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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 »

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 »

UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for snap election for June 8 - Auckland

Theresa May calls for a general election on June 8, saying that the country needs political unity while negotiating the terms of Britain's exit from the EU. British Prime Minister Theresa May called for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to ...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 »

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 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 after a Downing Street ...and more »

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

The announcement of a June general election in the UK, just two years shy of the last one, has come as a surprise. Even prime minister Theresa May had previously ruled out an early election. But, over the weekend, the opinion polls suggested that the ...and more »

Election win will clear the way for May's Brexit vision - Irish Times

Recent experience of polls should have taught us all that there's no such thing as a certainty, but the City is convinced that Theresa May's government will romp to a decisive victory in the snap June 8th general election. If City traders had expected ...and more »

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

'For me, the election is more akin to the unworldly art of Magritte.' Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images. Having informed European leaders that Britain is leaving the European Union and, after laying out the UK's negotiating position in a ...and more »

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

Theresa May has said she wants to hold a snap general election on 8 June, despite repeatedly claiming that she was against the idea of an early vote. In a surprise statement outside Downing Street on Tuesday morning, the prime minister claimed that ...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 »