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

British PM May says no to general election TV debatesDaily News & AnalysisBritish 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 ...and more »

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

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

ReutersBritain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap electionReutersA 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 ...and more »

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

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

BBC NewsTheresa May says no to general election TV debatesBBC NewsTheresa 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 ...and more »

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

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

BloombergU.K. Push to Keep EU Banking, Drug Regulators in London RejectedBloombergThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Braintree and Witham TimesThe 13 MPs who voted against an early general electionBraintree and Witham TimesThirteen 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 ...and more »

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

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

Waterloo RecordThe Latest: UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June electionWaterloo RecordScotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon leaves Bute House in Edinburgh Tuesday April 18, 2017 . Britain‚Äôs Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early general election for June 8 to seek a strong mandate as she negotiates Britain‚Äôs exit ...and more »

UK election: mayday for Brexit - The Australian;

UK election: mayday for Brexit - The Australian

The AustralianUK election: mayday for BrexitThe AustralianDivided 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 ...and more »

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

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

International Business Times UKThese are the 13 MPs who voted against holding a general election in JuneInternational Business Times UKMPs 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 ...and more »

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

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

Daily MailUK lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 electionDaily MailLONDON (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 ...and more »

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

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

Evening StandardMPs vote overwhelmingly to hold snap General Election on June 8Evening StandardMPs 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 ...and more »

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

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

Globalnews.caUK Parliament vote overwhelmingly in favour of holding a June 8 electionGlobalnews.caPrime 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 ...and more »

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

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

The GuardianTheresa May wins Commons backing for 8 June general electionThe GuardianTheresa 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 ...and more »

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

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

Yahoo NewsMajority of Britons want TV election debates - Sky Data pollYahoo NewsA 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% ...and more »

UK lawmakers approve general election for June - MarketWatch

UK lawmakers approve general election for JuneMarketWatchBritish 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 ...and more »

UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election - Chicago Sun-Times;

UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesUK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June electionChicago Sun-TimesBritish 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 ...and more »

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

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

DailyOWhy British PM Theresa May called for a snap election in JuneDailyOFor 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 ...and more »

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

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

Ars Technica UKMPs back May's snap election, sending Brits to the polls on June 8Ars Technica UKUpdated, 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 ...and more »

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

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

Mirror.co.ukTheresa May's early election plan overwhelmingly backed by MPsMirror.co.ukMPs 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 ...and more »

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

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

BBC NewsGeneral election 2017: MPs back plans for 8 June pollBBC NewsA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Washington PostBritish Parliament overwhelmingly approves call to hold early election June 8Washington PostLONDON — 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 ...and more »