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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 »

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 »

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 »

Shock reaction to election proves May and her team know what they are doing - The Conversation UK

Britain had barely returned from its Easter break when the press reported that Theresa May, the prime minister, was to make a statement in Downing Street. After an hour's frenzied speculation about what she might say, May stepped up to a podium in ...and more »

Theresa May's Snap Election Isn't All About Brexit - Chatham House

Prime Minister Theresa May had to have better reasons for subjecting election-fatigued Brits to their fourth major political contest in three years than just strengthening her hand in negotiations with Brussels. May put heavy emphasis on the need to ...and more »

Theresa May's cold election calculus - Macleans.ca

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 »

Theresa May has ruled out taking part in any televised general election debates — but that won't deter the broadcasters - Business Insider

LONDON — Theresa May has ruled out taking part in any televised general election debates before the planned June 8 vote. Asked whether the prime minister would take part in televised debates, a Conservative spokesperson said this afternoon: "Our ...and more »

Theresa May calls for June general election - Wikinews

Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, the UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Tuesday her plans to seek a general election for June 8. May accused the opposition parties of threatening the government's Brexit agenda and cited the need for ...and more »