said Tuesday she wanted to hold a snap election instead ...

UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election - Chicago Sun-Times

British lawmakers have voted by a resounding 522 to 13 to back Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a national election on June 8. | AP Photo. Associated Press. Sign-Up for our News & Politics Newsletter Sign-Up. LONDON — British lawmakers have voted ...

Why British PM Theresa May called for a snap election in June - DailyO

For the third consecutive year, the British will be having a national vote, following Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to call a general election on June 8 – subject to her getting the required approval from Parliament to do it earlier than the ...

MPs back May's snap election, sending Brits to the polls on June 8 - Ars Technica UK

Updated, April 19: MPs have passed a motion in favour of a General Election on June 8—after prime minister Theresa May took everyone by surprise on Tuesday by asking the nation to go to the polls again a little over two years since the Tories, under ...

Theresa May's early election plan overwhelmingly backed by MPs - Mirror.co.uk

MPs have overwhelmingly backed Theresa May's plan to hold an early election on June 8th. The Tory leader announced her intention to go to the polls yesterday, in a surprise announcement on the steps of Number 10. Making her pitch to the House of ...

General election 2017: MPs back plans for 8 June poll - BBC News

A UK general election will be held on 8 June after MPs backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap poll. The House of Commons backed the PM by a margin of 522 votes to 13, above the two-thirds majority needed, as Labour and the Lib Dems ...

British Parliament overwhelmingly approves call to hold early election June 8 - Washington Post

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May received overwhelming backing from Parliament Wednesday to hold early elections in June as the government seeks more clout before difficult talks on Britain's break from the European Union. As expected ...