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Theresa May's ideological power grab will hold up Brexit negotiations. It's almost like that she planned it that way - The Independent

theresa-may-donald-tusk.jpg Theresa May welcomes Donald Tusk to 10 Downing Street. Negotiations between Britain and the EU will now be stalled by the process of a general election campaign EPA. Theresa May triggered Article 50 on 29 March, nine days ...and more »

Tajani in London: “Citizens deserve certainty regarding their post-Brexit future” - EU News

Antonio Tajani stressed the importance of a deal to safeguard people's rights in the wake of Brexit during a meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May this morning. "The European Parliament's message is clear: strongly defending their interests is our ...and more »

Theresa May: Britain's 'No-Nonsense' Leader - NDTV

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May, who on Tuesday called for a snap election, has forged a reputation as a no-nonsense pragmatist seeking to lead the country through one of the most tumultuous periods of its history. Britain's second female ...and more »

Theresa May's cold election calculus -

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to speak to the media outside her official residence of 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday April 18, 2017. May announced she will seek early election on June 8 (Alastair Grant/AP/CP). It was the best kept ...and more »

The markets adjust their Brexit calculations - The Economist (blog)

Sterling has risen because investors think a Conservative victory will allow a softer approach to Brexit. But that may not be the right call. Buttonwood's notebook. Apr 19th 2017. by Buttonwood. SOMETIMES the markets are genuinely surprised. On the ...and more »

The UK Snap Election Is Riskier Than It Seems - FiveThirtyEight

Theresa May's conservatives are probably headed to a big win, but polls in the U.K. are terrible. By Nate Silver. Filed under UK Election · Facebook · Twitter · Email. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May outside 10 Downing Street in London on Tuesday ...and more »

Dover and Out - The New York Review of Books

Considering the European Union's unhappy history with national referenda, there was no guarantee that Brexit would mean Brexit, to adapt the slogan adopted by Britain's prime minister, Theresa May. True, the British people voted to leave the EU by a ...and more »

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. Opinion. General election 2017 · Opinion. May wants a hard Brexit without ...and more »

General Election 2017: MPs back Theresa May's plan for a snap poll on June 8 -

The House of Commons voted in favour of the poll by 522 votes to just 13 as the Prime Minister urged MPs to “trust the people”. General election 2017 | How MPs voted. Mrs May needed to secure at least a two-thirds majority of MPs to make her plan a ...and more »

Snap Poll a Win-Win For Theresa May: She'll Crush Labour and Make Brexit a Little Easier - The Wire

By calling a national vote now, the UK prime minister can strengthen her own position at home and at the Brexit negotiating table. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the media outside 10 Downing Street, in central London, Britain April 18 ...and more »