Sketch: Another nail biter for beleaguered Theresa May as the general election vote passes by the narrowest of 509 ... - The Independent

Another gruelling day in the trenches for our beleaguered Prime Minister Theresa May. What sweet relief it will be when the general election comes and this brutal war of attrition will come to an end. Not since her Article 50 Bill was passed by 498 ...

MPs back Theresa May's poll call - The Hindu

Britain is set to go to the polls on June 8 after an overwhelming majority of MPs backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call to hold a general election on that date. A total of 522 MPs voted in favour of the motion vote on Wednesday afternoon. With just ...

EU sees Brexit negotiations after June election - Yahoo News

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Brexit negotiations will start in June as planned, after Britons vote in a snap general election, the European Union said on Wednesday as parliament endorsed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a vote on June 8. European ...

PMQs sketch: May attacks Corbyn's lack of leadership qualities as election campaign begins - Herald Scotland

THERE was a large neon sign hanging over Theresa May's head during this week's PMQs; it repeatedly flashed: 21-point lead, 21-point lead. As she entered the Commons arena to begin the election campaign, the Tory berserkers let rip a full-throated cheer ...

Why British Prime Minister Theresa May Called for a Snap Election - U.S. News & World Report

British Prime Minister Theresa May just called for a snap election. What's in it for her? Reuters. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement at Downing street in London, Britain, March 22, 2017 following the attack in Westminster.

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 ...

UK's May wins MP's backing snap poll - The Australian

Prime Minister Theresa May has won parliament's backing for an early election, a vote she says will strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union and help heal divisions in Britain. May surprised allies and opponents on Tuesday when she ...

MPs clear way for general election on June 8 - Daily Mail

Britain will go to the polls on June 8, after MPs cleared the way for an early general election. Theresa May easily cleared the hurdle needed under the Fixed Term Parliament Act to bring the poll forward from the scheduled date of 2020. With the Prime ...

May wants a hard Brexit without scrutiny. It's Labour's job to stop her getting it - The Guardian

'After 9 June an increased Tory majority would be used as a daily justification for branding those who challenge the PM's vision as 'enemies of the people'.' Photograph: Alamy. General election 2017 · Opinion ...

ITV to host pre-election debate amid calls for 'frit' May to be empty chaired - Herald Scotland

ITV has confirmed it will host a leaders' debate during the general election campaign, despite Theresa May's insistence that she will not take part. Mrs May faced taunts of "frit" from Labour backbenchers at Prime Minister's Questions in the House of ...

UK parliament backs Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for snap election - The Sydney Morning Herald

London: British 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 (EU) and help heal divisions within the UK. May surprised allies ...

British parliament backs Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for June 8 snap election - Stuff.co.nz

Prime Minister Theresa May said an early election would strengthen her in Britain's divorce talks with the EU. Prime Minister Theresa May won parliament's backing for an early election, a vote she said would strengthen her hand in divorce talks with ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

UK Parliament Approves Theresa May's General Election Call - New York Times

Prime Minister Theresa May called for elections on June 8, reversing numerous pledges that she would wait until 2020. Credit Daniel Sorabji/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. LONDON — The British Parliament on Wednesday approved Prime Minister ...

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 ...

FX Focus: Election rally drives pound close to four-month high against the euro - International Business Times UK

Sterling pulls back from six-month high against the dollar but remains 2.5% higher against the greenback this week. Dan Cancian. By Dan Cancian. April 19, 2017 14:16 BST. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%.

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 ...