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May convinces MPs that Brexit requires her strong and ignorant leadership - The Guardian;

May convinces MPs that Brexit requires her strong and ignorant leadership - The Guardian

The GuardianMay convinces MPs that Brexit requires her strong and ignorant leadershipThe Guardian'Theresa can only aspire to the empathy levels of a cartoon character.' Photograph: SilverHub/Rex/Shutterstock. General election 2017 · The politics sketch. May convinces MPs that Brexit requires her strong and ignorant leadership. John Crace. As the ...and more »

Revealed: The 13 MPs who voted against Theresa May's bid for a snap General Election - Evening Standard;

Revealed: The 13 MPs who voted against Theresa May's bid for a snap General Election - Evening Standard

Evening StandardRevealed: The 13 MPs who voted against Theresa May's bid for a snap General ElectionEvening StandardThirteen MPs today voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's motion calling for an early general election. Nine of them came from the Labour Party, three were independent and one was a member of the SDLP. Despite their rebellion, the election will ...and more »

Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers approve June 8 election - Washington Post;

Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers approve June 8 election - Washington Post

Washington PostBack to the ballot box: UK lawmakers approve June 8 electionWashington PostLONDON — British voters will be heading to polling stations for the third time since 2015, after lawmakers overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election on June 8. The parliamentary election comes less than a year after ...and more »

General election campaigning begins as MPs back June poll - BBC News;

General election campaigning begins as MPs back June poll - BBC News

BBC NewsGeneral election campaigning begins as MPs back June pollBBC NewsCampaigning is under way after the House of Commons backed Theresa May's call for a general election on 8 June. MPs voted by 522 votes to 13 - with Labour and Lib Dem helping secure the two-thirds majority needed to bring forward the election from ...and more »

General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn's 10 pledges to transform the country - iNews;

General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn's 10 pledges to transform the country - iNews

iNewsGeneral election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn's 10 pledges to transform the countryiNewsJeremy Corbyn has made 10 pledges he says will help rebuild and transform Britain into a fairer society. (Photo: Getty). Paul Gallagher 45 mins Wednesday April 19th 2017. Labour's election campaign co-chair Andrew Gwynne said the party “absolutely are ...and more »

FTSE 100 ends lower, erasing 2017 gains as snap election looms - MarketWatch;

FTSE 100 ends lower, erasing 2017 gains as snap election looms - MarketWatch

MarketWatchFTSE 100 ends lower, erasing 2017 gains as snap election loomsMarketWatchParliament will vote Wednesday on whether a snap general election will be held in June. By. CarlaMozee. Markets Reporter. VictorReklaitis. Markets writer. U.K. blue-chip stocks on Wednesday finished with losses and turned lower for the year, as ...and more »

British PM May says no to general election TV debates - Daily News & Analysis

British PM May says no to general election TV debatesDaily News & AnalysisBritish Prime Minister Theresa May today said she will not take part in TV debates ahead of the snap general election on June 8, drawing criticism from her opponents and the media. The prime minister told BBC Radio 4's Today she preferred "to get out ...and more »

UK's May wins MP's backing snap poll - The Australian

UK's May wins MP's backing snap pollThe AustralianPrime Minister Theresa May has won parliament's backing for an early election, a vote she says will strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union and help heal divisions in Britain. May surprised allies and opponents on Tuesday when she ...and more »

Pound sterling continues to trade near 2017 high after Theresa May calls for general election - The Independent;

Pound sterling continues to trade near 2017 high after Theresa May calls for general election - The Independent

The IndependentPound sterling continues to trade near 2017 high after Theresa May calls for general electionThe IndependentThe pound held onto gains against both the dollar and the euro on Wednesday, a day after surging to its highest level in months on the back of Theresa May calling for a general election on 8 June. In late afternoon trading, the pound was at around $1 ...and more »

Britain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap election - Reuters;

Britain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap election - Reuters

ReutersBritain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap electionReutersA still image from a video footage shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addressing the House of Commons in central London April 19, 2017. May on Wednesday asked parliament to back her call for an early national election, saying the result would ...and more »

Theresa May wins Parliament's backing to hold snap polls on June 8 - The Indian Express;

