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

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

Thirteen 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 ...

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

LONDON — 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 ...

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

Campaigning 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 ...

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

Jeremy 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 ...

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

Parliament 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 ...

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

British 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 ...

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

Prime 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

A 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 ...

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

The 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, ...

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. General election 2017 · Opinion ...

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

Two 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

LONDON (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 ...

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

A 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 ...

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

THERESA 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

SNP 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 ...

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

LONDON: 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 ...