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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 triggered Article 50 on 29 March, nine days after a Downing Street spokesperson said: “There is not going to be a general election.” It wasn't the first time May denied, in her own words or through a spokesperson, that she'd call a snap ...and more »

What a surprise general election could mean for HE - Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)

John Morgan looks at how the HE Bill's future, the impact of Brexit and Labour's fee plans are all election issues for universities. April 18, 2017. Share on twitter · Share on facebook · Share on linkedin · Share on whatsapp · Share on mail. By John ...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 UK's snap general election is an opportunity to argue about Brexit all over again - Quartz

British prime minster Theresa May is fed up with a bickering parliament. To put her opponents in their place, today she announced a surprise snap general election to be held on June 8. The focal point of the bickering is Brexit. Britsh voters narrowly ...and more »

Why an election offers the chance of a better Brexit - The Economist

FOR an event that was supposed to settle a big political question once and for all, last year's referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union has proved spectacularly disruptive. First it did for the government of David Cameron, who had ...and more »

General election 2017: the biggest threat to the HE Bill since it was introduced - Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary. Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus: Sign up for the editor's highlights ...and more »

Theresa May's cold election calculus - Macleans.ca

It was the best kept secret in contemporary British politics—until it wasn't. Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that she would be holding a snap election on June 8 took the public, the media, and many of her own ministers utterly by ...and more »

The UK Snap Election Is Riskier Than It Seems - FiveThirtyEight

Conservatives are way ahead of Labour in polls of the United Kingdom — which may have been behind Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to declare a “snap” general election for June 8 in the hopes of increasing her party's majority in Parliament.and more »

Theresa May calls for UK general election on 8 June - The Guardian

Prime minister makes surprise announcement outside No 10, saying she has delivered stability after the Brexit referendum result • Theresa May announces UK general election - live · Anushka Asthana, Rowena Mason and Jessica Elgot. Tue 18 Apr 2017 ...and more »

Don't believe Theresa May. The election won't change Brexit one bit - The Guardian

Having informed European leaders that Britain is leaving the European Union and, after laying out the UK's negotiating position in a detailed notification letter, the prime minister is now asking the British people how they would like their full ...and more »