Theresa May wins Parliament's backing to hold snap polls on June 8 - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressTheresa May wins Parliament's backing to hold snap polls on June 8The Indian ExpressThe vote came soon after former UK Chancellor George Osborne announced that he intends to quit as an MP. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. By: PTI | London | Published:April 19, 2017 8:51 pm. theresa may, parliament, snap polls, ...and more »

May wants a hard Brexit without scrutiny. It's Labour's job to stop her getting it - The Guardian;

May wants a hard Brexit without scrutiny. It's Labour's job to stop her getting it - The Guardian

The GuardianMay wants a hard Brexit without scrutiny. It's Labour's job to stop her getting itThe 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. General election 2017 · Opinion ...and more »

BBC And ITV To Defy Theresa May And Hold General Election 2017 TV Debates Anyway - Huffington Post UK;

BBC And ITV To Defy Theresa May And Hold General Election 2017 TV Debates Anyway - Huffington Post UK

Huffington Post UKBBC And ITV To Defy Theresa May And Hold General Election 2017 TV Debates AnywayHuffington Post UKTwo of Britain's biggest broadcasters are set to defy Theresa May's threat to boycott a TV election debate - by going ahead with them anyway. ITV confirmed it would hold a televised leaders debate, as it did at the last two general elections, while the ...and more »

The greatest gamble for Theresa May was not calling an early general election - New Statesman

The greatest gamble for Theresa May was not calling an early general electionNew StatesmanThe Prime Minister has seized her best chance to win a super-majority. 2020 may not have been so favourable. Sign up to the Staggers Morning Call email *. By George Eaton · Print HTML. In August 2007, as Gordon Brown deliberated whether to call an ...and more »

General election: UK Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote - MyHighPlains;

General election: UK Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote - MyHighPlains

MyHighPlainsGeneral election: UK Parliament approves Theresa May's snap voteMyHighPlainsLONDON (CNN) - Members of the British Parliament have approved Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to hold an early general election on June 8. May made a unexpected announcement Tuesday that she would seek a "snap" election less than halfway ...and more »

EU says Brexit negotiations will start after British election - gulfnews.com;

EU says Brexit negotiations will start after British election - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comEU says Brexit negotiations will start after British electiongulfnews.comA still image taken from footage broadcast by the UK Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) on April 19, 2017 shows British Prime Minister Theresa May speaking during Prime Ministers questions in the House of Commons in London. Britain's parliament votes ...and more »

Theresa May secures overwhelming backing from MPs for snap General Election on June 8 2017 - The Sun;

Theresa May secures overwhelming backing from MPs for snap General Election on June 8 2017 - The Sun

The SunTheresa May secures overwhelming backing from MPs for snap General Election on June 8 2017The SunTHERESA MAY has fired the starting gun on a snap general election to secure support for Brexit. The PM promised that she will put her case for stability and a smooth Brexit front and centre of her election campaign – as she comfortably won a vote in ...and more »

Trust me for stronger Britain beyond Brexit: UK PM May appeals to public - The Asian Age;

Trust me for stronger Britain beyond Brexit: UK PM May appeals to public - The Asian Age

The Asian AgeTrust me for stronger Britain beyond Brexit: UK PM May appeals to publicThe Asian AgeThe move is expected to receive the two-thirds majority it requires for May to overturn the UK's Fixed Term Parliaments Act. British PM Theresa May. (Photo: AP). London: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday appealed to the public to trust ...and more »

General election 2017: SNP MPs abstain in Commons vote - BBC News;

General election 2017: SNP MPs abstain in Commons vote - BBC News

BBC NewsGeneral election 2017: SNP MPs abstain in Commons voteBBC NewsSNP MPs abstained as the House of Commons overwhelmingly backed the prime minister's plan for a snap general election. MPs voted by 522 to 13 in favour of Theresa May's proposal to hold a general election on 8 June. Mrs May has argued an election ...and more »

Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow - The Star Online;

Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow - The Star Online

The Star OnlineBritain set for snap election in Brexit shadowThe Star OnlineLONDON: British lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May's (pic) call for a snap election, paving the way for a June vote she hopes will give her a "mandate to complete Brexit". The House of Commons voted by 522 to 13 ...and more »