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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 »

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'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 »

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 »

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 »

Theresa May Calls Snap UK Election For 2017 To 'Secure Vision For Brexit' - The Inquisitr

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has called a snap U.K. election in the hope of securing a larger majority in parliament and, with it, her vision of Britain after Brexit. Set for June 8, this election will give the British people the choice of ...and more »

How markets are reacting to the UK's snap general election - Financial Times

Here is how the markets are reacting to UK prime minister Theresa May's announcement that there will be a snap general election on June 8. Sterling. The pound has rebounded strongly off session lows and is now up 1.6 per cent to $1.2755, its highest ...and more »

British PM May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand - Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by bolstering support for her Brexit plan. Standing outside her ...and more »

Theresa May calls snap election in bid to strengthen hand in Brexit talks - Financial Times

Theresa May dramatically seized the initiative on Brexit on Tuesday by calling a snap general election on June 8, as she sought a direct mandate for her plan to deliver a smooth British exit from the EU. The pound rose on expectations that the prime ...and more »

Snap elections and the Fixed-term Parliaments Act: what happens next? - The Guardian

Coalition introduced five-year parliaments but act allows for early elections if two-thirds of MPs vote in favour. Latest updates: May announces general election · Peter Walker, Rowena Mason and Jessica Elgot. Tue 18 Apr 2017 06.40 EDT Last modified on ...and more »